Battlefords

The Town of Battleford agreed to purchase a new playground for the Battleford West subdivision.
The Town of Battleford agreed to purchase a new playground for the Battleford West subdivision. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battleford West playground slated for construction next year

From battlefordsNOW
August 18, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: August 18, 2017 - 1:37pm

The Town of Battleford will be able to move ahead with a playground project at the Battleford West subdivision in 2018, after choosing a firm that came in under budget, and received the best feedback overall.

A North Battleford Man received minor injuries after confronting a group of youth he believed was responsible for the theft of his truck.
A North Battleford Man received minor injuries after confronting a group of youth he believed was responsible for the theft of his truck. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Local man attacked after confronting youth

From battlefordsNOW
August 18, 2017 - 10:06am Updated: August 18, 2017 - 12:22pm

A North Battleford man received minor injuries on Thursday afternoon after he confronted a group of kids he suspected had recently stolen his vehicle.

The partial eclipse will be exciting to see on Monday morning but it will bring hazards according to one local optometrist.
The partial eclipse will be exciting to see on Monday morning but it will bring hazards according to one local optometrist. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Warnings for those viewing Monday's partial eclipse

From battlefordsNOW
August 17, 2017 - 5:00pm

While many will be looking to the skies on Monday to catch a glimpse of the first partial eclipse visible in North America since 2014, a local optometrist said there are risks involved.

A group of walkers are completing a trail route from Swift Current to the Battlefords to remember an important part of local and provincial history.
A group of walkers are completing a trail route from Swift Current to the Battlefords to remember an important part of local and provincial history. submitted photo/Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society

Trail walk to remember Battlefords area history

From battlefordsNOW
August 17, 2017 - 11:41am Updated: August 17, 2017 - 12:14pm

To learn more about the area's geography and history, a trail group is completing a 340 km walk from Swift Current to North Battleford along a historic Métis trading route.

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