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Veteran MLA Herb Cox feels Tuesday's budget was "pretty positive" with increase spending in health care, education and social services.
Veteran MLA Herb Cox feels Tuesday's budget was "pretty positive" with increase spending in health care, education and social services. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords MLA calls provincial budget 'pretty positive'

By Roger White
April 10, 2018 - 5:49pm

Battlefords MLA Herb Cox has seen his share of provincial budgets since he became the area representative in the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011 and while he knows not everyone will be pleased with the document presented by Finance Minister Donna Harpauer, he believes Tuesday’s budget is exactly

BUH Foundation Executive Director Claudette McGuire, Nurse Manager Chris Etcheverry, and Q98's Nic Fransoo announced May 11 as the date for the third annual On Air for Health Care radiothon on CJNB/CJNS, Q98 and 93.3 The Rock.
BUH Foundation Executive Director Claudette McGuire, Nurse Manager Chris Etcheverry, and Q98's Nic Fransoo announced May 11 as the date for the third annual On Air for Health Care radiothon on CJNB/CJNS, Q98 and 93.3 The Rock. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Third annual radiothon not missing a beat for the BUH

By Roger White
April 5, 2018 - 12:00pm

It’s official. The third annual On Air for Health Care radiothon will air once again this year on 1050 CJNB/CJNS, Q98, and 93.3 The Rock, raising money for much-needed equipment at the Battlefords Union Hospital (BUH).

Due to provincial budget cuts from last year, the Field House and Aquatic Centre will be closed Friday, Sunday and Monday during Easter long weekend.
Due to provincial budget cuts from last year, the Field House and Aquatic Centre will be closed Friday, Sunday and Monday during Easter long weekend. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

CUplex facilities closed for majority of long weekend

By Greg Higgins
March 30, 2018 - 8:00am

Families looking for something to do together this Easter long weekend might have to rule out a visit to North Battleford’s CUplex as both the Field House and Aquatic Centre will be closed for most of the weekend.

It's difficult to say how long the Husky oil spill case will go on, according to Crown Prosecutor Matthew Miazga.
It's difficult to say how long the Husky oil spill case will go on, according to Crown Prosecutor Matthew Miazga. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Husky case could drag on or settle quickly depending on positions, prosecutor says

By Angela Brown
March 29, 2018 - 5:00pm

The prosecutor in charge of the Husky oil spill case said the matter could either wrap up in a few months or drag on much longer, depending on how the parties proceed at their next appearance.

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