Battlefords

A local member of the provincial NDP executive doesn't feel yesterday's budget goes far enough to address key issues facing the province.
A local member of the provincial NDP executive doesn't feel yesterday's budget goes far enough to address key issues facing the province. File photo/CKOM News Staff

Budget falls short of addressing province's issues: Feist

From battlefordsNOW
April 11, 2018 - 12:00pm

While reaction to yesterday’s provincial budget has been mixed, a local member of the provincial NDP executive feels the budget fell far short of addressing many issues the province is facing.

A special weather statement has been issued for central Saskatchewan this morning, bringing anywhere between 2 and 4 cm of snow to the Battlefords.
A special weather statement has been issued for central Saskatchewan this morning, bringing anywhere between 2 and 4 cm of snow to the Battlefords. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Weather Statement issued for region

From battlefordsNOW
April 11, 2018 - 7:52am

Will winter ever end?

It's a question many are asking this morning as Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for the Battlefords, Wilkie, Maidstone and surrounding areas.

Veteran MLA Herb Cox feels Tuesday's budget was "pretty positive" with increase spending in health care, education and social services.
Veteran MLA Herb Cox feels Tuesday's budget was "pretty positive" with increase spending in health care, education and social services. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords MLA calls provincial budget 'pretty positive'

From battlefordsNOW
April 10, 2018 - 5:49pm

Battlefords MLA Herb Cox has seen his share of provincial budgets since he became the area representative in the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011 and while he knows not everyone will be pleased with the document presented by Finance Minister Donna Harpauer, he believes Tuesday’s budget is exactly

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