Prince Albert

Mel Curle sorts items inside a bus packed with food hampers for the annual Prince Albert Food Bank collection event, in association with 900 CKBI.
Mel Curle sorts items inside a bus packed with food hampers for the annual Prince Albert Food Bank collection event, in association with 900 CKBI. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Filling a bus to help fill shelves and stomachs at the food bank

By Tyler Marr
May 26, 2018 - 1:46pm Updated: May 27, 2018 - 8:54am

A city transit bus parked outside the Lake Country Co-op in Prince Albert took a brief break from carrying passengers to deliver some assistance to the Prince Albert Food Bank.

Archie McAdam, from the Big River First Nation, led the Grand Entry for the Heart of Our Youth Community Pow Wow, hosted in Prince Albert on May 25.
Archie McAdam, from the Big River First Nation, led the Grand Entry for the Heart of Our Youth Community Pow Wow, hosted in Prince Albert on May 25. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Heart of our Youth community Powwow a rousing success

By Bryan Eneas
May 26, 2018 - 8:00am Updated: May 26, 2018 - 8:45am

Although the weather was a little dreary, the spirits were high at Kinsmen Park.

At least 750 turned up at the park to take part in the Prince Albert Community Powwow, a turnout which excited the head of the powwow committee, and Prince Albert Outreach Elder Liz Settee.

According to the owner of Checker/ Family Taxi there have been dozens of attempted assaults on cab drivers in the city over the past nine months.
According to the owner of Checker/ Family Taxi there have been dozens of attempted assaults on cab drivers in the city over the past nine months. Nigel Maxwell/paNOW Staff

P.A. business owner renews call for better security in taxis

By Nigel Maxwell
May 25, 2018 - 5:00pm

The owner of a Prince Albert taxi company says a violent incident in the city last weekend highlights the need for improved safety measures for taxi drivers.

A charge of attempted murder against a 25-year-old man stemming from an alleged incident at the former "CB Building" in downtown Prince Albert was stayed after witnesses refused to give evidence.
A charge of attempted murder against a 25-year-old man stemming from an alleged incident at the former "CB Building" in downtown Prince Albert was stayed after witnesses refused to give evidence. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Attempted murder charge stayed after witnesses refuse to testify

By Charlene Tebbutt
May 25, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: May 25, 2018 - 3:06pm

The trial for a man accused of attempted murder after an alleged shooting in downtown Prince Albert last year will not continue after witnesses in the case refused to testify.

Charges against Derrick Leon Laliberte, 25, were stayed Thursday at Prince Albert Provincial Court.

Councillor Dennis Nowoselsky, Mayor Greg Dionne and Mary Ruth Amundson participate in the ceremonial ribbon cutting to announce the restoration of the Midtown courts.
Councillor Dennis Nowoselsky, Mayor Greg Dionne and Mary Ruth Amundson participate in the ceremonial ribbon cutting to announce the restoration of the Midtown courts. Jeff D'Andrea/paNOW Staff

Midtown Community Club Courts restored and revamped

By Jeff D'Andrea
May 24, 2018 - 4:03pm Updated: May 24, 2018 - 5:03pm

The City of Prince Albert cut the ribbon on the newly restored Midtown Community Club Courts on Thursday.

What were three non-regulation tennis courts with deteriorating asphalt have been replaced with two regulation tennis courts and a basketball court.

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