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RCMP are reminding the public about the laws surrounding ATV use on public land and roads.
RCMP are reminding the public about the laws surrounding ATV use on public land and roads. submitted/RCMP

RCMP lay out laws for ATV use on public land

By battlefordsNOW Staff
October 20, 2018 - 10:00am

Cumberland House RCMP are advising the public about the do’s and don’ts of riding an ATV on public land.

In a media release they reminded operators they must be 16 years of age and hold a valid driver's licence.

There is an exception according to the RCMP statement.

The town will be posting signage indicating parking is not permitted on pick up days in cul-de-sacs as indicated.
The town will be posting signage indicating parking is not permitted on pick up days in cul-de-sacs as indicated. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battleford asking residents not to park in cul-de-sacs on pick up days

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

The Town of Battleford has been having some issues accessing bins for garbage, recycling and compost pick up around a number of the town's cul-de-sacs, so it will be implementing a
no-parking policy for these areas on scheduled pick-up days.

The Battlefords North Stars are 6-1-1 in their last eight games played. A big reason for the team’s success has been the play of the Stars’ top line, led by MacGregor Sinclair, whose 17 points this season lead the club.
The Battlefords North Stars are 6-1-1 in their last eight games played. A big reason for the team’s success has been the play of the Stars’ top line, led by MacGregor Sinclair, whose 17 points this season lead the club. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars aim to send Ice Wolves home hungry

By Martin Martinson
October 19, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Battlefords North Stars are coming off a big 4-0 win over the La Ronge Ice Wolves that saw goaltender Joel Grzybowski collect his first shutout of the season, and get the team back into the win column.

Johnathan Ryann Gunville appeared in court via video Friday facing charges that include abduction.
Johnathan Ryann Gunville appeared in court via video Friday facing charges that include abduction. Facebook/Johnathan Ryann Gunville

Ill lawyer forces adjournment in case for man accused in Amber Alert

By Angela Brown
October 19, 2018 - 1:11pm Updated: October 19, 2018 - 2:02pm

As his defence lawyer was unable to attend court due to illness, the case for the man accused in September's Amber Alert is adjourned until Oct. 25.

The new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford psychiatric hospital was designed to be an open, inviting place for patients and visitors. The new facility is just about complete.
The new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford psychiatric hospital was designed to be an open, inviting place for patients and visitors. The new facility is just about complete. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

New Saskatchewan Hospital shines in Thursday's tour

By Angela Brown
October 18, 2018 - 5:31pm Updated: October 19, 2018 - 10:34am

The media attended the brand new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford for a tour of the sparkling new facility.

Vikki Smart, executive director for primary health care northwest, said prior to construction, patients provided their input on their requests.

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