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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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Innovation Credit Union board president Bruce Sack, left, joins CEO Daniel Johnson to discuss plans on becoming the first federal Credit Union headquartered in Saskatchewan.
Innovation Credit Union board president Bruce Sack, left, joins CEO Daniel Johnson to discuss plans on becoming the first federal Credit Union headquartered in Saskatchewan. file photo/battlefordsNOW

2017 Year In Review - April

By Roger White
December 26, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: December 26, 2017 - 6:33pm

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.

Former Finance Minister Kevin Doherty delivering his march 22 budget filled with cuts, taxes and closure with hopes to combat the provinces $1.2 billion deficit.
Former Finance Minister Kevin Doherty delivering his march 22 budget filled with cuts, taxes and closure with hopes to combat the provinces $1.2 billion deficit. file photo/battlefordsNOW

2017 Year In Review - March

By Roger White
December 26, 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.

February saw the announcement that the Capitol Theatre was bought by Magic Lantern Theatres. The theatre was then immediately closed for renovations and reopened on June 2.
February saw the announcement that the Capitol Theatre was bought by Magic Lantern Theatres. The theatre was then immediately closed for renovations and reopened on June 2. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

2017 Year In Review - February

By Roger White
December 25, 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.

North Battleford's Robyn Silvernagle captivated everyone in the area going to the finals of the Viterra Scotties Provincial Women's Curling championship in January. Silvernagle's rink lost in the final to Penny Barker of Moose Jaw.
North Battleford's Robyn Silvernagle captivated everyone in the area going to the finals of the Viterra Scotties Provincial Women's Curling championship in January. Silvernagle's rink lost in the final to Penny Barker of Moose Jaw. file photo/battlefordsNOW

2017 Year In Review - January

By Roger White
December 25, 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.

There is currently a police operation involving specialized support teams in the 1000 block of 109th St. in North Battleford.
There is currently a police operation involving specialized support teams in the 1000 block of 109th St. in North Battleford. file photo/battlefordsNOW

Police operation ends with 6 arrests

By Roger White
December 22, 2017 - 7:24am Updated: December 22, 2017 - 2:43pm

UPDATE: After a response from several provincial and municipal police sections, a seach warrant was executed at the home and arrested six people in the residence. A substance, believed to be cocaine, was seized along with other evidence associated to trafficking a controlled substance.

Dr. Schlapkohl with the Saskatchewan Health Authority advises lowering expectations during the holiday season to avoid stress.
Dr. Schlapkohl with the Saskatchewan Health Authority advises lowering expectations during the holiday season to avoid stress. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Lower expectations for stress relief over holidays: Psychologist

By Greg Higgins
December 20, 2017 - 12:15pm Updated: December 20, 2017 - 1:05pm

The holiday season is supposed to be one of cheer and joy for most, but for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one or those with anxiety, this can be the toughest time of year for them.

City crews will be cleaning out the drainage ditch along Territorial Dr., starting at West Railway Ave. moving up to Killdeer Dr.
City crews will be cleaning out the drainage ditch along Territorial Dr., starting at West Railway Ave. moving up to Killdeer Dr. submitted photo/City of North Battleford

City crews clearing drainage ditch along Territorial Drive

By Roger White
December 11, 2017 - 12:00pm

Motorists travelling on Territorial Dr. over the next few weeks will notice a lot of activity as city crews begin clearing the drainage ditch from West Railway Ave. to Killdeer Dr.

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