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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.

The Battlefords Humane Society is reminding pet owners not to leave their animals outside in the current extreme cold temperatures.
The Battlefords Humane Society is reminding pet owners not to leave their animals outside in the current extreme cold temperatures. submitted photo/Battlefords Humane Society

Pet owners urged to be mindful of extreme cold

By Angela Brown
December 29, 2017 - 5:00pm

Battlefords pet owners should think twice before leaving their animals outdoors in the current extreme cold, with current temperatures dropping to below -30 C most days, according to the local shelter staff. 

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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The trial dates in the case involving Gerald Stanley are set for early 2018. Stanley is facing a charge of second-degree murder related to the death of Colten Boushie (pictured) on Aug. 9, 2016, on Stanley's Biggar-area farm.
The trial dates in the case involving Gerald Stanley are set for early 2018. Stanley is facing a charge of second-degree murder related to the death of Colten Boushie (pictured) on Aug. 9, 2016, on Stanley's Biggar-area farm. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

2017 Year In Review - August

By Roger White
December 28, 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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The 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games committee is still hoping to see more volunteers sign up to help with the big event coming to North Battleford in February.
The 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games committee is still hoping to see more volunteers sign up to help with the big event coming to North Battleford in February. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Sask Games committee looking for more volunteers

By Angela Brown
December 27, 2017 - 5:00pm

The Saskatchewan Winter Games committee is putting the call out for more volunteers to sign up to help with the big event coming to North Battleford in just over a month from now.

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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