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There were picture opportunities with a Teenage Mutant Ninja turtle at KidzFest in Kinsmen Park.
There were picture opportunities with a Teenage Mutant Ninja turtle at KidzFest in Kinsmen Park. Rebbeca Marroquin/paNOW Staff

KidzFest brings hundreds to Kinsmen Park

By Rebbeca Marroquin
July 20, 2017 - 5:42pm Updated: July 21, 2017 - 8:20am

Every year the city's Playground Program organizes a day of fun activities dedicated to children of all ages. 

The free event, known as KidzFest, was held on July 20 and hundreds of people from all over the province attended.

P.A. Bears defenceman Brooke Hobson sticks with Battlefords Sharks forward Alyssa Roach in last year’s regular season. The 2017-18 schedule for P.A. begins against the Sharks at home on Oct. 7 and 8.
P.A. Bears defenceman Brooke Hobson sticks with Battlefords Sharks forward Alyssa Roach in last year’s regular season. The 2017-18 schedule for P.A. begins against the Sharks at home on Oct. 7 and 8. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Defending champion Northern Bears 2017-18 schedule released

By Nathan Kanter
July 20, 2017 - 12:00pm

The defending champion Prince Albert Northern Bears will kick off their 2017-18 Saskatchewan Midget Female AAA Hockey League season with home games against the Battlefords Sharks, who they knocked out of the first round of the playoffs last year.

A blacksmith is seen hammering away on a piece during the 37th Annual Thrashing Festival south of Prince Albert Sunday.
A blacksmith is seen hammering away on a piece during the 37th Annual Thrashing Festival south of Prince Albert Sunday. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Vintage power machine show a display of passion for the past

By Tyler Marr
July 16, 2017 - 5:11pm Updated: July 17, 2017 - 8:06am

With the chugs and pops of vintage engines, the hum of an accordion and the piercing bang of a blacksmiths hammer, one could have been forgiven for mistaking it as a step back in time. 

Hundreds gathered along the banks of the North Saskatchewan River Saturday to welcome the  paddlers in the 2017 Voyageurs’ Rendezvous Canoe Race.
Hundreds gathered along the banks of the North Saskatchewan River Saturday to welcome the paddlers in the 2017 Voyageurs’ Rendezvous Canoe Race. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Voyageurs’ Rendezvous celebrates history of Western exploration

By Tyler Marr
July 16, 2017 - 12:42pm Updated: July 16, 2017 - 3:38pm

As racers crested the elbow of the North Saskatchewan River west of Prince Albert, cheers from the hundreds gathered along its banks could be heard.

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