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Minister of the Economy Bill Boyd has weighed in on the proposed potash mine at Southey.
Minister of the Economy Bill Boyd has weighed in on the proposed potash mine at Southey. Saskatchewan Party Website

Economy Minister Bill Boyd weighs in on proposed potash mine

By CJME News
June 18, 2016 - 10:04am

Economy Minister Bill Boyd weighed in on the proposed Yancoal potash mine at Southey. 

The Chinese owned company is in the stages of developing a mine which could potentially affect many residents in the area.

Reggie Leach speaking to students at Chief Poundmaker School.
Reggie Leach speaking to students at Chief Poundmaker School. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Poundmaker students hear from former NHL star

By Sarah Rae
June 17, 2016 - 5:11pm

A former NHL star wants young people to know success didn’t just fall into his lap. 

Reggie Leach, who played 13 seasons in the NHL and helped the Philadelphia Flyers win the Stanley Cup in 1975, spoke to students at Chief Poundmaker School in Poundmaker Cree Nation on Friday, June 17.

Andrew Sawatzky was last seen at 10 p.m., June 5 in North Battleford.
Andrew Sawatzky was last seen at 10 p.m., June 5 in North Battleford. submitted photo/Tammy Ring

‘I’m preparing for the worst:’ mother of missing N.B. man

By undefined
June 17, 2016 - 3:36pm

It’s been 11 days since a North Battleford man went missing, and his family said his disappearance has turned their lives into a “living Hell.”

Andrew Sawatzky was last seen Sunday, June 5 in North Battleford. His mother, Tammy Ring, said her life is now consumed with looking for him.

Locals light candles at a recent vigil to support victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting victims.
Locals light candles at a recent vigil to support victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting victims. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords residents support Orlando shooting victims with vigil

By Sarah Rae
June 17, 2016 - 11:46am

Dozens of locals came together in North Battleford to stand in solidarity with the victims of this past week’s mass shooting in an Orlando LGBTQ nightclub.

Organizer Kay-Lynne Collier said she was happy with the Central Park vigil’s turnout.

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