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All evacuees from the Pelican Narrows wildfires can start making their way back home, as Chief Peter A. Beatty lifted the orders on priority one and two residents.
All evacuees from the Pelican Narrows wildfires can start making their way back home, as Chief Peter A. Beatty lifted the orders on priority one and two residents. file photo/paNOW Staff

All wildfire evacuees set to return home

By paNOW Staff
September 20, 2017 - 2:27pm

The chief of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation has lifted the evacuation order for the remaining residents of Pelican Narrows.

Chief Peter A. Beatty told the elderly, those with chronic breathing conditions, and pregnant women on Sept. 20 they were free to return home.

Lac La Ronge Chief Tammy Cook-Searson won the inaugural Community Leader of the Year Award from the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce as part of the 34th annual Achievement in Business Excellence Awards.
Lac La Ronge Chief Tammy Cook-Searson won the inaugural Community Leader of the Year Award from the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce as part of the 34th annual Achievement in Business Excellence Awards. Tammy Cook-Searson/Facebook

Northern Sask. residents win ABEX awards

By Bryan Eneas
September 20, 2017 - 10:00am

A business and a community leader working in northern Saskatchewan were recognized by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce with Achievement in Business Excellence awards (ABEX).

Redhead Equipment combines go through their paces on the 145-acre site to the south of Prince Albert. Proceeds of the wheat crop will go to the Ronald McDonald Room at Victoria Hospital.
Redhead Equipment combines go through their paces on the 145-acre site to the south of Prince Albert. Proceeds of the wheat crop will go to the Ronald McDonald Room at Victoria Hospital. submitted photo/Marlene Stene

Good yield in charity harvest

By Glenn Hicks
September 19, 2017 - 12:00pm

A great day, a great crop and a very important cause for Prince Albert.

The Redhead Equipment and Ronald McDonald Family room harvest went very well.

Co-op gas bars in Prince Albert, Big River, and Air Ronge will be donating a portion of fuel sales to three different local charities.
Co-op gas bars in Prince Albert, Big River, and Air Ronge will be donating a portion of fuel sales to three different local charities. file photo/paNOW Staff

Gassing up to fuel good raises money in P.A.

By paNOW Staff
September 19, 2017 - 12:00pm

Lake Country Co-op will donate a portion of its procedes today to deserving charities in Prince Albert and region.

“Fuel Good Day is a cooperative idea, [which] is all about fueling our communities,” Cara Stelmaschuk, the director of marketing for Lake Country Co-op said.  

 Warden Shawn Bird of the Saskatchewan Penitentiary used the hilt of the weapon to knock on the entrance of City Hall Sunday requesting Freedom of the City.
Warden Shawn Bird of the Saskatchewan Penitentiary used the hilt of the weapon to knock on the entrance of City Hall Sunday requesting Freedom of the City. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Ceremonial tradition grants penitentiary warden Freedom of the City

By Tyler Marr
September 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

A historical ceremony with roots dating back centuries paraded city streets this weekend to pay tribute to the longtime work of Prince Albert's public safety officials.

Local singer/songwriter LJ Tyson collaborated with the City of Prince Albert and filmed in a video in downtown Prince Albert as a way to visually represent and showcase the cultural core of the city.
Local singer/songwriter LJ Tyson collaborated with the City of Prince Albert and filmed in a video in downtown Prince Albert as a way to visually represent and showcase the cultural core of the city. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Celebrating everything local

By Tyler Marr
September 16, 2017 - 7:31pm

A love letter to Prince Albert was how local singer/songwriter LJ Tyson described the song he wrote which accompanied a unique cultural music video highlighting all things local that debuted this week.

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