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Local father seeks liberation

Despite not getting a break from the Town of Battleford, a local family is still going ahead with a planned fundraising event. Mike and Jamie Larose are trying to raise $25,000 for a promising new treatment for Mike, who has multiple sclerosis.

Innovation collecting flood relief donations

Innovation Credit Union says it is accepting donations for the Red Cross from anyone wishing to help with the local flood relief in Saskatchewan.

Chain link fence cut during break in

During the night of June 2, a break and enter occurred at Sylvester RV Centre on 99th Street in North Battleford. The perpetrators cut a chain link fence and stole an outboard motor. June 4 at approximately 3 a.m.
HDHF celebrates successes and challenges

HDHF celebrates successes and challenges

There are several new faces on the board and they're starting to spend some of the money they've raised. The Humboldt District Hospital Foundation (HDHF) held its annual general meeting in Humboldt on June 16 with close to 30 people in attendance.
Graduates get greetings from Queen

Graduates get greetings from Queen

Grade 7 graduates from Holy Family School were in for a royal treat when the lieutenant governor came to speak on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II at the school's 20th awards ceremony. Lt. Gov.
Protestors anger drivers

Protestors anger drivers

"Why don't you try getting a job?" "Yeah! Hear our voices!" "This is bull*@%*!" "Good for you!" These are just some of the words flung by passing motorists when traffic on the northbound Battleford bridge was reduced to one lane by protestors June 24

WDM volunteer Wells honored

A longtime volunteer with the Western Development Museum was honoured Thursday. Edwin Wells has been active with the museum since 1985, volunteering on average 120 hours a month or 1,140 hours a year.

NWER meeting addresses accomplishments, challenges

The North West Enterprise Region elected a new board and reviewed activities from the past year at their annual general meeting June 23 at Fort Battleford National Historic Site.

Jail for Night in Queen's robbery

The man who pled guilty to the Jan. 21 robbery of the Queen's Hotel in Battleford was sentenced to five and a half years behind bars Tuesday. Carter Night had earlier pled guilty to robbery and four other charges.

Tender for theater to be awarded soon

The award of the tender for the Dekker Centre for the Performing Arts could happen by next week.