Prince Albert

The property at 925 Central Ave. has come before city council recently, with Mayor Dionne calling for its demolition.
The property at 925 Central Ave. has come before city council recently, with Mayor Dionne calling for its demolition. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Evicting tenants can effectively reduce crime: Police Chief

By Taylor MacPherson
October 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

Prince Albert’s police chief sided with Mayor Greg Dionne when he said evicting the tenants from nuisance properties can be an effective way to reduce crime and clean up neighbourhoods.

Police found this firearm and several rounds of ammunition after a vehicle stop on Oct. 15.
Police found this firearm and several rounds of ammunition after a vehicle stop on Oct. 15. submitted photo/Prince Albert Police Service

Two vehicle stops lead to arrests

By paNOW Staff
October 16, 2017 - 12:42pm

Four people are in custody after police made two unrelated traffic stops on Sunday.

On Oct. 14, police responded to the Muskoday First Nation to help the RCMP investigate a shots fired complaint. Suspects were not located, but police heard a suspect fled in a black Ford vehicle.

From left to right: Jordan Slaunwhite, Chloe Sanderson, Cody Brayshaw and Jordyn Pillar are four mentors in the Carlton Comprehensive High School's drama program.
From left to right: Jordan Slaunwhite, Chloe Sanderson, Cody Brayshaw and Jordyn Pillar are four mentors in the Carlton Comprehensive High School's drama program. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Carlton students realize dreams through mentorship program

By Bryan Eneas
October 16, 2017 - 12:17pm

Students in Carlton Comprehensive High School’s drama program have found personal success mentoring their fellow students, and helping them in realizing their career goals.

Animal control accounts for roughly 40 per cent of the calls fielded by Prince Albert's bylaw officers.
Animal control accounts for roughly 40 per cent of the calls fielded by Prince Albert's bylaw officers. File photo/paNOW Staff

Bylaw unit’s animal control policies up for review

By Taylor MacPherson
October 16, 2017 - 12:00pm

The city’s bylaw unit will be reviewing their procedures around animal control over the next month and conducting a broader strategic review over the winter in an effort to save resources without reducing service.

Councillors voted to award money to an outside contractor to complete the remaining landscape work on the Marquis Road West extension project, despite a number of head shakes over the "ten-year glacial move" of the project.
Councillors voted to award money to an outside contractor to complete the remaining landscape work on the Marquis Road West extension project, despite a number of head shakes over the "ten-year glacial move" of the project. file photo/paNOW staff

Marquis Road ‘saga’ sees head shakes over landscape request

By Tyler Marr
October 15, 2017 - 12:50pm Updated: October 15, 2017 - 3:10pm

The Marquis Road West extension project which has loomed over the city for nearly a decade will be a "lesson on how we as a corporation do business” for one city councillor.

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