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Comedian Kelly Taylor will be the headline act at the annual Shamrockin' Comedy Night on Saturday, March 17 at the Don Ross Centre. The event is presented by the Battlefords United Way.
Comedian Kelly Taylor will be the headline act at the annual Shamrockin' Comedy Night on Saturday, March 17 at the Don Ross Centre. The event is presented by the Battlefords United Way. submitted photo/Jennifer Rooke

Shamrockin’ comedy night has distinctive Saskatchewan flavour

By Roger White
February 8, 2018 - 2:00pm

The beer may be green and the atmosphere will be Irish however there will be a distinct Saskatchewan flavour to the annual Shamrockin’ Comedy Night presented by the Battlefords United Way (BUW) on Saturday, March 17 at the Don Ross Centre.

Cathy Richardson receives the 2017 Citizen of the Year award from Rob Rongve (a former citizen of the year), Friday. She previously received a Best Citizen award from the Best of the Best Awards in 2017.
Cathy Richardson receives the 2017 Citizen of the Year award from Rob Rongve (a former citizen of the year), Friday. She previously received a Best Citizen award from the Best of the Best Awards in 2017. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords Citizens of the Year honoured

By Angela Brown
February 4, 2018 - 8:32am

Undertaking small acts to help others may not seem like much, but can go a long way towards doing a lot.

That was the theme of the Battlefords and District Citizen of the Year banquet and ceremony at the Western Development Museum, Friday.

Some Biggar area residents will experience brief power interruptions next week as SaskPower does routine maintenance on transporters.
Some Biggar area residents will experience brief power interruptions next week as SaskPower does routine maintenance on transporters. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Transformer maintenance to cause multiple outages for Biggar residents

By Roger White
January 24, 2018 - 2:00pm

Some Biggar area residents will experience brief power interruptions next week as SaskPower performs routine maintenance and repairs to some transformers in the community.

The work will begin Monday morning and continue until Friday, Feb. 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Iris Miller Dennis (Saskatchewan Approved Private Homes Inc.), standing, right, discusses the Saskatchewan Approved Private Service Homes Program to North Battleford council, Jan. 8.
Iris Miller Dennis (Saskatchewan Approved Private Homes Inc.), standing, right, discusses the Saskatchewan Approved Private Service Homes Program to North Battleford council, Jan. 8. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Council reviews zoning of family homes caring for disabled

By Angela Brown
January 12, 2018 - 5:40pm

North Battleford City Hall plans to review its zoning bylaw impacting Saskatchewan Approved Private Service Homes in the city, so they may not need council’s special approval to operate.

For a second straight day cold temperature closed a number of schools and forced buses in the area to stop running.
For a second straight day cold temperature closed a number of schools and forced buses in the area to stop running. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Extreme weather causes bus and school closures for second straight day

By Roger White
January 12, 2018 - 7:44am

The extreme cold weather is playing havoc with some buses in the area.
 
-All North Battleford and Battleford, Leoville, Spiritwood, Hafford and Medstead buses with the Living Sky School Divivison are not running today.
 

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