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Candidate Ken Cheveldayoff was door knocking in the Battlefords on Thursday to encourage Saskatchewan Party members to vote for him in the leadership election.
Candidate Ken Cheveldayoff was door knocking in the Battlefords on Thursday to encourage Saskatchewan Party members to vote for him in the leadership election. submitted photo/Nicole Rebin

Candidate Cheveldayoff takes campaign door-to-door in Battlefords

By Angela Brown
January 19, 2018 - 4:52pm

Saskatchewan Party leadership race hopeful Ken Cheveldayoff took his campaign to the Battlefords Thursday, going door-to-door to encourage party members who haven't voted yet to vote for him.

An annual round dance celebration that is free and open to the public will be held at the Don Ross gymnasium in North Battleford on Feb. 2.
An annual round dance celebration that is free and open to the public will be held at the Don Ross gymnasium in North Battleford on Feb. 2. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Memorial Round Dance event returns to Battlefords

By Angela Brown
January 19, 2018 - 2:00pm

Battlefords area residents will have an opportunity to join in a traditional round dance coming to North Battleford next month. 

This marks the Third Memorial Round Dance in honour of Allen Sapp and Walking with Our Sisters.

Battlefords North Stars will look to continue their dominance over the Yorkton Terriers tonight at the Affinity Place Arena. Stars have won all three games against  Yorkton this season.
Battlefords North Stars will look to continue their dominance over the Yorkton Terriers tonight at the Affinity Place Arena. Stars have won all three games against Yorkton this season. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars begin busy weekend tonight in Yorkton

By Roger White
January 19, 2018 - 12:02pm

The final push towards the playoffs begins for the Battlefords North Stars tonight, as they open a weekend road trip with a stop in Yorkton to face a Terrier team that they have dominated for the past three seasons.

On paper, it’s a David versus Goliath scenario.

Photos published in Correctional Investigator Ivan Zinger's 2016-17 Annual Report detail conditions in segregation units at Canadian federal prisons.
Photos published in Correctional Investigator Ivan Zinger's 2016-17 Annual Report detail conditions in segregation units at Canadian federal prisons. Office of the Correctional Investigator

B.C. solitary confinement ruling has implications in Sask

By Taylor MacPherson
January 18, 2018 - 5:00pm

A recent decision by British Columbia’s highest court ruled indefinite solitary confinement unconstitutional could have a major effect on corrections in Saskatchewan, according to a leading advocate for inmates’ rights.

Local foster parents are upset they won't have easy access to the items they need for their new foster children.
Local foster parents are upset they won't have easy access to the items they need for their new foster children. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Foster parents concerned Walmart no longer accepting requisition vouchers

By Angela Brown
January 18, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: January 18, 2018 - 5:34pm

Local Battlefords foster parents are concerned they won't have access to the items they need for their foster children on short notice, now that Walmart Canada is no longer accepting government requisition forms.

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