Crime & Courts

A Meadow Lake man was sentenced at Court of Queen's Bench in Battleford Thursday for a list of charges related to child pornography.
A Meadow Lake man was sentenced at Court of Queen's Bench in Battleford Thursday for a list of charges related to child pornography. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Meadow Lake man convicted of child porn charges sentenced to 5 years

By Angela Brown
January 5, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: January 5, 2018 - 12:39pm

A 25-year-old Meadow Lake man was sentenced to five years in jail for charges that include child luring, sexual interference and making child pornography during his appearance at Court of Queen’s Bench in Battleford, Thursday. 

Fraudulent emails such as this are just one of the many scams local residents have been facing in recent weeks. Whether its phone calls from scammers looking for donations or emails claiming you owe money, RCMP advise you to be cautious before giving any personal information out to anyone.
Fraudulent emails such as this are just one of the many scams local residents have been facing in recent weeks. Whether its phone calls from scammers looking for donations or emails claiming you owe money, RCMP advise you to be cautious before giving any personal information out to anyone. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Email and phone scammers again targeting area residents

By Roger White
January 4, 2018 - 12:00pm

It looks as if fraudulent emails and telephone calls are once again making their rounds where people are seeking personal information or donations on behalf of different agencies including the RCMP.

Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk heading into the polling station to cast her ballot hours before winning the federal by-election on Dec.11.
Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk heading into the polling station to cast her ballot hours before winning the federal by-election on Dec.11. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

2017 Year In Review-December

By Roger White
December 30, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: December 31, 2017 - 1:42pm

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2017, battlefordsNOW is taking a look at some of the top news items that made headlines and newsmakers over the past 12 months.

Maclean's published an article labeling North Battleford the most dangerous city in the country. Though it looks bad the surface, mayor Ryan Bater said it highlighted the initiatives the city is doing to reduce crime and hopes it will push higher levels of government to help as well.
Maclean's published an article labeling North Battleford the most dangerous city in the country. Though it looks bad the surface, mayor Ryan Bater said it highlighted the initiatives the city is doing to reduce crime and hopes it will push higher levels of government to help as well. file photo/battlefordsNOW

2017 Year In Review-November

By Roger White
December 30, 2017 - 10:00am Updated: December 30, 2017 - 2:06pm

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2017, battlefordsNOW is taking a look at some of the top news headlines and newsmakers over the past 12 months.

On Oct. 21 Battleford RCMP shot and killed 22-year-old Brydon Bryce Whitstone following an incident at the intersection of 15th Ave. and 105 St.
On Oct. 21 Battleford RCMP shot and killed 22-year-old Brydon Bryce Whitstone following an incident at the intersection of 15th Ave. and 105 St. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

2017 Year In Review - October

By Roger White
December 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2017, battlefordsNOW is taking a look at some of the top news items that made headlines and newsmakers over the past 12 months.

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RCMP searching JPII following a bomb threat on Sept. 21 which forced the evacuation of the school. No suspicious materials were found.
RCMP searching JPII following a bomb threat on Sept. 21 which forced the evacuation of the school. No suspicious materials were found. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

2017 Year In Review - September

By Roger White
December 29, 2017 - 10:00am

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2017, battlefordsNOW is taking a look at some of the top news items that made headlines and newsmakers over the past 12 months.

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