Environment

Don Cheeseman, from Community Services was one of a handful of volunteers who took time out of their day to clean up Prince Albert's downtown.
Don Cheeseman, from Community Services was one of a handful of volunteers who took time out of their day to clean up Prince Albert's downtown. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Business owners, city hall pitching in

By Bryan Eneas
April 27, 2017 - 4:33pm Updated: April 27, 2017 - 5:13pm

Prince Albert business owners and city hall staff chipped in their time for Pitch-In week.

A handful of people donned blue gloves and grabbed some bright yellow garbage bags to pick up trash in the downtown area.

Grade 6 student Dezire Zacharias shows off her experiment of attempting to grow crystals at the Prince Albert Science Fair Wednesday afternoon.
Grade 6 student Dezire Zacharias shows off her experiment of attempting to grow crystals at the Prince Albert Science Fair Wednesday afternoon. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Students showcase experiments at science fair

By Tyler Marr
April 27, 2017 - 6:00am Updated: April 27, 2017 - 9:30am

Be it generating hydroelectric power or securing hydrocarbons to asphalt, students were embracing their inner Bill Nye Wednesday afternoon at the Prince Albert Science Fair.

Solar panels were installed on the community center in the northern village of Green Lake. The facility is expected to be operational in May according to Green Lake's Mayor Ric Richardson.
Solar panels were installed on the community center in the northern village of Green Lake. The facility is expected to be operational in May according to Green Lake's Mayor Ric Richardson. Submitted photo/Northern Village of Green Lake

'We’re trying to break trail:' Green Lake invests in green energy

By Bryan Eneas
April 25, 2017 - 12:00pm

One Saskatchewan village hopes to become a trail blazer in the province by investing in green energy.

The northern village of Green Lake, roughly 210 km north-west of Prince Albert, has built solar panels on the roof of its community centre.

The city of Prince Albert is eager to open their soccer and baseball fields, as the seasons are tentatively set to start May 1.
The city of Prince Albert is eager to open their soccer and baseball fields, as the seasons are tentatively set to start May 1. file photo/paNOW staff

Field openings on the horizon

By Tyler Marr
April 24, 2017 - 2:00pm

Despite blasts of winter continuing to pelt the region, the city of Prince Albert is eager to open their soccer and baseball fields.

Parks Manager Bob Gill said the city's numerous fields came out of winter in pretty good shape despite a lack of snowpack.

Citizens had to break out their winter jackets once again to weather through two cm of snowfall overnight in Prince Albert.
Citizens had to break out their winter jackets once again to weather through two cm of snowfall overnight in Prince Albert. Tyler Marr/paNOW News Staff

Rude Awakening: Prince Albert wakes up to spring snow

By CKOM News Staff
April 24, 2017 - 10:32am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 11:25am

April showers bring May flowers, but what about April snow?

Much of Saskatchewan, including Prince Albert, Regina and Moose Jaw, woke up to a blanket of it Monday morning.

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