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The Saskatchewan Health Authority recognized young volunteers from the Prince Albert region Wednesday. A number of student volunteers also received bursaries to further their students, including Jacey Holodniuk, Melina Mercier, Alyssa Furber, Jayden Bissky, Renee Pouliot, Rachel Pelechaty and Ashley Fee.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority recognized young volunteers from the Prince Albert region Wednesday. A number of student volunteers also received bursaries to further their students, including Jacey Holodniuk, Melina Mercier, Alyssa Furber, Jayden Bissky, Renee Pouliot, Rachel Pelechaty and Ashley Fee. Charlene Tebbutt/paNOW Staff

Health authority recognizes local youths' volunteerism

By Charlene Tebbutt
May 24, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Saskatchewan Health Authority has recognized several young volunteers from the Prince Albert area. 

Northbound traffic issues at busy times South of Prince Albert are unlikely to end soon. The ministry said there were no plans to improve the intersection at Highway 11 and Highway 2 South of the city
Northbound traffic issues at busy times South of Prince Albert are unlikely to end soon. The ministry said there were no plans to improve the intersection at Highway 11 and Highway 2 South of the city file photo/paNOW Staff

Clogged Highway 11 issues here to stay

By Glenn Hicks
May 23, 2018 - 5:48pm Updated: May 24, 2018 - 8:34am

Very long line-ups at busy times at the intersection of Highway 11 and Highway 2 south of Prince Albert appear to be here to stay.

The ministry said there were no plans to improve flows at that T-junction.

The Rabbit Fire inside the Prince Albert National Park is now more than 29,000 hectares.
The Rabbit Fire inside the Prince Albert National Park is now more than 29,000 hectares. submitted photo/Parks Canada

Rabbit Fire grows in size

By Charlene Tebbutt
May 23, 2018 - 5:00pm

The fire inside the Prince Albert National Park has grown in size and now has about 200 firefighters working to knock it down, with new additions arriving from Quebec and the Northwest Territories in recent days.

Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation Chief Louie Mercredi is set to be honoured, and make an announcement regarding the Fond du Lac airport on May 24 at the annual FSIN Spring Legislative Assembly, which is being hosted in Saskatoon on Wednesday and Thursday.
Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation Chief Louie Mercredi is set to be honoured, and make an announcement regarding the Fond du Lac airport on May 24 at the annual FSIN Spring Legislative Assembly, which is being hosted in Saskatoon on Wednesday and Thursday. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Fond du Lac airport among topics at FSIN Spring Assembly

By paNOW Staff
May 23, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) Spring Legislative Assembly is set to get underway today.

Leaders and dignitaries will gather in the Bridge City today and tomorrow, to discuss a number of key topics in Indigenous country.

A volunteer firefighter who responded to the blaze at Sandy Bay Monday said it was scary just how quickly it exploded into life.
A volunteer firefighter who responded to the blaze at Sandy Bay Monday said it was scary just how quickly it exploded into life. Darrel PH Sewap/Facebook

Firefighter recounts 'scary' Hi Rock wildfire at Sandy Bay

By Glenn Hicks
May 22, 2018 - 5:00pm

A volunteer firefighter at Sandy Bay said a wildfire got very close to the northern community on Monday.

Daniel McDonald was among those who responded first after the flames burst into life in the late afternoon of May 21.

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