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Battlefords Senior Soccer Leagues standings

Battlefords Senior Soccer Men's League Standings Team Record Points GF GA Sweetgrass Light 10-3-0 30 63 33 FC Elite 9-3-2 29 62 24 Athletico 9-3-2 29 43 33 Mosquito 8-4-0 24 65 38 Thunderchild 6-8-1 19 37 44 Sweetgrass 4-9-0 12 13 25 Little Pine Duec
Semi finals started

Semi finals started

Wednesday marked the start of both semi finals series in the North Saskatchewan River Baseball League. The first place Lloydminster Meridian Twins took on the fourth place Meadow Lake White Sox in Lloydminster.
Riding the street sweeper

Riding the street sweeper

As a reporter, I get to do something new every day, whether it is covering the news in court, being at a political event, touring a new power plant being built or covering a fire. July 22, I did something extraordinarily different.

Five in hospital after two-vehicle collision

WPD ambulance received a call just after midnight for a two vehicle collision on Highway 16 west bound at the Westwood Cemetery July 29. Five patients were transported to Battlefords Union Hospital.
Blue Jays run needs to happen now

Blue Jays run needs to happen now

This wasn't the year the Blue Jays were expected to win the division or compete for the wild card and so they haven't under or over achieved any this point, but they have been exciting to follow.

Two men's terms revisited in court

David Smith, Cody Mooswa appeared in North Battleford Court Thursday, July 29 via video call at 11 p.m. There is an update ordered for Smith who has been serving time for many charges including an indecent act and sexual assault.
Battlefords scuba club enjoys wet summer

Battlefords scuba club enjoys wet summer

The members of the Battlefords Scuba Community are enjoying a wet summer, and it's not all because of the down pour of rain. Members have been visiting lakes in the north-west region, getting acquainted with the conditions and seeing the sights.
I get by with a little help from my friends

I get by with a little help from my friends

For Janis Wychopen, one of many North Battleford residents affected by the July 22 hailstorm, it wasn't the loss of her washer, dryer or furnace that had devastating consequences, but the loss of mementos of a son who passed away.
Local horseshoe club members on the mark

Local horseshoe club members on the mark

It may look easy, and maybe it is. The members of the North Battleford Horseshoe Club sure made it look that way at the 2010 provincial tournament.
Riders stay on top of Western Division

Riders stay on top of Western Division

Welcome to what I call an up week.