Prince Albert

The building once home to a public library may not have seen its final chapter just yet.
The building once home to a public library may not have seen its final chapter just yet. Nigel Maxwell/paNOW Staff

University campus creates new hope for owners of historic downtown building

By Nigel Maxwell
June 18, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: June 19, 2018 - 7:24am

The owners of one of downtown Prince Albert's oldest buildings have high hopes to see it opened to the public again as a tourist attraction, art gallery, or possibly even a dorm for students.

Premier Scott Moe spoke Monday at a breakfast hosted by the Prince Albert & District Chamber of Commerce at the Ches Leach Lounge, where he touched on a number of topics.
Premier Scott Moe spoke Monday at a breakfast hosted by the Prince Albert & District Chamber of Commerce at the Ches Leach Lounge, where he touched on a number of topics. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Moe talks carbon tax and tariffs in Chamber speech

By Tyler Marr
June 18, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: June 18, 2018 - 10:01pm

Saskatchewan's premier continues to tout the province's crusade against the federal government's carbon tax while trumpeting Saskatchewan's own climate change plan as a more effective way to curb emissions.

Amanda Davison, Maria Mapendo, Carolyn Hobden, and Ahmed Jrad.
Amanda Davison, Maria Mapendo, Carolyn Hobden, and Ahmed Jrad. Charlene Tebbutt/paNOW Staff

Open house seeks to raise awareness about refugees in Prince Albert

By Charlene Tebbutt
June 18, 2018 - 10:00am

For many newcomers to Canada, learning to live in a new country isn't the hardest thing they've had to do. Many have already faced tougher challenges when they were forced to flee their homes to escape war or political unrest. 

A cat stuck on a roof and two garage fires filled Sunday morning for the Prince Albert Fire Department.
A cat stuck on a roof and two garage fires filled Sunday morning for the Prince Albert Fire Department. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Fire department rescues cat stuck on roof for two days

By Tyler Marr
June 17, 2018 - 11:53am Updated: June 17, 2018 - 12:35pm

An odd call and a first for Prince Albert Fire Department Battalion Chief Alex Paul.

Sunday morning, the department received a call from a homeowner concerned about a cat that had been on their roof for approximately two days.

St. Joseph School will be partially demolished and renovated this summer.
St. Joseph School will be partially demolished and renovated this summer. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

St. Joseph building to undergo partial demolition, renovation

By paNOW Staff
June 16, 2018 - 4:25pm

An old school in Prince Albert will undergo some changes this summer.

St Joseph School, located on 22nd St. E., will undergo a renovation and partial removal over the coming months. The building was first constructed in 1952, and an addition was built 20 years later.

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