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Locals light candles at a recent vigil to support victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting victims.
Locals light candles at a recent vigil to support victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting victims. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords residents support Orlando shooting victims with vigil

By Sarah Rae
June 17, 2016 - 11:46am

Dozens of locals came together in North Battleford to stand in solidarity with the victims of this past week’s mass shooting in an Orlando LGBTQ nightclub.

Organizer Kay-Lynne Collier said she was happy with the Central Park vigil’s turnout.

Randy Fox is presented with a blanket and eagle feather from the Living Sky School Division’s Elders Council.
Randy Fox is presented with a blanket and eagle feather from the Living Sky School Division’s Elders Council. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

School division director honoured in ceremony

By Sarah Rae
June 16, 2016 - 5:29pm

The Living Sky School Division’s director of education was honoured in a First Nations ceremony for his retirement this year.

On Thursday, the Elders Council presented Randy Fox with an eagle feather and blanket made with the same colours as the school division’s logo.

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