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Coyote tests positive for canine distemper

City bylaw enforcement officials are once again urging local residents to be aware of coyotes, after it has been confirmed a coyote killed by bylaw enforcement personnel had indeed suffered from canine distemper.

Covered population numbers released

Humboldt's population is up from last year, according to numbers from the Ministry of Health.
Hamilton welcomes 2012

Hamilton welcomes 2012

Mayor Ian Hamilton cited several areas of progress in North Battleford as he welcomed in 2012 at city council Monday. Hamilton began the meeting with brief remarks to welcome the New Year.
Funspiel draws six rinks

Funspiel draws six rinks

The Blaine Lake Community Association (BLCA) hosted its annual Wayne Horner open spiel Jan. 8 with six rinks registered. The funspiel is held annually in memory of Wayne Horner, who was instrumental in establishing the BLCA.
B'ford water passes the test

B'ford water passes the test

Drink up, the water's fine. As per Saskatchewan Environmental requirements, the Town of Battleford has released its annual notice to consumers concerning drinking water quality and compliance.

Paperwork for new physicians addressed

Prairie North Health Region and North Saskatchewan River Health Holdings are working together to facilitate the immigration and physician assessment process for two physicians for Health Holdings clinics.

WDM looking for volunteers

The Western Development Museum in North Battleford is looking for a host of volunteers in 2012.
Final building permits values through the roof in North Battleford

Final building permits values through the roof in North Battleford

The final numbers are in on what was a booming year for building permits in North Battleford. The total value of building permits in 2011 was $74,523,350 on 131 permits, compared to $47,950,300 based on 154 permits in 2010.

Weather turns cold, finally

After several weeks of balmy winter conditions in the Battlefords, Old Man Winter finally blew in Wednesday.

Humboldt crime stats up slightly

Prisoners are up. Traffic charges are way up. And while hit and runs are down a little, they are still a problem.
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