Prince Albert

The railway tie retaining wall at the riverside boat launch is decaying and partially collapsed. A city official said there was no immediate threat to public safety.
The railway tie retaining wall at the riverside boat launch is decaying and partially collapsed. A city official said there was no immediate threat to public safety. submitted/John Emo

Decaying riverside wall in partial collapse

By Glenn Hicks
July 19, 2018 - 4:07pm Updated: July 19, 2018 - 4:48pm

The city of P.A. is recommending the public stay clear of the old railway tie wall at the boat launch on the riverside. A section on top appears to have suddenly fallen away but a city official said there was no immediate risk.

The city says the landowner was given notice about overgrown grass and weeds on his land and a gas line that was ruptured by a city mower had not been dealt with safely following a demolition on the lot.
The city says the landowner was given notice about overgrown grass and weeds on his land and a gas line that was ruptured by a city mower had not been dealt with safely following a demolition on the lot. submitted photo/Josh Morrow

City treats all bylaw infractions the same way: City manager

By Glenn Hicks
July 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

The City of Prince Albert has responded to complaints from an owner of multiple properties who labelled city hall “selective and vindictive” for going onto one his lots to mow overg

Linda Anderson, Media and Ageism Project Coordinator with the SSM was in Prince Albert Tuesday to talk about how older people are represented in the media.
Linda Anderson, Media and Ageism Project Coordinator with the SSM was in Prince Albert Tuesday to talk about how older people are represented in the media. Charlene Tebbutt/ paNOW Staff

Study looking at ageism in media and social isolation of seniors

By Charlene Tebbutt
July 18, 2018 - 10:21am Updated: July 18, 2018 - 12:05pm

A dearth of media coverage across Saskatchewan about older people and the issues and interests that affect them has an impact on how seniors feel about themselves.

 In total, the city payroll amounts to for over $44.380 million, which includes the remuneration for 488 employees who make under $50,000.
In total, the city payroll amounts to for over $44.380 million, which includes the remuneration for 488 employees who make under $50,000. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Prince Albert police chief tops public payroll for 2017

By Tyler Marr
July 18, 2018 - 8:00am

In accordance with The Cities Act, municipalities in Saskatchewan are required to publish any third party payments, employee and city council remuneration, which includes salaries, overtime, special pay and taxable benefits, grant payments and consolidated entities exceeding $50,000 each fiscal y

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