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A reboot of Northern Saskatchewan Tourism Region will hope to rejuvenate tourism after this year’s forest fires.
A reboot of Northern Saskatchewan Tourism Region will hope to rejuvenate tourism after this year’s forest fires. paNOW file photo.

Tourism the next step for northern Saskatchewan: Premier

By Khang Nguyen
August 27, 2015 - 5:03pm

After meeting with Premier Brad Wall on Thursday afternoon, Prince Albert Mayor Greg Dionne said they are on the same page about the next step for northern Saskatchewan after this year’s devastating forest fires.

A recylcing bin in the south parking lot of the Gateway Mall is just one of many for people to dispose cardboard in around the city.
A recylcing bin in the south parking lot of the Gateway Mall is just one of many for people to dispose cardboard in around the city. Khang Nguyen, paNOW staff.

POLL: Council to decide on cardboard trashing fee

By Khang Nguyen
August 25, 2015 - 4:46pm

A recycling fee may come into effect penalizing those still throwing away their recyclables.

A large quantity of cardboard is being dumped at the landfill every week, Prince Albert sanitation manager Dale Rankel explained at the executive committee meeting on Monday afternoon.

An agreement for additional repairs to the Diefenbaker Bridge has been passed. The rehabilitation project will replace the damaged areas of the bridge.
An agreement for additional repairs to the Diefenbaker Bridge has been passed. The rehabilitation project will replace the damaged areas of the bridge. paNOW file photo

Repairs to Diefenbaker Bridge set for spring of 2016

By Khang Nguyen
August 18, 2015 - 6:21am

Second Avenue West won’t be free of pylons and construction signs for a very long time.

An agreement for additional repairs to the Diefenbaker Bridge was passed during City Council on Monday afternoon.

Prince Albert Mayor Greg Dionne shows off a corroded steel water pipe.
Prince Albert Mayor Greg Dionne shows off a corroded steel water pipe. Khang Nguyen, paNOW staff.

'Big dig’ back on track, new completion date

By Alex Soloducha
August 17, 2015 - 7:27pm Updated: August 17, 2015 - 8:23pm

A new timeline has been set for the ‘big dig’ after weather and other unexpected issues grinded work to a halt.

“Our ‘big dig’ continues to move ahead. We certainly are behind schedule as everyone can expect with the weather,” said Prince Albert Mayor Greg Dionne.