Prince Albert

Gaudet Trees Ltd. supplied trees to several legislatures across the country including the one in Saskatchewan.
Gaudet Trees Ltd. supplied trees to several legislatures across the country including the one in Saskatchewan. Submitted photo/Trelle Kolojay

P.A. tree celebrates milestone at Saskatchewan Legislature

By Nigel Maxwell
December 13, 2017 - 10:14am Updated: December 13, 2017 - 5:20pm

There is a Prince Albert connection to the large tree that grows on the premier's balcony at the Saskatchewan Legislative building.

The tree which is now nearly 25 years old, comes from Gaudet Farm. Ray Gaudet said he takes a deep sense of pride in his work.

Sometime early Saturday morning, a van loaded with Christmas presents was stolen from a residence on Sherman Drive.
Sometime early Saturday morning, a van loaded with Christmas presents was stolen from a residence on Sherman Drive. submitted photo/Melanie Brown

Grinch steals P.A. woman's van full of Christmas gifts

By Nigel Maxwell
December 12, 2017 - 5:00pm Updated: December 12, 2017 - 10:00pm

Melanie Brown, who lives near the Carlton Park apartments, said she was shocked Saturday morning when she was told by her young son that her van was missing.

That same van was locked and parked in her driveway the night before.

Mayor Greg Dionne admitted the city has perhaps not done enough for the commercial sector and promised to tackle the issue very soon.
Mayor Greg Dionne admitted the city has perhaps not done enough for the commercial sector and promised to tackle the issue very soon. file photo/paNOW Staff

P.A. Chamber calls to protect mom and pop shops following tax report

By Glenn Hicks
December 12, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Prince Albert Chamber of Commerce is urging the city to significantly lower the commercial tax rate to improve local business following a report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).

The city is attempting to find ways to recover lost revenue from unpaid utility bills.
The city is attempting to find ways to recover lost revenue from unpaid utility bills. file photo/paNOW staff

City discusses means to recover unpaid utility revenues

By Tyler Marr
December 11, 2017 - 10:54pm Updated: December 12, 2017 - 8:44am

A move to tack unpaid utility bills onto the tax bill of property owners or landlords elicited widespread unease among city councillors and was ultimately sent back to administration after a rigorous debate.

Pages