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93.3 The Rock announcer Bryan Flannery, CJNB's Darien Rae, BUH Foundation Executive Director Claudette McGuire, and Sobeys Owner Grace Lang display "I Care for Health Care" microphones, which are currently on sale at various locations in the area.
93.3 The Rock announcer Bryan Flannery, CJNB's Darien Rae, BUH Foundation Executive Director Claudette McGuire, and Sobeys Owner Grace Lang display "I Care for Health Care" microphones, which are currently on sale at various locations in the area. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Get behind the microphone and support BUH Foundation

By Roger White and Colin McGarrigle
April 19, 2018 - 12:01pm

You don’t have to have a booming radio voice to step behind the microphone and show your support for the Battleford Union Hospital (BUH) Foundation.

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.

Living Sky School Division will be receiving less funding from the province than last year due to lower student enrolment numbers.
Living Sky School Division will be receiving less funding from the province than last year due to lower student enrolment numbers. File photo/CJME News Staff

Living Sky facing lessened provincial funding due to lower enrolment

By Angela Brown
April 12, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: April 12, 2018 - 12:52pm

Living Sky School Division will see a decline in funding from the province for the 2018-19 school year, largely due to a decline in enrolment.

A local member of the provincial NDP executive doesn't feel yesterday's budget goes far enough to address key issues facing the province.
A local member of the provincial NDP executive doesn't feel yesterday's budget goes far enough to address key issues facing the province. File photo/CKOM News Staff

Budget falls short of addressing province's issues: Feist

By Roger White
April 11, 2018 - 12:00pm

While reaction to yesterday’s provincial budget has been mixed, a local member of the provincial NDP executive feels the budget fell far short of addressing many issues the province is facing.

Veteran MLA Herb Cox feels Tuesday's budget was "pretty positive" with increase spending in health care, education and social services.
Veteran MLA Herb Cox feels Tuesday's budget was "pretty positive" with increase spending in health care, education and social services. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords MLA calls provincial budget 'pretty positive'

By Roger White
April 10, 2018 - 5:49pm

Battlefords MLA Herb Cox has seen his share of provincial budgets since he became the area representative in the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011 and while he knows not everyone will be pleased with the document presented by Finance Minister Donna Harpauer, he believes Tuesday’s budget is exactly

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