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The Prince Albert Catholic School Division is reviewing a list of name suggestions for W.F.A. Turgeon School in Prince Albert.
The Prince Albert Catholic School Division is reviewing a list of name suggestions for W.F.A. Turgeon School in Prince Albert. Submitted Photo/Prince Albert Historical Society

Name change in the works for local elementary school

By Charlene Tebbutt
May 16, 2018 - 10:30am

The Prince Albert Catholic School Division is reviewing suggestions as it looks to change the name of a Prince Albert elementary school to better reflect their Catholic faith.

Karen and Malcolm Jenkins hold a picture of Lilian Jane Jenkins, Malcom's mother. The Family Room of the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital neonatal intensive care unit will be named in her honour, following a $1 million donation by Jenkins.
Karen and Malcolm Jenkins hold a picture of Lilian Jane Jenkins, Malcom's mother. The Family Room of the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital neonatal intensive care unit will be named in her honour, following a $1 million donation by Jenkins. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Local philanthropist's donation to benefit all Sask. children

By Bryan Eneas
May 16, 2018 - 8:00am

A donation from a well-known figure in Prince Albert will help support the province's children.

The Sask Emergency Alert app offers notice of important announcements although mobile phone users say they received the evacuation alert for Crutwell at different times to other users.
The Sask Emergency Alert app offers notice of important announcements although mobile phone users say they received the evacuation alert for Crutwell at different times to other users. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Sask Emergency Alerts: Get the app as wildfire risk continues

By Glenn Hicks
May 15, 2018 - 5:33pm

With the extreme wildfire risk and potential for more evacuations the province is recommending the public download the mobile app from Saskatchewan Emergency Alerts.

Dry conditions are not the sort of weather forecast crews tackling local wildfires are hoping for.
Dry conditions are not the sort of weather forecast crews tackling local wildfires are hoping for. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Weather forecast throws curve balls as extreme wildfire risk continues

By Glenn Hicks
May 15, 2018 - 11:44am Updated: May 15, 2018 - 12:24pm

As very dry conditions continue is it not the sort of weather forecast crews tackling local wildfires would have been hoping for. Temperatures were expected to get to 29 Celsius Tuesday. That would be a record high for May 15.

Mathew Bird, a resident of Crutwell, was evacuated from the hamlet Monday evening due to wildfire.
Mathew Bird, a resident of Crutwell, was evacuated from the hamlet Monday evening due to wildfire. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

‘Scared and nervous’: Wildfire forces evacuation order for Crutwell, homes nearby Hwy 3

By Tyler Marr
May 14, 2018 - 9:08pm Updated: May 15, 2018 - 12:39am

While the evacuation order was lifted, those in and around a communtiy west of Prince Albert were on edge for five hours Monday night.

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