Infrastructure

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 westbound outside lane along with the turning lane (south to westbound) on 15 St. East and 6 Ave. will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
The westbound outside lane along with the turning lane (south to westbound) on 15 St. East and 6 Ave. will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Screen Shot/ Google Maps

Lane restrictions scheduled for Sunday

By paNOW Staff
April 22, 2017 - 12:00pm

The westbound outside lane along with the turning lane (south to westbound) on 15 St. East and 6 Ave. will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday as the city conducts road work to repair a valve.

Motorists are reminded to use caution, reduce speed and watch for directional signage.

An aerial view of the Gunnar Uranium Mine and Mill pit, which runs over 100 meters deep. The abandoned mine site is poised to enter a productive year in terms of the remediation process according to officials within the Ministry of Economy.
An aerial view of the Gunnar Uranium Mine and Mill pit, which runs over 100 meters deep. The abandoned mine site is poised to enter a productive year in terms of the remediation process according to officials within the Ministry of Economy. submitted photo/Rebecca Gotto, SRC

Gunnar mine clean-up project continues on for another year

By Bryan Eneas
April 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

In the far north, the town of Uranium City is surrounded by numerous mining projects including the Gunnar Uranium Mine and Mill site which was decommissioned in 1963, and closed in 1964.

The back lane grading program is underway in Prince Albert, a process which will take around three or four weeks according to roadways manager Brent Kennedy.
The back lane grading program is underway in Prince Albert, a process which will take around three or four weeks according to roadways manager Brent Kennedy. Taylor MacPherson/paNOW Staff

Back lane grading, road maintenance underway in P.A.

By Bryan Eneas
April 18, 2017 - 12:57pm Updated: April 18, 2017 - 2:13pm

With the spring thaw, the city’s back lanes will be refreshed.

The city’s back lane grading program gets underway on April 18; according to the city's roadways manager Brent Kennedy the back alleys which have received the most complaints will be taken care of first.

The Court of Queen's Bench has approved a $3.3 million settlement to those in the Infant Class of the cryptosporidium outbreak in North Battleford in 2001.
The Court of Queen's Bench has approved a $3.3 million settlement to those in the Infant Class of the cryptosporidium outbreak in North Battleford in 2001. file photo/BattlefordsNOW

NB water contamination class action suit certified

By Roger White
April 13, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench has approved a $3.3 million settlement between the City of North Battleford, the Province of Saskatchewan and the Infant Class (under 18-years-old) relating to the cryptosporidium outbreak in North Battleford in March and April of 2001.

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