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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 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.

Questions still remain, but Jimmy's Cannabis Shop in Battleford is ready to take on the industry.
Questions still remain, but Jimmy's Cannabis Shop in Battleford is ready to take on the industry. Brady Lang/battlefordsNOW Staff

Local retailer knows there are questions on cannabis, but remains optimistic

By Brady Lang
October 18, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: October 18, 2018 - 8:18pm

With day one of legal cannabis a part of history, it’s time to start looking toward the future when it comes to the industry.

Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili addresses the crowd gathered at the Saskatchewan NDP annual convention on Oct. 13, 2018.
Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili addresses the crowd gathered at the Saskatchewan NDP annual convention on Oct. 13, 2018. Keenan Sorokan/650 CKOM

Dream and deliver: NDP’s Meili unveils new energy program

By 650 CKOM
October 15, 2018 - 6:11am

“We dream, and we deliver.”

Those were the words that Ryan Meili echoed plenty of times during his nearly 40-minute speech to party members at the Saskatchewan NDP convention in Saskatoon Saturday.

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