Teena Monteleone

Red ribbons like these will begin to pop up everywhere as a reminder not to get behind the wheel impaired.
Red ribbons like these will begin to pop up everywhere as a reminder not to get behind the wheel impaired. Facebook/MADD Prince Albert

Project Red Ribbon marks 30 years

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

For three decades, MADD Canada’s iconic red ribbon campaign has raised awareness about the risks and consequences of impaired driving.

The project is especially important in Prince Albert where local MADD chapter president Trina Cockle said drinking and driving is still a big issue.

Pharmacists at the Victoria Regional Hospital currently use this outdated and obsolete pill packaging system to try and fill a growing demand.
Pharmacists at the Victoria Regional Hospital currently use this outdated and obsolete pill packaging system to try and fill a growing demand. Teena Monteleone/paNOW Staff

Hospital pharmacists look to dispense medicine faster, safer

By Teena Monteleone
November 9, 2017 - 10:00am

Pharmacists prepare and package thousands of prescriptions manually with an outdated and obsolete pill packaging system at the Victoria Regional Hospital in Prince Albert.

Last year, the Seniors Transportation Program provided over 6,000 rides to seniors in Prince Albert.
Last year, the Seniors Transportation Program provided over 6,000 rides to seniors in Prince Albert. file photo/paNOW Staff

Fundraiser goes the extra mile for seniors transportation

By Teena Monteleone
September 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

A lifeline for seniors has been extended thanks to an annual fundraiser.

The 30th Annual Two Miles for Mary radiothon presented by The Seniors Transportation Program and Saskatchewan Country CKBI, helped raise nearly $33,000 over a two hour period Friday morning.

Telecommunication Officer Kristin Peterson dispatches 911 emergency services across the province from the new facility northwest of Prince Albert.
Telecommunication Officer Kristin Peterson dispatches 911 emergency services across the province from the new facility northwest of Prince Albert. Teena Monteleone/paNOW Staff

New Crown to oversee 911 and emergency dispatching for province

By Teena Monteleone
September 28, 2017 - 1:39pm Updated: September 29, 2017 - 6:59am

Since 1997, the City of Prince Albert co-managed provincial emergency communications services through a partnership with the province.

The family, originally from Myanmar, prepared traditional food to share during a special ceremony to receive keys to their new home.
The family, originally from Myanmar, prepared traditional food to share during a special ceremony to receive keys to their new home. Teena Monteleone/paNOW Staff

Habitat for Humanity turns over keys to 26th home in Prince Albert

By Teena Monteleone
September 27, 2017 - 2:00pm

They’ve been in Prince Albert for two years but now, a family from Myanmar can officially call Prince Albert home.

Lu Paw, her husband and two children received the keys to their home – a four bedroom bungalow on 19th St. E. during a special dedication ceremony on Wednesday.

Social media posts by frustrated parents indicate students around Christopher Lake are spending almost two hours on the bus ride home after school.
Social media posts by frustrated parents indicate students around Christopher Lake are spending almost two hours on the bus ride home after school. file photo/paNOW Staff

School division working out kinks on long bus rides

By Teena Monteleone
September 8, 2017 - 5:00pm

Changes were supposed to yield efficiencies when they were made to school bus routes in the Christopher Lake area, but frustrated parents said the opposite has happened.

Elwood Armstrong of Prince Albert stands by his truck he has adorned with toy figurines.
Elwood Armstrong of Prince Albert stands by his truck he has adorned with toy figurines. Teena Monteleone/paNOW Staff

Toy truck turns heads

By Teena Monteleone
August 31, 2017 - 8:00am

He’s not exactly sure why he did it, but Prince Albert resident Elwood Armstrong turned his Dodge into one giant toy truck.

“People ask me all the time why I did it and I couldn’t figure it out. I just wanted to do it,” he said.

Pages