Battlefords

Be sure to check signs on your street to make sure your parked car won’t interfere with snow plows, which can result in a fine.
Be sure to check signs on your street to make sure your parked car won’t interfere with snow plows, which can result in a fine. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Plows to hit residential streets for first time this season

By Greg Higgins
January 23, 2017 - 5:08pm

The city is urging its residents to be aware of street signs if they plan on parking on the street this week, or face a possible fine.

Tomorrow will be the first time this season snow plows hit the residential streets of North Battleford.

Battlefords MLA Herb Cox, chair of the Caucus Committee on Crime Reduction, said he is hearing that drugs are a factor in many crimes.
Battlefords MLA Herb Cox, chair of the Caucus Committee on Crime Reduction, said he is hearing that drugs are a factor in many crimes. Colton Swidersky/meadowlakeNOW Staff

Committee hears drugs are underlying issue for crimes

By Colton Swidersky
January 23, 2017 - 5:00pm

MLAs touring the province to seek solutions on how to reduce crime are hearing that drugs are an underlying cause for much of the criminal activity in Saskatchewan.

RBC Dominion Securities, presented a $25,000 cheque to the CMHA Battlefords. Left to right are: Heath Gabruch, Jane Zielke de Montbrun, Mark Richardson, David Schell, Rob Rongve, and Rena Weikle.
RBC Dominion Securities, presented a $25,000 cheque to the CMHA Battlefords. Left to right are: Heath Gabruch, Jane Zielke de Montbrun, Mark Richardson, David Schell, Rob Rongve, and Rena Weikle. submitted photo/RBC Dominion Securities

Battlefords CMHA halfway toward goal

By Roger White
January 23, 2017 - 10:35am

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Battlefords Branch inched a step closer to their campaign goal, thanks to another large donation from a local group.

There has been several reported cases of bed bugs at the senior housing building that started before December.
There has been several reported cases of bed bugs at the senior housing building that started before December. Katherine Svenkeson/battlefordsNOW

Bed bug outbreak at senior housing building under control

By Katherine Svenkeson
January 21, 2017 - 2:00pm

A bed bug issue at a local senior housing building is under control several weeks after the first outbreak.

The Valleyview Towers Two building, owned by the North Battleford Housing Authority (NBHA), was first introduced to a fairly difficult bed bug problem before Christmas.

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