Glenn Hicks

The wildfire at the tip of Raindeer Lake has forced over 700 people to leave the local community. The blaze was last reported to be 3,000 hectares in size and 13 kilometres from Southend.
The wildfire at the tip of Raindeer Lake has forced over 700 people to leave the local community. The blaze was last reported to be 3,000 hectares in size and 13 kilometres from Southend. Nelson Cook/Facebook

Southend wildfire grows to 3,000 hectares

By Glenn Hicks
June 20, 2018 - 2:00pm

The wildfire burning near the northern community of Southend, forcing hundreds to flee, has quickly grown and now covers 3,000 hectares, or 30 square kilometres.

Prince Albert's Dr. Josias Furstenberg admitted to charges including having sex with patients and has had his license revoked by the College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Prince Albert's Dr. Josias Furstenberg admitted to charges including having sex with patients and has had his license revoked by the College of Physicians and Surgeons. Doctor Jof/Twitter

P.A. doctor loses license after sex with patients

By Glenn Hicks
June 19, 2018 - 5:00pm

A Prince Albert doctor charged with several counts of unprofessional conduct, including having sex with his patients, has lost his license to practice medicine.

A high pressure zone over the Prairies is sucking hot air from the United States and bringing the likelihood of daily record temperatures to the Prince Albert and La Ronge areas this week.
A high pressure zone over the Prairies is sucking hot air from the United States and bringing the likelihood of daily record temperatures to the Prince Albert and La Ronge areas this week. File photo/paNOW Staff

Heat wave bringing record daily temperatures: Environment Canada

By Glenn Hicks
June 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

After a hot, dry spring we're now in for more record-breaking temperatures this week as we officially enter summer.

The temperatures are expected to be up to 12 degrees hotter than normal for this time of year and a heat warning is in effect for the La Ronge area.

A potato a day and being a kid when playing with her grandchildren were among the secrets of Nellie Wendel's longevity, according to family members.
A potato a day and being a kid when playing with her grandchildren were among the secrets of Nellie Wendel's longevity, according to family members. Submitted photo

A potato a day among 105-year-old Shellbrook woman's secrets for long life

By Glenn Hicks
June 16, 2018 - 8:00am

The First World War had not yet begun, Robert Borden was Prime Minister and the first Calgary Stampede had just been held in 1912 when Nellie Wendel (nee Watkinson) was born.

Canadian player Alphonso Davies, a refugee from Ghana, was part of the joint bid presentation to FIFA. A Prince Albert settlement worker said Davies' example could be an inspiration to young people with a goal of making the team for the 2026 World Cup.
Canadian player Alphonso Davies, a refugee from Ghana, was part of the joint bid presentation to FIFA. A Prince Albert settlement worker said Davies' example could be an inspiration to young people with a goal of making the team for the 2026 World Cup. The Canadian Press

P.A. soccer community celebrates Canada World Cup decision

By Glenn Hicks
June 13, 2018 - 2:00pm

Prince Albert soccer aficionados are joining the rest of their Canadian brethren in celebrating the country's successful bid to co-host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

Canada, Mexico and the U.S. won the right to jointly stage the 48-nation tournament, beating a bid from Morocco Wednesday.

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