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Cam Taylor displaying the bronze medal he won at the 2018 Skills Canada National Competition in Edmonton June 3-6.
Cam Taylor displaying the bronze medal he won at the 2018 Skills Canada National Competition in Edmonton June 3-6. Submitted photo/Brad and Marilyn Taylor

Local student wins bronze medal at national skills competition

By Roger White
June 14, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: June 15, 2018 - 11:05am

For Cam Taylor the opportunity to represent his home province at a prestigious event like the 2018 Skills Canada National Competition was pretty special, and it became even more so when he stood on the podium and receive a bronze medal for his work in carpentry.

Curativa Cannabis President and CEO James Davey said he is excited his company was selected for one of 51 operators for Saskatchewan's cannabis retail stores in North Battleford.
Curativa Cannabis President and CEO James Davey said he is excited his company was selected for one of 51 operators for Saskatchewan's cannabis retail stores in North Battleford. file photo/Canadian Press

Cannabis permit holder plans for expansion, more staff

By Roger White
June 5, 2018 - 12:00pm

Now that 51 operators for Saskatchewan’s cannabis retail stores are selected, the real work begins according to the president of one of the two successful applicants for the permits in North Battleford.

Cool, wet weather has assisted with many communities in the area rescinding the fire bans that have been in place for the past few weeks in hopes of avoiding scenes like this.
Cool, wet weather has assisted with many communities in the area rescinding the fire bans that have been in place for the past few weeks in hopes of avoiding scenes like this. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Recent wet weather helps officials lift fire bans

By Roger White
June 1, 2018 - 12:13pm

While some may see the wet weather as an inconvenience, fire officials and local municipalities consider it a blessing as several areas lifted fire bans imposed in early May.

Today (Friday) the R.M. and City of North Battleford joined the R.M. of Medstead in rescinding its fire ban.

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