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Capitol Theatre manager Ursula Swindler makes sure the projector is ready for this weekend's special matinee of Smoke Signals this Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m.
Capitol Theatre manager Ursula Swindler makes sure the projector is ready for this weekend's special matinee of Smoke Signals this Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Special matinee celebrates 20th anniversary of Smoke Signals

By Roger White
March 21, 2018 - 2:00pm

An independent film released in 1998 will once again hit the big screen in North Battleford as the Capitol Theatre hosts a special matinee of Smoke Signals this Saturday afternoon..

The Civic Centre was host to the Canadian Meridian Open in 2017, which turned out to be a smashing success. It's returning to the Battlefords next January
The Civic Centre was host to the Canadian Meridian Open in 2017, which turned out to be a smashing success. It's returning to the Battlefords next January Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

Meridian Canadian Open to return to North Battleford in 2019

By battlefordsNOW Staff
March 15, 2018 - 5:08pm Updated: March 16, 2018 - 9:51am

On Thursday evening, Sportsnet announced their full 2018-19 Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling tour schedule, which includes North Battleford as the fifth destination of the season.

From Jan. 8-13, 2019, the Meridian Canadian Open will once again take over the Civic Centre.

Judah Tyreman overlooks the damage caused by thieves over the weekend when the Sesula Mineral and Gem Museum and Rock Shop in Radisson he owns and operates was robbed. The 13-year-old is grateful for the outpouring of support he has received worldwide since the theft.
Judah Tyreman overlooks the damage caused by thieves over the weekend when the Sesula Mineral and Gem Museum and Rock Shop in Radisson he owns and operates was robbed. The 13-year-old is grateful for the outpouring of support he has received worldwide since the theft. submitted photo/Judah Tyreman

Radisson museum curator not deterred by break-in

By Roger White
March 14, 2018 - 5:00pm

When 13-year-old Judah Tyreman went to open his Sesula Mineral and Gem Museum and Rock Shop in Radisson on Sunday, he expected to see his familiar display that has been welcoming visitors to the area since 2016. But what he did find made him stop stone cold in his tracks.

The City of North Battleford announced Monday Loraas Environmental Services is no longer accepting plastic bags for recycling.
The City of North Battleford announced Monday Loraas Environmental Services is no longer accepting plastic bags for recycling. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

City advises residents not to put plastic bags in recycling

By Angela Brown
March 13, 2018 - 4:00pm

North Battleford City Hall has asked residents to stop putting their plastic bags in their recycling containers now that Loraas Environmental Services is no longer accepting them.

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