Spencer Sterritt

The naloxone kits, available free from Access Place, provide everything needed to help someone suffering an opiod overdose and keep them alive for further care from paramedics and doctors.
The naloxone kits, available free from Access Place, provide everything needed to help someone suffering an opiod overdose and keep them alive for further care from paramedics and doctors. Dana Reynolds/paNOW Staff

P.A. health region offering free care for opioid overdose

By Spencer Sterritt
January 9, 2017 - 5:00pm

The tool to combat an opioid overdose, which has become a serious health issue across Canada, is now available for free in Prince Albert.

Starting today, Jan. 9, 50 naloxone overdose kits are available through Access Place to help anyone who risks an overdose.

Teena Monteleone and Chris Knight take to the airwaves Tuesday morning.
Teena Monteleone and Chris Knight take to the airwaves Tuesday morning.

New team takes the reins of CKBI

By Spencer Sterritt
January 3, 2017 - 6:27am Updated: January 3, 2017 - 11:24am

After decades under the watchful eye and ear of host Neil Headrick, a new team is taking to the airwaves of 900 CKBI.

The duo of Chris Knight and Teena Monteleone kicks off today, Jan. 3. It will be the first time a duo has hosted the morning show.

The Sask. Rivers school division weathered many storms in 2016, but director of education Robert Bratvold says there were bright spots among the clouds.
The Sask. Rivers school division weathered many storms in 2016, but director of education Robert Bratvold says there were bright spots among the clouds. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Sask. Rivers school division preparing for tough 2017

By Spencer Sterritt
December 28, 2016 - 12:00pm

As with many organizations and departments, the Sask. Rivers Public School Division dealt with significant difficulties and successes in 2016.

The school division saw success with graduation rates and community engagement, but the upcoming school year will pose a financial challenge.

The dismissal appeal of former PAPS Constable Patrick Robin was shut down on Dec. 6 by the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan, ending a six-year court battle.
The dismissal appeal of former PAPS Constable Patrick Robin was shut down on Dec. 6 by the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan, ending a six-year court battle. file photo/paNOW Staff

Appeal decision keeps former PAPS officer off the force

By Spencer Sterritt
December 22, 2016 - 6:13am

After six years and numerous appeals, a Prince Albert police officer won’t be allowed back on the force now that the final decision is a dismissal.

Blessed Marie Rivier Catholic School students donated numerous boxes of wrapped toys to the Victoria Hospital pediatric unit for Christmas Day.
Blessed Marie Rivier Catholic School students donated numerous boxes of wrapped toys to the Victoria Hospital pediatric unit for Christmas Day. Spencer Sterritt/paNOW Staff

Rivier School brings Christmas spirit to pediatric unit

By Spencer Sterritt
December 21, 2016 - 5:00pm

Santa’s elves dropped off presents a little early this year.

Blessed Marie Rivier Catholic School students visited the pediatric unit of Victoria Hospital today, Dec. 21, to donate dozens of wrapped Christmas gifts.

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