Battlefords

Left to right, First Nation dancers Lacy Albert with her children Jazz Roan, 10, and Landis Roan, 13, and photographers Warne Noyce and his wife Paula, during the unveiling of the Art of Courage Wall at Battlefords Union Hospital (BUH), for the BUH Foundation project.
Left to right, First Nation dancers Lacy Albert with her children Jazz Roan, 10, and Landis Roan, 13, and photographers Warne Noyce and his wife Paula, during the unveiling of the Art of Courage Wall at Battlefords Union Hospital (BUH), for the BUH Foundation project. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Proud time for BUH Foundation with Art of Courage Wall release

By Angela Brown
March 30, 2017 - 10:02am Updated: March 30, 2017 - 11:02am

It was a proud and joyful time for Battlefords Union Hospital (BUH) Foundation Wednesday afternoon when executive director Claudette McGuire announced the unveiling of the new Art of Courage Wall installation at the entrance to the hospital's chemotherapy unit.

Developers Gregg Tady, left, and Brad Taylor, right, show plans to City of North Battleford director of planning and development Jennifer Niesink, at a recent open house meeting.
Developers Gregg Tady, left, and Brad Taylor, right, show plans to City of North Battleford director of planning and development Jennifer Niesink, at a recent open house meeting. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Riverview projects making headway

By Angela Brown
March 29, 2017 - 2:07pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 4:44pm

Riverview should be a bustling area in the months ahead if two developers are able to proceed with two new projects in the vicinity of 102 and 103 Streets.

(L to R) Coleman Bull, Levi Highway, Denis Delorme, Clint Sanderson and Adam Charles were voted as the Men’s Jigging Finalists at Pride of the Northwest XVII at the Gold Eagle Casino recently.
(L to R) Coleman Bull, Levi Highway, Denis Delorme, Clint Sanderson and Adam Charles were voted as the Men’s Jigging Finalists at Pride of the Northwest XVII at the Gold Eagle Casino recently. submitted photo/Shane Fluney

Pride of the northwest XVII the biggest yet

By Roger White
March 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

The best amateur singers and Red River jiggers from across Saskatchewan descended on the Battlefords recently to compete in Pride of the Northwest XVII at the Gold Eagle Casino.

A province-wide campaign aims to fundraise to purchase equipment and furnishings for the new hospital.
A province-wide campaign aims to fundraise to purchase equipment and furnishings for the new hospital. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Prairie North leading fundraiser campaign for new hospital

By Angela Brown
March 28, 2017 - 4:52pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 5:33pm

A local group working on a province-wide fundraising campaign for the new Saskatchewan Hospital is making some headway in reaching an $8-million goal, after already raising $1.2 million with a big boost from an anonymous donor in Southern Saskatchewan.

William Chappell and Brenda Korchinski present their information to back their plea to the city to reconsider the removal of trees in their neighbourhood planned in an upcoming UPAR project.
William Chappell and Brenda Korchinski present their information to back their plea to the city to reconsider the removal of trees in their neighbourhood planned in an upcoming UPAR project. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Residents fill seats at council to save neighbourhood trees

By Greg Higgins
March 28, 2017 - 12:00pm

At last night’s council meeting in North Battleford, residents of the 1300 and 1400 blocks of 97th St. showed up to voice their concerns about tree removal affecting the aesthetics of the neighborhood and property values in upcoming road construction plans.

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