Brady Bateman

The S.S. North West, a steamship which measured 200-feet in length, was used to transport the 200 or more rifles into the North Sask. River in 1885.
The S.S. North West, a steamship which measured 200-feet in length, was used to transport the 200 or more rifles into the North Sask. River in 1885. submitted photo/Prince Albert Historical Society

Researchers work to retrieve Poundmaker weapons from North Sask. River

By Brady Bateman
November 15, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: November 15, 2018 - 5:45pm

Researchers in Saskatchewan may soon begin the hunt for weapons that have been lost to the world for more than 130 years.

Students learn about home energy efficiency and sustainability during the Smarter Science, Better Buildings event held at Prince Albert City Hall on Nov. 13.
Students learn about home energy efficiency and sustainability during the Smarter Science, Better Buildings event held at Prince Albert City Hall on Nov. 13. Brady Bateman/paNOW staff

Building toward sustainability

By Brady Bateman
November 13, 2018 - 5:00pm

Youths in Prince Albert are being encouraged to make their homes and lives more energy efficient thanks to Renewable Power, the Intelligent Choice (RPIC).

Denis Benard, manager at Prince Albert's Tramp's Music and Books, stands with a model of the comic book that featured the first appearance of Spider-Man after the announcement of the passing of comic book legend Stan Lee.
Denis Benard, manager at Prince Albert's Tramp's Music and Books, stands with a model of the comic book that featured the first appearance of Spider-Man after the announcement of the passing of comic book legend Stan Lee. Brady Bateman/paNOW Staff

Local bookstore owner reflects on passing of legend Stan Lee

By Brady Bateman
November 13, 2018 - 1:25pm Updated: November 13, 2018 - 2:30pm

Stan Lee, the visionary who played a large role in bringing the comic book world to the mainstream – and ushering in a new era of comic book related cinema, has died.

He was 95.

The Saskatchewan government has announced they will begin distributing safe inhalation supplies in an effort to tackle high HIV and Hepatitis C rates in the province.
The Saskatchewan government has announced they will begin distributing safe inhalation supplies in an effort to tackle high HIV and Hepatitis C rates in the province. YouTube/Screenshot

Sask. to begin distribution of safer inhalation supplies

By Brady Bateman
November 9, 2018 - 5:00pm

Drug users in Saskatchewan will soon be given a safer option for inhalation supplies after the Saskatchewan Health Authority announced they will be supplying community based organizations (CBOs) and Saskatchewan’s provincially funded harm reduction sites with safer inhalation supplies.

Barry Tkachuk, left, and Ken Guedo show how the bells are rang in Prince Albert’s Sacred Heart Cathedral. The bells will be tolled 100 times in honour of the 100-year anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War.
Barry Tkachuk, left, and Ken Guedo show how the bells are rang in Prince Albert’s Sacred Heart Cathedral. The bells will be tolled 100 times in honour of the 100-year anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War. Brady Bateman/paNOW Staff

The bells will ring out

By Brady Bateman
November 9, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: November 9, 2018 - 2:16pm

Editors Note: This story was updated at 2:16 p.m. to include information released by the City of Prince Albert.

On the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, the guns fell silent.

Sgt. Lyle Korczak answers public questions at a town hall meeting hosted by Prince Albert RCMP Nov. 7. The meeting addressed local concerns, and to inform the public of ongoing police initiatives.
Sgt. Lyle Korczak answers public questions at a town hall meeting hosted by Prince Albert RCMP Nov. 7. The meeting addressed local concerns, and to inform the public of ongoing police initiatives. Brady Bateman/paNOW Staff

Large turnout for RCMP town hall

By Brady Bateman
November 8, 2018 - 11:00am

Prince Albert RCMP received an overwhelming turnout at a town hall meeting held at the Spruce Home Activity Centre on Nov. 7.

Prince Albert was listed as the number four most dangerous city in Canada to live in, according to Maclean's Magazine's 2019 report of Canada's most dangerous cities.
Prince Albert was listed as the number four most dangerous city in Canada to live in, according to Maclean's Magazine's 2019 report of Canada's most dangerous cities. File photo/paNOW Staff

Maclean’s Magazine releases annual crime statistics

By Brady Bateman
November 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

Maclean’s Magazine has released its annual list of Canada’s most dangerous cities, and Prince Albert is listed at number four. The list reflects a compilation of the latest available Statistics Canada data from 2017, which was then released in July 2018.

Ted Quewezance, left, a member of the survivors circle founded by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) stands with Kaila Johnston, right, acting manager for education and outreach with the NCTR.
Ted Quewezance, left, a member of the survivors circle founded by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) stands with Kaila Johnston, right, acting manager for education and outreach with the NCTR. Brady Bateman/paNOW Staff

Reconciliation for Canada's troubled history

By Brady Bateman
November 6, 2018 - 5:00pm

Survivors are being encouraged to share their stories and opinions at meetings being held by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation regarding the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement (IRSSA).

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