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Mayor Ames Leslie, left, back, during council on Monday. Council discussed delays caused by a new information system.
Mayor Ames Leslie, left, back, during council on Monday. Council discussed delays caused by a new information system. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town of Battleford expecting delays for tax notices

By Angela Brown
June 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

Town of Battleford property owners can expect delays in receiving their tax notices, due to some hiccups with a new computer information system for reporting that the town recently installed.

Tax notices were expected to be sent to ratepayers in May, but will now be going out mid-July.

North Battleford wants to cut down on speeders on Clements Drive.
North Battleford wants to cut down on speeders on Clements Drive. file photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Clements Drive speeders beware

By Angela Brown
June 22, 2017 - 5:00pm

The City of North Battleford plans to put the brakes on speeders on Clements Drive.

Mayor Ryan Bater said he has received complaints from property owners who are upset by the number of vehicles traveling too fast along this residential street.

The Town of Battleford is working to meet wastewater analysis requirements.
The Town of Battleford is working to meet wastewater analysis requirements. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battleford activates equipment to comply with wastewater standards

By Angela Brown
June 20, 2017 - 1:07pm Updated: June 20, 2017 - 1:53pm

After finding the level of green algae was above normal in its wastewater treatment lagoon, the Town of Battleford has activated a third piece of equipment to ensure its compliance with provincial environmental standards. 

Director of protective services, Albert Headrick, said the numbers show Community Safety Officers are having a significant impact on public safety.
Director of protective services, Albert Headrick, said the numbers show Community Safety Officers are having a significant impact on public safety. file photo/battlefordsNOW staff

CSO's having impact on public safety, according to city

By Greg Higgins
June 20, 2017 - 12:00pm

North Battleford’s director of protective services believes recent numbers show increased Community Safety Officer (CSO) presence is having a big impact on public safety.

Coleen Sabraw, executive director of BECIP, addressed North Battleford city council and asked for support to create a natural play space in Central Park.
Coleen Sabraw, executive director of BECIP, addressed North Battleford city council and asked for support to create a natural play space in Central Park. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Program wants to bring natural play space to the Battlefords

By Greg Higgins
June 13, 2017 - 12:00pm

The Battlefords Early Childhood Intervention Program (BECIP) is looking to develop a “natural play space” in Central Park to encourage young kids to get out of the classroom and learn amongst nature.

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