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Concern for Youth celebrates their 27th anniversary of caring for area youth in the Battlefords area since 1990.
Concern for Youth celebrates their 27th anniversary of caring for area youth in the Battlefords area since 1990. Facebook

Local group concerned for youth since 1990

By Roger White
May 17, 2017 - 12:00pm

While you may not recognize the name of the organization you most certainly will know their vehicle.

Concern for Youth has been serving and caring about area youngsters in the Battlefords since 1990 and will celebrate their 27th anniversary in June.

Walmart staff present the Battlefords District Food & Resource Centre staff with the donations from a recent food drive.
Walmart staff present the Battlefords District Food & Resource Centre staff with the donations from a recent food drive. submitted photo/Erin Katernynch

Community continues to support those in need

By Roger White
May 16, 2017 - 8:00am

The timing couldn’t have been better for a donation of a truck load of food to the Battleford District Food & Resource Centre.

The local Walmart in North Battleford recently held a food drive that helped replenish the shelves following a busy spring at the facility.

Five-year-old Reece (with La La the giraffe) and Grammie Rose Silzer-Quinn say hi to Ryan Rathwell at the second annual On Air for Health Care Radiothon earlier today.
Five-year-old Reece (with La La the giraffe) and Grammie Rose Silzer-Quinn say hi to Ryan Rathwell at the second annual On Air for Health Care Radiothon earlier today. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Stories abound from Radiothon

By Roger White
May 12, 2017 - 1:31pm

As the On Air for Health Care Radiothon rolls along more and more stories are being shared about how beneficial the new ears, nose and throat (ENT) department will be to the Battlefords and surrounding area.

Station engineer Kelly Parkinson checking the equipment as CJNB, Q98 and 93.3 THE ROCK get set to simulcast the second annual On The Air for Health Care Radiothon beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday.
Station engineer Kelly Parkinson checking the equipment as CJNB, Q98 and 93.3 THE ROCK get set to simulcast the second annual On The Air for Health Care Radiothon beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Radiothon for ENT just hours away

By Roger White
May 11, 2017 - 5:17pm

The second annual On the Air for Health Care Radiothon is just hours away and everyone at the Battlefords Union Hospital (BUH) is beyond excited for this year’s event.

Joan Bunce looks at the one of "Jenny Dolls" that makes up the Battleford Allied Arts Councils Doll Collection. This doll is called Anne of Green Gables for its likeness to the famed literary character.
Joan Bunce looks at the one of "Jenny Dolls" that makes up the Battleford Allied Arts Councils Doll Collection. This doll is called Anne of Green Gables for its likeness to the famed literary character. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Dolls have a new house to call home

By Roger White
May 11, 2017 - 2:09pm Updated: May 11, 2017 - 2:54pm

The dolls have a new house.

The fast growing collection of the Battlefords Allied Arts Council has moved from its former location in the North Battleford Public Library to the Chapel Building in the Don Ross Centre.

Battlefords RCMP and the Battlefords Human Society are warning pet owners against leaving animals in vehicles with the windows up on hot summer days.
Battlefords RCMP and the Battlefords Human Society are warning pet owners against leaving animals in vehicles with the windows up on hot summer days. submitted photo/Angela Duhy

Leaving pets in hot cars is a criminal offence: RCMP

By Roger White
May 10, 2017 - 5:00pm

As the temperature skyrockets this spring and summer, local RCMP and the Battlefords Humane Society remind residents that you should never leave your pet in a hot vehicle without cool air circulating, even if it's just for five minutes.

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