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Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division Director of Education Robert Bratvold said it was naive to think any cuts would not have some sort of trickle down effect on the classroom.
Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division Director of Education Robert Bratvold said it was naive to think any cuts would not have some sort of trickle down effect on the classroom. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Public school budget attempts to limit frontline impact

By Tyler Marr
April 25, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division budget has been spread thin as it is forced to grapple with a $3.6 million funding shortfall from the provincial government.

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.

Jason Leuschen, from Bruno, Sask., is one of 17 people left in the running to become Canada’s next astronaut.
Jason Leuschen, from Bruno, Sask., is one of 17 people left in the running to become Canada’s next astronaut. submitted photo/Canadian Space Agency

Sask. pilot in top 17 finalists for Canada’s next astronaut

By CKOM News Staff
April 24, 2017 - 11:31am

The dream of making it to space is still alive for a Saskatchewan man.

Jason Leuschen is now one of 17 people left in the running to become Canada’s next astronaut.

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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