Greg Higgins

Workers have been at it non-stop as the New Saskatchewan Hospital inches closer to completion. The New Beginnings Campaign got $100,000 closer to its $8 million goal thanks to a donation from the Anluan Foundation.
Workers have been at it non-stop as the New Saskatchewan Hospital inches closer to completion. The New Beginnings Campaign got $100,000 closer to its $8 million goal thanks to a donation from the Anluan Foundation. File photo/battlefordsNOW staff

New Sask. Hospital receives $100K donation

By Greg Higgins
April 26, 2018 - 10:00am

A provincial charity group has donated $100,000 to the New Saskatchewan Hospital’s New Beginnings Campaign.

Between the Lines has publicly rejected a request to meet with Gerald Stanley about a potential book deal, stating it will stand in solidarity with the Boushie family.
Between the Lines has publicly rejected a request to meet with Gerald Stanley about a potential book deal, stating it will stand in solidarity with the Boushie family. File photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Publisher rejects Stanley book deal; Stanley lawyer responds

By Greg Higgins
March 23, 2018 - 11:12am

A publishing company openly rejected Gerald Stanley’s request for a book deal and advised other companies to follow suit.

Nothing tastes sweeter than gold for team Prairie Central as they pose for photos biting down on their new medals
Nothing tastes sweeter than gold for team Prairie Central as they pose for photos biting down on their new medals Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Prairie Central takes gold in female hockey

By Greg Higgins
February 24, 2018 - 6:21pm

Prairie Central went undefeated throughout the tournament to win gold over South East at the Saskatchewan Winter Games Saturday; a feat made all the more impressive when considering most of the team met each other less than a week ago.

Team Regina swept the feet from under their completion, taking nearly half the 15 medals available in the Judo Skills competition.
Team Regina swept the feet from under their completion, taking nearly half the 15 medals available in the Judo Skills competition. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Regina cleans up with 7 medals in Judo Skills Competition

By Greg Higgins
February 22, 2018 - 10:00am

thletes showed off their technique in the Judo skills competition Wednesday morning in the Saskatchewan Winter Games, with Regina picking up seven medals in the event.

Bella Brown of Saskatoon blows the audience, judges and competition away after a clean and jerk of 52kg. She only weights 39.9kg herself.
Bella Brown of Saskatoon blows the audience, judges and competition away after a clean and jerk of 52kg. She only weights 39.9kg herself. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Hitting above their weight: girls showcase weightlifting skills

By Greg Higgins
February 20, 2018 - 10:00am

Weightlifting might seem like a male-dominated sport, but it was the girls who were celebrating on Family Day as they lifted far heavier weights than the boys.

The 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games banner was lifted to the rafters of the North Battle Civic Centre during the opening ceremonies Sunday night.
The 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games banner was lifted to the rafters of the North Battle Civic Centre during the opening ceremonies Sunday night. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Opening ceremonies officially kick-off Winter Games

By Greg Higgins
February 19, 2018 - 9:41am

Thousands of athletes and fans filled the stands of the Civic Centre in North Battleford for the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games Sunday night.

Alvin Baptiste is taking his perceived injustice in the verdict handed out in the Gerald Stanley murder trial to the provincial and federal governments in hopes the system can be corrected.
Alvin Baptiste is taking his perceived injustice in the verdict handed out in the Gerald Stanley murder trial to the provincial and federal governments in hopes the system can be corrected. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Strong words from Boushie's family at rally in N.B.

By Greg Higgins
February 10, 2018 - 4:39pm

Strong words were had by the family of Colten Boushie during a peaceful demonstration held by the #justiceforcolten movement at the North Battleford courthouse Saturday afternoon.

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