Chelsea Laskowski

Volunteers start the Type III Wildland Firefighters course at PAGC's Urban Services office.
Volunteers start the Type III Wildland Firefighters course at PAGC's Urban Services office. Chelsea Laskowski, paNOW Staff

Prince Albert wildland training a go for northern residents

By Chelsea Laskowski
July 9, 2015 - 12:33pm Updated: July 10, 2015 - 8:46am

UPDATE: 700 people put their names forward total with the call for people to take firefighter training by Lac La Ronge Chief Tammy Cook-Searson, supported by the province. Currently there are 250 spots made available.

Janine Appolloni's daughter tried on a helmet as they visited Anthony Appolloni.
Janine Appolloni's daughter tried on a helmet as they visited Anthony Appolloni. Chelsea Laskowski, paNOW Staff

VIDEO: Military family reunited in Prince Albert ahead of fighting wildfires

By Chelsea Laskowski
July 7, 2015 - 8:55am Updated: July 7, 2015 - 9:57am

Military vehicles rolling into Prince Albert on Monday were only part of the excitement for one Prince Albert mother, who was reunited with her son.

The Travelodge.
The Travelodge. Courtesy of Travelodge.ca.

Housing fire evacuees makes for hectic week at P.A. hotels

By Chelsea Laskowski
July 3, 2015 - 6:42am Updated: July 3, 2015 - 7:18am

Usually Prince Albert’s hotels are quiet at the start of July, but it’s been the opposite this year due to wildfire evacuations.

“We live in paradise – (normally) everybody’s travelling up to lake country,” said Mona Selanders, Travelodge’s general manager.

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