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Kitchen Zone is just one of the many businesses showing their North Stars pride all season long.
Kitchen Zone is just one of the many businesses showing their North Stars pride all season long. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Star support at its high point for championship weekend

By Roger White
April 28, 2017 - 12:00pm

Excitement surrounding the Battlefords North Stars is spreading fast.

With the team posting one of the best seasons ever in the SJHL this year fans are pumped about their hometown heroes chances at the 2017 Western Canada Cup which kicks off Saturday in Penticton B.C.

The Battlefords North Stars team bus pulls out of the Civic Centre parking lot headed for Penticton B.C., site of the 2017 Western Canada Cup
The Battlefords North Stars team bus pulls out of the Civic Centre parking lot headed for Penticton B.C., site of the 2017 Western Canada Cup Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Snowy send-off as North Stars journey to Penticton begins

By Roger White
April 27, 2017 - 12:15pm

A handful of die-hard hockey fans braved the elements today to give a warm send off to the SJHL Canalta Cup Champions Battlefords North Stars, as left by bus for the Western Canada Cup in Penticton B.C.

The Norsask Sawmill near Meadow Lake will be one of many businesses to feel the affect of the U.S. governments recent announcement of tariffs on softwood lumber.
The Norsask Sawmill near Meadow Lake will be one of many businesses to feel the affect of the U.S. governments recent announcement of tariffs on softwood lumber. file photo/meadowlakeNOW Staff

'U.S. tariffs not really a shock' says MP Gerry Ritz

By Roger White
April 26, 2017 - 2:00pm

Calling it “troubling” and “short-sighted” Battlefords-Lloydminster M.P. and International Trade Critic Gerry Ritz weighed-in on the impending U.S. tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber imports announced on Tuesday.

Mary (Jeanna Walker) and Joseph (Rick Kostiuk) are mismatched lovers at the beginning of World War One as Tale Spinner Theatre presents Mary's Wedding tonight during Theatrefest.
Mary (Jeanna Walker) and Joseph (Rick Kostiuk) are mismatched lovers at the beginning of World War One as Tale Spinner Theatre presents Mary's Wedding tonight during Theatrefest. Facebook

Battlefords newest troupe hits Theatrefest stage tonight

By Roger White
April 26, 2017 - 6:00am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 6:48am

Battlefords newest theatre troupe will be in the spotlight tonight as Theatrefest 2017 continues at the Dekker Centre in North Battleford. The troupe, Tale Spinner Theatre, will present their adaptation of Stephen Massicotte’s Mary’s Wedding.

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