Angela Brown

Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk is planning a meet and greet Wednesday in N.B.
Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk is planning a meet and greet Wednesday in N.B. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Conservative candidate Falk focused on helping families, reducing crime

By Angela Brown
November 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk, who is running in the Dec. 11 federal byelection for Battlefords-Lloydminster, said she is focused on helping struggling families as part of her platform.

Falk visited North Battleford Monday and opened her new campaign office on 100 Street.

The second-degree murder case involving Gerald Stanley is set to go to trial in January.
The second-degree murder case involving Gerald Stanley is set to go to trial in January. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Judge named in Stanley trial, voir dire being held

By Angela Brown
November 21, 2017 - 1:00pm

The name of the judge has been announced for the second-degree murder case involving Gerald Stanley.

Chief Justice Martel Popescul, who is the chief justice for the province, will preside in a trial by jury at Court of Queen's Bench in the town of Battleford.

An example of a natural playground created in another community. BECIP hopes N.B. will fund its proposal for a natural play space at Centennial Park.
An example of a natural playground created in another community. BECIP hopes N.B. will fund its proposal for a natural play space at Centennial Park. Facebook/BienenstockPlaygrounds

BECIP hopes city will help fund natural play space

By Angela Brown
November 20, 2017 - 4:29pm Updated: November 20, 2017 - 5:03pm

Administrators of the Battlefords Early Childhood Intervention Program (BECIP) hope North Battleford city hall will find room in the budget for a children's outdoor play space. 

Local community organizations supporting children gather outside North Battleford City Hall with N.B Mayor Ryan Bater and Battleford Mayor Ames Leslie to recognize National Child Day, Monday.
Local community organizations supporting children gather outside North Battleford City Hall with N.B Mayor Ryan Bater and Battleford Mayor Ames Leslie to recognize National Child Day, Monday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

National Child Day celebrated in the Battlefords

By Angela Brown
November 20, 2017 - 11:40am Updated: November 20, 2017 - 12:22pm

Rights for healthy living, healthy relationships and education are some of what the Battleford's Children's Charter guaranteed when it was signed in 2013.

Saskatchewan Party leadership candidates, left to right, Alanna Koch, Ken Cheveldayoff, Tina Beaudry-Mellor, Scott Moe, and Gordon Wyant gather following Thursday night's debate.
Saskatchewan Party leadership candidates, left to right, Alanna Koch, Ken Cheveldayoff, Tina Beaudry-Mellor, Scott Moe, and Gordon Wyant gather following Thursday night's debate. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Candidates square off at N.B. Sask Party leadership debate

By Angela Brown
November 17, 2017 - 12:00pm

Saskatchewan Party leadership candidates faced off in a debate in North Battleford Thursday, addressing hot-button topics such as crime, infrastructure, social needs and the budget.

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