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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.

Vehicles are being prepared for towing following a vehicle crash during the start of the rush hour in North Battleford, Tuesday afternoon.
Vehicles are being prepared for towing following a vehicle crash during the start of the rush hour in North Battleford, Tuesday afternoon. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

No injuries after 2 cars collide

By Angela Brown
January 16, 2018 - 5:23pm Updated: January 17, 2018 - 12:14pm

The corner of 100 Street at 16 Avenue in North Battleford was busy around 4 p.m., Tuesday when two vehicles collided near the intersection.

A black Hyundai Tucson SUV and a beige Dodge Avenger were damaged during the incident. 

According to Jordan Kist with Light of Christ, the divisions school buses will never be cancelled due to extreme cold as they have the full confidence in their contractor to get transport students safely to and from school within the city. Due to Living Sky having rural routes, policy states routes be cancelled when the temperature or wind-chill drops to minus 40C as a safety precaution.
According to Jordan Kist with Light of Christ, the divisions school buses will never be cancelled due to extreme cold as they have the full confidence in their contractor to get transport students safely to and from school within the city. Due to Living Sky having rural routes, policy states routes be cancelled when the temperature or wind-chill drops to minus 40C as a safety precaution. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Bus cancellation policies differ among districts

By Greg Higgins
January 16, 2018 - 2:00pm

Parents of students in North Battleford may be wondering why buses are cancelled during extreme cold warnings for public schools and not for catholic schools. But a simple difference in policy related to urban verus rural is the simple answer.

The Battlefords North Stars dropped out of the top 10 national rankings in the CJHL last week despite compiling a 2-1 record last week.
The Battlefords North Stars dropped out of the top 10 national rankings in the CJHL last week despite compiling a 2-1 record last week. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Stars drop out of top 10 in Junior A Power Rankings

By Roger White
January 16, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: January 17, 2018 - 9:17am

For the first time since September, the Battlefords North Stars find themselves out of the top 10 national rankings of the Canadian Junior ‘A’ Hockey League.

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.

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