Nigel Maxwell

Reporter agriculture news and the northeast region. I’ve lived in Prince Albert for just over eight years and love telling the stories of the people from this area.

The change back to the Coronet Hotel will become official May 10, but the new sign was put up on Thursday.
The change back to the Coronet Hotel will become official May 10, but the new sign was put up on Thursday. Submitted photo

P.A. hotel goes back to basics with original name

By Nigel Maxwell
May 4, 2018 - 10:00am

The Prince Albert Travelodge will soon be the Coronet Hotel again, which was the original name when the hotel was built in 1964.

Manager Mona Selander said the decision to make the change was not a reflection of their relationship with Travelodge.

Ryan Rohovich is preparing for the biggest match of his pro career.
Ryan Rohovich is preparing for the biggest match of his pro career. Facebook/Ryan Rohovich

P.A. fighter prepares for title match

By Nigel Maxwell
May 4, 2018 - 10:00am Updated: May 8, 2018 - 9:47am

Prince Albert's Ryan Rohovich is looking to add some gold to his waist.

On May 26, the local MMA fighter will face Vancouver's Achilles Estremadura for the Battlefield Fight League's 155-pound title. The match is scheduled to take place at the Hardrock Casino in Coquitlam, B.C.

Saskatoon's Arron Rigden was among the featured artists during the songwriter's cafe.
Saskatoon's Arron Rigden was among the featured artists during the songwriter's cafe. Nigel Maxwell/ paNOW Staff

Sharing stories

By Nigel Maxwell
April 28, 2018 - 2:00pm

The songwriter's cafe has always been one of the featured events during the Saskatchewan Country Music Awards weekend, providing song writers a chance to share their stories as well as get some tips from other songwriters.

Farm groups across the country are hoping Bill C-49 will help ease grain backlogs.
Farm groups across the country are hoping Bill C-49 will help ease grain backlogs. Submitted Photo/Wayne Bacon

Pressure mounting on Federal government to pass transportation bill

By Nigel Maxwell
April 27, 2018 - 8:00am

The recently-amended Bill C-49 has been referred back to the House of Commons from the Senate, and both the Member of Parliament for Prince Albert and a national group representing producers said they want no more delays.

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