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The Town of Battleford agreed to purchase a new playground for the Battleford West subdivision.
The Town of Battleford agreed to purchase a new playground for the Battleford West subdivision. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battleford West playground slated for construction next year

By Angela Brown
August 18, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: August 18, 2017 - 1:37pm

The Town of Battleford will be able to move ahead with a playground project at the Battleford West subdivision in 2018, after choosing a firm that came in under budget, and received the best feedback overall.

Town of Battleford council discussed a number of issues at its meeting Monday.
Town of Battleford council discussed a number of issues at its meeting Monday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

No decision on golf course project: town

By Angela Brown
August 15, 2017 - 1:33pm Updated: August 15, 2017 - 2:28pm

The town of Battleford hasn't made any decisions whether or not it will provide funding for proposed upgrades to North Battleford Golf and Country Club.

Mayor Ames Leslie said during council Monday some residents had questions so he wanted to make it clear the town has not committed.

Battleford's RCMP Insp. John Sutherland, second from left, meets with the Town of Battleford council Monday.
Battleford's RCMP Insp. John Sutherland, second from left, meets with the Town of Battleford council Monday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Quarterly statistics show reduction in property crime: RCMP

By Angela Brown
August 15, 2017 - 11:32am Updated: August 15, 2017 - 12:54pm

Battleford's RCMP had some good news for the Town of Battleford yesterday. 

RCMP Insp. John Sutherland said property crime is down according to the latest quarterly statistics (April to June 2017) for the detachment.

Local officials have weighed in on news of Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall's resignation Thursday.
Local officials have weighed in on news of Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall's resignation Thursday. file photo/CKOM Staff

Local politicians reflect on premier's sudden resignation

By Angela Brown and Roger White
August 10, 2017 - 4:00pm

Local officials were surprised to hear of Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall's sudden resignation Thursday. Most commended the premier for his accomplishments in his long 10 years in his role. Many also acknowledged the premier had a tough job bringing in this year’s austere budget.

The Town of Battleford council approved two applications for the incentive program at its recent meeting.
The Town of Battleford council approved two applications for the incentive program at its recent meeting. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town of Battleford incentive program favourable for development

By Angela Brown
July 31, 2017 - 4:07pm Updated: July 31, 2017 - 5:20pm

The Town of Battleford gave the nod to two applications for its incentive program at its recent council meeting on July 17.

Two new single-family residences are being developed and owners will be eligible for a three-year exemption period from the municipal portion of their taxes.

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