Glenn Hicks

Tenants at the Carlton Park Apartment homes were without water since Monday. Many have struggled to haul emergency water to their units saying the company has not given them the means to transport it.
Tenants at the Carlton Park Apartment homes were without water since Monday. Many have struggled to haul emergency water to their units saying the company has not given them the means to transport it. Carlton Park Apartments/Facebook

UPDATED: Week long water line break angers P.A. apartment tenants

By Glenn Hicks
January 12, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: January 12, 2018 - 5:43pm

The way a loss of water supply is being handled by management at a Prince Albert apartment complex this week has angered and frustrated some tenants.

A Shellbrook Elks player glides back to the bench after scoring a goal in a Hockey Day fundraiser. What level of upgrade should the Shellbrook Rec Complex receive and how can rural residents contribute?
A Shellbrook Elks player glides back to the bench after scoring a goal in a Hockey Day fundraiser. What level of upgrade should the Shellbrook Rec Complex receive and how can rural residents contribute? File photo/paNOW staff

Two cost options considered for Shellbrook rec complex upgrades

By Glenn Hicks
January 10, 2018 - 5:56pm Updated: January 11, 2018 - 7:35pm

Two funding options - about a million dollars apart - are being considered for the much-needed renovation to the ageing Shellbrook Recreation Complex. However, it remains to be seen if neighboring rural ratepayers will contribute.

Last year's big winner of the Power99 FM Community Airtime Award was Big Brother Big Sisters.
Last year's big winner of the Power99 FM Community Airtime Award was Big Brother Big Sisters. file photo/paNOW staff

$75,000 in airtime on offer for community group

By Glenn Hicks
January 10, 2018 - 2:00pm

Calling all community groups and non-profits. The call for entries for Power99 FM’s Community Airtime Award is currently underway.

Applicants have until the end of January to be considered for $75,000 worth of advertising. Two such awards are made each year.

The chief of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation wants answers on how private marijuana sales will work on reserve and said community consultation is still required.
The chief of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation wants answers on how private marijuana sales will work on reserve and said community consultation is still required. file photo/paNOW Staff

PBCN needs answers on private marijuana sales

By Glenn Hicks
January 10, 2018 - 12:00pm

Like other communities, the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation is seeking clarity from the province after it released the beginnings of its legal cannabis plan. Roughly 60 permits will be handed out to 40 municipalities and First Nations for private marijuana retail outlets.

A phone scammer told their would-be victim they'd just won a very large cash prize but didn't realize the local man knows exactly what it's like to be a legitimate winner.
A phone scammer told their would-be victim they'd just won a very large cash prize but didn't realize the local man knows exactly what it's like to be a legitimate winner. File photo/paNOW staff

Phone scammer picks wrong guy

By Glenn Hicks
January 9, 2018 - 2:00pm

A Prince Albert man, who knows a things or two about winning big prizes, is warning the community not to be one of the “suckers" lured into the latest phone scam.

Jim Bristowe, called "Mr. Committee" by his family, was involved in a wide range of community initiatives as well as sitting on city council for fifteen years.
Jim Bristowe, called "Mr. Committee" by his family, was involved in a wide range of community initiatives as well as sitting on city council for fifteen years. Portrait by Signy Cohen for the Prince Albert Sports Hall of Fame

'Mr. Committee' Jim Bristowe dies

By Glenn Hicks
January 8, 2018 - 12:15pm

The man they called "Mr. Committee" in Prince Albert has died.

Jim Bristowe, a former city councillor with a close and lasting connection to the P.A. Raiders, and whose accolades included both citizen and sportsman of the year, died in Kelowna, B.C. on New Year's Eve. He was 72.

As snow plowing crews move to residential streets vehicle owners will have to contend with the windrows left behind.
As snow plowing crews move to residential streets vehicle owners will have to contend with the windrows left behind. file photo/paNOW Staff

City crews turn attention to residential street snow clean up

By Glenn Hicks
January 4, 2018 - 11:58am Updated: January 4, 2018 - 1:13pm

Most of us are getting back to work and that includes the city's snow plow crews who are turning their New Year attention to non-high priority streets.

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