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In 1872, Reverend James Nisbet set up a missionary in the heart of the prairies and named it after Queen Victoria’s deceased husband, Prince Albert. The man built the Nisbet Church and used it as the first church and schoolhouse for the area.
In 1872, Reverend James Nisbet set up a missionary in the heart of the prairies and named it after Queen Victoria’s deceased husband, Prince Albert. The man built the Nisbet Church and used it as the first church and schoolhouse for the area. Glenn Hicks/paNOW Staff

Future of Nisbet Church unclear after budget talks

By Tyler Marr
November 19, 2017 - 9:02am

The future of what is believed to be the second oldest buildings in Saskatchewan is up in the air after the topic received a heavy spotlight during general budget deliberations.

While very few external agencies asked for increases in their municipal grant requests, it is unlikely those who did will see them according to the Mayor.
While very few external agencies asked for increases in their municipal grant requests, it is unlikely those who did will see them according to the Mayor. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Many external agencies hold the line in 2018 grant requests

By Tyler Marr
November 16, 2017 - 11:08pm Updated: November 17, 2017 - 8:28am

With a tight budget and proposed two per cent tax hike already on the table for the city, it came as little surprise most external agencies declined increases in their 2018 funding asks.

Marj Bodnarchuk was recently recognized for her excellence in volunteerism at a Nation Builders and Community Recognition Awards luncheon hosted by the Ukranian Canadian Congress.
Marj Bodnarchuk was recently recognized for her excellence in volunteerism at a Nation Builders and Community Recognition Awards luncheon hosted by the Ukranian Canadian Congress. submitted/Marj Bodnarchuk

Local recognized for community volunteer efforts

By Tyler Marr
November 13, 2017 - 3:37pm

 If you have ever been to somewhere within the health region, at the exhibition grounds or the EA Rawlinson Centre, chances are you have seen Marj Bodnarchuk helping out in some way.

The Moose Jaw Times-Herald, part of a group that includes the Prince Albert Herald will close its doors next month after nearly 130 years in print. The owners blamed economic reasons for the closure.
The Moose Jaw Times-Herald, part of a group that includes the Prince Albert Herald will close its doors next month after nearly 130 years in print. The owners blamed economic reasons for the closure. Moose Jaw Times-Herald/Facebook

Long-running Sask newspaper closing its doors

By paNOW Staff
November 8, 2017 - 7:58pm

One of the longest running newspapers in Saskatchewan, and part of a publishing group that owns the Prince Albert Daily Herald, is closing its doors.

The Moose Jaw Times-Herald has announced it will publish its last edition on Dec. 7.

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