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The manager of the Prince Albert Conservation Learning Centre told paNOW she felt bad for the geese who appear to be missing their friends.
The manager of the Prince Albert Conservation Learning Centre told paNOW she felt bad for the geese who appear to be missing their friends. submitted photo/ Robin Brown

Foul weather not for the birds

By Nigel Maxwell
April 17, 2018 - 4:54pm Updated: April 17, 2018 - 5:34pm

Bird watchers across Saskatchewan are noticing lonely pairs of geese seeking to nest on frozen lakes — another effect of a seemingly endless winter.
 

The winter that won't go away and the spring that won't arrive: snow plows could be back on the streets of P.A. Tuesday morning, with a dump of up to 10 cm in the forecast overnight.
The winter that won't go away and the spring that won't arrive: snow plows could be back on the streets of P.A. Tuesday morning, with a dump of up to 10 cm in the forecast overnight. File photo/paNOW Staff

More snow on the way (yes, really)

By Glenn Hicks
April 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

It's the winter that won't quit.

Mid-April is behind us, but up to 10 cm of snow could still be ahead. Snowfall is in the forecast in Prince Albert and the area through Monday night and Tuesday, posing yet another round of challenges for motorists and city crews alike.

Himalayan Balsam has dark green leaves, bright pink flowers and can grow over three metres tall.
Himalayan Balsam has dark green leaves, bright pink flowers and can grow over three metres tall. Jan Samanek / State Phytosanitary Administration / Saskatchewan Invasive Species Council

Sask. Polytechnic research project aims to eradicate local noxious weed

By Tyler Marr
April 15, 2018 - 8:44am Updated: April 17, 2018 - 10:20am

Its dark green leaves and bright pink and white flowers may seem appealing, but don’t be fooled by the Himalayan Balsam.

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