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Kinsmen Park had a number of snapped trees and fallen limbs following Tuesday night's high winds.
Kinsmen Park had a number of snapped trees and fallen limbs following Tuesday night's high winds. Glenn Hicks/paNOW staff

Storm spares P.A. as tree clean up begins

By Glenn Hicks
October 18, 2017 - 12:00pm

City crews have been dealing with the aftermath of Tuesday night's wind storm.

Director of Community Services Jody Boulet said things didn't turn out as badly as they could have, but they have two dedicated crews working on tree damage.

A strong proponent of the project was Coun. Dennis Ogrodnick, who called the project a win for the city.
A strong proponent of the project was Coun. Dennis Ogrodnick, who called the project a win for the city. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Council approves incentive package, development permit for luxury hotel

By Tyler Marr
October 16, 2017 - 9:20pm Updated: October 17, 2017 - 11:56am

Despite stiff opposition from one member, city council voted to approve an incentive package and a development permit for a new luxury hotel slated for the southend of the city.

The property at 925 Central Ave. has come before city council recently, with Mayor Dionne calling for its demolition.
The property at 925 Central Ave. has come before city council recently, with Mayor Dionne calling for its demolition. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Evicting tenants can effectively reduce crime: Police Chief

By Taylor MacPherson
October 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

Prince Albert’s police chief sided with Mayor Greg Dionne when he said evicting the tenants from nuisance properties can be an effective way to reduce crime and clean up neighbourhoods.

Animal control accounts for roughly 40 per cent of the calls fielded by Prince Albert's bylaw officers.
Animal control accounts for roughly 40 per cent of the calls fielded by Prince Albert's bylaw officers. File photo/paNOW Staff

Bylaw unit’s animal control policies up for review

By Taylor MacPherson
October 16, 2017 - 12:00pm

The city’s bylaw unit will be reviewing their procedures around animal control over the next month and conducting a broader strategic review over the winter in an effort to save resources without reducing service.

Councillors voted to award money to an outside contractor to complete the remaining landscape work on the Marquis Road West extension project, despite a number of head shakes over the "ten-year glacial move" of the project.
Councillors voted to award money to an outside contractor to complete the remaining landscape work on the Marquis Road West extension project, despite a number of head shakes over the "ten-year glacial move" of the project. file photo/paNOW staff

Marquis Road ‘saga’ sees head shakes over landscape request

By Tyler Marr
October 15, 2017 - 12:50pm Updated: October 15, 2017 - 3:10pm

The Marquis Road West extension project which has loomed over the city for nearly a decade will be a "lesson on how we as a corporation do business” for one city councillor.

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