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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will tie the knot Saturday.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will tie the knot Saturday. The Canadian Press

Despite name, limited royal fever in Prince Albert for wedding

By Tyler Marr and Charlene Tebbutt
May 18, 2018 - 5:54pm

Millions around the world will tune in Saturday to take in the pageantry of the royal wedding, but few locals will be a part of the tally.

On the streets of Prince Albert Friday afternoon, finding someone setting their alarm for 4 a.m. was far and few between.

New basketball courts, soccer pitches, and an accessible playground could be in store for the Alfred Jenkins Fields House.
New basketball courts, soccer pitches, and an accessible playground could be in store for the Alfred Jenkins Fields House. File photo/paNOW Staff

Amenity expansions proposed at Alfred Jenkins Field House

By Tyler Marr
May 18, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: May 18, 2018 - 6:18pm

New basketball courts, soccer pitches, and an accessible playground could be coming to the Alfred Jenkins Fields House, thanks to donations from a local philanthropist and community club.

Janine Dawatsare presented to the Northern Justice Symposium about the law day event, and other activities she's using in her community of Patuanak to educate youth and residents about the justice system.
Janine Dawatsare presented to the Northern Justice Symposium about the law day event, and other activities she's using in her community of Patuanak to educate youth and residents about the justice system. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Justice initiatives reduce youth court appearances to zero in Patuanak

By Bryan Eneas
May 17, 2018 - 8:00am

A community justice coordinator for the English River First Nation in Patuanak, some 400 kilometers North of Prince Albert, has set out to mak youth in her community aware of the justice system, and she brought about an interesting result.

Students from Riverside Community School performed Wednesday as part of the Riverside Aboriginal Arts Festival.
Students from Riverside Community School performed Wednesday as part of the Riverside Aboriginal Arts Festival. Charlene Tebbutt/paNOW Staff

Local youth perform at Riverside Aboriginal Arts Festival

By paNOW Staff
May 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

The third-annual Riverside Aboriginal Arts Festival took place Wednesday at the E.A. Rawlinson Centre for the Arts in Prince Albert. Students from Grades 1 to 8 at the school performed as part of the event.

Scott Moe checks out a digital printout, showing the area impacted by the so-called Rally Fire, which has forced the evacuation of residents in the hamlet of Crutwell twice in the last two days.
Scott Moe checks out a digital printout, showing the area impacted by the so-called Rally Fire, which has forced the evacuation of residents in the hamlet of Crutwell twice in the last two days. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Premier tours local wildfire sites

By Bryan Eneas
May 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

Saskatchewan’s leader has returned to the Parkland region.

Premier Scott Moe visited the Provincial Wildfire Centre just North of Prince Albert on May 16, where he spoke with media before departing on a tour of the region’s wildfires.

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