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North Battleford's Bryce Doherty got some big air during his gold medal performance.
North Battleford's Bryce Doherty got some big air during his gold medal performance. Jeff D'Andrea/paNOW Staff

Rivers West sweeps male medals in snowboarding

By BattlefordsNOW Staff
February 23, 2018 - 7:00pm

Rivers West continued their supremacy on the slopes on Friday at the Saskatchewan Winter Games.

In the snowboarding slopestyle, Rivers West swept all six of the medals for both of the male competitions. They had five medals in the same event on Thursday.

Defence lawyer Scott Spencer (left) is expected to make his opening statements to the jury today in the trail of Gerald Stanley (right.)
Defence lawyer Scott Spencer (left) is expected to make his opening statements to the jury today in the trail of Gerald Stanley (right.) Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Defence expected to make opening statement today in Stanley Trial

By BattlefordsNOW Staff
February 5, 2018 - 9:14am Updated: February 5, 2018 - 10:19am

Defence lawyer Scott Spencer is expected to deliver his opening address to the jury this morning in the ongoing murder trial of Gerald Stanley.

Gerald Stanley's lawyer, Scott Spencer, released a statement Friday blasting the media and said the case was not a referendum on racism.
Gerald Stanley's lawyer, Scott Spencer, released a statement Friday blasting the media and said the case was not a referendum on racism. File photo/paNOW Staff

Stanley trial begins Monday

By BattlefordsNOW Staff
January 28, 2018 - 1:28pm

Monday, the jury will be selected for the high-profile trial of Gerald Stanley.

Stanley is facing a second-degree murder charge related to the fatal shooting of Colten Boushie, 22, in August 2016 on his farm near Biggar.

A woman is now facing charges related to Saturday's shooting incident.
A woman is now facing charges related to Saturday's shooting incident. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Woman facing charges related to Saturday shooting in North Battleford

By BattlefordsNOW Staff
October 23, 2017 - 2:09pm Updated: October 24, 2017 - 1:59pm

A woman is now facing charges related to Saturday's shooting incident on 15 Avenue in North Battleford. 

Amanda Wahobin, 28, has been charged with possession of property obtained by crime.

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 Staff

Miracle Treat Day returns this week

By BattlefordsNOW Staff
August 8, 2017 - 5:00pm

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.

Jim Pattison and Brad Wall share a discussion just prior to the announcement that Pattison was donating $50 million to Saskatchewan's Children's Hospital.
Jim Pattison and Brad Wall share a discussion just prior to the announcement that Pattison was donating $50 million to Saskatchewan's Children's Hospital. Colin McGarrigle/battlefordsNOW Staff

Sask. Children's Hospital named after Jim Pattison following $50M donation

By BattlefordsNOW Staff
May 30, 2017 - 11:35am Updated: May 31, 2017 - 8:32am

Dignitaries and officials alike are calling today a new day in maternal and pediatric healthcare in the province, as businessman and philanthropist Jim Pattison donated $50 million to the Children's Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan.

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