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Books, conversation and snacks, the teen book  club offers a new reading and community outlet for teenagers in the Battlefords.
Books, conversation and snacks, the teen book club offers a new reading and community outlet for teenagers in the Battlefords. Submitted photo/Candice Froess

New book club for teens offered at NB public library

By Martin Martinson
January 23, 2019 - 5:00pm

In addition to the North Battleford Public Library hosting it’s monthly adult book club Jan. 28 at 7 p.m., the establishment will also be starting a new teen book club to meet monthly beginning Jan. 29 at 4 p.m.

A 40-year-old man is a suspected of allegedly exposing himself to young children during a hockey tournament in Hillmond.
A 40-year-old man is a suspected of allegedly exposing himself to young children during a hockey tournament in Hillmond. supplied photo/RCMP

Sketch released of man who allegedly exposed himself to children in Hillmond

By battlefordsNOW Staff
January 23, 2019 - 1:48pm

An approximately 40-year-old man is suspected of allegedly exposing himself to young children during a hockey tournament in Hillmond earlier this month.

Maidstone RCMP released a sketch of the man they are requesting assistance in identifying in relation to the incident on Jan. 12.

Aboriginal Friendship Centres of Saskatchewan representatives are currently travelling across the province to discuss opportunities available for Indigenous peoples, and to help more people obtain their Indian Status registration.
Aboriginal Friendship Centres of Saskatchewan representatives are currently travelling across the province to discuss opportunities available for Indigenous peoples, and to help more people obtain their Indian Status registration. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Friendship Centres to host forums, compile information for report to government

By Angela Brown
January 22, 2019 - 4:25pm Updated: January 22, 2019 - 8:17pm

Friendship Centres in the region will hold community forums this week to raise awareness about the issue of gender discrimination and encourage people to apply for their Indian Status card.

Mayor Ames Leslie, left, is shown with CAO John Enns-Wind at council's meeting Monday. The Town of Battleford's council approved the operating and capital budgets.
Mayor Ames Leslie, left, is shown with CAO John Enns-Wind at council's meeting Monday. The Town of Battleford's council approved the operating and capital budgets. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town of Battleford council approves budget despite challenges

By Angela Brown
January 22, 2019 - 8:59am

It was a challenging time for the Town of Battleford Monday night as council deliberated but ultimately passed the operating and capital budgets.

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