Prince Albert

Properties that are a drain on city police, fire and bylaw services could face fines or penalties in the future.
Properties that are a drain on city police, fire and bylaw services could face fines or penalties in the future. file photo/paNOW Staff

City looking for means to tackle nuisance properties

By Tyler Marr
February 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

A bylaw designed to target residential and commercial properties with fines or penalties that are a drain on city police, fire and bylaw services is under the microscope at city hall.

The primary focus is aimed at cost recovery for these services and to reduce problematic behaviour. 

P.A. Raiders need to be mentally strong to compete in the WHL, but there will be a different mental focus at Friday's home game.
P.A. Raiders need to be mentally strong to compete in the WHL, but there will be a different mental focus at Friday's home game. Jeff D'Andrea paNOW Staff

Raiders and CMHA team up to support mental health

By Brandon Graziano
February 15, 2018 - 10:00am

Hockey at the WHL level requires players to have mental toughness, but the P.A. Raiders will focus on the mental health of others during their game against the Brandon Wheat Kings.

Deputy Chief of PAPS Jeff Rowden has been appointed Acting Chief until a new permanent replacement for the outgoing Troy Cooper is appointed.
Deputy Chief of PAPS Jeff Rowden has been appointed Acting Chief until a new permanent replacement for the outgoing Troy Cooper is appointed. file photo/paNOW Staff

P.A. Police have new acting chief

By Glenn Hicks
February 14, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Prince Albert Board of Police Commissioners has appointed Deputy Chief Jeff Rowden as acting chief.

Rowden will serve until the board finds a new chief of police.

Mayor Greg Dionne said Rowden brings plenty of experience to the role. 

Automated chest compression from the new LUCAS CPR machine will be a big boost for the ER department. Doctors Francois Rossouw and Louis Coertze, ER dept; Lyle Karasiuk, Parkland Ambulance; Tammy Gillis, nursing unit manager.
Automated chest compression from the new LUCAS CPR machine will be a big boost for the ER department. Doctors Francois Rossouw and Louis Coertze, ER dept; Lyle Karasiuk, Parkland Ambulance; Tammy Gillis, nursing unit manager. Victoria Hospital Foundation

Donor provides new automated life-saving machine for Victoria Hospital

By paNOW Staff
February 14, 2018 - 2:00pm

Staff at Prince Albert’s Victoria Hospital will no longer need to spend long shifts performing manual CPR on patients in cardiac arrest. Thanks to an anonymous donor, the hospital's new LUCAS automated CPR machine will be up and running very soon.

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