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Teachers will spend two nights at Blue Mountain Adventure Park learning a variety of curriculum-based outdoor activities for students.
Teachers will spend two nights at Blue Mountain Adventure Park learning a variety of curriculum-based outdoor activities for students. Facebook/SaskOutdoors

Program to help teachers connect students with nature

From battlefordsNOW
August 9, 2017 - 2:00pm

With technology on the rise, children are becoming more connected with electronic devices than ever, but Rod Sigueroa, Past President of SaskOutdoors, hopes to help teachers connect them to nature as well.

The past five years has shown an increase in average home prices in both the city and town.
The past five years has shown an increase in average home prices in both the city and town. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Home price increase in area higher than provincial trend

From battlefordsNOW
August 9, 2017 - 11:47am

This year has been a good time for homeowners wanting to sell their homes with average prices increasing significantly in the past five years.

Prices for homes in both the town of Battleford and the city of North Battleford have gone up, with the town seeing the highest rise. 

John Paul II students will have a chance to make their own schedules with a new learning program.
John Paul II students will have a chance to make their own schedules with a new learning program. file photo/CJME News Staff

Light of Christ offers students option to set own schedule

From battlefordsNOW
August 9, 2017 - 10:00am

Not available for that 9 a.m. class? Not a problem.

Light of Christ Catholic School Division will soon offer students the opportunity to set their own schedules for the new school year so they can work their studies around their own timetables without worrying about falling behind.

Battlefords RCMP are looking for the individual responsible for a drive-by shooting late Monday night on 108 St.
Battlefords RCMP are looking for the individual responsible for a drive-by shooting late Monday night on 108 St. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Investigation continues in drive-by shooting in North Battleford

From battlefordsNOW
August 8, 2017 - 4:18pm Updated: August 8, 2017 - 4:54pm

Battlefords RCMP are investigating a drive-by shooting which occurred late Monday night in North Battleford.

The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. on 108 St. when the back window of a vehicle was shot out as it was being parked.

On August 10, net proceeds from each Blizzard sold at Dairy Queen locations across the province will be donated to the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital Foundation
On August 10, net proceeds from each Blizzard sold at Dairy Queen locations across the province will be donated to the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital Foundation File photo/battlefordsNOW

Miracle Treat Day returns this week

From battlefordsNOW
August 8, 2017 - 2:53pm Updated: August 8, 2017 - 5:05pm

The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group and Dairy Queen Canada are inviting Saskatchewan residents to join in on Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen locations across the province on Aug. 10.

Net proceeds from each Blizzard sold will be donated to the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Protesters opposing provincial cuts in May. A town hall meeting is planned for Aug. 10.
Protesters opposing provincial cuts in May. A town hall meeting is planned for Aug. 10. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town Hall planned for North Battleford

From battlefordsNOW
August 8, 2017 - 2:00pm

People concerned about recent cuts to Crown corporations will have an opportunity to sound off in North Battleford. 

The Cuts and Crowns event is planned by a group of citizens who belong to the organization Stop the Cuts. Some members are also affiliated with a group called Save STC.

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