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A high-tech car wash featuring 14-bays and a dog-wash area will replace this now empty lot at the corner of Second Ave. and 26th St. W.
A high-tech car wash featuring 14-bays and a dog-wash area will replace this now empty lot at the corner of Second Ave. and 26th St. W. Taylor MacPherson/paNOW Staff

Car wash construction changes 2nd Ave. landscape

By Teena Monteleone
June 26, 2017 - 2:00pm

Prince Albert residents may have noticed a significant change to the landscape at the corner of Second Ave. and 26th St. W.

Four homes were removed and the properties rezoned as neighbourhood commercial to make way for a new 14-bay wand wash.

Sears Canada is cutting 2,900 jobs and closing 59 locations as part of a restructuring plan.
Sears Canada is cutting 2,900 jobs and closing 59 locations as part of a restructuring plan. Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press

Sears closing in Prince Albert

By Teena Monteleone
June 22, 2017 - 10:02am

The Prince Albert location of Sears Canada is shutting its doors.

The struggling retailer revealed plans to close 59 locations across the country and cut approximatelhy 2,900 jobs under a court-supervised restructuring.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to support the family of 34-year old Jared Moffat who was killed while working on a transmission line in Newfoundland and Labrador.
A GoFundMe page has been set up to support the family of 34-year old Jared Moffat who was killed while working on a transmission line in Newfoundland and Labrador. Facebook

Prince Albert man killed in workplace accident

By Teena Monteleone
June 21, 2017 - 11:04am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 5:13pm

A Prince Albert man has been identified as one of two people killed while working on the construction of a transmission line in the community of Come by Chance, N.L.

Students from Westview Community School marched through downtown Prince Albert to send the message 'Kids Matter.'
Students from Westview Community School marched through downtown Prince Albert to send the message 'Kids Matter.' Teena Monteleone/paNOW Staff

Children's parade used as teachable moment

By Teena Monteleone
June 15, 2017 - 2:00pm

A parade of students from Westview Community School paraded down Central Avenue with drums and signs Thursday afternoon to send a message about children's rights.

The 'Kids Matter' idea is the brainchild of Grade 4 teacher Paula Thiesen.

Whether it is a young fawn, fox, duckling or small rabbit, the Ministry of Environment says it is best to leave them alone.
Whether it is a young fawn, fox, duckling or small rabbit, the Ministry of Environment says it is best to leave them alone. submitted photo/Environment and Climate Change Canada

Conservation officers urge residents to leave young animals alone

By Teena Monteleone
June 14, 2017 - 12:00pm

It’s a simple message to well-intentioned people who want to rescue what appear to be orphaned young animals this time of year  - don’t touch them. 

Kelly Straf, Sheldon Hirschfeld and Chris Pacey will be presented with distinguished awards in Regina on Thursday.
Kelly Straf, Sheldon Hirschfeld and Chris Pacey will be presented with distinguished awards in Regina on Thursday. submitted photo/Parkland Ambulance

P.A. paramedics receive significant awards of merit

By Teena Monteleone
May 31, 2017 - 5:00pm

Three Parkland Ambulance paramedics will be presented with medals during a public ceremony later this week.

Sheldon Hirschfeld will receive a Governor General of Canada Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medal to mark a career that now spans 30 years.

Prince Albert Historical Museum Curator Michelle Taylor is ready to share her extensive knowledge on the history of the area.
Prince Albert Historical Museum Curator Michelle Taylor is ready to share her extensive knowledge on the history of the area. Teena Monteleone/paNOW Staff

City’s portal to the past ready for visitors

By Teena Monteleone
May 20, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: May 20, 2017 - 8:30am

With over 15,000 photographs, 300,000 negatives and 15,000 documents and artifacts, the Prince Albert Historical Museum is the city’s most tangible link to the past.

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