Battlefords

Police attend the scene following a rollover Tuesday afternoon.
Police attend the scene following a rollover Tuesday afternoon. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Car accident in North Battleford leads to rollover

From battlefordsNOW
June 28, 2017 - 8:56am

RCMP and first responders attended the scene of a rollover in North Battleford late Tuesday afternoon.

The collision occurred at the intersection at Highway 4 near the Don Ross Centre at roughly 4:30 p.m. Traffic was rerouted and police cordoned off the road following the accident.

The Battlefords Trade and Education Centre dished up tacos with a unique spin to raise money for their clients to feel more at home.
The Battlefords Trade and Education Centre dished up tacos with a unique spin to raise money for their clients to feel more at home. Jared Gottselig/battlefordsNOW staff

Feel good food raises funds for BTEC

From battlefordsNOW
June 27, 2017 - 5:05pm

Feel good foods were on the menu for the Battlefords Trade and Education Centre (BTEC) on Tuesday as they raised funds to make their clients feel more at home.

BTEC is a non-profit program for adults with special needs, and currently has approximately 75 clients in their care.

City of North Battleford council approved a bylaw to address the problem of vacant commercial buildings sitting idle in the city's key commercial core at its meeting Monday.
City of North Battleford council approved a bylaw to address the problem of vacant commercial buildings sitting idle in the city's key commercial core at its meeting Monday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

N.B. council passes bylaw for vacant commercial buildings

From battlefordsNOW
June 27, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 9:06am

The City of North Battleford council gave its full support for a disincentive program aimed at trying to force long-term vacant commercial building owners to take more responsibility and do something with their sites.

Colten Boushie's mother Debbie Baptiste holds a picture of her son Colten while standing outside North Battleford Provincial Court on Monday, June 26.
Colten Boushie's mother Debbie Baptiste holds a picture of her son Colten while standing outside North Battleford Provincial Court on Monday, June 26.

Stanley firearm storage charges adjourned to March

From battlefordsNOW
June 26, 2017 - 5:00pm

Additional charges against Gerald Stanley, 55 of two counts of unsafe storage of a firearm were heard today in North Battleford provincial court, but have been adjourned until next year. The charges were laid August 9, 2016,

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