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Good morning, Battlefords! TGIF

Good morning, Battlefords! TGIF

Your morning kick-off for Friday, Dec. 9, 2022.
Everybody has a story: Cliff Burns refuses to stay silent

Everybody has a story: Cliff Burns refuses to stay silent

To Cliff Burns, literature is a calling like a priesthood, and the term writer is an honorific, not to be used lightly. 
Five things to know about the Dec. 8 CRISP report

Five things to know about the Dec. 8 CRISP report

Flu cases are outnumbering COVID-19 in the province
Additional details on the remaining $500 cheques

Additional details on the remaining $500 cheques

Overall cost of Saskatchewan Affordability Tax Credit runs at $450 million
Province brings legislation for on-reserve cannabis regulation

Province brings legislation for on-reserve cannabis regulation

Province also bringing in on reserve bylaw enforcement.
Trailer: Musician Corb Lund stars in new movie ‘Guitar Lessons’

Trailer: Musician Corb Lund stars in new movie ‘Guitar Lessons’

Guitar Lessons is about a 15-year-old Métis boy — played by Kaden Noskiye — who inherits a guitar from a father he never knew.
Saskatchewan still loves its trucks

Saskatchewan still loves its trucks

The Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500, and Toyota Tacoma are Saskatchewan's favourites.
Battlefords RCMP seeking information on two recent thefts

Battlefords RCMP seeking information on two recent thefts

If your tip leads to an arrest or charge, you may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.
Update: Most extreme cold warnings ended, north still affected

Update: Most extreme cold warnings ended, north still affected

Environment Canada says conditions will continue to improve.
B’fords RCMP Weekly Report: Multiple charges after report of man swinging an axe

B’fords RCMP Weekly Report: Multiple charges after report of man swinging an axe

Man arrested after refusing to pay for a meal in North Battleford.
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