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Most of Anthony Bear's belongings have been removed from the first trailer he owned. He said thieves took a liking to entering his property while he was gone, and he felt vulnerable after he lost numerous items to theft. The house stands mostly empty as he slowly completes odd jobs around the building in an attempt to make the trailer livable again.
Most of Anthony Bear's belongings have been removed from the first trailer he owned. He said thieves took a liking to entering his property while he was gone, and he felt vulnerable after he lost numerous items to theft. The house stands mostly empty as he slowly completes odd jobs around the building in an attempt to make the trailer livable again. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Muskoday First Nation resident seeks power, water, and gas connections for home

By Bryan Eneas
August 17, 2018 - 5:00pm

For 12 gruelling years, Anthony Bear has struggled to connect his home on the Muskoday First Nation to nearby power, water, and natural gas lines.

Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili and Saskatoon Fairview MLA Vicki Mowat visited North Battleford Aug. 14. Meili who is touring the province said he would like to see improved ER and surgery wait times overall in Saskatchewan.
Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili and Saskatoon Fairview MLA Vicki Mowat visited North Battleford Aug. 14. Meili who is touring the province said he would like to see improved ER and surgery wait times overall in Saskatchewan. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Meili hoping for reduced wait times in province

By Angela Brown
August 17, 2018 - 3:07pm

Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili is concerned about overall wait time delays across the province in emergency rooms and for surgeries.

Meili visited North Battleford Aug. 14 as part of his cross-province tour.

CAA members needing a lift will soon be able to request Ride Assist — a new service offered by CAA Saskatchewan.
CAA members needing a lift will soon be able to request Ride Assist — a new service offered by CAA Saskatchewan. Submitted photo/CAA Saskatchewan

New service will soon provide a safe ride home

By Angela Brown
August 16, 2018 - 5:13pm Updated: August 17, 2018 - 12:42pm

CAA Saskatchewan drivers who are CAA members and need a little help getting home will soon be able to take advantage of a new CAA service available this fall with Ride Assist.

Tim Barnhart, of the National Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association, and Peter Cardinal, of the Cousins Group of Companies, greet one another at the conference Thursday.
Tim Barnhart, of the National Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association, and Peter Cardinal, of the Cousins Group of Companies, greet one another at the conference Thursday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Conference aims to help First Nations explore medical marijuana production

By Angela Brown
August 16, 2018 - 3:00pm

Members of many First Nations attended a conference in North Battleford Thursday to find out more about the benefits of getting involved in niche markets such as medical marijuana production and how it could create more economic opportunites for Indigenous people

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