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Helen Urlacher of Wilkie displays a sign of support from her Kraft Hockeyville committee who opted to forego their aspirations for this year's grand prize to support Fernie B.C.'s submission to win the $150,000
Helen Urlacher of Wilkie displays a sign of support from her Kraft Hockeyville committee who opted to forego their aspirations for this year's grand prize to support Fernie B.C.'s submission to win the $150,000 Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Wilkie throws support behind Fernie B.C for Hockeyville 2018

By Roger White
January 18, 2018 - 12:00pm

If any community in Canada knows what Fernie B.C. is going through with the loss of its arena following an ammonia leak that killed three men on October 17; it’s the Town of Wilkie.

The Graham Group president said the company is prepared to take over the Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford project after news of Carillion's liquidation.
The Graham Group president said the company is prepared to take over the Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford project after news of Carillion's liquidation. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Liquidation of Carillion could open opportunities for Graham Group

By Greg Higgins
January 17, 2018 - 5:00pm

Carilion’s liquidation could provide opportunities according to the president of Graham Group, the other company in charge of construction and maintenance of the Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford.

Outgoing president, Warren Williams, left, passes the symbolic gavel to new incoming president Terry Caldwell, at the Battlefords Chamber of Commerce meeting Tuesday. The Chamber also previewed 2018's agenda.
Outgoing president, Warren Williams, left, passes the symbolic gavel to new incoming president Terry Caldwell, at the Battlefords Chamber of Commerce meeting Tuesday. The Chamber also previewed 2018's agenda. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Caldwell named new Chamber president

By Angela Brown
January 17, 2018 - 11:45am Updated: January 17, 2018 - 12:21pm

The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce welcomed in a new president .  

Vice-President Terry Caldwell said he is pleased to take over as president from Warren Williams.

Workers were still out in full force this morning at the Saskatchewan Hospital construction site, as Saskbuilds said the liquidation of Carillion won't delay the project.
Workers were still out in full force this morning at the Saskatchewan Hospital construction site, as Saskbuilds said the liquidation of Carillion won't delay the project. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

'Carillion liquidation won't affect completion of Sask. hospital': Saskbuilds

By Greg Higgins
January 15, 2018 - 5:00pm

The liquidation of the U.K. based company in charge of constructing and maintaining the Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford (SHNB) won’t affect the completion of the facility or any jobs there, according to Saskbuilds.

Carillion, the company in charge of designing, building, financing and maintaining the new Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford, has gone into liquidation.
Carillion, the company in charge of designing, building, financing and maintaining the new Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford, has gone into liquidation. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Construction company in charge of new psych facility in N.B. goes into liquidation

By Colin McGarrigle
January 15, 2018 - 10:49am Updated: January 16, 2018 - 9:37am

The U.K. based construction company in charge of constructing the new Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford has gone into liquidation, putting thousands of jobs at risk across Canada, and leaving uncertainty for the completion of the hospital.

The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group will be providing over $80,000 of on-air promotion and continuous coverage of the games.
The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group will be providing over $80,000 of on-air promotion and continuous coverage of the games. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

JPBG announced as Diamond Sponsor for Sask. Winter Games

By battlefordsNOW Staff
January 12, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: January 12, 2018 - 1:20pm

The 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games is pleased to announce that the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group (JPBG) in North Battleford has signed on as a Diamond Sponsor for the upcoming games.

For a second straight day cold temperature closed a number of schools and forced buses in the area to stop running.
For a second straight day cold temperature closed a number of schools and forced buses in the area to stop running. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Extreme weather causes bus and school closures for second straight day

By Roger White
January 12, 2018 - 7:44am

The extreme cold weather is playing havoc with some buses in the area.
 
-All North Battleford and Battleford, Leoville, Spiritwood, Hafford and Medstead buses with the Living Sky School Divivison are not running today.
 

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