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North Battleford firefighters have already attended multiple grass fires in the area since the weather has warmed up.
North Battleford firefighters have already attended multiple grass fires in the area since the weather has warmed up. file photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Fire ban in effect for city and RM of North Battleford

By battlefordsNOW Staff
April 26, 2018 - 9:23am

Dry conditions and high winds have caused the city and RM of North Battleford to implement a cautionary fire ban.

The city issued a release Thursday morning, which quoted North Battleford Fire Chief, Trevor Brice, stating the department has already attended a few grass fires.

North Battleford council carried a first reading of its proposed cannabis land use zoning bylaw on Monday. The city will have a public information session regarding cannabis land use May 9.
North Battleford council carried a first reading of its proposed cannabis land use zoning bylaw on Monday. The city will have a public information session regarding cannabis land use May 9. File photo/The Canadian Press

N.B. planning information session on cannabis land use

By Angela Brown
April 26, 2018 - 8:00am

The City of North Battleford is planning a community information session on its proposed cannabis land use regulations May 9.

Environment Minister Dustin Duncan, Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan announce the court challenge against a federal carbon tax April 25, 2018.
Environment Minister Dustin Duncan, Premier Scott Moe and Justice Minister Don Morgan announce the court challenge against a federal carbon tax April 25, 2018. Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff

Sask. launches carbon tax challenge in court

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
April 25, 2018 - 1:53pm

Saskatchewan’s fight against the federal carbon tax has advanced to the next round.

The government has launched a constitutional reference case in the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal to challenge the federal government’s ability to impose its tax on the province.

The North Battleford Golf and Country Club said below-average temperatures and snow have caused the course to remain closed longer than it has in over a decade.
The North Battleford Golf and Country Club said below-average temperatures and snow have caused the course to remain closed longer than it has in over a decade. File photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Warmer weather has local golf courses optimistic

By Greg Higgins
April 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

Golfers at the North Battleford Golf and Country Club would normally be hitting the links already by this time in April, but due to below-average temperatures so far this month, the local course isn’t open yet and there is no timeframe for when it will be.

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