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SWDC candidate Trevor Scherman believes co-operation and investing in research are keys to long term viability to the agriculture industry.
SWDC candidate Trevor Scherman believes co-operation and investing in research are keys to long term viability to the agriculture industry. submitted photo/Twitter

Local farmer believes wheat commission needs new direction

By Roger White
November 17, 2017 - 1:41pm

The agriculture industry is facing many changes in the years to come and one candidate for the upcoming Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (SWDC) Board of Directors elections feels it’s time the elected officials that provide governance for the commission followed suit.

Rodney Martin Janvier appeared in court in La Loche on Friday after being charged with manslaughter in the death of a 41-year-old mam from Clearwater River Dene Nation on August 10.
Rodney Martin Janvier appeared in court in La Loche on Friday after being charged with manslaughter in the death of a 41-year-old mam from Clearwater River Dene Nation on August 10. file photo/paNOW staff

Clearwater River Dene Nation man charged with manslaughter

By Roger White
October 13, 2017 - 1:00pm

A 29-year-old man from Clearwater River Dene Nation made a court appearance in La Loche Provincial Court on Friday morning charged with manslaughter following his arrest on Thursday.

Team Silvernagle has made it to two consecutive quarter-finals despite limited practices because of lack of ice availability. (Left to right) Dayna Demers (Meadow Lake) Kara Thevenot (Prince Albert), Jolene Campbell (Regina) and Robyn Silvernagle (North Battleford)
Team Silvernagle has made it to two consecutive quarter-finals despite limited practices because of lack of ice availability. (Left to right) Dayna Demers (Meadow Lake) Kara Thevenot (Prince Albert), Jolene Campbell (Regina) and Robyn Silvernagle (North Battleford) Dayna Demers/Facebook

Silvernagle rink showing improvements with every event

By Roger White
September 25, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: September 25, 2017 - 4:02pm

If you had of told any member of Robyn Silvernagle’s rink they would have made it to two consecutive quarter-finals in the only two events they entered this season, they would have gladly taken it.

Lead stone Kara Thevenot of Prince Albert and the rest of Team Silvernagle look to improve on their 1-1 record at the Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling Challenge today when they rink face Hannah Fleming of Scotland at 4:30 p.m.
Lead stone Kara Thevenot of Prince Albert and the rest of Team Silvernagle look to improve on their 1-1 record at the Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling Challenge today when they rink face Hannah Fleming of Scotland at 4:30 p.m. Facebook/Kara Thevenot

P.A. curler looking ahead after Pinty's loss

By Roger White
September 7, 2017 - 2:10pm

Despite a loss to Binia Felscher of Switzerland on Wednesday at the Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge in Regina, Prince Albert's Kara Thevenot is taking the loss in stride. 

Storm clouds blew in quickly to the Cochin area on Sunday, July 30 bringing thunder and lightning to the area. This picture at Cochin beach shows boats and swimmers still in the water after lightning has flashed.
Storm clouds blew in quickly to the Cochin area on Sunday, July 30 bringing thunder and lightning to the area. This picture at Cochin beach shows boats and swimmers still in the water after lightning has flashed. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Meteorologist warns of lightning dangers in Saskatchewan

By Roger White
August 4, 2017 - 8:00am

Whether you are soaking up the rays, enjoying a boat ride or a nice relaxing swim this weekend, you should always be aware of the weather conditions that could turn deadly. That’s the warning from John Paul Cragg of Environment Canada.

Nick Patrick (right) of Saskatoon threw a perfect game for Team Sask. at the Canada Summer Games on Tuesday. Team Sask. is now 8-0 at the tournament and will face PEI today at 11 a.m. CST.
Nick Patrick (right) of Saskatoon threw a perfect game for Team Sask. at the Canada Summer Games on Tuesday. Team Sask. is now 8-0 at the tournament and will face PEI today at 11 a.m. CST. submitted photo/Canada Summer Games

Team Sask. pitcher tosses perfect game

By Roger White
August 2, 2017 - 10:30am

It’s something every pitcher dreams of when they take the mound but very few accomplish – tossing a perfect game. But one man managed to do it on one of the biggest stages in Canada.

The Court of Queen's Bench has approved a $3.3 million settlement to those in the Infant Class of the cryptosporidium outbreak in North Battleford in 2001.
The Court of Queen's Bench has approved a $3.3 million settlement to those in the Infant Class of the cryptosporidium outbreak in North Battleford in 2001. file photo/BattlefordsNOW

NB water contamination class action suit certified

By Roger White
April 13, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench has approved a $3.3 million settlement between the City of North Battleford, the Province of Saskatchewan and the Infant Class (under 18-years-old) relating to the cryptosporidium outbreak in North Battleford in March and April of 2001.

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