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Student walk-a-thon raises $5,000

Student walk-a-thon raises $5,000

Holy Family students were overheard saying "Can I pie you?" May 27. They were referring to the school's Annual Spring Charity Walk-a-thon.
Yellow fish spread in North Battleford

Yellow fish spread in North Battleford

The weather on the weekend may have lured people to the river and lakes to do some fishing, but while many were doing that, a small group of volunteers painted fish in North Battleford.

Living it Up

Recently returning from a business conference in Miami, I decided I'd caught a tiny glimpse of how the other side lives. Well, at least part of one side of how the rest of the world lives.

The blood suckers are back: get out the repellent

The bloodsuckers are back. This year is shaping up to be a bad one for mosquitoes in the Battlefords and surrounding area.

Man sentenced for child pornography

A North Battleford man will serve 30 days in jail and three years probation for possession of child pornography.


BODEN. On Wednesday, June 2, 2010, Herbert Boden of Nelson passed away at Mountain Lake Seniors Community, Nelson BC at the age of 97 years. Cremation has taken place at the Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Crematorium.


ANNE LOUISE GILKER (SCOTT) born in Nelson on Sept. 29th 1917 passed away on June 2, 2010 in Kalso Victorian Hospital. She married Robert (Bob) Gilker in 1936 and they spent most of their lives in Kaslo.
A look back at 1985, Ecole Monseigneur Blaise Morand opens a time capsule

A look back at 1985, Ecole Monseigneur Blaise Morand opens a time capsule

Many people have heard the story from their parents or told their kids, those were the days - referring to their time in elementary school when there wasn't a care in the world.

High five for City workers

Dear Editor The extreme storm we experienced last Thursday required a tremendous effort from all City employees to respond, and they did.

Napa Auto Parts earns heritage award

Napa Auto Parts/J.K.P. Farm Supply Ltd. has been named the 2011 Battlefords Business Excellence Heritage Award recipient.