North Battleford

Behind the Headlines: Deconstructing the Crime Severity Index

Behind the Headlines: Deconstructing the Crime Severity Index

Mar 21, 2024 | 11:01am
 Is there any weight to the claims various municipalities alongside the City of North Battleford have made against the Crime Severity Index (CSI)? Tarah Hodgkinson, an assistant professor of criminology at Wilfried Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont. — who ran the City of North Battleford’s original public safety survey — thinks so, to a degree. […]

Attempted abduction in North Battleford

Jun 20, 2023 | 6:42pm

The RCMP in North Battleford are investigating an attempted abduction. Police say this happened between 3 and 3:30 Tuesday afternoon.  A teenaged girl was walking when a man in a black Mazda SUV approached her, and called out to her, asking if she needed money. A very short time later, the vehicle approached her again, […]

Murder Investigation Underway in North Battleford

Jun 18, 2023 | 6:40pm

Police are investigating the death of a 32 year old woman in North Battleford. Friday night the RCMP were called out to a home in the 1400 block of 114th Street after getting a report of an injured person.  The officers who responded provided what medical assistance they could until EMS arrived, but Kaylee Crookedneck […]

UPDATE: Amber Alert Issued in Battlefords cancelled; children located safe

Jun 9, 2023 | 11:14am

The Ambert Alert that was issued by Battlefords RCMP has been cancelled. According to the RCMP, the children have been located safe at a residence on Mosquito, Grizzly Bear’s Head, Lean Man First Nation. The mother of the children is also in police custody.        

Battlefords open up Centennial Cup with a win

May 11, 2023 | 2:09pm

  The Battlefords North Stars got off to a good start at the 2023 Centennial Cup in Portage as they defeated the Kam River Fighting Walleye 4-1 on Thursday morning. Steven Kesserling, Jackson Allan, Tanner Gold and Colby Bear scored for Battlefords. Josh Kotai made 23 saves in the win for the North Stars. After […]

All suspects arrested after deadly assault in Saskatchewan

May 1, 2023 | 3:34pm

Saskatchewan RCMP say all suspects connected to a fatal assault on a First Nation northwest of Saskatoon are now in custody. Mounties say they have arrested two of the suspects and the third turned himself in last week after Quin Squair was assaulted on April 18 on Saulteaux First Nation, 210 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon. Squair […]

Highway 11 Re-Opens Near Maymont After Police Investigation

Oct 16, 2022 | 2:18pm

Early Sunday morning the RCMP announced they are closing the east bound lanes of Highway 11 near the community of Maymont.  Its about an hour drive, north-west of Saskatoon. Police closed the lanes just after 10:00 am, and re-opened the lanes around 6 o clock Sunday night. Police have not said what they are doing, […]

Battleford RCMP charge one man in Poundmaker First Nation assault

Jul 20, 2022 | 2:44pm

Battleford RCMP has arrested and charged one man with an assault that happened on Sunday and was captured on camera. RCMP were dispatched on Sunday at 6:50 p.m. to the 0-100 block of 17th Street East in Battleford.  An initial investigation determined that a man was approached by three men he did not know. One […]

Member of the Poundmaker First Nation Attacked by Three Men on Camera

Jul 20, 2022 | 10:45am

On July 17th, 2022 Colby Tootoosis was the victim of an assault at a private residence in Battleford. Tootoosis of the Poundmaker Cree Nation was unhooking a tractor trailer when he was approached by three men who verbally confronted Tootoosis before one of the men grabbed Tootoosis by his braids, pulled him to the ground […]

Regina school joins Better Together initiative

Jun 28, 2022 | 2:32pm

A Regina school has joined forces with a Saskatchewan-based mental health initiative to become Better Together. The Ruth Pawson School launched the ‘Better Together’ initiative, which focuses on the importance of mental health and having conversations and making connections while raising $9,000 to dress all students and staff. After years of spreading awareness through t-shirts […]