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Interim CEO and president of the college, Melanie Roberts said a full police investigation is underway regarding the missing $11,300 which occurred between Dec. 2016 and May 2017.
Interim CEO and president of the college, Melanie Roberts said a full police investigation is underway regarding the missing $11,300 which occurred between Dec. 2016 and May 2017. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

North West College reports over $11K missing

By Greg Higgins
March 29, 2018 - 11:27am

A police investigation is underway after North West College reported a loss of $11,300 over a five-month span.

According to province wide news release from the Saskatchewan government this morning, the losses occurred between December 2016 and May 2017.

Conexus Credit Union donated $100,000 toward the New Beginnings fundraising campaign and in recognition will have the Quality of Life Rehabilitation Centre named in their honour.
Conexus Credit Union donated $100,000 toward the New Beginnings fundraising campaign and in recognition will have the Quality of Life Rehabilitation Centre named in their honour. submitted photo/ Corinne Bernier Delainey

Sask. Hospital receives another substantial donation

By Roger White
March 28, 2018 - 10:30am

The new Saskatchewan Hospital has received yet another sizeable donation for their New Beginnings Fundraising Campaign which will help purchase medical equipment and furniture for the hospital. 

North Battleford council revised some of the details for a proposed zoning bylaw related to cannabis sales and production.
North Battleford council revised some of the details for a proposed zoning bylaw related to cannabis sales and production. file photo/Canadian Press

North Battleford City Hall crafting zoning plans for cannabis

By Angela Brown
March 27, 2018 - 2:01pm

The City of North Battleford's council has asked administration to prepare a zoning bylaw for land use pertaining to future cannabis retail outlets and potentially a production facility.

Big Brothers Big Sisters program co-ordinator Renee Sperling is hoping to build upon the success of last year's Bowl for Kids Sake. This year's event will be held at Gutters Bowling and Games Centre this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Big Brothers Big Sisters program co-ordinator Renee Sperling is hoping to build upon the success of last year's Bowl for Kids Sake. This year's event will be held at Gutters Bowling and Games Centre this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Bowl for Kids Sake returns this Sunday

By Roger White
March 22, 2018 - 2:00pm

What if you could change a child’s life simply by changing shoes?

That potential is there this Sunday when you swap your shoes for a pair of bowling shoes at Gutters Bowling and Games Centre in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) Bowl for Kids Sake.

Capitol Theatre manager Ursula Swindler makes sure the projector is ready for this weekend's special matinee of Smoke Signals this Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m.
Capitol Theatre manager Ursula Swindler makes sure the projector is ready for this weekend's special matinee of Smoke Signals this Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Special matinee celebrates 20th anniversary of Smoke Signals

By Roger White
March 21, 2018 - 2:00pm

An independent film released in 1998 will once again hit the big screen in North Battleford as the Capitol Theatre hosts a special matinee of Smoke Signals this Saturday afternoon..

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