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The University of Saskatchewan is tendering a $4.7 million contract and over $600,000 in furniture costs to make the former Forestry Centre in downtown Prince Albert academic ready.
The University of Saskatchewan is tendering a $4.7 million contract and over $600,000 in furniture costs to make the former Forestry Centre in downtown Prince Albert academic ready. File photo/paNOW Staff

U of S tendering $4.7M for future P.A. campus renovations

By Tyler Marr
July 21, 2018 - 11:42am Updated: July 21, 2018 - 12:24pm

The University of Saskatchewan is tendering a $4.7 million contract to ready the former Forestry Building in downtown Prince Albert for its new consolidated campus in the city.

The city says the landowner was given notice about overgrown grass and weeds on his land and a gas line that was ruptured by a city mower had not been dealt with safely following a demolition on the lot.
The city says the landowner was given notice about overgrown grass and weeds on his land and a gas line that was ruptured by a city mower had not been dealt with safely following a demolition on the lot. submitted photo/Josh Morrow

City treats all bylaw infractions the same way: City manager

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

The City of Prince Albert has responded to complaints from an owner of multiple properties who labelled city hall “selective and vindictive” for going onto one his lots to mow overg

 In total, the city payroll amounts to for over $44.380 million, which includes the remuneration for 488 employees who make under $50,000.
In total, the city payroll amounts to for over $44.380 million, which includes the remuneration for 488 employees who make under $50,000. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Prince Albert police chief tops public payroll for 2017

By Tyler Marr
July 18, 2018 - 8:00am

In accordance with The Cities Act, municipalities in Saskatchewan are required to publish any third party payments, employee and city council remuneration, which includes salaries, overtime, special pay and taxable benefits, grant payments and consolidated entities exceeding $50,000 each fiscal y

A P.A. property owner and landlord claims the city is over-zealous, vindictive and selective in its approach to cleaning up lots.
A P.A. property owner and landlord claims the city is over-zealous, vindictive and selective in its approach to cleaning up lots. submitted photo/Josh Morrow

City is 'selective and vindictive' as gas line ruptured: Property owner claims

By Glenn Hicks
July 17, 2018 - 5:00pm

The owner of several residential properties in Prince Albert claims the city is being “selective and vindictive” in the way they treat certain people.

An example of one of many parklets along Baker Street in Nelson, B.C.
An example of one of many parklets along Baker Street in Nelson, B.C. Google Maps

'Parklet' coming to Central Ave. outside Rock Trout Café

By Tyler Marr
July 17, 2018 - 12:00pm

A unique addition to Prince Albert's downtown will soon be constructed on Central Avenue.

Prince Albert lawmakers approved an encroachment permit and the bagging of a parking meter outside the Rock Trout Café to allow for the installation of a parklet.

Organizers of the Charlie's Angels annual golf tournament presented a cheque for more than $17,000 to the Prince Albert SPCA Monday.
Organizers of the Charlie's Angels annual golf tournament presented a cheque for more than $17,000 to the Prince Albert SPCA Monday. Charlene Tebbutt/paNOW Staff

Charlie's Angels support SPCA

By Charlene Tebbutt
July 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

An annual charity golf tournament has once again raised thousands of dollars for the local SPCA while honouring the memory of a long-time animal lover who lost her battle with cancer five years ago.

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