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City streets are being described as slippery in North Battleford however the highways surrounding the city heading to Lloydminster, Unity, Cut Knife and Meadow Lake have whiteout conditions. The Provincial Highways Hotline is advising motorists not to venture on these roads until further notice.
City streets are being described as slippery in North Battleford however the highways surrounding the city heading to Lloydminster, Unity, Cut Knife and Meadow Lake have whiteout conditions. The Provincial Highways Hotline is advising motorists not to venture on these roads until further notice. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Weather forces bus cancellations again

By Roger White
January 30, 2018 - 8:50am

Whiteout conditions on many of the roadways have the province warning motorists to stay off the highways around Lloydminster, Unity, Biggar, Meadow Lake and the Battlefords today.

A grey looking sky with a few flurries is in the forecast today in the Battlefords. However, the area could possibly see another 10 cm overnight according to Environment Canada.
A grey looking sky with a few flurries is in the forecast today in the Battlefords. However, the area could possibly see another 10 cm overnight according to Environment Canada. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Winter returns to the Battlefords

By Roger White
January 26, 2018 - 12:00pm

All good things must eventually come to an end and that holds true this weekend for weather in the Battlefords area.

Over the course of the last few weeks, the Battlefords have enjoyed above average temperatures with even a few days reaching above zero.

Clean Seed's Smart Seeder allows producers to seed without tilling and tailor seeding to specific soil conditions.
Clean Seed's Smart Seeder allows producers to seed without tilling and tailor seeding to specific soil conditions. submitted photo/Clean Seed Technologies

B.C. company planting new roots in Saskatchewan

By Nigel Maxwell
January 25, 2018 - 2:00pm

A B.C. based agriculture technology company is moving its headquarters to Saskatchewan.

Clean Seed Technologies has qualified for a provincial tax incentive, which allows the company to pay a lower corporate income tax rate for up to 15 years.

Some Biggar area residents will experience brief power interruptions next week as SaskPower does routine maintenance on transporters.
Some Biggar area residents will experience brief power interruptions next week as SaskPower does routine maintenance on transporters. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Transformer maintenance to cause multiple outages for Biggar residents

By Roger White
January 24, 2018 - 2:00pm

Some Biggar area residents will experience brief power interruptions next week as SaskPower performs routine maintenance and repairs to some transformers in the community.

The work will begin Monday morning and continue until Friday, Feb. 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

A judge ruled 93 documents involved in the Husky Energy oil spill investigation will remain sealed.
A judge ruled 93 documents involved in the Husky Energy oil spill investigation will remain sealed. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Court orders oil spill documents sealed to investigators

By Bryan Eneas
January 22, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: January 23, 2018 - 8:44am

A judge has decided numerous documents pertaining to the Husky Energy oil spill in 2016, which affected multiple communities along the North Saskatchewan River, will remain sealed to Environment Canada investigators.

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