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Town purchases lot for opera house parking

The town of Battleford carried a resolution at last week's meeting to purchase a lot at 102-23rd St. W. that will serve as parking for the Battleford Opera House. The lot is being purchased for PJ Lefevre Holdings Ltd. for $65,000, GST included.

Vandals hit WDM

Battlefords RCMP are investigating a series of vandalism and break and enters that occurred in the Battlefords this weekend.

Provincial Green Party leader quits

With just a month before the writ is dropped on the 2011 provincial election, the provincial Green Party has been thrown into leadership turmoil.

Collision on Pearson Ave.

Emergency crews responded Saturday to a two-vehicle collision on Pearson Avenue on the 1900 block in North Battleford. The collision took place around 11:51 a.m. and there were injuries to vehicle occupants, who were sent to hospital by EMS.
Lend a Paw lends a hand

Lend a Paw lends a hand

Why, asks a group of determined pet owners, should animals deserving of a loving home languish in shelters, be abandoned, or euthanized, while more puppies are continually churned out for profit - often under inhumane conditions.

MVA at 8th and Territorial with injuries

Two individuals have been taken to hospital following a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Territorial Drive and 8th Avenue. The incident happened Sept. 6 around 5:50 p.m.

Virus locks down animal shelter

The Battlefords Humane Society is encouraging dog owners to register and vaccinate their pets after an outbreak of canine parvovirus, which spreads from dog to dog.

Hit and run witnesses sought

Aug. 28 at 8:50 p.m., Battlefords RCMP responded to a complaint of a vehicle striking a pedestrian at the intersection of 100th Street and 18th Avenue. The vehicle fled the scene.

Bread Program Finds New Home

The North Battleford Bread program has found its latest venue in the Living Faith Chapel, organizer Lyle Smith says.
Centennial monument begins to take form

Centennial monument begins to take form

Patricia Shiplett is the artist contracted to the Blaine Lake Centennial Monument project scheduled to be unveiled at the town celebrations Aug., 2012.