The RCMP are looking for help in finding a missing 14-year-old girl from the North Battleford area.
Nevada Sanderson has been reported missing to police and was last seen on Dec. 3 at 4 p.m.
Information given to the RCMP shows Sanderson may be in the North Battleford, Meadow Lake or Prince Albert areas.
Sanderson is about five foot five, 130 pounds with short brown hair and a pierced lip.
Edited by News Talk Radio's Chris Morin.
RCMP have officially identified the remains of a person found on Tuesday in an abandoned home in North Battleford.
Sergeant Darcy Wolfitt said they are that of missing Ronald William Peequaquat.
“The family has been notified and the autopsy was completed yesterday afternoon and foul play has been ruled out in his death,” explained Wolfitt.
Peequaquat was last seen on June 25 trying to hitchhike a ride from the Red Pheasant First Nation to North Battleford.
RCMP in the Battlefords are investigating after human remains were found in an abandoned home on Tuesday.
Mounties say a caretaker found the body in a residence in the 1900 block of 99th Street in North Battleford. The caretaker notified police on Tuesday at about 3 p.m.
Police say the remains had been inside the home for an extended period and have not yet been identified.
The home hasn’t been occupied for about six years.
It may be the New Year before police complete their investigation into the discovery of a dead baby at the Lloydminster landfill.
In late November there was an emergency call to a Lloydminster home. A woman who had given birth was having medical problems but the baby was nowhere to be found. Acting on a tip, RCMP searched the dump until they found remains.
RCMP Sgt. Patrick Webb says when all the evidence has been gathered and it will be sent to the prosecutor's office for advice on possible charges. He says that will take at least a month.
Police say the physical search for evidence has wrapped up after the remains of an infant were found at the Lloydminster landfill on Tuesday.
Investigators are now interviewing people in connection with the discovery.
RCMP Sgt. Patrick Webb says it is to “determine what the circumstances were at the beginning and then put that together” with physical evidence.
On Nov. 19, a 911 call was made after a Lloydminster woman was having medical difficulties after childbirth. Her child couldn’t be accounted for and the investigation led police to the landfill.
Ronald Peequaquat, 46, was last seen at a home on the Red Pheasant First Nation on June 25, saying he planned to hitchhike into the city.
But RCMP corporal Jason Teniuk says he wasn't reported missing for more than a month.
“There was a substantial delay between when he was last seen and when it was reported to us,” said Teniuk.
Teniuk says Peequaquat had a home in North Battleford, but also lived what he describes as a high-risk lifestyle.
RCMP are reporting that a wave of stolen vehicles have been found south of the Battlefords over the past five days.
Staff Sgt. Howard Nodwell says nine trucks were found last week and six more were discovered over the weekend.
“The frequency of the thefts was noted to increase in the month of November,” said Nodwell.
“But some of these vehicles have been stolen over a longer period of time.”
Nodwell says the vehicles were taken from farms near Biggar, Landis and Wilkie.
Battlefords RCMP have arrested three people following a drug bust at a home on Winder Cres. in North Battleford.
Police have charged 26-year-old Donovan Laviolette, 21-year-old Shawn Fortin and 20-year-old Breanna Fletcher after the RCMP seized a significant amount of marijuana.
All three will appear in Provincial Court on Dec . 8.
Edited by News Talk Radio's Chris Morin.
The City of North Battleford and Maple Leaf Foods are forming a joint task force to follow up on the impending closure of the Maple Leaf plant in 2013.
A new biodiesel plant will create more than 100 jobs for the Lloydminster area.
Canada’s largest biodiesel plant, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), will create a dozen permanent jobs and 100 construction jobs.
ADM plans to start construction in the spring on the 265 million litre biodiesel facility next to the company's canola crushing plant. The ADM plant will convert canola grown from Saskatoon to Edmonton into the fuel product.
All diesel fuel and heating oil sold in Canada is now required to include at least two per cent biodiesel.