Thursday October 23, 2014




  • Senior Vikings eliminated in playoffs by Tigers

    SASKATOON — The North Battleford Comprehensive High School Senior Vikings’ season came to an end Wednesday night at Saskatoon Minor Football Field.
    The Vikings lost their quarter-final playoff game 45-14 to Saskatoon’s Tommy Douglas Tigers.
    “We tried

  • Crime stats continue downward trend in September

    September was another month of downward trends in the statistics for Battlefords City Detachment of the RCMP.
    Calls for service were down for the month from 1,434 a year ago to 918. Totals for the year through September were also down from last year,

Top Headlines

Bridge repairs underway

Repairs are getting underway on the “old bridges” across the North Saskatchewan River....

RCMP Musical Rider at the Fort in 2013

It was announced at a meeting of Battleford Town Council Monday evening that the RCMP Musical Ride...

Quad drivers, beware in Battleford

The RCMP are going to be keeping their eyes open for quad drivers operating where they shouldn't be,...

Budget deliberations to happen later this year: Gillan

If all goes well, the 2014 budget for North Battleford will be presented to council by late...

Building permits still on strong pace

Building permits cooled slightly in September but nevertheless remain strong for the year to date,...

How an Advisory Board Can Boost Your Business

Looking for an easy and inexpensive way to energize your business, boost sales and plan for the...

Pink Night supports Breast Cancer Centre

St. James CWL held its 14th annual Pink Night Oct. 15, in support of the Breast Health Centre in...

Membership up to about 23 members

Another 4-H year for the members of the Eagle Hills 4-H Club is in full swing. The club has...

Baking up memories in Bresaylor

The leaves have turned and mostly fallen, the air crisp in the morning frost, autumn is officially...

Members kick off year with ‘mantracker’

The Reigning Riders have had three meetings already this year and have doubled in size. The 4-H...

Benefit raises $20,000

Chad Keens has been the golf pro and clubhouse manager at Meota and District Lakeside Golf Course...

Hollywood-themed fundraiser to support museum

The Clayton McLain Memorial Museum in Cut Knife will be hosting its second annual Ladies’ Gala...


Recent News

Combines edge Beaver Blues in high-scoring exhibition contest

Mike Pylypow had four goals and an assist in the Meota Combines’ 9-6 win over the Battleford Beaver ...


Stars roll over Blazers for seventh-straight win

Brandon Lesko and Layne Young each had a goal and two assists as the Stars beat the Saskatoon...


Internet trading site fraud reported

The Battlefords RCMP responded to more than 40 calls for service between 6 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22...


760 people caught speeding in school zones

Police issued 760 tickets to drivers speeding in school zones during September’s province-wide...


If there was any question, we have the answer now

In the immediate aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, a directive went out across the country....


Grain is actually moving and the price is improving

This has been another very pleasant week with nice sunny days except for a little overcast and...



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