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The Battlefords Citizen's on Patrol Program recently a $4,000 donation from Actions Battlefords to assist with promoting their group.
The Battlefords Citizen's on Patrol Program recently a $4,000 donation from Actions Battlefords to assist with promoting their group. Submitted photo/Battlefords Chamber of Commerce

Action Battlefords donates to Citizens on Patrol Program

By battlefordsNOW Staff
June 21, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Battlefords Citizens on Patrol Program recently received a $4,000 installment cheque through the new Action Battlefords initative from the local Chamber of Commerce.

Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River NDP MP Georgina Jolibois waves to constituents in her riding.
Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River NDP MP Georgina Jolibois waves to constituents in her riding. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

MP hopes National Indigenous Peoples Day becomes stat in 2019

By Derek Cornet
June 21, 2018 - 12:00pm

With National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations underway across Canada today, Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River NDP MP Georgina Jolibois said she hopes 2018 is the last year before it becomes a statutory holiday.

Humboldt Broncos coach Darcy Haugan, 42, (centre) was one of 16 people killed when the teams bus and a semi collided on April 6, 2018.
Humboldt Broncos coach Darcy Haugan, 42, (centre) was one of 16 people killed when the teams bus and a semi collided on April 6, 2018. Submitted photo

Broncos coach honoured with NHL community hero award

By CKOM News Staff
June 21, 2018 - 10:45am

The NHL awards in Las Vegas Wednesday night became a reunion of sorts for the survivors of the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy.

Ten of the 13 people injured in the April 6 crash gathered on stage in their Humboldt Broncos jerseys.

Justin Trudeau confirmed the date during Question Period this afternoon in Ottawa.
Justin Trudeau confirmed the date during Question Period this afternoon in Ottawa. The Canadian Press

Legalization good news for local business owner

By Brady Lang
June 20, 2018 - 5:00pm

The legalization of marijuana in Canada now has a date, and that’s good news for a North Battleford business.

Dale Whiteside, owner of Rockshop SmokeShop, said even though his business doesn’t sell marijuana, he’s excited for the boost that it will bring to the entire industry.

The staff of Nutec, along with Stars head coach and GM Brayden Klimosko and Marketing Manager Caitlyn Gray, made a sizable donation to the SJHL Assistance Program.
The staff of Nutec, along with Stars head coach and GM Brayden Klimosko and Marketing Manager Caitlyn Gray, made a sizable donation to the SJHL Assistance Program. Brady Lang/battlefordsNOW staff

Nutec and North Stars make donation to SJHL Assistance Program

By Brady Lang
June 20, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: June 20, 2018 - 2:46pm

Nutec Embroidery and the Battlefords North Stars made a huge contribution to the SJHL Assistance Program Wednesday.

Super A Foods is the latest business to close its doors.
Super A Foods is the latest business to close its doors. Battleford Super A Foods/Facebook

Super A owners say Battlefords businesses becoming harder to run

By Brady Lang
June 19, 2018 - 2:00pm

It’s getting tougher and tougher to operate a small business in a small town.

The town of Battleford has seen its fair share of disappearing businesses throughout the town. Super A Foods became the latest business to close its doors Thursday.  

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