Battlefords

From left to right: Pat Vescio, Lori Dyok, Nicki Haberstock, all from the local Northland Power station; Rob Rongve, co-chair of the games committee; Calvin MacCormack, facilities and operations manager for Northland Power Inc.; David Schell, co-chair of the games committee; Newman Matchim and Richard Pratchler, managers at the local Northland Power station.
From left to right: Pat Vescio, Lori Dyok, Nicki Haberstock, all from the local Northland Power station; Rob Rongve, co-chair of the games committee; Calvin MacCormack, facilities and operations manager for Northland Power Inc.; David Schell, co-chair of the games committee; Newman Matchim and Richard Pratchler, managers at the local Northland Power station. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Northland Power comes on as Sask Winter Games diamond sponsor

By Nathan Kanter
October 17, 2017 - 2:00pm

Northland Power is the latest to sign on as a Saskatchewan Winter Games sponsor.

On Tuesday morning, they announced a $40,000 diamond-level commitment and will be sponsoring the games lounge.

RCMP conducted two search warrants and confiscated drugs, weapons and cash following the searches of two residences last Friday in North Battleford.
RCMP conducted two search warrants and confiscated drugs, weapons and cash following the searches of two residences last Friday in North Battleford. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Two raids net RCMP drugs and weapons

By Roger White
October 17, 2017 - 8:42am

Friday the 13th proved unlucky for several people in North Battleford last week following a pair of search warrants.

In total nine people were arrested while weapons, drugs and cash were confiscated by Battlefords RCMP.

Fibre optic technology will be coming to North Battleford in the near future.
Fibre optic technology will be coming to North Battleford in the near future. file photo/CJME Staff

North Battleford on the list for faster Internet

By Angela Brown
October 17, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: October 17, 2017 - 11:14am

While the date hasn't been set yet, North Battleford will be joining other communities in the province on the list to receive new fibre optic technology so residents can enjoy faster Internet service.

Sasktel refers to the new technology as "infiNET." 

City administrators are asking for the public's input on how it can help the housing situation in the city by completing a survey on their website.
City administrators are asking for the public's input on how it can help the housing situation in the city by completing a survey on their website. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

City asking for public's input to improve housing situation

By Greg Higgins
October 16, 2017 - 4:06pm Updated: October 17, 2017 - 10:12am

Anyone with suggestions on how North Battleford can improve the housing situation in the city now has a chance to have their voices heard.

Donna Challis, the Battlefords Community Players executive producer is excited for the new season for the Battlefords Community Players as the theatre troupe presents The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God beginning Tuesday Oct. 17 at the BCP club house.
Donna Challis, the Battlefords Community Players executive producer is excited for the new season for the Battlefords Community Players as the theatre troupe presents The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God beginning Tuesday Oct. 17 at the BCP club house. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

New season begins for Battlefords Community Players

By Roger White
October 16, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: October 16, 2017 - 2:54pm

It has often been said that many actors of both stage and screen spend their entire career searching for that one defining role that is the “right fit” or is “personal” to the performer.

North Battleford Mayor Ryan Bater cut the ceremonial ribbon today to officially reopen the downtown after several months of construction.
North Battleford Mayor Ryan Bater cut the ceremonial ribbon today to officially reopen the downtown after several months of construction. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Downtown 'officially' reopens, but not to vehicles yet

By Greg Higgins
October 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

Mayor Ryan Bater cut the ceremonial red ribbon today to officially reopen the “downtown T” to the public this morning. But with one glaring exception — the roads aren’t ready for vehicular traffic yet.

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