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NDP tour Northwest health care facilities

NDP tour Northwest health care facilities

Long-term care and issues surrounding doctor shortages and health-care personnel were on the radar of the provincial NDP last week as they toured the Northwest.
Fort Pitt's place in history secured

Fort Pitt's place in history secured

Throughout the west, history buffs and visitors are commemorating the125th anniversary of the events of the North West Resistance of 1885.

Local golfer is in the hunt after day one

North Battlefords' Club Champion was looking to put his golfing skills to the test this week during the Saskatchewan Amateur Women's & Mid-Amateur Men's Championships at Kenosee Lake. After day one, Dwayne Johnston is tied for 16th at +6.
In with the new, out with the old

In with the new, out with the old

The Rotary Club's president's wind-up in June ushered in the third female president in the history of the Battlefords chapter, which was established in 1920.

Tax protest a move in the right direction

Dear Editor A lot of folks in British Columbia are mad as hell about their government's proposed new HST (Harmonized Sales Tax), and it appears they don't plan to take it anymore.

Street party key in fight against crime

Dear Editor The North Battleford East Side Good Neighbor Network (NBESGNN) put on a street party in support of neighborhood wellness in 2008.

Bandits Red are provincial champions

As the host team of a provincial championship the pressure is always on to put a competitive product on the field and this past weekend was no exception.

Suspect dismissed from seniors lodge

Prairie North Health Region is revamping their policies after a River Heights Lodge employee allegedly stole around $14,000.

Miami Yankees are now a powerhouse in the NBA

It was made official Thursday - LeBron James is heading to Miami to play with the Heat and his buddies, Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade.
Bauche - The Interview

Bauche - The Interview

On the eve of his retirement, Dean Bauche shares his thoughts on the Allen Sapp and Chapel galleries, art culture and his experience as director of galleries.