Prince Albert

Firefighters have taken advantage of the cooler weather over the last few days and officials said the so-called Rally wildfire west of Prince Albert could be contained before the end of the weekend.
Firefighters have taken advantage of the cooler weather over the last few days and officials said the so-called Rally wildfire west of Prince Albert could be contained before the end of the weekend. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

'Rally' wildfire could be contained by weekend as local firefighters continue efforts

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

Provincial wildfire officials said firefighters will continue working to contain the wildfire burning west of Prince Albert over the next few days, but affected residents remain on evacuation alert.

New basketball courts, soccer pitches, and an accessible playground could be in store for the Alfred Jenkins Fields House.
New basketball courts, soccer pitches, and an accessible playground could be in store for the Alfred Jenkins Fields House. File photo/paNOW Staff

Amenity expansions proposed at Alfred Jenkins Field House

By Tyler Marr
May 18, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: May 18, 2018 - 6:18pm

New basketball courts, soccer pitches, and an accessible playground could be coming to the Alfred Jenkins Fields House, thanks to donations from a local philanthropist and community club.

The controlled burn of the P.A. drainage ditch between Muzzy Dr. and Sixth Ave. W. is intended to reduce fire risk and help eradicate an invasive species.
The controlled burn of the P.A. drainage ditch between Muzzy Dr. and Sixth Ave. W. is intended to reduce fire risk and help eradicate an invasive species. Submitted photo/Tim Yeaman

P.A. drainage channel part of controlled burn

By Glenn Hicks
May 17, 2018 - 2:30pm

Don't be alarmed if you see smoke coming from the drainage channel in Prince Albert over the next week. The city and fire department are working on a controlled burn of the area that will likely continue through early next week.

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