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Minister of Finance Kevin Doherty stopped into the Prince Albert Inn to address the Chamber of Commerce on March 24, 2017 just three days after the provincial budget was tabled. He was questioned by business owners on the closure of STC, and the impact of the one per cent increase to the PST.
Minister of Finance Kevin Doherty stopped into the Prince Albert Inn to address the Chamber of Commerce on March 24, 2017 just three days after the provincial budget was tabled. He was questioned by business owners on the closure of STC, and the impact of the one per cent increase to the PST. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Doherty appears in P.A., provides answers to business owners

By Bryan Eneas
March 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

This year’s “tough budget” features a variety of cuts which had members of the Prince Albert Chamber of Commerce and business owners curious as to what the minister was going to say during his P.A. visit today.

Wapiti officials say the fate of regional libraries, their staff and programs are completely up in the air.
Wapiti officials say the fate of regional libraries, their staff and programs are completely up in the air. file photo/paNOW Staff

Cuts to library funding done 'with no notice or consultation'

By Sarah Wallace
March 24, 2017 - 2:00pm

Cuts to provincial funding have left regional library officials caught off guard, without clear plans for the future.

According to Cheryl Bauer-Hyde, chair of the Wapiti Regional Library, funding has been cut by $3.5 million.

The Senator Myles Venne Memorial School Huskies were able to best the Senator Allen Bird Memorial School in the second annual PAGC basketball tournament.
The Senator Myles Venne Memorial School Huskies were able to best the Senator Allen Bird Memorial School in the second annual PAGC basketball tournament. Bryan Eneas/paNOW staff

Myles Venne senior girls take PAGC gold

By Bryan Eneas
March 24, 2017 - 12:00pm

Students within the Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) communities filed into the Senator Allen Bird Memorial Center this week to shoot some hoops. The Senator Myles Venne Memorial School Huskies won the tournament after a hard fought game against Montreal Lake.

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