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Stars’ captain, Cody Spagrud, scored his seventh of the year Friday night, an overtime game-winner with just 0.7 seconds remaining in the extra period.
Stars’ captain, Cody Spagrud, scored his seventh of the year Friday night, an overtime game-winner with just 0.7 seconds remaining in the extra period. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

Stars’ captain clinches thrilling OT win

By Martin Martinson
December 7, 2018 - 11:54pm Updated: December 8, 2018 - 7:01am

Tied 2-2 with the final seconds left in overtime quickly dwindling down, Stars’ captain, Cody Spagrud picked up the puck in his own zone.

North Stars’ forward Ryan Gil, pictured here, scored his team’s lone goal last night, a power play marker for his 11th of the season.
North Stars’ forward Ryan Gil, pictured here, scored his team’s lone goal last night, a power play marker for his 11th of the season. submitted photo/Byron Hildebrand Photography

North Stars seek revenge against Ice Wolves

By Martin Martinson
December 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

Coming off a tough 3-1 loss last night to the La Ronge Ice Wolves in Pinehouse, the Battlefords North Stars will aim to avenge their defeat tonight, taking on the same Ice Wolves team, this time in La Ronge.

One in three visits to the emergency room Saturdays involve alcohol.
One in three visits to the emergency room Saturdays involve alcohol. submitted photo/Mamawetan Churchill River Health Authority

La Ronge paying high economic price for excessive drinking

By Derek Cornet
December 7, 2018 - 1:54pm

octors agree residents of La Ronge are paying a high economic price for the heavy consumption of alcohol.

“The harms from alcohol is something most physicians see on a regular basis,” said Dr. James Irvine. “It’s been an ongoing concern for me over the years.”

The mother of Brydon Whitstone - Dorothy Laboucane - speaks to press outside the courthouse Friday, at the end of the inquest. She is shown with Whitstone family lawyer Mark Ebert.
The mother of Brydon Whitstone - Dorothy Laboucane - speaks to press outside the courthouse Friday, at the end of the inquest. She is shown with Whitstone family lawyer Mark Ebert. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

UPDATE: Jury inquest makes decision

By Angela Brown
December 7, 2018 - 12:50pm Updated: December 7, 2018 - 5:09pm

UPDATE: A jury at a coroner's inquest in North Battleford has been unable to determine the manner of a man's death last October.

The newest North Star, Dayton Heino, seen here looking on after a scoring chance in the third period of Thursday’s game against La Ronge.
The newest North Star, Dayton Heino, seen here looking on after a scoring chance in the third period of Thursday’s game against La Ronge. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

Ice Wolves freeze Stars, 3-1

By Martin Martinson
December 7, 2018 - 1:21am Updated: December 7, 2018 - 1:47pm

The Battlefords North Stars fell 3-1 to the La Ronge Ice Wolves in Pinehouse Thursday night.

For La Ronge the win marked their first in 15 games, snapping a 14-game losing streak that began Oct. 30th.

Debbie Baptiste, the mother of Colton Boushie, has been attending the coroner's inquest at various times throughout the week
Debbie Baptiste, the mother of Colton Boushie, has been attending the coroner's inquest at various times throughout the week Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

More testimony in coroner's inquest

By Angela Brown
December 6, 2018 - 1:35pm Updated: December 6, 2018 - 3:34pm

Court heard from the sergeant on duty the night Brydon Whitstone was fatally wounded when the coroner’s inquest into Whitstone’s death continued at Queen’s Bench Court in Battleford Thursday. 

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