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Council highlights for October 25

Here is a summary of some of the topics that were up for discussion at a busy North Battleford council meeting Monday night.
Condo development proposed

Condo development proposed

Have you thought about where you will live when you retire? There are always questions to be answered about health care, activities and the essentials of life.

CUPlex infrastructure cost breakdown slides upwards

Costs for infrastructure to the Credit Union CUPlex are running at least half a million dollars higher than what previous estimates indicated it would be.
Celebration supper at Manitou Lake Bible Camp

Celebration supper at Manitou Lake Bible Camp

It was a time of rejoicing and reflection when summer staff members, friends and supporters of Manitou Lake Bible Camp (MLBC) gathered in the new dining hall Oct. 2 for the annual Celebration Supper.

No more fireworks at Battlefords Provincial Park

There will be no more fireworks on Canada Day at Battlefords Provincial Park.

Being the best we can be

The sight of the falling of the beautifully coloured leaves, the bugling of the geese high up in the sky as they commence on their flight plan to warmer climates, turns our thoughts to the resumption of winter activities.
Thirty years of helping women

Thirty years of helping women

Every second, a woman is beaten in America. This is just one of the sobering facts guest speaker Tanya Brown shared with the audience at the Battlefords Interval House's 30th anniversary celebration.

Bank inspector scam gets new life

It's a scam as old as banking itself, but RCMP Saskatchewan's "F" Division Commercial Crime Sections are warning the public of the resurgence of what is commonly referred to as the "bank inspector scam.
Band music echoing in halls of HCI once again

Band music echoing in halls of HCI once again

It's been gone for nearly two decades, but this fall, the sounds of band music can once again be heard at Humboldt Collegiate Institute (HCI). HCI's own band program got going on September 20, when director Kate Wickenhauser was hired to run it.
A cup of coffee's perfect companion

A cup of coffee's perfect companion

You're holding it in your hands, but you probably don't know much about what went into making this newspaper. First, let's start with the press.