Skip to content

Local News

Armed robbery in North Battleford

Armed robbery in North Battleford

RCMP are seeking the public's help in investigating an armed robbery on the Highway 16 bypass in North Battleford. Police responded on April 24 around 11:45 p.m.
70 years of CWL service

70 years of CWL service

Not often do leaders of the national, dioceses and local Catholic Women's League have an opportunity to all gather at one place, but that was the case Saturday.
Mayes field gets council thumbs up

Mayes field gets council thumbs up

The naming of a North Battleford practice field after NFL star Rueben Mayes has received an enthusiastic thumbs up from city council.

Doctor Recruitment Committee asks for support

They need financial help to bring doctors to the region.The Doctor Recruitment and Retention Committee recently sent out a letter to all the local municipalities asking for financial support.
Chamber wants more information on Sask. Hospital heritage status

Chamber wants more information on Sask. Hospital heritage status

The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce wants more information before it will decide whether to support an application to seek heritage status for Saskatchewan Hospital.

City ponders tax increase

The budget talks continue around the city council table. Humboldt City Council held a budget meeting after a regular council meeting on April 9. The main topic of the budget meeting was a proposed property tax increase.
Police eye aggressive drivers

Police eye aggressive drivers

Motorists who exhibit aggressive driving behaviours on Saskatchewan roads will be held accountable for their actions during Operation Spring Brake, according to a press release from SGI.
Scavenging an idea being considered by City Hall

Scavenging an idea being considered by City Hall

City councillors are looking at scavenging as a way to cut down on landfill costs as North Battleford's waste management facility.
Houk wants consistent policy for demolition permits

Houk wants consistent policy for demolition permits

In the wake of the fire at Jesus is Alive last month, calls have stepped up at City Hall for a more consistent demolition policy.
Battleford quarterly crime statistics detailed

Battleford quarterly crime statistics detailed

Staff Sergeant Phil Wilson made an appearance at Battleford town council April 16, to break down crime statistics for the first quarter of 2012. In general, numbers were up.