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Team Regina swept the feet from under their completion, taking nearly half the 15 medals available in the Judo Skills competition.
Team Regina swept the feet from under their completion, taking nearly half the 15 medals available in the Judo Skills competition. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Regina cleans up with 7 medals in Judo Skills Competition

By Greg Higgins
February 22, 2018 - 10:00am

Athletes showed off their technique in the Judo skills competition Wednesday morning in the Saskatchewan Winter Games, with Regina picking up seven medals in the event.

Mould and decaying drywall in Carol Peyachew's basement.
Mould and decaying drywall in Carol Peyachew's basement. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Red Pheasant residents frustrated with 'outrageous' living conditions

By Greg Higgins
February 21, 2018 - 3:30pm Updated: February 22, 2018 - 8:17am

Residents on Red Pheasant First Nation’s are living without running water or heat and have raw sewage on the ground. Many of those residents are accusing the Chief and council of neglecting their duties to help.

Bella Brown of Saskatoon blows the audience, judges and competition away after a clean and jerk of 52kg. She only weights 39.9kg herself.
Bella Brown of Saskatoon blows the audience, judges and competition away after a clean and jerk of 52kg. She only weights 39.9kg herself. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Hitting above their weight: girls showcase weightlifting skills

By Greg Higgins
February 20, 2018 - 10:00am

Weightlifting might seem like a male-dominated sport, but it was the girls who were celebrating on Family Day as they lifted far heavier weights than the boys.

The 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games banner was lifted to the rafters of the North Battleford Civic Centre during the opening ceremonies Sunday night.
The 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games banner was lifted to the rafters of the North Battleford Civic Centre during the opening ceremonies Sunday night. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Opening ceremonies officially kick-off Winter Games

By Greg Higgins
February 19, 2018 - 9:35am Updated: February 19, 2018 - 5:51pm

Thousands of athletes and fans filled the stands of the Civic Centre in North Battleford for the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games Sunday night.

After the potential approval from city council last this month, Magic Lantern should have shovels in the ground come April to officially start construction on the new four screen cinema.
After the potential approval from city council last this month, Magic Lantern should have shovels in the ground come April to officially start construction on the new four screen cinema. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Construction on new cinema could start in April

By Greg Higgins
February 16, 2018 - 3:35pm

If all goes to plan a land deal could be approved this month with shovels in the ground by April for the new four screen theatre in North Battleford.

The logo is meant to represent the strong history of North Battleford and its strong future according to the city.
The logo is meant to represent the strong history of North Battleford and its strong future according to the city. submitted/City of North Battleford

City unveils new logo, slogan and photo contest for downtown

By Greg Higgins
February 14, 2018 - 5:00pm

The City of North Battleford has released a new logo and slogan for downtown as part of its revitalization plan and is asking the public to submit photo’s which depict the city through the years.

Alvin Baptiste is taking his perceived injustice in the verdict handed out in the Gerald Stanley murder trial to the provincial and federal governments in hopes the system can be corrected.
Alvin Baptiste is taking his perceived injustice in the verdict handed out in the Gerald Stanley murder trial to the provincial and federal governments in hopes the system can be corrected. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Strong words from Boushie's family at rally in N.B.

By Greg Higgins
February 10, 2018 - 3:44pm Updated: February 10, 2018 - 4:42pm

Strong words were had by the family of Colten Boushie during a peaceful demonstration held by the #justiceforcolten movement at the North Battleford courthouse Saturday afternoon.

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