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The media were not allowed in to Tuesday's Battlefords Minor Hockey AGM, where it was once again made clear that commemorative patches would not be allowed on one team's Barons jerseys.
The media were not allowed in to Tuesday's Battlefords Minor Hockey AGM, where it was once again made clear that commemorative patches would not be allowed on one team's Barons jerseys. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

BMHA says no to commemorative jersey crest in members-only meeting

By Nathan Kanter
April 20, 2018 - 3:00pm

Prior to their annual general meeting on Tuesday night, the Battlefords Minor Hockey Association explained to their members their decision on whether or not to allow a commemorative crest i

Norm Johnston, middle, will be back as the head coach of the AAA Stars this season, while assistant coach Lee Ulmer, right, will not.
Norm Johnston, middle, will be back as the head coach of the AAA Stars this season, while assistant coach Lee Ulmer, right, will not. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Johnston back with AAA Stars as spring camp on horizon

By Nathan Kanter
April 19, 2018 - 5:00pm

Norm Johnston will be back behind the bench of the Battlefords AAA Stars for the 2018-19 season, however, assistant coach Lee Ulmer will not.

The AAA Stars board made the decision to bring back Johnston not long after their season ended in February.

93.3 The Rock announcer Bryan Flannery, CJNB's Darien Rae, BUH Foundation Executive Director Claudette McGuire, and Sobeys Owner Grace Lang display "I Care for Health Care" microphones, which are currently on sale at various locations in the area.
93.3 The Rock announcer Bryan Flannery, CJNB's Darien Rae, BUH Foundation Executive Director Claudette McGuire, and Sobeys Owner Grace Lang display "I Care for Health Care" microphones, which are currently on sale at various locations in the area. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Get behind the microphone and support BUH Foundation

By Roger White and Colin McGarrigle
April 19, 2018 - 12:01pm

You don’t have to have a booming radio voice to step behind the microphone and show your support for the Battleford Union Hospital (BUH) Foundation.

North Battleford plans to treat consumption of cannabis like liquor, prohibiting it from public areas.
North Battleford plans to treat consumption of cannabis like liquor, prohibiting it from public areas. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Public cannabis consumption could be prohibited in North Battleford

By Greg Higgins
April 18, 2018 - 5:00pm

As official legalization of cannabis in Canada draws closer, North Battleford is deciding where exactly the substance can be consumed and according to the city manager, the rules will likely mirror alcohol consumption.

Battlefords RCMP Insp. John Sutherland speaks to stakeholders about some of the RCMP's priorities.
Battlefords RCMP Insp. John Sutherland speaks to stakeholders about some of the RCMP's priorities. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords RCMP meet with stakeholders to set out community safety priorities

By Angela Brown
April 18, 2018 - 5:00pm

Battlefords RCMP met with local officials and stakeholders Wednesday to learn more about the law-enforcement needs in the region as part of the RCMP's annual performance planning work.

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