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Budget meeting confirmed for Dec. 8

Budget meeting confirmed for Dec. 8

Special Planning Committee meeting has been called for Dec. 8 at 5:15, with budget on the agenda
Venus appears its brightest in December

Venus appears its brightest in December

Saskatchewan Skies: Venus and Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune and Uranus visible right after sunset
Innovation Credit Union announces B.C. flood relief

Innovation Credit Union announces B.C. flood relief

Innovation Credit Union is donating $5,000 in support of the British Columbia Floods and Extreme Weather appeal.
Open House for Sask. Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Open House for Sask. Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Open House runs at the museum in Battleford Dec. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Two killed in head on crash in North Battleford

Two killed in head on crash in North Battleford

A Black Dodge SX was driving southbound and is reported to have crossed the highway into oncoming traffic.
Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation man facing drug and weapons offences remains in custody

Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation man facing drug and weapons offences remains in custody

Fenton Sasakamoose was arrested after police received a report of suspicious vehicles parked in Mistawasis First Nation
Couple facing weapons, drug charges appear in La Ronge court

Couple facing weapons, drug charges appear in La Ronge court

Floyd Ratt and Mary Johnson were arrested after La Ronge RCMP raided a trap line
Hall Lake man to stand trial in La Ronge court for murder

Hall Lake man to stand trial in La Ronge court for murder

Keegan Nelson-Smith is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Muhammad Venne
Stranger offers chocolate to Maidstone youths

Stranger offers chocolate to Maidstone youths

Maidstone RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the male or vehicle
Man responsible for rash of break-ins caught and charged

Man responsible for rash of break-ins caught and charged

Eugene Bear, 36, is charged with eight counts of break and enter and commit theft, four counts of break and enter with intent to commit theft and one count of breach of a release order