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The Sultans of String are bringing their unique blend of world music and combining it with Christmas favorites for one evening on Thursday, Dec. 21 at the Dekker Centre.
The Sultans of String are bringing their unique blend of world music and combining it with Christmas favorites for one evening on Thursday, Dec. 21 at the Dekker Centre. submitted photo/ Sultans of String

Christmas Caravan rolling through the Dekker Centre

From battlefordsNOW
December 13, 2017 - 5:00pm

Residents in the Battlefords region will have the opportunity to hear award-winning music from one of the top current Christmas albums on the world Billboard charts in the coming weeks.

Mayor Ames Leslie, left, with CAO John Enns-Wind, second from left, during council Monday. Council discussed tax pre-payment discounts at the meeting.
Mayor Ames Leslie, left, with CAO John Enns-Wind, second from left, during council Monday. Council discussed tax pre-payment discounts at the meeting. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town council to keep higher discounts for pre-paid taxes

From battlefordsNOW
December 13, 2017 - 2:12pm

Battleford residents will be pleased to hear they can still receive higher discounts for prepaying their taxes.

The issue came up Monday, when council reviewed the bylaw for property tax discounts on the municipal portion of taxes, and penalties for late payment for 2018.

Educator Joe Garcea suggests planning debates, and reaching young people through social media to increase voter turnout.
Educator Joe Garcea suggests planning debates, and reaching young people through social media to increase voter turnout. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Professor recommends debates, social media to increase voter interest

From battlefordsNOW
December 13, 2017 - 12:00pm

While the Battlefords-Lloydminster by-election enticed only 27 per cent of eligible voters to get out and vote Monday, an educator says there are a few strategies to help increase voter turnout for any election.

Innovation Credit Union board president Bruce Sack, left, joins CEO Daniel Johnson to discuss plans on becoming the first federal Credit Union headquartered in Saskatchewan. On Tuesday night, it was announced the membership had voted 82 per cent in favor of federalization
Innovation Credit Union board president Bruce Sack, left, joins CEO Daniel Johnson to discuss plans on becoming the first federal Credit Union headquartered in Saskatchewan. On Tuesday night, it was announced the membership had voted 82 per cent in favor of federalization file photo/battlefordsNOW

Innovation Credit Union members vote 'yes' on federalization

From battlefordsNOW
December 13, 2017 - 8:49am

Innovation Credit Union members have voted in favour of Innovation’s proposal to become the first federal Credit Union headquartered in Saskatchewan.

Of the more than 17,200 members who voted, 82 per cent voted in favor of the special resolution.

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