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On July 21, the equivalent of two railcars of diluted heavy oil leaked from a pipeline into the North Saskatchewan River north of Maidstone.
On July 21, the equivalent of two railcars of diluted heavy oil leaked from a pipeline into the North Saskatchewan River north of Maidstone. file photo/battlefordsNOW

2016 Year in Review — July

By Roger White
December 29, 2016 - 6:00am

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2016, BattlefordsNow.com is taking a look at some of the top news items that made headlines and newsmakers over the past 12 months.

Due to the lack of real Christmas trees, the city is no longer offering a pick up service.
Due to the lack of real Christmas trees, the city is no longer offering a pick up service. Katherine Svenkeson/battlefordsNOW Staff

City no longer offering pick up service for Christmas trees

By Katherine Svenkeson
December 28, 2016 - 5:00pm

Now that the holiday season is over, those with real Christmas trees will have to think about disposing of them.

In both the town and city, there are places to bring old Christmas trees for recycling, free of charge.

David Fan, CEO of the Prairie North Health Region was proposing a public fundraising initiative which would seek to raise $8 million dollars for furniture and equipment for the newly constructed Saskatchewan Hospital.
David Fan, CEO of the Prairie North Health Region was proposing a public fundraising initiative which would seek to raise $8 million dollars for furniture and equipment for the newly constructed Saskatchewan Hospital. file photo/battlefordsNOW

2016 Year in Review — June

By Roger White
December 28, 2016 - 10:00am

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2016, BattlefordsNow.com is taking a look at some of the top news items that made headlines and newsmakers over the past 12 months.

North Battleford and area were quick to come to the aid of their neighbours affected by the Fort McMurray fires.
North Battleford and area were quick to come to the aid of their neighbours affected by the Fort McMurray fires. file photo/battlefordsNOW

2016 Year in Review — May

By Roger White
December 28, 2016 - 6:00am

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2016, BattlefordsNow.com is taking a look at some of the top news items that made headlines and newsmakers over the past 12 months.

Herb Cox easily won his Battleford riding by defeating Rob Feist by over 2,000 votes
Herb Cox easily won his Battleford riding by defeating Rob Feist by over 2,000 votes file photo/battlefordsNOW

2016 Year in Review — April

By Roger White
December 27, 2016 - 10:00am

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2016, BattlefordsNow.com is taking a look at some of the top news items that made headlines and newsmakers over the past 12 months.

It was another busy month for law enforcement during the month of April in the local area.

The Living Sky and Light of Christ school divisions created the Violence Threat Risk Assessment protocol in March.
The Living Sky and Light of Christ school divisions created the Violence Threat Risk Assessment protocol in March. file photo/battlefordsNOW

2016 Year in Review — March

By Roger White
December 27, 2016 - 6:00am

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2016, BattlefordsNow.com is taking a look at some of the top news items that made headlines and newsmakers over the past 12 months.

The month of March was certainly an interesting one if you were a fan of politics.

It was announced in February the Pinty’s Meridan Grand Slam of Curling was coming to North Battleford in January 2017.
It was announced in February the Pinty’s Meridan Grand Slam of Curling was coming to North Battleford in January 2017. file photo/battlefordsNOW

2016 Year in Review — February

By Roger While/battlefordsNOW Staff
December 26, 2016 - 10:00am

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2016, BattlefordsNow.com is taking a look at some of the top news items that made headlines and newsmakers over the past 12 months.

The month of February saw some huge announcements, both positive and negative for the area.

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