Battlefords

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Youth charged after alleged threat at Maidstone schools

From battlefordsNOW
June 15, 2016 - 2:59pm Updated: November 17, 2016 - 12:41pm

A male youth was charged with several offences following Tuesday’s incident in Maidstone that resulted in two schools being placed in hold-and-secure mode.

Charges include uttering threats, mischief, public mischief, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and common nuisance.

David Fan.
David Fan. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords reacts negatively to hospital fundraising proposal

From battlefordsNOW
June 15, 2016 - 2:06pm Updated: November 17, 2016 - 12:41pm

When the CEO of the Prairie North Health Region David Fan pitched his $8 million fundraising proposal to the Battlefords Chamber of Commerce he was met with the question, ‘why do locals need to fundraise for a hospital which services the entire province?’

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