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Battlefords News-Optimist

Distribution Day: Thursday

Circulation: 13,000; free distribution

Deadline: Tuesday at 10:30

Address: 892-104th St. E., North Battleford, SK, S9A 1M9

Phone: 306.445.7261

Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:30 – 4:30

About Us: The Battlefords Regional News-Optimist has been serving the Battlefords for more than a century.

The News-Optimist is an award winning community newspaper dedicated to providing readers with comprehensive coverage of news, sports and events in the community.

The motto in the News-Optimist newsroom is "Everybody Has A Story." It is our mission to tell those stories, which in turn create a chronicle of Battlefords history as it unfolds each week.

The News-Optimist also provides an effective advertising vehicle for businesses throughout the region as well as for provincial and national advertisers.
Other publications produced by the Battlefords News-Optimist include the Northwest Farmer Rancher and other promotions offered throughout the year.

Our Team:

Gord Brewerton, Publisher, gbrewerton@glaciermedia.ca

Candace Mack-Horton, Sales Manager, candace@newsoptimist.ca

Noah Cooke, Media Consultant, ncooke@newsoptimist.ca

Jayne Foster, Editor, newsoptimist.news@sasktel.net

John Cairns, Staff Reporter, newsoptimist.john@sasktel.net

Lisa Joy, Staff Reporter, ljoy@glaciermedia.ca

The Battlefords News-Optimist is a member of the National Newsmedia Council, which is an independent organization established to deal with acceptable journalistic practices and ethical behaviour.

If you have concerns about editorial content, please email newsoptimist.news@sasktel.net or call the newsroom at 306-445-7261.

If you are not satisfied with the response and wish to file a formal complaint, visit the web site at mediacouncil.ca or call toll-free 1-844-877-1163 for additional information.

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada. Nous reconnaissons l'appui financier du gouvernement du Canada.