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After the potential approval from city council last this month, Magic Lantern should have shovels in the ground come April to officially start construction on the new four screen cinema.
After the potential approval from city council last this month, Magic Lantern should have shovels in the ground come April to officially start construction on the new four screen cinema. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Construction on new cinema could start in April

By Greg Higgins
February 16, 2018 - 3:35pm

If all goes to plan a land deal could be approved this month with shovels in the ground by April for the new four screen theatre in North Battleford.

The logo is meant to represent the strong history of North Battleford and its strong future according to the city.
The logo is meant to represent the strong history of North Battleford and its strong future according to the city. submitted/City of North Battleford

City unveils new logo, slogan and photo contest for downtown

By Greg Higgins
February 14, 2018 - 5:00pm

The City of North Battleford has released a new logo and slogan for downtown as part of its revitalization plan and is asking the public to submit photo’s which depict the city through the years.

Members of the 2018 Sask Winter Games committee thank Janice Sander, Property Manager of Frontier Centre- Terracap Management, and Tina Skinner, VP of Operations, Terracap Management Inc. for their donation of $10,000 towards the upcoming games.
Members of the 2018 Sask Winter Games committee thank Janice Sander, Property Manager of Frontier Centre- Terracap Management, and Tina Skinner, VP of Operations, Terracap Management Inc. for their donation of $10,000 towards the upcoming games. submitted photo/Nicole Clow

Frontier Centre shows support for Winter Games

By Roger White
February 14, 2018 - 2:00pm

As the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games in the Battlefords draws closer, the list of sponsors continues to grow to ensure this is the biggest and best winter games in its history.

According to North Battleford Mayor, Ryan Bater, residents should prepare on additional property tax increases if the provincial government further eliminates grants in lieu of crown corporations.
According to North Battleford Mayor, Ryan Bater, residents should prepare on additional property tax increases if the provincial government further eliminates grants in lieu of crown corporations. file photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Additional property tax could be coming; mayor of NB

By Greg Higgins
February 9, 2018 - 5:50pm

North Battleford Mayor, Ryan Bater, didn’t come back from the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) convention particularly enthused about the state of the province. So much so he is warning that additional property tax increases could be on the way.

Cathy Richardson receives the 2017 Citizen of the Year award from Rob Rongve (a former citizen of the year), Friday. She previously received a Best Citizen award from the Best of the Best Awards in 2017.
Cathy Richardson receives the 2017 Citizen of the Year award from Rob Rongve (a former citizen of the year), Friday. She previously received a Best Citizen award from the Best of the Best Awards in 2017. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords Citizens of the Year honoured

By Angela Brown
February 4, 2018 - 8:32am

Undertaking small acts to help others may not seem like much, but can go a long way towards doing a lot.

That was the theme of the Battlefords and District Citizen of the Year banquet and ceremony at the Western Development Museum, Friday.

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