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Sister of murder victim to address anniversary event

Sister of murder victim to address anniversary event

Battlefords Interval House, the shelter for women and children fleeing violence, is celebrating 30 years of operation in the community with a special celebration in October.

Continued strong August building permit numbers

It continues to be an exceptional year for building permits issued in North Battleford, with the permit value showing another strong increase in August.

Giving the gift of warmth

It's that time of year again: the windows are closed more often than open, the house fills with the dusty smell of furnaces that haven't been lit all summer, scarves are making a come-back and winter gear shifts to the front of the closet.

Educators learn about Saskatchewan's resources

Jenna Welsh, Grade 9-12 science and physics teacher at Carlton Comprehensive High School in Prince Albert, experienced an opportunity to strengthen her teaching skills first hand during a Rock'n the Classroom GeoVenture Saskatchewan Mining Associatio

Young hockey players take in Female Festival

A weekend of skill development, fun and a chance to watch some elite hockey, that is what is in store for four local area hockey players and 156 others from across the province.

Fixed elections put media in politicians' gunsights

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, his cabinet and caucus are famous for their distrust of the media and their subsequent inaccessibility. He has that minority government thing going, and seems to be in a constant state of damage prevention.

Community grants receive approval

North Battleford's Parks, Recreation, Culture and Heritage Committee met Monday and approved four community grant during the session.
A town moving into the future

A town moving into the future

The second of two buildings moved were on to a new site Sept. 16 to begin the process of eventually baling and selling recycled newsprint and cardboard in Radisson.

Public asked to help find missing man

RCMP in Colonsay continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of Victor Mateyshin, an 84-year-old man from the community of Bruno.
EYE ON THE BALL - Burning ears and empty trophy cases

EYE ON THE BALL - Burning ears and empty trophy cases

CFL wrap: Okay, okay let's hear itI was wrong about Durant and he's the best thing to come along since Tim Hortons announced it's new sun-dried tomato chicken wrap.
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