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Environment Canada said the below average temperatures to start the month should average out, but average for Saskatchewan can still be dangerously cold.
Environment Canada said the below average temperatures to start the month should average out, but average for Saskatchewan can still be dangerously cold. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Unseasonably cold weather should average out next week

By Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW
November 15, 2017 - 11:00am

The Battlefords have been experiencing well below average temperatures since the start of the month and while Environment Canada expects average temperatures the rest of the season, average for the area is still incredibly cold and residents need to be prepared.

Operation Red Nose will be starting up in just a couple of weeks and anyone interested in volunteering to provide a great service can fill out an application on the programs website.
Operation Red Nose will be starting up in just a couple of weeks and anyone interested in volunteering to provide a great service can fill out an application on the programs website. supplied/Operation Red Nose Regina Facebook page.

Operation Red Nose gearing up for another holiday season

By Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW
November 8, 2017 - 5:00pm

It is getting to that time of year where Christmas parties are beginning and when no one wants to miss out on the fun, it can be tough to find a designated driver.

An upcoming information luncheon aims to inform landlords of their rights once marijuana is legalized next July.
An upcoming information luncheon aims to inform landlords of their rights once marijuana is legalized next July. file photo/CJME news staff

Seminar to inform local landlords on marijuana rights

By Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW
November 7, 2017 - 5:00pm

There has been a lot of confusion over the new marijuana legislation, but an upcoming event in North Battleford is looking to educate local landlords of their rights when weed becomes legal.

Council votes unanimously to join efforts of other municipalities to get grants in lieu of taxation on infrastructure owned by Sask Power and Sask Energy. The move agrees to take legal action if need be.
Council votes unanimously to join efforts of other municipalities to get grants in lieu of taxation on infrastructure owned by Sask Power and Sask Energy. The move agrees to take legal action if need be. Greg Higgins

Council outraged at provincial budget; $2 million in cuts for city

By Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW
March 27, 2017 - 11:53pm

North Battleford council have voted to look at their legal options after hearing the provincial budget will cut over $2 million from city coffers this year. The news has also forced council to look at a reduction of services to deal with the funding shortfall.