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BASAC executive director Amber Stewart, is hopeful that recent discussions with the Ministry of Justice results in more funding and support so her organization can continue to provide the services they offer to the Battlefords and Meadow Lake areas.
BASAC executive director Amber Stewart, is hopeful that recent discussions with the Ministry of Justice results in more funding and support so her organization can continue to provide the services they offer to the Battlefords and Meadow Lake areas. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Sex assault centre services extended to October; meetings with Justice Dept. continue

By Roger White
July 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

The line has been drawn in the sand by the Battlefords and Area Sexual Assault Centre (BASAC).

Some cars of the train derailed while those carrying passengers all remained upright.
Some cars of the train derailed while those carrying passengers all remained upright. Submitted photo/Transportation Safety Board

Derailment site cleared but heavy rain sees further suspension of service

By meadowlakeNOW Staff
July 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

VIA rail says the site of the derailment north of Hudson Bay last week is cleared and repaired, although their service through north central Manitoba remains suspended due to heavy rains elsewhere.

A member of the Prairie n' Forest Equestrian Club works through the relay.
A member of the Prairie n' Forest Equestrian Club works through the relay. Kathy Gallant/meadowlakeNOW Staff

Horse equitation workshop a success for local club

By Kathy Gallant
July 9, 2018 - 5:00pm

The relationship between a horse and a rider is one built on trust, body language, and training. A newer style of exercise, called working equitation, was offered in Meadow Lake this past weekend and several members of the Prairie n’ Forest (PnF) Equestrian Club took part.

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