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Environment Canada is warning people to drive and walk with caution tonight and into tomorrow as warm weather today mixed with freezing temperatures tonight will melt snow and could cause a flash freeze on roads and walkways.
Environment Canada is warning people to drive and walk with caution tonight and into tomorrow as warm weather today mixed with freezing temperatures tonight will melt snow and could cause a flash freeze on roads and walkways. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Plus temperatures to cause hazardous driving conditions

By Greg Higgins
November 23, 2017 - 10:00am

Relief from the unseasonably cold weather this month is coming today in the form of temperatures up to 5 C, but according to Environment Canada, the nice weather comes with its own set of hazards.

PBCN Chief Peter Beatty said he and council take the issue of alcohol very seriously.
PBCN Chief Peter Beatty said he and council take the issue of alcohol very seriously. file photo/paNOW Staff

PBCN Chief commits full support to stop bootlegging

By Nigel Maxwell
November 22, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Chief of Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation (PBCN) says he fully supports the idea of check stops to help curb illegal bootlegging.

Seven people were charged in the Creighton area last weekend. Several of those communities targeted fall under the jurisdiction of the PBCN.

John Wall was last seen Nov. 18 at a motel outside of P.A.
John Wall was last seen Nov. 18 at a motel outside of P.A. submitted photo/RCMP

Missing Warman man found

By paNOW Staff
November 22, 2017 - 8:34am Updated: November 22, 2017 - 8:52pm

RCMP reported later Wednesday that John Wall of Warman had been found safe.

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Prince Albert RCMP are requesting public assistance in locating a 51-year-old missing man.

Harrison Thunderchild (left) and Todd MacKay of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation stand outside Court of Queen's Bench in Regina after filing a court application against the Thunderchild First Nation on Nov. 21, 2017.
Harrison Thunderchild (left) and Todd MacKay of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation stand outside Court of Queen's Bench in Regina after filing a court application against the Thunderchild First Nation on Nov. 21, 2017. Kevin Martel/CKOM News Staff

Thunderchild First Nation taken to court to open books

By Kevin Martel/CKOM News Staff
November 21, 2017 - 2:41pm

One man from the Thunderchild First Nation has taken the band to court to open its books and release financial documents.

The second-degree murder case involving Gerald Stanley is set to go to trial in January.
The second-degree murder case involving Gerald Stanley is set to go to trial in January. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Judge named in Stanley trial, voir dire being held

By Angela Brown
November 21, 2017 - 1:00pm

The name of the judge has been announced for the second-degree murder case involving Gerald Stanley.

Chief Justice Martel Popescul, who is the chief justice for the province, will preside in a trial by jury at Court of Queen's Bench in the town of Battleford.

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