Glenn Hicks

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.

Vern Temple (right), the Pastor of Full Gospel Outreach Centre says his ministry is trying to rescue people from their lifestyle. He is partnering with Brian LeBlanc (left) of House of the Potter Ministries to do more street outreach and reduce criminal activity.
Vern Temple (right), the Pastor of Full Gospel Outreach Centre says his ministry is trying to rescue people from their lifestyle. He is partnering with Brian LeBlanc (left) of House of the Potter Ministries to do more street outreach and reduce criminal activity. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Year in Review: 'Problem' building becomes focal point of downtown crime

By Glenn Hicks
December 28, 2017 - 12:00pm

As 2017 draws to a close, paNOW is taking a look back on the most important and impactful stories of the year, selected by our reporters and editorial staff.

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Dr. Randy Friesen likes the green grass on his side of the fence and has practiced in the city for 27 years
Dr. Randy Friesen likes the green grass on his side of the fence and has practiced in the city for 27 years submitted photo/Victoria Hospital Foundation

Long-time P.A. surgeon to be honoured this spring

By Glenn Hicks
December 21, 2017 - 2:00pm

Dr. Randy Friesen, the senior medical officer at the Victoria Hospital has a certain take on life, and an explanation as to why he’s become part of the medical and community fabric of Prince Albert.

A P.A. retailer ended its policy restricting the sale of hairspray after some social media users claimed the policy was racially motivated. This allegation has been denied.
A P.A. retailer ended its policy restricting the sale of hairspray after some social media users claimed the policy was racially motivated. This allegation has been denied. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Store ends restricted hairspray sales policy

By Glenn Hicks
December 20, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: December 21, 2017 - 11:28am

Despite good intentions, a Prince Albert retailer has ended its local policy restricting the sale of alcohol-based products such as hairspray and mouthwash.

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