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BASAC executive director Amber Stewart, is hopeful that recent discussions with the Ministry of Justice results in more funding and support so her organization can continue to provide the services they offer to the Battlefords and Meadow Lake areas.
BASAC executive director Amber Stewart, is hopeful that recent discussions with the Ministry of Justice results in more funding and support so her organization can continue to provide the services they offer to the Battlefords and Meadow Lake areas. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Sex assault centre services extended to October; meetings with Justice Dept. continue

By Roger White
July 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

The line has been drawn in the sand by the Battlefords and Area Sexual Assault Centre (BASAC).

Kelly Bitner, of battlefordsNOW, preparing to cast his votes for the 2018 BOB Awards. Voting wraps up Sunday, July 8 at 11:59 p.m.
Kelly Bitner, of battlefordsNOW, preparing to cast his votes for the 2018 BOB Awards. Voting wraps up Sunday, July 8 at 11:59 p.m. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Voting period for BOB awards winding down

By Roger White
July 6, 2018 - 12:00pm

Voting for the second annual Best of the Battlefords Awards is into the home stretch as local groups, personalities, and businesses eagerly wait to see who will be selected as the best in each category.

Bike enthusiasts are welcomed to take part in the 16th annual Ride For A Vet event on July 14.
Bike enthusiasts are welcomed to take part in the 16th annual Ride For A Vet event on July 14. Facebook/Canadian Legion of Riders

Charity poker run supports local veterans

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

Local area motorcyclists are invited to shine up their ride and come out to the annual Canadian Legion of Riders Charity Poker Rally on Saturday, July 14 in North Battleford.

The Ride for a Vet event, in its 16th year raises money to support area veterans in need.

Environment Canada issued a special weather advisory for the area which may result in the development of funnel clouds such as this one from last spring, today in the Battlefords and Meadow Lake areas.
Environment Canada issued a special weather advisory for the area which may result in the development of funnel clouds such as this one from last spring, today in the Battlefords and Meadow Lake areas. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

UPDATE: Funnel cloud advisory ends

By Roger White
July 3, 2018 - 10:55am Updated: July 4, 2018 - 10:37am

The special weather advisory for the area has now ended.

 

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Environment Canada has issued a special weather advisory for the area which may result in the development of funnel clouds this afternoon.

Battlefords Lloydminster MP Rosemarie Falk met with many constituents during an open house to officially open her new office in North Battleford Tuesday. The new office is at 1322 100th St.
Battlefords Lloydminster MP Rosemarie Falk met with many constituents during an open house to officially open her new office in North Battleford Tuesday. The new office is at 1322 100th St. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

MP Falk’s office officially opens to constituents

By Roger White
June 27, 2018 - 2:00pm

Constituents in the federal riding of the Battlefords now have a place where they can voice their concerns with their Member of Parliament.

An artist's rendition of the outside of the new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford, which is scheduled to open this fall.
An artist's rendition of the outside of the new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford, which is scheduled to open this fall. Submitted photo/Government of Saskatchewan

New Beginnings campaign pushes towards $8 million fundraising goal

By Roger White
June 25, 2018 - 2:00pm

As the New Beginnings fundraising campaign enters the home stretch in its journey to raise $8 million dollars for the new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford's mental health facility, Fundraising Lead Corinne Bernier Delainey said she's been overwhelmed with support.

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