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'Whoa, horsie!' Battleford Mayor Ames Leslie, holds the reins as he greets onlookers, as MLA Herb Cox leads the way ahead of him, during the Town of Battleford's annual parade Friday.
'Whoa, horsie!' Battleford Mayor Ames Leslie, holds the reins as he greets onlookers, as MLA Herb Cox leads the way ahead of him, during the Town of Battleford's annual parade Friday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town of Battleford parade offers plenty of variety

By Angela Brown
August 11, 2018 - 9:03am

Whether it was the horses, the farming equipment or the antique cars, the Town of Battleford parade offered plenty to see when it snaked through town Friday evening.

The town had more than 50 entries registered for the event.

Starting on Friday, the Battleford’s Ag Society will host the 2018 North Battleford KCRA Rodeo.
Starting on Friday, the Battleford’s Ag Society will host the 2018 North Battleford KCRA Rodeo. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Rodeo returns to the Battlefords this weekend

By Brady Lang
August 7, 2018 - 5:00pm

The rodeo is coming back to the Battlefords.

Starting on Friday, the Battleford’s Ag Society will be hosting the 2018 North Battleford KCRA Rodeo, kicking off with the Saskatchewan Barrel Racing Association’s Barrel Jackpot at 4 p.m., followed by the Team Roping Jackpot at 7 p.m.

North Battleford council will be deciding on three discretionary land-use requests at its meeting Aug. 20, one of which is to establish a cannabis retail outlet on 114 Street.
North Battleford council will be deciding on three discretionary land-use requests at its meeting Aug. 20, one of which is to establish a cannabis retail outlet on 114 Street. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

N.B. council to decide on discretionary land-use application for retail cannabis site

By Angela Brown
August 5, 2018 - 8:00am

North Battleford City Hall will be deciding on three separate discretionary land-use applications at its next meeting, including one to establish a retail cannabis outlet on 114 Street.

Council will vote on the requests on Aug. 20 at 8 p.m.

Curativa Cannabis' planned production operation in the works as well as its separate retail outlet will have tight security in place to ensure both sites are safe.
Curativa Cannabis' planned production operation in the works as well as its separate retail outlet will have tight security in place to ensure both sites are safe. file photo/BattlefordsNOW Staff

Stiff security planned for North Battleford cannabis retail and production sites

By Angela Brown
August 4, 2018 - 8:00am

Tight security will be the modus operandi for a North Battleford company's new cannabis retail outlet and separate planned production site currently in the works.  

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