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More charges laid in ATM theft cases

More charges have been laid and one more person has been arrested in connection to a rash of ATM thefts in the Northwest throughout this summer.

Arson car fire suspect to be in court

A North Battleford man has been charged with arson and three other charges in connection to a vehicle fire that took place in early August in Battleford.

Drowning being investigated

Spiritwood RCMP say they are investigating what appears to be a possible drowning of a woman in Chitek Lake. Chitek Lake is located about 60 km north of Spiritwood. Spiritwood RCMP were sent to the area at around noon Sunday, joined by EMS.

Eleven-year-old hit by vehicle at Bridgefest

An 11-year-old boy was sent to hospital after being hit by a vehicle at BridgeFest on the weekend. The incident happened at around 3:45 p.m. at the Flats in Battleford Saturday.

Veterans' markers get green light

The city of North Battleford has given the go-ahead to place headstones on unmarked graves in the veterans section of the City Cemetery.
SaskPower closing Humboldt customer service office

SaskPower closing Humboldt customer service office

By next month, you won't be able to pay your power bill in person, directly to SaskPower, in Humboldt.SaskPower is closing their Humboldt customer service office to the public effective August 31.

RCMP resources stretched: Wilson

Staff Sgt. Phil Wilson confirmed to city council on Monday what many of them had long suspected: that RCMP resources in the city were stretched and they didn't have enough police officers to do some of the preventative aspects of the job.

Local improvement bylaws passed

North Battleford city council passed two local improvement bylaws at their regular council meeting Monday for pavement overlays on 13th and 15th avenue.

Many protest cuts to ambulance service

If there had been a vote for Most Unpopular, David Fan, the CEO of the Prairie North Health Region (PNHR) would have won hands down, at the informational meeting held on Monday, Aug. 23 in the Neilburg Community Hall.

Arson on Moosomin FN school

A 15-year old youth has been charged with arson after a fire destroyed a detached classroom located near Moosomin School on August 18. The incident happened at around 8:30pm in the evening.