Teena Monteleone

The city of Prince Albert hasn’t had a hot meal program for the hungry and homeless for roughly two years.
The city of Prince Albert hasn’t had a hot meal program for the hungry and homeless for roughly two years. file photo/paNOW Staff

Fundraiser hopes to provide hot meals on cold nights

By Teena Monteleone
January 11, 2017 - 5:00pm

Organizers of a fundraiser for the hungry and homeless in Prince Albert are hoping to accomplish something remarkable by doing something ordinary.

They are inviting people to walk two, five or 10 kilometers on Feb. 25 as part of a national event called The Coldest Night of the Year.

The Medical Health Officer for PAPHR says it’s never too late to get your flu shot
The Medical Health Officer for PAPHR says it’s never too late to get your flu shot file photo/paNOW Staff

Flu season hits peak in P.A.’s health region

By Teena Monteleone
January 9, 2017 - 12:00pm

Social gatherings like Christmas and New Year’s, plus the onset of very cold weather, means flu season is far from over.

Dr. Khami Chokani, the Medical Health Officer for the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region, said more cases are just starting to pop up.

The Canadian Challenge Sled Dog Race will celebrate its 20th Anniversary on Feb. 21.
The Canadian Challenge Sled Dog Race will celebrate its 20th Anniversary on Feb. 21. file photo/paNOW Staff

Canadian Challenge prepares for 20th year of sled dog race

By Teena Monteleone
January 8, 2017 - 12:00pm

Fasten your tug lines and grease-up your slats, soon it’ll be time to ‘mush.’

After a one year hiatus, the Canadian Challenge is gearing up to celebrate its 20th anniversary as the nation’s longest sled dog race.

PA Fire department reminds people to test their smoke detectors every month, and replace them every 10 years.
PA Fire department reminds people to test their smoke detectors every month, and replace them every 10 years. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

P.A. Fire Chief suggests 2017 resolutions for fire safety

By Teena Monteleone
December 31, 2016 - 9:16am

The new year is a great time to tackle some items on your to-do list, including fire safety.

Prince Albert Fire Department Chief Jason Everitt advised home and business owners to start by inspecting their smoke alarms and CO2 detectors.

Prince Albert Carlton MLA Joe Hargrave is also the Minister responsible for Crown Investments Corporation, SGI and STC.
Prince Albert Carlton MLA Joe Hargrave is also the Minister responsible for Crown Investments Corporation, SGI and STC. submitted photo/Joe Hargrave

Local MLA anticipates more impaired driving legislation in 2017

By Teena Monteleone
December 29, 2016 - 12:00pm

Prince Albert Carlton MLA Joe Hargrave was on a steep learning curve in 2016. The businessman turned politician had just a few months to learn the ropes at the legislature before the premier asked him to join cabinet.

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