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The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce president Warren Williams, right, and executive director Linda Machniak, left, shown with Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce CEO Steve McLellan, centre. The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its board elections.
The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce president Warren Williams, right, and executive director Linda Machniak, left, shown with Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce CEO Steve McLellan, centre. The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its board elections. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Chamber board elections underway

By Angela Brown
December 9, 2017 - 12:21pm Updated: December 9, 2017 - 2:15pm

The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce nominations committee is getting ready to hold it's annual board elections.

There are nine two-year term seats to fill on the board alongside one seat for a one-year term as one director has decided to step down. 

Saskatchewan Party leadership race candidate Rob Clarke believes in a "visible policing" approach to crime prevention.
Saskatchewan Party leadership race candidate Rob Clarke believes in a "visible policing" approach to crime prevention. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Sask Party leadership candidate Clarke promotes preventative policing, boosting economy

By Angela Brown
December 7, 2017 - 11:57am

Rob Clarke believes in a more interactive strategy when it comes to crime prevention in the province, but improving the economy is also high on his priority list.

The Saskatchewan Party leadership hopeful is the sixth candidate vying for the title.

Battlefords Chamber of Commerce president Warren Williams with fashion designer and business entrepreneur Melissa Squire, left, at the Women in Business luncheon Tuesday.
Battlefords Chamber of Commerce president Warren Williams with fashion designer and business entrepreneur Melissa Squire, left, at the Women in Business luncheon Tuesday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Chamber celebrates local fashion designer's success

By Angela Brown
December 5, 2017 - 3:00pm Updated: December 5, 2017 - 3:36pm

Melissa Squire may have started her life planning to be a doctor, but her love for art and design led her on a new course and a successful career in business.

"I decided to follow my passion, which is creating, anything really, and fashion found me," she said. 

North West College's North Battleford and Meadow Lake campuses will be business as usual, as the college starts their search for its new president and CEO.
North West College's North Battleford and Meadow Lake campuses will be business as usual, as the college starts their search for its new president and CEO. file photo/battlefordsNOW staff

New North West College president and CEO search begins

By Greg Higgins
December 3, 2017 - 12:25pm

North West College is beginning a Canada wide search for its new president and CEO after Tavia Laliberte formally announced her resignation effective in February.

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