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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.

Chief Bobby Cameron, right, with Chief Kenny Moccasin, left, and Chief Crystal Okemow, front centre, deliver raw meat from a recent First Nation Treaty hunt as a donation to the Lighthouse.
Chief Bobby Cameron, right, with Chief Kenny Moccasin, left, and Chief Crystal Okemow, front centre, deliver raw meat from a recent First Nation Treaty hunt as a donation to the Lighthouse. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

FSIN executive makes hearty donation to Lighthouse

By Angela Brown
December 19, 2017 - 5:00pm

The FSIN executive once again made a hearty and healthy donation of about 500 lbs. of wild meat to the Lighthouse Serving the Battlefords. 

The Lighthouse Serving the Battlefords which helps the homeless is looking for funding support.
The Lighthouse Serving the Battlefords which helps the homeless is looking for funding support. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Lighthouse asking for community's support during holidays

By Angela Brown
December 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

The Lighthouse Serving the Battlefords is encouraging residents to support the homeless during the holiday season.

Executive director Don Windels said the Lighthouse, located in North Battleford, has sent a mail-out to residents for its current fundraising campaign.

James Bright with the North Battleford Fire Department, installs the first motion light sensor, which was given out for free to anyone who joined the city's Eyes That Care Campaign.
James Bright with the North Battleford Fire Department, installs the first motion light sensor, which was given out for free to anyone who joined the city's Eyes That Care Campaign. submitted/City of North Battleford

First motion lights installed for Eyes That Care Campaign

By battelfordsNOW Staff
December 6, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: December 6, 2017 - 1:16pm

The first of many motion sensor lights was installed by the North Battleford Fire Department yesterday in an effort to reduce preventable crime in the city.

About 350 North Battleford customers will be affected by an early morning power outage between 5:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.
About 350 North Battleford customers will be affected by an early morning power outage between 5:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning. SaskPower/Twitter

Planned power outage to affect North Battleford area Tuesday

By Roger White
December 4, 2017 - 12:00pm

SaskPower is advising area residents of a planned power interruption early Tuesday morning from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. in North Battleford.

The area affected will be north of Territorial Drive, west of 99 St. and 30th Ave. to Saskatchewan Drive and some rural areas as well. 

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