Wednesday July 30, 2014




  • Charlie and Jack Light: Brotherly love Between Battleford boys

    Aug. 4, 2014 is the 100th Anniversary of Canada’s entry in World War One.
    For almost one hundred years, a story has circulated in our family about how my grandfather’s life was saved on the battlefields of France during the Great War by his younger

  • Perseids meteor shower Aug. 12

    The moon is nearly at first quarter as the month begins. Mars and Saturn hover close by, all three bodies almost directly south at sundown. This is an occultation for Saturn, but only visible as such in the South Pacific and Far East. The moon is full

Top Headlines

Crime Severity: delving into the numbers

Drops in cocaine trafficking, failure to stop or remain, and in discharging firearms with intent...

New garbage truck for Battleford

Battleford Town council told its public works superintendent to go ahead with the order of a new...

Community safety update to council

The two new community safety officers participating in the six-month trial Enhanced Bylaw...

B’fords Opportunity Plan moving forward

One of the new economic development initiatives of City Manager Jim Puffalt is moving forward....

Open house set for new Cochin RCMP office

The grand opening and open house of the RCMP office in Cochin will be held Wednesday, July 30 from...

The Crime Severity Index explained

Every year, the findings of a familiar national statistical survey make the news during the last...

Self-drive art tour hosted Aug. 2 and 3

Summer is a social and active season! What better way to explore the fullness of summer than to...

A dozen years of hiking from Victoria to Battleford

An intrepid group of walkers from the Langley, B.C. area wrapped up their 2014 Trans Canada Trail...

Cadet learns expedition skills at camp

Army Cadet Joshua Sokulski of Turtleford is in the final week of training in the three-week Basic...

Extensive damage from July 17 storm

Days of smoke-filled skies seemed to disguise the arrival of an intense storm that hit Unity and...

Dealing with abandoned wildlife

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment has been receiving numerous calls from the public...

NW competitors share in prize money

Several Northwest exhibitors shared in the $100,000 in prize money offered during the Lloydminster...


Recent News

Fechter’s home run ends Beavers' post-season run

LLOYDMINSTER — One mistake cost the North Battleford Beavers dearly Monday night...


North Stars announce training camp dates

The Battlefords North Stars will start to prepare their defence of the Kramer Division title at the ...


Roof fire at Frontier Mall

The North Battleford Fire Department responded to a fire at Frontier Mall early...


Two men carry samurai sword downtown

The North Battleford RCMP were busy yesterday, receiving more than 40 calls for service between 6 a....


Mosses and mushrooms

The mushrooms that seem to magically appear almost overnight in our lawns are the...


Short-line secrets

I have been told that on the rails of Big Sky Rail, which took over a CN branch in 2011, the lonely ...



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