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Local legacy to Olympic torch relay unveiled

Local legacy to Olympic torch relay unveiled

A year after the Olympic Torch made its way through the Battlefords, a lasting legacy was unveiled at the North Battleford Sports Museum and Hall of Fame. An interactive "living legacy" commemorating the Torch Relay and the events of Jan.
Hopes for better weather top of mayor's list for 2011

Hopes for better weather top of mayor's list for 2011

As 2010 winds to a close, everyone looks back at the year to ponder what they've accomplished and looks ahead to plan for the new year.
Council tackles bird invasion issue

Council tackles bird invasion issue

North Battleford has an influx of new residents. Unfortunately, they have wings, feathers and claws and do not bother to pay any property taxes.

Crying wolf costly

An alarming increase in false alarms had Fire Chief Larry Gabruch asking town council to consider a fee or fine for unwarranted responses. The Battleford Fire Department responded to 22 false alarms in 2010, compared to nine in 2009 and four in 2008.

Slaughterhouse secures council's support

It appears Battleford will be home to a meat processing plant in the near future, as town council approved Munawar Sabir's application during their council meeting, Jan. 10. Sabir had appeared before the council at their last meeting, Dec.

Sentence handed down in domestic assault

A jail sentence has been handed down in a case of aggravated assault involving a common-law couple. Michael Lavallee was sentenced to 10 months in custody and another nine months probation in provincial court Wednesday in North Battleford.

City socks it to residents with fee hikes

North Battleford city council is ushering in 2011 with a number of proposed fee increases.

Two arrested, charged with vandalism

Humboldt was hit hard by some vandals last week, but RCMP believe they have the culprits in custody. Though two vandalism sprees took place in the first week of the new year, RCMP believe the same people were responsible for both.

Going back to the fountain

The town of Battleford took the first step towards reducing bottled water consumption when they officially declared March 10 as Bottled Water Free Day. The declaration was made during the Jan.
Schools dream big with small change

Schools dream big with small change

As the CUPlex travels the path from dream to reality, there has been many a headline lauding the latest big donation.
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