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Young athletes competed in finals in artistic gymnastics Wednesday.
Young athletes competed in finals in artistic gymnastics Wednesday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Day of highs and lows for young gymnasts at games

By Angela Brown
February 21, 2018 - 2:03pm

It was a day of emotional highs and lows for young athletes vying in the final round of artistic gymnastics competitions on Wednesday.

Parents filled the stands cheering on their kids taking part in the events as part of the Saskatchewan Winter Games in North Battleford. 

Kaleb Clayton, from Prince Albert, right, receives a little direction from the Lakeland district team's assistant coach Bryce Elliott, Tuesday.
Kaleb Clayton, from Prince Albert, right, receives a little direction from the Lakeland district team's assistant coach Bryce Elliott, Tuesday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Games a big first step for young gymnasts

By Angela Brown
February 21, 2018 - 8:30am

When they aren't buckling down perfecting their routines, gymnasts from across the province taking part in the Saskatchewan Winter Games in North Battleford have been enjoying the atmosphere of the games.

From Prince Albert, athletes Chloe Lysitza, centre, and Nicole Penner, right, with Lakeland District team coach Brianne Jubenvill at the games Tuesday. The girls were taking part in the duet competition.
From Prince Albert, athletes Chloe Lysitza, centre, and Nicole Penner, right, with Lakeland District team coach Brianne Jubenvill at the games Tuesday. The girls were taking part in the duet competition. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Synchronized swimmers show their finesse at Tuesday's games

By Angela Brown
February 20, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: February 21, 2018 - 9:03am

Young athlete Kaibrie Lumbard from Lloydminster with Team Rivers West was all smiles after winning gold in the solo synchronized swimming finals Tuesday.

View (active tab) Edit Nodequeue  ADVERTISE WITH US + Sask Winter Games torch relay lights up North Battleford By Angela Brown February 18, 2018 - 7:26pm  Mayor Ryan Bater holds the torch to pass to the games torch bearers. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff  Left to right, torch bearers Jill Martin-Ament, Bill Samborski and Siobhan Gormley, with North Battleford Mayor Ryan Bater at the start of the torch relay outside City Hall Sunday.
View (active tab) Edit Nodequeue ADVERTISE WITH US + Sask Winter Games torch relay lights up North Battleford By Angela Brown February 18, 2018 - 7:26pm Mayor Ryan Bater holds the torch to pass to the games torch bearers. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff Left to right, torch bearers Jill Martin-Ament, Bill Samborski and Siobhan Gormley, with North Battleford Mayor Ryan Bater at the start of the torch relay outside City Hall Sunday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Sask Winter Games torch relay lights up North Battleford

By Angela Brown
February 18, 2018 - 7:33pm

The 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games officially began Sunday evening as the torch relay lit up the streets of North Battleford.

Colten Boushie's mother, Debbie Baptiste, centre, is helped out of the courtroom while sobbing after hearing the verdict.
Colten Boushie's mother, Debbie Baptiste, centre, is helped out of the courtroom while sobbing after hearing the verdict. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

'No justice served here today': Emotional reactions after Stanley trial verdict

By Angela Brown
February 10, 2018 - 9:37am Updated: February 10, 2018 - 4:37pm

Colten Boushie's family appeared devastated when they left the courthouse Friday after they learned the jury had acquitted Gerald Stanley in the 22-year-old's 2016 shooting death.

FSIN chief Bobby Cameron said the group has sent a letter to the Federal Justice Minister asking for some action on the jury selection process in Canada.
FSIN chief Bobby Cameron said the group has sent a letter to the Federal Justice Minister asking for some action on the jury selection process in Canada. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

FSIN asks Federal government for action on jury selection process

By Angela Brown
February 9, 2018 - 2:00pm

Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) chief Bobby Cameron said the FSIN has sent a letter to Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould asking for some action to "acknowledge the diversity" related to the jury selection process in Canada. 

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Boushie family supporters gather as jury prepares to deliberate

By Angela Brown
February 8, 2018 - 2:47pm Updated: February 8, 2018 - 8:59pm

Grades 7 and 8 students from Thunderchild First Nation participated in support of Colten Boushie's family outside the Battleford courthouse Thursday.

Inside, Gerald Stanley is currently facing a charge of second degree murder in the August of 2016 fatal shooting of Colten Boushie.

Glen Luther, a law professor at the University of Saskatchewan, says the Gerald Stanley trial is an interesting case that is being closely watched by experts in the justice field.
Glen Luther, a law professor at the University of Saskatchewan, says the Gerald Stanley trial is an interesting case that is being closely watched by experts in the justice field. submitted photo/Glen Luther

Jury deliberation not an easy process; law professor

By Angela Brown
February 7, 2018 - 12:00pm

It will be a challenging job for the jury involved in making a decision in the Gerald Stanley trial in the days ahead, according to a Saskatchewan law professor.

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron discusses his issues with the justice system.
FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron discusses his issues with the justice system. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

FSIN voices concerns over Stanley trial

By Angela Brown
February 1, 2018 - 8:40pm Updated: February 2, 2018 - 1:28pm

As the Crown is winding down its case in the trial of Gerald Stanley, Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) Chief Bobby Cameron expressed his concerns today for the Boushie family and the justice system.

"We continue to pray for the family for healing," he said.

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