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Andrew Albers picked up his second win of the season and his first RBI in first major league at bat in Seattle's 6-5 victory over Atlanta on Monday.
Andrew Albers picked up his second win of the season and his first RBI in first major league at bat in Seattle's 6-5 victory over Atlanta on Monday. Twitter/Seattle Mariners

Albers arm and bat help Mariners edge Braves

By Roger White
August 22, 2017 - 12:00pm

The Atlanta Braves may regret giving up on Andrew Albers.

The 31-year-old North Battleford product used both his arm and his bat to help the Seattle Mariners edge his former team 6-5 last night at SunTrust Park in Atlanta.

Seven-year-old Sophie Maunula enjoyed looking at Monday's partial eclipse through their homemade viewing box.
Seven-year-old Sophie Maunula enjoyed looking at Monday's partial eclipse through their homemade viewing box. Facebook/Amanda Maunula

Locals marvel at solar eclipse

By Roger White
August 22, 2017 - 10:04am Updated: August 22, 2017 - 12:28pm

Whether it was online or in the great outdoors, thousands of Battleford and Meadow Lake residents witnessed the first solar eclipse seen in Canada since 2014.

RCMP School Liaison Officers will be visiting the Battlefords area schools again with the start of the new year.
RCMP School Liaison Officers will be visiting the Battlefords area schools again with the start of the new year. File photo/paNOW Staff

RCMP continuing presence in schools

By Angela Brown
August 22, 2017 - 9:34am Updated: August 22, 2017 - 10:35am

Battlefords RCMP officers will continue to have a strong presence in local schools this year, and will now also be visiting area First Nation schools more as part of their efforts.

Cpl. James Fenrich said the RCMP are trying to build relationships with youth. 

Tale Spinner Theatre will be hosting an open house on Aug. 28 and 29 to provide information about their organization.
Tale Spinner Theatre will be hosting an open house on Aug. 28 and 29 to provide information about their organization. Tale Spinner Theatre/Facebook

Tale Spinner aims to increase public interest

By Jared Gottselig
August 22, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: August 22, 2017 - 8:54am

North Battleford’s theatre scene has been expanding over the past year, and the Tale Spinner Theatre company wants you to remember their name.

Dannyll Challis is the artistic director of the group, currently in its second season of performances.

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