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Innovation Credit Union board president Bruce Sack, left, joins CEO Daniel Johnson to discuss plans on becoming the first federal Credit Union headquartered in Saskatchewan. On Tuesday night, it was announced the membership had voted 82 per cent in favor of federalization
Innovation Credit Union board president Bruce Sack, left, joins CEO Daniel Johnson to discuss plans on becoming the first federal Credit Union headquartered in Saskatchewan. On Tuesday night, it was announced the membership had voted 82 per cent in favor of federalization file photo/battlefordsNOW

Innovation Credit Union members vote 'yes' on federalization

By Roger White
December 13, 2017 - 8:49am

Innovation Credit Union members have voted in favour of Innovation’s proposal to become the first federal Credit Union headquartered in Saskatchewan.

Of the more than 17,200 members who voted, 82 per cent voted in favor of the special resolution.

Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk heading into the polling station to cast her ballot hours before winning the federal byelection on Monday night.
Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk heading into the polling station to cast her ballot hours before winning the federal byelection on Monday night. Rosemarie Falk/Facebook

'She’s up to the challenge': Ritz on Falk

By Roger White
December 12, 2017 - 12:00pm

For the first time since 1997, Gerry Ritz watched Monday’s byelection results roll in as a constituent rather than a candidate and he says he could not have been more pleased with the outcome; a win by Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk.

City crews will be cleaning out the drainage ditch along Territorial Dr., starting at West Railway Ave. moving up to Killdeer Dr.
City crews will be cleaning out the drainage ditch along Territorial Dr., starting at West Railway Ave. moving up to Killdeer Dr. submitted photo/City of North Battleford

City crews clearing drainage ditch along Territorial Drive

By Roger White
December 11, 2017 - 12:00pm

Motorists travelling on Territorial Dr. over the next few weeks will notice a lot of activity as city crews begin clearing the drainage ditch from West Railway Ave. to Killdeer Dr.

RCMP arrested a 36-year-old St.Walburg man following a a vehicle stop on Friday night.
RCMP arrested a 36-year-old St.Walburg man following a a vehicle stop on Friday night. Bryan Eneas/paNOW staff

St. Walburg man faces drug charges after arrest

By Roger White
December 11, 2017 - 9:00am

A 36-year-old St. Walburg man will appear in North Battleford Provincial Court today after a vehicle stop by RCMP on Friday night.

The man was charged with seven offences including possession of cocaine and methamphetamines for the purpose of trafficking, and driving while impaired.

Members of the Battlefords North Stars leave the ice all smiles following their 10-2 thrashing of La Ronge on Nov. 28. The Stars travel to La Ronge tonight and Saturday night to face the Ice Wolves who have only beaten the Stars once in 13 tries in the past three-plus years.
Members of the Battlefords North Stars leave the ice all smiles following their 10-2 thrashing of La Ronge on Nov. 28. The Stars travel to La Ronge tonight and Saturday night to face the Ice Wolves who have only beaten the Stars once in 13 tries in the past three-plus years. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars look to continue dominance over Ice Wolves

By Roger White
December 8, 2017 - 1:00pm Updated: December 8, 2017 - 2:36pm

On paper, this weekend’s back-to-back showdown with the La Ronge Ice Wolves should be an easy four points for the Battlefords North Stars.

Four people appeared in Provincial Court on Thursday facing over 40 charges in connection with recent arrests in the area.
Four people appeared in Provincial Court on Thursday facing over 40 charges in connection with recent arrests in the area. file photo/battlefordsNOW

Four people face over 40 charges following arrests in N.B.

By Roger White
December 8, 2017 - 9:05am

Four people have been charged with multiple offences in relation to an ongoing investigation.

On Tuesday, Battlefords RCMP executed several search warrants at various locations across North Battleford and Battleford under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA)

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