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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.

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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Citizens on Patrol members hand out information at a North Battleford Community Safety open house in November. North Battleford is focusing on a number of new initiatives for the year ahead to try to reduce crime.
Citizens on Patrol members hand out information at a North Battleford Community Safety open house in November. North Battleford is focusing on a number of new initiatives for the year ahead to try to reduce crime. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

More N.B. crime prevention strategies planned for year ahead

By Angela Brown
December 28, 2017 - 5:00pm

North Battleford Community Safety Coordinator Herb Sutton is hoping 2018 will be a big year for crime reduction and prevention in the community.

Battleford firefighters battle a stubborn blaze that destroyed two homes on Centennial Crescent on June 8. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.
Battleford firefighters battle a stubborn blaze that destroyed two homes on Centennial Crescent on June 8. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

2017 Year In Review - June

By Roger White
December 27, 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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Matthew Armet has returned to the Battlefords to continue his work in the theatre profession, and mentor on a local level.
Matthew Armet has returned to the Battlefords to continue his work in the theatre profession, and mentor on a local level. submitted photo/Matthew Armet

Actor returning to N.B. to mentor youth in arts

By Angela Brown
December 27, 2017 - 1:43pm

A local actor who has achieved success in the theatre world has returned to the Battlefords to continue his work here.

Matthew Armet describes himself as a "triple threat" performer, accomplished in dancing, singing and acting. 

The Battlefords North Stars season came to an end after a 4-0 loss to the Penticton Vees in their sudden death playoff game at the Western Canada Cup in May.
The Battlefords North Stars season came to an end after a 4-0 loss to the Penticton Vees in their sudden death playoff game at the Western Canada Cup in May. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

2017 Year In Review - May

By Roger White
December 27, 2017 - 10:00am Updated: December 27, 2017 - 10:39am

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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