Business & Economy

A plan for the now mostly-vacant Rivier Academy includes over 140 new senior housing units.
A plan for the now mostly-vacant Rivier Academy includes over 140 new senior housing units. File photo/paNOW Staff

First steps in proposed private redevelopment of Rivier Academy to come before council

By Tyler Marr
May 4, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: May 4, 2018 - 3:46pm
The change back to the Coronet Hotel will become official May 10, but the new sign was put up on Thursday.
The change back to the Coronet Hotel will become official May 10, but the new sign was put up on Thursday. Submitted photo

P.A. hotel goes back to basics with original name

By Nigel Maxwell
May 4, 2018 - 10:00am

The Prince Albert Travelodge will soon be the Coronet Hotel again, which was the original name when the hotel was built in 1964.

Manager Mona Selander said the decision to make the change was not a reflection of their relationship with Travelodge.

Dwight Bergstrom enjoyed a breezy day along 15th Street East Thursday as part of a fundraiser for KidSport Prince Albert.
Dwight Bergstrom enjoyed a breezy day along 15th Street East Thursday as part of a fundraiser for KidSport Prince Albert. Charlene Tebbutt/ paNOW Staff

KidSport fundraiser has high expectations

By Charlene Tebbutt
May 3, 2018 - 5:31pm

Volunteers with KidSport Prince Albert were at Dr. Java's Coffee House Thursday, as part of a community fundraiser. KidSport Prince Albert President Dwight Bergstrom was up on a scissor lift outside the coffee shop as part of the event. Volunteers raised more than $3,000 before 6 p.m.

So far this year 227 properties have been listed for sale on MLS in Prince Albert and more are expected to appear as the weather improves. The median home sale price in April was down 12 per cent compared to last year.
So far this year 227 properties have been listed for sale on MLS in Prince Albert and more are expected to appear as the weather improves. The median home sale price in April was down 12 per cent compared to last year. The Canadian Press

P.A. housing market in a slump

By Glenn Hicks
May 3, 2018 - 5:00pm

Prince Albert’s residential housing scene remains in the doldrums, making it very much a buyer’s market.

Carolyn Carleton is the new executive director of the Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District. She takes over from Rick Orr, who's held the position for the past 18 months.
Carolyn Carleton is the new executive director of the Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District. She takes over from Rick Orr, who's held the position for the past 18 months. Submitted photo/Carolyn Carleton

Downtown Business Improvement District names new executive director

By paNOW Staff
May 3, 2018 - 2:00pm

A familiar face will be taking over one of the top positions in Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District.

Jody Sawatzky and her four children were given until Friday to get out of the 22nd Street East property. SHA said the home was "unfit for human occupation."
Jody Sawatzky and her four children were given until Friday to get out of the 22nd Street East property. SHA said the home was "unfit for human occupation." Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Family ordered to leave rental house by health authority amidst tenancy dispute

By Glenn Hicks
May 2, 2018 - 5:00pm

A Prince Albert woman and her four children have been ordered to leave their rental home on health grounds in a messy tenant-landlord dispute that also involves family and a local property management company.

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