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The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce's latest project is called "Action Battlefords". The hope is it will help improve the community’s reputation, reduce crime and ultimately help local business.
The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce's latest project is called "Action Battlefords". The hope is it will help improve the community’s reputation, reduce crime and ultimately help local business. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Chamber introduces crime reduction program

By Angela Brown
May 22, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce has rolled out a new plan called “Action Battlefords” to help reduce crime and improve the community’s reputation.

Q98's Samara and CJNB's Darien Rae joined S/Cst. Jim Cole at the RCMP fundraising barbecue Thursday. The funds raised will be donated to the Battlefords Boys and Girl Club.
Q98's Samara and CJNB's Darien Rae joined S/Cst. Jim Cole at the RCMP fundraising barbecue Thursday. The funds raised will be donated to the Battlefords Boys and Girl Club. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

RCMP urge motorists to drive safe this holiday weekend

By Roger White
May 18, 2018 - 10:00am

National Police Week comes to an end on Saturday, but with the approaching long weekend members of the Battlefords RCMP know their work is just beginning.

Women, children and more will be affected if services provided by the Battlefords and Area Sexual Assault Centre are drastically altered due to lack of funding from the provincial government.
Women, children and more will be affected if services provided by the Battlefords and Area Sexual Assault Centre are drastically altered due to lack of funding from the provincial government. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Funding cuts to sexual assault centre could lead to change in service

By Roger White
May 16, 2018 - 2:03pm Updated: May 17, 2018 - 4:34am

While Sexual Assault Awareness Week in Saskatchewan is designed to bring attention to the plight of those in our community who have been victims of sexual or physical abuse, Amber Stewart of the Battlefords and Area Sexual Assault Centre (BASAC) believes the time is also ripe to make the communit

More details are emerging with regards to the individuals attempting to sell fake gold jewelry in Battleford area parking lots
More details are emerging with regards to the individuals attempting to sell fake gold jewelry in Battleford area parking lots file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

RCMP releases more details about fake gold jewelry sellers

By Roger White
May 14, 2018 - 2:03pm Updated: May 14, 2018 - 5:08pm

Battlefords RCMP are releasing more information with regards to complaints received last week about individuals attempting to sell fake gold jewelry in the area.

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