Battlefords News

Gerald Stanley, 54, will be in court for preliminary hearings on second-degree murder and weapons charges on April 3, 2017.

Preliminary hearing for Gerald Stanley trial underway

By 650 CKOM April 2, 2017 - 10:42am Updated: April 6, 2017 - 10:05am

Gerald Stanley will be in Battleford court for the first time in months on Monday for preliminary hearings on whether he'll face trial for the killing of Colten Boushie.   The...

A screen shot from the dash cam video showing RCMP making an arrest in North Battleford. April 5, 2016.

Man sentenced after dramatic police takedown caught on dash cam

By 650 CKOM November 2, 2016 - 1:29pm Updated: November 2, 2016 - 1:29pm

A man who was the subject of a dramatic arrest in North Battleford back in April has been sentenced.

The incident was captured randomly on dash-cam by a driver who just...

A goldeneye duck goes through the washing process at a makeshift facility in Maidstone July 31, 2016..

Oil-covered wildlife receiving TLC in Maidstone

By Geoff Smith, battlefordsNOW staff August 2, 2016 - 6:52am Updated: August 2, 2016 - 10:51am

A shop building in Maidstone’s industrial area now more closely resembles a hospital for wild animals.

Canada geese, Goldeneye ducks, beavers and garter snakes are among...

Teen described as dangerous escapes from North Battleford Youth Centre

By Sarah Mills July 21, 2016 - 6:19pm Updated: July 28, 2016 - 12:04pm

A teen has escaped from the North Battleford Youth Centre.

It happened while the the boy was on escorted leave with two custody workers attending a funeral on the Red...

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Burned body in car death outside North Battleford not suspicious: RCMP

By battlefordsNOW staff June 23, 2016 - 5:15pm Updated: June 23, 2016 - 5:45pm

An autopsy has confirmed the death of a man whose body was found in a burning car outside North Battleford was not suspicious.

 According to a news release, a forensic...

Battlefords RCMP search for missing 17-year-old girl

By paNOW staff June 16, 2016 - 6:08pm Updated: June 16, 2016 - 6:15pm

Battlefords RCMP are once again searching for a missing girl from the Ahtahkakoop First Nation.

Jasmine Kaye-Masuskapeo, 17, was last seen June 15 in North Battleford...

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RCMP investigate attempted child abduction in Battleford

By battlefordsNOW staff June 10, 2016 - 9:11am Updated: June 10, 2016 - 9:15am

The Battlefords RCMP detachment is investigating a report of an attempted abduction of a child from a school yard.

The alleged incident was reported to have occurred...

Charles Neil-Curly and Jeremy Roy in Vancouver.

Man given 1-way ticket to B.C. wanted in Saskatchewan courts

By Sarah Mills March 11, 2016 - 6:23am Updated: March 11, 2016 - 7:54am

It appears one of the men given a one-way bus ticket from Saskatchewan to B.C. had plenty of reasons to leave - and legal reasons to stay.

Saskatchewan Social Services...

Remington was found on a door step, shot in the face.

Recovery begins for Battlefords dog found shot in the face

By Greg Higgins March 9, 2016 - 10:49am Updated: March 9, 2016 - 11:00am

Remington, a dog found shot last week, is out of surgery but not out of the woods yet.

Michelle Spark, director of the Battleford’s Humane Society, says everyone is...

Construction of the new Saskatchewan Hospital in the Battlefords.

Mild weather moving construction along at the new Battlefords hospital

By Collin Stockwell March 3, 2016 - 10:36am Updated: March 3, 2016 - 10:45am

This winter’s mild temperatures have been perfect for construction, and the effects have been felt at the built site for the new Saskatchewan Hospital in the Battlefords.

Battlefords Provincial Court.

Man, woman sentenced in the Battlefords for kidnapping and assault of teenager in June

By December 22, 2015 - 5:26pm Updated: December 22, 2015 - 5:30pm

A 19-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman have been sentenced for kidnapping and assaulting a teenage boy in North Battleford in June over a drug debt.

Last week Garth...