Infrastructure

With melting snow by day and cool temperatures at night SaskEnergy says scenes like this are all to common in the province every winter.
With melting snow by day and cool temperatures at night SaskEnergy says scenes like this are all to common in the province every winter. Submitted photo/SaskEnergy

Temperature fluctuations can damage gas meters: SaskEnergy

By Roger White
March 9, 2018 - 10:00am

As spring approaches and temperatures begin fluctuating, SaskEnergy is warning homeowners to be careful of damage to their natural gas meters and rooftop heating equipment.

Many of the 116 survivors who participated in the 2017 Battlefords Relay for Life took part in the balloon launch, signifying their battles against cancer.
Many of the 116 survivors who participated in the 2017 Battlefords Relay for Life took part in the balloon launch, signifying their battles against cancer. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Battlefords Relay for Life set for June

By Roger White
March 7, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: March 8, 2018 - 9:50am

The organizing committee of the Battlefords Relay for Life has been busy planning the 2018 relay, which is slated for June 8 at the City Field in North Battleford's Centennial Park.

North Battleford crews were out clearing the snow off the North end of 100 Street Tuesday morning.
North Battleford crews were out clearing the snow off the North end of 100 Street Tuesday morning. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town and city ask for help with snow clearing efforts

By Angela Brown
March 6, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Town of Battleford and the City of North Battleford are asking for residents’ support during the big clean up after the weekend snowstorm. 

About 25 cm of snow fell in the region between Friday night and Monday morning, according to Environment Canada.

Leaders representing the North and from across the province are renewing their calls for an all-season road to access the communities of Hatchet and Wollaston Lake.
Leaders representing the North and from across the province are renewing their calls for an all-season road to access the communities of Hatchet and Wollaston Lake. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Hatchet Lake Denesuline Nation renews calls for all-season road

By Bryan Eneas
March 1, 2018 - 5:00pm

For 30 years the chief and council of the Hatchet Lake Denesuline Nation have been trying to build an all-season road to their community.

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled his 2018 budget on Tuesday with $21.5 billion in spending.
Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled his 2018 budget on Tuesday with $21.5 billion in spending. file photo/Canadian Press

Battlefords MP says budget leads Canada down troubling path

By Roger White
February 28, 2018 - 12:00pm

Yesterday’s federal budget tabled by Finance Minister Bill Morneau is being hailed by some and panned as vague by others as the Liberals begin preparing for the next general election in 2019.

BUH Volunteer Pat Gotto (right) is always ready to help. Here she sells a customer a BUH Monthly Lottery Draw ticket for her chance to win up to $50,000.
BUH Volunteer Pat Gotto (right) is always ready to help. Here she sells a customer a BUH Monthly Lottery Draw ticket for her chance to win up to $50,000. submitted photo/BUH Foundation

Breathe easy: BUH monthly tickets on sale again

By Roger White
February 27, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: February 27, 2018 - 4:24pm

Warmer temperatures and robins chirping aren’t the only signs that spring is just around the corner in the Battlefords, as tickets are once again available for the annual Battleford Union Hospital Foundation's (BUH) monthly lottery with more than $50,000 up for grabs.

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