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A judge ruled 93 documents involved in the Husky Energy oil spill investigation will remain sealed.
A judge ruled 93 documents involved in the Husky Energy oil spill investigation will remain sealed. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Court orders oil spill documents sealed to investigators

By Bryan Eneas
January 22, 2018 - 5:00pm

judge has decided numerous documents pertaining to the Husky Energy oil spill in 2016, which affected multiple communities along the North Saskatchewan River, will remain sealed to Environment Canada investigators.

Living Sky School Division has announced it will be having meetings with community partners in response to recent tragedies.
Living Sky School Division has announced it will be having meetings with community partners in response to recent tragedies. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Living Sky planning meeting following recent tragedies at Comp High

By Angela Brown
January 22, 2018 - 2:36pm

Living Sky School Division has announced they will be meeting with community partners in response to the news that two high school students have tragically died by suicide recently. 

Clayton Favel, who appeared in court Monday via CCTV, is facing a charge of attempted murder, plus numerous other charges, in relation to a Jan. 5 shooting incident in North Battleford. His case has been remanded to Feb. 5.
Clayton Favel, who appeared in court Monday via CCTV, is facing a charge of attempted murder, plus numerous other charges, in relation to a Jan. 5 shooting incident in North Battleford. His case has been remanded to Feb. 5. Facebook/Clayton Favel

Case held over for man facing attempted murder charge in N.B.

By Angela Brown
January 22, 2018 - 1:33pm

The case involving a man facing a charge of attempted murder has been remanded until Feb. 5 when the accused is scheduled to enter a plea. 

Clayton Favel, 19, who is in custody, appeared in North Battleford provincial court via CCTV from Saskatoon, Monday. 

Combine goalie Josh Alook standing his ground during a Battlefords power play on Friday night. Meota beat the Stars 8-1 last night in SPHL action.
Combine goalie Josh Alook standing his ground during a Battlefords power play on Friday night. Meota beat the Stars 8-1 last night in SPHL action. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Combines blast Beaver Blues, extend SPHL lead

By Roger White
January 20, 2018 - 12:00pm

It was supposed to be a clash of two of the top three teams in the Saskatchewan Prairie Hockey League (SPHL) last night, however, only one team showed up.

The first place Meota Combines routed the third place Battleford Beaver Blues 8-1 at the Battleford Arena.

Candidate Ken Cheveldayoff was door knocking in the Battlefords on Thursday to encourage Saskatchewan Party members to vote for him in the leadership election.
Candidate Ken Cheveldayoff was door knocking in the Battlefords on Thursday to encourage Saskatchewan Party members to vote for him in the leadership election. submitted photo/Nicole Rebin

Candidate Cheveldayoff takes campaign door-to-door in Battlefords

By Angela Brown
January 19, 2018 - 4:52pm

Saskatchewan Party leadership race hopeful Ken Cheveldayoff took his campaign to the Battlefords Thursday, going door-to-door to encourage party members who haven't voted yet to vote for him.

An annual round dance celebration that is free and open to the public will be held at the Don Ross gymnasium in North Battleford on Feb. 2.
An annual round dance celebration that is free and open to the public will be held at the Don Ross gymnasium in North Battleford on Feb. 2. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Memorial Round Dance event returns to Battlefords

By Angela Brown
January 19, 2018 - 2:00pm

Battlefords area residents will have an opportunity to join in a traditional round dance coming to North Battleford next month. 

This marks the Third Memorial Round Dance in honour of Allen Sapp and Walking with Our Sisters.

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