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Nathan Holowaty, right, was one of the first to purchase legal cannabis in North Battleford Wednesday.
Nathan Holowaty, right, was one of the first to purchase legal cannabis in North Battleford Wednesday. Tyler Marr/battlefordsNOW Staff

First cannabis sold in the Battlefords as prohibition ends

By Tyler Marr
October 17, 2018 - 12:27pm Updated: October 17, 2018 - 1:04pm

Over 30 people stood eagerly inline outside Fire & Flower Cannabis as passersby honked and hollered in support.

“Welcome cannabis,” Jim Davey said while wielding a massive set of scissors to snip the ribbon on the door of his cannabis retail outlet in North Battleford.

Jim Davey is the owner of one of the cannabis retail outlets in North Battleford and was eager to be a part of history.
Jim Davey is the owner of one of the cannabis retail outlets in North Battleford and was eager to be a part of history. Tyler Marr/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Battleford readies for first legal cannabis purchases

By Tyler Marr
October 17, 2018 - 9:46am

Standing huddled together with coffee in hand and toques on their head, residents in the Battlefords were eagerly waiting for the doors to open on the region's first legal cannabis outlets Wednesday.

Amber L’Heureux will make her CPCA debut in North Battleford in May, and in doing so, become the first professional female driver in the circuits six-decade history as well as the first in the world.
Amber L’Heureux will make her CPCA debut in North Battleford in May, and in doing so, become the first professional female driver in the circuits six-decade history as well as the first in the world. supplied photo/Amber L’Heureux

First female CPCA driver to make racing debut in North Battleford next spring

By Tyler Marr
October 15, 2018 - 6:19pm Updated: October 15, 2018 - 10:04pm

When the horn sounds on May 31 at the North Battleford Exhibition Grounds and thundering hooves hit the dirt to start the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) season, history will be made by at least one driver.

Brayden Klimosko (right) and members of his family took part in a spin-a-thon fundraising effort to support STARS Air Ambulance for their help in the Broncos collision.
Brayden Klimosko (right) and members of his family took part in a spin-a-thon fundraising effort to support STARS Air Ambulance for their help in the Broncos collision. supplied photo/Brayden Klimosko

Klimosko family pushes pedals to support STARS for help in Broncos collision

By Tyler Marr
October 14, 2018 - 10:09am

Hundreds gathered in Saskatoon Saturday for a spin-a-thon fundraising effort to support STARS Air Ambulance.

The owner of a billboard erected along 100 St. in North Battleford hopes it can act as a catalyst to spur people to do more.
The owner of a billboard erected along 100 St. in North Battleford hopes it can act as a catalyst to spur people to do more. Tyler Marr/battlefordsNOW Staff

‘This isn’t what this city is about’: Billboard aims to promote city's positives

By Tyler Marr
October 14, 2018 - 9:17am

Those travelling along 100 St. in North Battleford this week may have noticed an interesting sign during their commute.

Plastered on the side of Ultra Print Services is a massive billboard that proclaims “W5 missed the good stuff! Ultra Print loves the Battlefords.”

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