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Brian Seeseequasis (head bowed) was briefly emotional when saying his thank-you's to the people involved in the project. Seeseequasis had started his work 10 years ago, and has worked tirelessly to make the ditch digging project a reality.
Brian Seeseequasis (head bowed) was briefly emotional when saying his thank-you's to the people involved in the project. Seeseequasis had started his work 10 years ago, and has worked tirelessly to make the ditch digging project a reality. Bryan Eneas/paNOW staff

Project nearly 40 years in the making becomes reality

By Bryan Eneas
December 16, 2017 - 12:09pm

The Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation is no stranger to flooding; their woes began in 1904.

The semi jumped the guard rail when coming off Highway 55 causing major tailbacks to Tuesday rush hour traffic
The semi jumped the guard rail when coming off Highway 55 causing major tailbacks to Tuesday rush hour traffic Submitted photo/Jolene Billay

Truck driver fined after hitting guard rail

By paNOW Staff
December 13, 2017 - 10:22am Updated: December 13, 2017 - 11:40am

The Prince Albert Police Service has issued a fine to the driver of the semi truck that crashed on the Riverside Overpass off ramp Tuesday morning.

Police said the vehicle had deviated from the truck route.

Mayor Greg Dionne admitted the city has perhaps not done enough for the commercial sector and promised to tackle the issue very soon.
Mayor Greg Dionne admitted the city has perhaps not done enough for the commercial sector and promised to tackle the issue very soon. file photo/paNOW Staff

P.A. Chamber calls to protect mom and pop shops following tax report

By Glenn Hicks
December 12, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Prince Albert Chamber of Commerce is urging the city to significantly lower the commercial tax rate to improve local business following a report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).

The city is attempting to find ways to recover lost revenue from unpaid utility bills.
The city is attempting to find ways to recover lost revenue from unpaid utility bills. file photo/paNOW staff

City discusses means to recover unpaid utility revenues

By Tyler Marr
December 11, 2017 - 10:54pm Updated: December 12, 2017 - 8:44am

A move to tack unpaid utility bills onto the tax bill of property owners or landlords elicited widespread unease among city councillors and was ultimately sent back to administration after a rigorous debate.

The owner of the P.A. Daily Herald said he planned to sell or close his publications in Saskatchewan
The owner of the P.A. Daily Herald said he planned to sell or close his publications in Saskatchewan file photo paNOW staff

Doubts over P.A. Daily Herald future

By paNOW Staff
December 10, 2017 - 8:33pm Updated: December 11, 2017 - 8:57am

The future of the Prince Albert Daily Herald newspaper is more uncertain than it appeared just under two weeks ago.

The newspaper’s owner has said he plans to sell or close it, along with other interests in this province.

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