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North Battleford mayor Ian Hamilton and Battleford mayor Derek Mahon.
North Battleford mayor Ian Hamilton and Battleford mayor Derek Mahon. Geoff Smith/battlefordsNOW Staff

FULL REMARKS: Battleford, North Battleford mayors deliver joint address

By battlefordsNOW Staff
May 19, 2016 - 6:00am Updated: May 19, 2016 - 9:54am

The following are the full remarks of Battleford mayor Derek Mahon and North Battleford mayor Ian Hamilton during the Fifth Annual State of the Town and City Address Wednesday, May 18. Transcript copies were provided to battlefordsNOW.

Battleford mayor Derek Mahon:

Claudette McGuire(left), Executive Director of BUH, David Fan(middle), CEO of the Prairie North Health Region and CJNB Program Director, Nic Fransoo at the end of the marathon.
Claudette McGuire(left), Executive Director of BUH, David Fan(middle), CEO of the Prairie North Health Region and CJNB Program Director, Nic Fransoo at the end of the marathon. Colleen Smith

Battlefords Union Hospital’s Bigger Picture radiothon hailed as big success

By Colleen Smith
May 19, 2016 - 4:48am Updated: May 19, 2016 - 10:23am

The greater Battlefords community came together Wednesday for the Bigger Picture radiothon at Battlefords Union Hospital. Walk-ins, call-ins, doctors, hospital staff and business owners helped to purchase a new CT scanner for the medical imaging department.

A multitude of dancers, drummers and singers from across the midwestern provinces came together to learn and share their culture.
A multitude of dancers, drummers and singers from across the midwestern provinces came together to learn and share their culture. Colleen Smith/battlefordsNOW Staff

Dancing, drumming and singing at Treaty Six Community powwow a nod to heritage

By Colleen Smith
May 18, 2016 - 5:11pm

The Treaty Six Community hosted an array of nations from all over Saskatchewan and wrapped up its Heritage showcase today, May 18 with a stunning traditional powwow and drum session.

The Saskatchewan legislative building's dome is set to be unveiled Monday night.
The Saskatchewan legislative building's dome is set to be unveiled Monday night. Courtney Markewich/CJME News Staff

Legislative building dome restoration to be unwrapped Monday night

By Sarah Mills
May 16, 2016 - 3:57pm

Like a giant Christmas gift, the dome of the legislative building has been wrapped up for the last two years.

Undergoing $21-million restoration work to the stone, copper and decorative pieces, the famous dome has been under cover while the work was underway.

"Giant Bingo" is the signature piece of the exhibition; the mixed media variety reveals Harrow's emotions regarding love and indigenous symbolism.
"Giant Bingo" is the signature piece of the exhibition; the mixed media variety reveals Harrow's emotions regarding love and indigenous symbolism. Colleen Smith/battlefordsNOW Staff

Artist Spotlight: Integrating online romance with indigenous symbolism

By Colleen Smith
May 16, 2016 - 12:45pm

This is not the first time Belinda Harrow’s eclectic work has been featured among the ambulatory walls of North Battleford’s ethereal Chapel Gallery.

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