Battlefords

There is little chance of flooding in Western Saskatchewan this year.
There is little chance of flooding in Western Saskatchewan this year. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Below-normal runoff expected this spring

From battlefordsNOW
February 9, 2016 - 3:18pm Updated: November 17, 2016 - 12:41pm

It’s too early to say for sure, but the Water Security Agency (WSA) says western Saskatchewan can expect below normal runoff this spring.

In fact, the prediction applies to most of the province. The only exception is in the east-central region, where there was extra water in the fall.

City engineer Bob Anthony at city council, where the flat rate decision was made
City engineer Bob Anthony at city council, where the flat rate decision was made Duncan Cairns-Brenner, battlefordsNOW Staff

Flat rate for NB pipe replacement

From battlefordsNOW
February 9, 2016 - 10:34am Updated: November 17, 2016 - 12:41pm

Residents will get a discount to replace their pipes. City council passed a resolution implementing a flat fee of $1,000 to replace the pipes from the front of a homeowner’s property line to their house.

Kids eagerly wait for their turn
Kids eagerly wait for their turn Greg Higgins, battlefordsNOW

Annual fundraiser harnesses community support

From battlefordsNOW
February 7, 2016 - 1:33pm Updated: November 17, 2016 - 12:41pm

Battlefords Harness Club held its annual cutter rally Saturday, Feb. 6. to raise money for the Battlefords Harness Club.

People got to drive and ride on horse drawn cutters or saddle up and ride horseback.

At roughly 10km the trail takes nearly one-and-a-half hours to complete.

Tifa Dezic striking a pose
Tifa Dezic striking a pose Submitted photo/Twilla Gagne

North Battleford girl dances her way to Telemiracle

From battlefordsNOW
February 7, 2016 - 6:31am Updated: November 17, 2016 - 12:41pm

Hopes weren't very high when Tifa Dezic’s mother Twilla Gagne read the audition letter from Telemiracle. 

“At first we thought I didn’t get in because how it started out. It said 'thank you for auditioning for Telemiracle,' so I didn’t think I got in.”

Pages