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Members of the Battle River Treaty Health Centre gathered Friday to participate in the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Big Bike run. The group raised $3,000.
Members of the Battle River Treaty Health Centre gathered Friday to participate in the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Big Bike run. The group raised $3,000. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Health centre rides the Big Bike for charity

By Roger White
June 11, 2018 - 10:30am

Members of the Battle River Treaty Six Health Centre rode the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike Friday to raise both awareness and funds for the programs and services the agency provides across Canada.

Lightning over the Battlefords area on Saturday June 9 during severe thunderstorm warning.
Lightning over the Battlefords area on Saturday June 9 during severe thunderstorm warning. Submitted photo/Raj Hathiramani R & J Photography

Severe thunderstorm warning brings lightning, thunder and hail to area

By Roger White
June 10, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: June 11, 2018 - 8:38am

Residents of the area have been subjected to a wide variety of weather over the past 24 hours as severe thunderstorm warning that brought thunder, lightning and large hailstones the size of loonies to the

Insp. John Sutherland and Sherry Jimmy, Reeve of the R.M. have a brief discussion following the RCMP town hall meeting in Meota on Thursday.
Insp. John Sutherland and Sherry Jimmy, Reeve of the R.M. have a brief discussion following the RCMP town hall meeting in Meota on Thursday. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

RCMP engages community at town hall in Meota

By Roger White
June 8, 2018 - 12:00pm

Over 60 residents of Meota and surrounding areas met with members of the Battlefords RCMP at the Community Centre on Thursday night at a town hall style meeting to get an update on what members of the detachment are doing to combat crime in the rural areas.  

Northwest College Tangles Salon students Adrien Prince and Liberti Campbell, PSO Al Manibal, Sgt. Jeremy Anderson, Staff Sgt. Darcy Woolfitt, and Const. Alex Butt participated in the annual 'Cops for Cancer' event Wednesday at the Battlefords RCMP Detachment.
Northwest College Tangles Salon students Adrien Prince and Liberti Campbell, PSO Al Manibal, Sgt. Jeremy Anderson, Staff Sgt. Darcy Woolfitt, and Const. Alex Butt participated in the annual 'Cops for Cancer' event Wednesday at the Battlefords RCMP Detachment. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

'Cops for Cancer' raises over $3,000 for cancer research

By Roger White
June 6, 2018 - 5:00pm

A large crowd gathered at the RCMP detachment on 101st St. in North Battleford Wednesday to watch as four law enforcement officials had their heads and moustaches shaved to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society's annual 'Cops for Cancer' initiative.

BFRC Executive Director Erin Katerynych and volunteers enjoying the sun getting ready for a barbecue on Tuesday to support the Every Plate Full awareness campaign. The event raised $720.
BFRC Executive Director Erin Katerynych and volunteers enjoying the sun getting ready for a barbecue on Tuesday to support the Every Plate Full awareness campaign. The event raised $720. Battlefords District Food and Resource Centre/Facebook

Food challenge receives boost following barbecue

By Roger White
June 6, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: June 6, 2018 - 4:09pm

Because hunger never takes a summer vacation, the Battlefords District & Food Resource Centre (BFRC) and Meadow Lake’s Doors of Hope Campaign are continuing their efforts to out-perform the Prince Albert Food Bank in a friendly competition to see which organization can raise the most food don

Curativa Cannabis President and CEO James Davey said he is excited his company was selected for one of 51 operators for Saskatchewan's cannabis retail stores in North Battleford.
Curativa Cannabis President and CEO James Davey said he is excited his company was selected for one of 51 operators for Saskatchewan's cannabis retail stores in North Battleford. file photo/Canadian Press

Cannabis permit holder plans for expansion, more staff

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

Now that 51 operators for Saskatchewan’s cannabis retail stores are selected, the real work begins according to the president of one of the two successful applicants for the permits in North Battleford.

Battleford's RCMP are hoping for a good turnout for the first of three town hall style meetings at the Alex Dillabough Centre to discuss local crime numbers and ways to prevent crime.
Battleford's RCMP are hoping for a good turnout for the first of three town hall style meetings at the Alex Dillabough Centre to discuss local crime numbers and ways to prevent crime. File photo/battlefordsNOW

RCMP hope for good turnout at town hall meeting

By Roger White
June 5, 2018 - 10:00am

The first of three town hall meetings aimed at opening dialogue between the RCMP and the public will be held tonight at the Alex Dillabough Centre at 7 p.m.

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