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The partial eclipse will be exciting to see on Monday morning but it will bring hazards according to one local optometrist.
The partial eclipse will be exciting to see on Monday morning but it will bring hazards according to one local optometrist. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Warnings for those viewing Monday's partial eclipse

By Roger White
August 17, 2017 - 5:00pm

While many will be looking to the skies on Monday to catch a glimpse of the first partial eclipse visible in North America since 2014, a local optometrist said there are risks involved.

Miles Ermine aka "Indian Elvis" stands in front of some of his Elvis memorabilia in his home in North Battleford.
Miles Ermine aka "Indian Elvis" stands in front of some of his Elvis memorabilia in his home in North Battleford. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Battleford man keeps The King alive

By Roger White
August 16, 2017 - 8:00am

Today marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most shocking events in entertainment history. On Aug. 16, 1977, Elvis Presley, “The King of Rock and Roll” died at the age of 42.

To those who grew up during the 1950s, 60s and 70s there was no one like him.

North Battleford's own Andrew Albers pitched five solid innings helping the Seattle Mariners to a 3-1 win over Baltimore last night in MLB action. Albers notched his first major league win since Aug. 2013.
North Battleford's own Andrew Albers pitched five solid innings helping the Seattle Mariners to a 3-1 win over Baltimore last night in MLB action. Albers notched his first major league win since Aug. 2013. Twitter

Albers dominate in first start with Mariners

By Roger White
August 16, 2017 - 7:27am Updated: August 16, 2017 - 8:25am

North Battleford’s Andrew Albers picked up his first Major League Baseball win in four seasons as he gave up one run while scattering six hits in five innings helping the Seattle Mariners defeat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 last night at Safeco Field in Seattle.

Dana Karlson owner of Turtleford and Cut Knife Pharmacies is concerned a decision by the Prairie North Health Region to award tenders for daily drug prescriptions to nursing homes in the area to outside providers will affect the communities.
Dana Karlson owner of Turtleford and Cut Knife Pharmacies is concerned a decision by the Prairie North Health Region to award tenders for daily drug prescriptions to nursing homes in the area to outside providers will affect the communities. Facebook

Pharmacy owner concerned with awarding of tenders

By Roger White
August 15, 2017 - 12:00pm

The owner of the Cut Knife and Turtleford Pharmacy is hoping to rally the community together in wake of the Prairie North Health Region’s recent decision to award tenders for the contract of packaging and distribution of daily prescription drugs to a provider from outside the communities.

Battlefords RCMP urge residents to be weary of offers that sound too good to be true.
Battlefords RCMP urge residents to be weary of offers that sound too good to be true. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Locals hit by fraud

By Roger White
August 11, 2017 - 2:00pm

If it seems too good to be true it probably is.

That’s the warning members of the Battlefords RCMP are issuing to local residents in the wake of recent complaints of money scams and frauds happening in the area.

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