Infrastructure

A plan for the now mostly-vacant Rivier Academy includes over 140 new senior housing units.
A plan for the now mostly-vacant Rivier Academy includes over 140 new senior housing units. File photo/paNOW Staff

First steps in proposed private redevelopment of Rivier Academy to come before council

By Tyler Marr
May 4, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: May 4, 2018 - 3:46pm
A transmission structure fire left thousands without power today in areas north of the Battlefords reaching as far as La Loche.
A transmission structure fire left thousands without power today in areas north of the Battlefords reaching as far as La Loche. Submitted photo/SaskPower

Transmission structure fire leaves thousands without power Thursday

By Roger White
May 3, 2018 - 1:42pm

A transmission structure fire is being blamed for a widespread power outage that extends north of the Battlefords to areas such as Meadow Lake, Beauval, Buffalo Narrows and La Loche, leaving thousands without electricity today.

Finance Minister Donna Harpauer and Premier Scott Moe both discussed the possibility of a new hospital in Prince Albert at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon May 1.
Finance Minister Donna Harpauer and Premier Scott Moe both discussed the possibility of a new hospital in Prince Albert at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon May 1. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Premier, Finance Minister discuss new hospital during P.A. visit

By Bryan Eneas
May 2, 2018 - 8:00am

Saskatchewan's premier and finance minister reaffirmed their commitment to a new, provincially-funded hospital in Prince Albert during a visit to the city Tuesday.

A report on new revenue streams for the Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District has been requested by city council.
A report on new revenue streams for the Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District has been requested by city council. File photo/paNOW Staff

Review for Downtown Business Improvement District revenue runs by council

By Tyler Marr
April 24, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: April 24, 2018 - 3:25pm

When property reassessment in 2017 led to a significant drop in taxes for many downtown property owners, it also cut deep into funding for the Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District (PADBID).

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