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An RCMP vehicle guards the scene where a 6-year-old girl was found safe after an Amber Alert Sept. 17, 2018.
An RCMP vehicle guards the scene where a 6-year-old girl was found safe after an Amber Alert Sept. 17, 2018. Chris Vandenbreekel/650 CKOM

Man charged in connection to North Battleford Amber Alert

By CJME News
September 21, 2018 - 8:56pm

Charges are being laid following Sunday’s Amber Alert in North Battleford.

Johnathan Ryann Gunville, 19, was arrested Friday after authorities went through hundreds of hours of surveillance footage from over 200 businesses.

Bryan Flannery (The Rock), Renee Sperling (Big Brothers Big Sisters), Darien Rae (CJNB), Samara Emsley (Q98) and Grant Schutte (CJNB) pose for a picture at the station Thursday. Sperling presented a thank you gift from the BBBS kids during her visit.
Bryan Flannery (The Rock), Renee Sperling (Big Brothers Big Sisters), Darien Rae (CJNB), Samara Emsley (Q98) and Grant Schutte (CJNB) pose for a picture at the station Thursday. Sperling presented a thank you gift from the BBBS kids during her visit. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

BBBS kids show appreciation for Airtime Award

By Angela Brown
September 21, 2018 - 9:51am

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Battlefords, which celebrated Big Brothers Big Sisters Day Sept. 18, gave back some of the love it received recently during a visit to the local Jim Pattison Broadcast Group radio station on Thursday.

Councillors had the first reading at Monday’s meeting for a proposed new subdivision.
Councillors had the first reading at Monday’s meeting for a proposed new subdivision. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

New residential subdivision proposed for Battleford

By Angela Brown
September 20, 2018 - 11:30am Updated: September 20, 2018 - 12:15pm

The Town of Battleford may see some development in the near future if a new residential subdivision goes ahead.

At council's recent meeting it was announced the new subdivision, called Battleford West Country Estates, is being proposed for the town.

When it comes to identifying the difference between an Amber Alert activation, a missing person, and a request to locate, RCMP say there are certain criteria that must be met for each and every situation.
When it comes to identifying the difference between an Amber Alert activation, a missing person, and a request to locate, RCMP say there are certain criteria that must be met for each and every situation. Brady Lang/battlefordsNOW staff

Amber Alerts explained and why activation was needed in recent event

By Brady Lang
September 19, 2018 - 6:00pm

Following the Amber Alert situation in the Battlefords area earlier this week, much discussion has resulted about what an emergency of that nature entails.

The Town of Battleford reported at council's meeting Monday build permit values saw a big rise, with a large part of the total tally representing the new cannabis production site coming to the area west of Battleford.
The Town of Battleford reported at council's meeting Monday build permit values saw a big rise, with a large part of the total tally representing the new cannabis production site coming to the area west of Battleford. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town's permit values increase after news of cannabis production site

By Angela Brown
September 19, 2018 - 5:00pm

Battleford is already reaping a benefit of the new cannabis production operation coming to town with a boost to building permit values.

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