Prince Albert

Co-op gas bars in Prince Albert, Big River, and Air Ronge will be donating a portion of fuel sales to three different local charities.
Co-op gas bars in Prince Albert, Big River, and Air Ronge will be donating a portion of fuel sales to three different local charities. file photo/paNOW Staff

Gassing up to fuel good raises money in P.A.

By paNOW Staff
September 19, 2017 - 12:00pm

Lake Country Co-op will donate a portion of its procedes today to deserving charities in Prince Albert and region.

“Fuel Good Day is a cooperative idea, [which] is all about fueling our communities,” Cara Stelmaschuk, the director of marketing for Lake Country Co-op said.  

Redhead Equipment combines go through their paces on the 145-acre site to the south of Prince Albert. Proceeds of the wheat crop will go to the Ronald McDonald Room at Victoria Hospital.
Redhead Equipment combines go through their paces on the 145-acre site to the south of Prince Albert. Proceeds of the wheat crop will go to the Ronald McDonald Room at Victoria Hospital. submitted photo/Marlene Stene

Good yield in charity harvest

By Glenn Hicks
September 19, 2017 - 12:00pm

A great day, a great crop and a very important cause for Prince Albert.

The Redhead Equipment and Ronald McDonald Family room harvest went very well.

Coun. Don Cody was against passing the proposed one-in-500 year policy plans at Monday's council meeting.
Coun. Don Cody was against passing the proposed one-in-500 year policy plans at Monday's council meeting. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Flood plain plans fall flat amidst stern opposition

By Tyler Marr
September 18, 2017 - 11:39pm Updated: September 19, 2017 - 8:41am

The back-and-forth between the city, province and residents over the one-in-500 year flood plain policy will continue after council defeated the proposed bylaw 6-3 Monday night.

 Warden Shawn Bird of the Saskatchewan Penitentiary used the hilt of the weapon to knock on the entrance of City Hall Sunday requesting Freedom of the City.
Warden Shawn Bird of the Saskatchewan Penitentiary used the hilt of the weapon to knock on the entrance of City Hall Sunday requesting Freedom of the City. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Ceremonial tradition grants penitentiary warden Freedom of the City

By Tyler Marr
September 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

A historical ceremony with roots dating back centuries paraded city streets this weekend to pay tribute to the longtime work of Prince Albert's public safety officials.

A local conservation officer is encouraging hunters to be sure of their targets following a tragic hunting accident northeast of Prince Albert.
A local conservation officer is encouraging hunters to be sure of their targets following a tragic hunting accident northeast of Prince Albert. Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press

Conservation officer talks safety following fatal hunting accident

By paNOW Staff
September 18, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: September 18, 2017 - 4:56pm

Staying aware of your target and its surroundings is one of the key rules of hunting and one a conservation officer is reminding others of after a tragic accident.

A woman who stole a bottle of vodka in blatant fashion was handed probation this morning in provincial court.
A woman who stole a bottle of vodka in blatant fashion was handed probation this morning in provincial court. File photo/paNOW Staff

Vodka thief given probation

By paNOW Staff
September 18, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: September 18, 2017 - 2:39pm

A 27-year-old woman was ordered to take a shoplifting program after she loudy told store employees and patrons she planned to steal a bottle of vodka.

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