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Former North Star get his coaching start with SJHL rival

Former North Star get his coaching start with SJHL rival

Battlefords North Stars' fans, and anyone who follows the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League for that matter, will recognize the name Mike George.
Garage razed in blaze

Garage razed in blaze

A garage suffered major damage from a heavy fire that broke out Friday afternoon. The call came in to North Battleford Fire and Emergency Services at around 5 p.m. June 4.

B'ford commits $1.6M to city capital fund

North Battleford mayor Ian Hamilton said Tuesday he was pleased with the Town of Battleford's commitment to pledge $1.6 million to the City of North Battleford for regional recreation capital projects.

Boots & Bouquets

A boot to those who decided the North Battleford Library will remain closed on Sundays until September.

Local drivers win local show and shine awards

Before the rain hit Saturday, it was beautiful day to be outside and a beautiful day to check out some beautiful cars.

Victimization of victims poor graffiti solution

There has to be a better way. North Battleford's new nuisance bylaw has a section in it dealing with graffiti. The basic premise is property owners will be penalized for not removing graffiti in a timely manner.

The Battlefords' power play

The construction of two power plants in the Battlefords over the next three years will have a profound economic impact in the region.

Urban wind towers a lot of hot air

Wind power isn't a new buzz word in the world of green power generation, but a recent proposal by the City of Saskatoon to install a project at the City's landfill has some residents wind-milling their arms in distress.

Crime Stoppers Corner

A baseball bat was used in a home invasion May 29 at a residence on the 1500 block of 103rd Street. Two men entered the residence uninvited and damaged the home with the bat.

Sask. Party missed golden opportunity

Dear Editor I read Dr. Cairns Autopsy on Odishaw article in the May 5 News-Optimist and wanted to offer my view of the situation and the man. Mayor Odishaw got the short end of the stick through no fault of his own.
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