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North Battleford’s own Barrie Redford has been a staple of the Saskatchewan jazz community for over 30 years.
North Battleford’s own Barrie Redford has been a staple of the Saskatchewan jazz community for over 30 years. Saskatchewan Jazz Festival/Sandy Lockhart Photography

North Battleford trumpet player jazzed to be honoured with special recognition award

By Colleen A.J. Smith
May 30, 2016 - 1:45pm Updated: May 30, 2016 - 4:18pm

Many talented musicians don’t like tooting their own horn, but Barrie Redford – a North Battleford native with an affinity for the swinging sound of trumpet jazz is this year’s recipient of the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival’s prestigious Special Recognition Award.

The damage done to a Prince Albert police car during the incident.
The damage done to a Prince Albert police car during the incident. Spencer Sterritt/paNOW Staff

Home invasion in Debden area leads to arrest in P.A.

By Nigel Maxwell
May 30, 2016 - 12:50pm

The RCMP is releasing more information about an incident in Prince Albert last week that ended with a bang.

According to RCMP, the stolen truck that crashed into a house on Sherman Drive last Thursday, May 26 had been taken from a home that morning in the Victoire area, west of Debden.

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