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Go-slow approach to garbage issue

North Battleford city council has some hard thinking ahead of them on the issue of whether to convert from communal bins to individual rollout bins across the city.

Crime stats show slight improvement

Crime numbers for the Battlefords RCMP detachment showed improvement - for a change - in November. For persons, property, Criminal Code, liquor act and provincial traffic offences, numbers were down for the month.

Emergency preparedness plans for 2011

In the wake of a year in which North Battleford's emergency preparedness was put to the test, the city is planning increased preparedness efforts in 2011.

Cann honoured with QC designation

Dennis Cann of North Battleford is one of 16 Saskatchewan lawyers honoured recently with Queen's Counsel (QC) appointments.

City establishes task force to develop housing plan

Housing has been an issue in the province and in Humboldt for over a year now and the City of Humboldt is taking steps to address the problem. The City of Humboldt is attempting to create a comprehensive housing development plan.
Christmas Cheer is here

Christmas Cheer is here

For most people, Christmas is a time to gather together, eat turkey dinners and receive gifts. For others, Christmas can seem a bleak time of year because of the costs associated with the season.
CTRC celebrates renovated welding shop

CTRC celebrates renovated welding shop

Cleaner air, better heating, and a better use of space will make a big difference in one local welding shop.
Deranger calls for systemic change

Deranger calls for systemic change

A member of the Athabasca Chipewayan First Nation was in North Battleford Dec. 16 spreading her message of opposition to the development in the tar sands. Susana Deranger was the speaker at North Battleford Public Library.

Christmas Tree recycling encouraged

The City of North Battleford is encouraging residents to recycle their Christmas Trees once the holidays are over. Trees will be recycled into chips again this year, which will be used as mulch in tree and shrub beds.
Tree of Life gives lasting tribute

Tree of Life gives lasting tribute

Four hundred and forty-five; that's the number of Canadian women diagnosed with breast cancer every week, according to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation estimates. In 2010, CBCF estimates 5,300 Canadian women will die from breast cancer.