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The city will host an open house April 18 at St. Mary School where it will provide information about its many initiatives to improve community safety, including neighbourhood block parties and mural projects.
The city will host an open house April 18 at St. Mary School where it will provide information about its many initiatives to improve community safety, including neighbourhood block parties and mural projects. submitted photo/City of North Battleford

Block parties, street mural incentives some of the highlights at N.B. open house

By Angela Brown
April 17, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: April 17, 2018 - 5:43pm

The City of North Battleford hopes to make the community safer by helping residents get to know their neighbours better. To make it easier, it is trimming off some of the cost for two popular projects — block parties and street murals.

The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce will host the national Talk with our Kids About Money event in North Battleford Wedensday and have organized two presentations at local schools.
The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce will host the national Talk with our Kids About Money event in North Battleford Wedensday and have organized two presentations at local schools. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords Chamber to teach kids about financial literacy

By Greg Higgins
April 17, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: April 17, 2018 - 4:24pm

Local seventh graders will be educated on financial literacy tomorrow as a nationwide event comes to the Battlefords. 

Talk with our Kids About Money is put on by the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education with the support of Scotia Bank.

Former North Battleford resident Karson Evanovich, who now resides in Nipawin, was among the many who was on hand to comfort the families of the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.
Former North Battleford resident Karson Evanovich, who now resides in Nipawin, was among the many who was on hand to comfort the families of the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Former Battleford resident provided comfort during Humboldt tragedy aftermath

By Roger White
April 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

When Karson, Ryane and baby Jasper Evanovich moved to Nipawin from North Battleford in March to begin their new lives with the Nipawin Apostolic Church, it was both exciting and scary for the young couple.

Anita Silvernagle (left) and the rest of Team Anderson after capturing the 2018 Canadian Senior Women's Curling Championships in Ontario. The Anderson rink will head to Sweden Tuesday to compete at the World Championships which begin on Saturday.
Anita Silvernagle (left) and the rest of Team Anderson after capturing the 2018 Canadian Senior Women's Curling Championships in Ontario. The Anderson rink will head to Sweden Tuesday to compete at the World Championships which begin on Saturday. submitted photo/CurlSASK

Biggar's Silvernagle ready for World Senior Women's Curling Championships

By Roger White
April 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

To say it has been an exciting curling season for the Silvernagle family would certainly be an understatement.

Hayden Guilderson of the Estevan Bruins is seen with a 'Humboldt Strong' ribbon stitched to his jersey. One of the many ways the team was remembered Saturday night as the SJHL playoffs resumed.
Hayden Guilderson of the Estevan Bruins is seen with a 'Humboldt Strong' ribbon stitched to his jersey. One of the many ways the team was remembered Saturday night as the SJHL playoffs resumed. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Broncos remembered as SJHL playoffs resume

By Tyler Marr
April 15, 2018 - 8:26am

Hockey can be a healing game. That was clear Saturday night.

Though healing may have started for Kaelan Holt last week, it was amplified when his team stopped by the collision site of the Humboldt Broncos bus Friday evening en route to play in Nipawin.

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