Glenn Hicks

Some residents around Candle Lake had a few near misses after the heavy wind and rain late Monday afternoon.
Some residents around Candle Lake had a few near misses after the heavy wind and rain late Monday afternoon. Submitted photos/Scott Anderson

Powerful storm at Candle Lake sends people for cover, causes extensive tree damage

By Glenn Hicks
July 31, 2018 - 12:00pm

Village crews and the volunteer fire department have been continuing cleanup efforts after a powerful storm ripped through the Candle Lake region late Monday afternoon.

City crews tied in a new PVC water main to the system on Central Avenue and will continue the project along 13th Street East
City crews tied in a new PVC water main to the system on Central Avenue and will continue the project along 13th Street East Glenn Hicks/paNOW Staff

Central Avenue to re-open Wednesday after latest pipe replacement

By Glenn Hicks
July 25, 2018 - 2:00pm

Three days of traffic disruption on Central Avenue wraps up today.

City crews tied in a new 200 mm PVC mains pipe to the infrastructure under Central as they work their way along 13th Street East. The old cast iron pipe was originally put in the ground early in the previous century.

Mayor Greg Dionne has leased the fenced lot on 15th Street opposite Dr.Java's and says he will clean it up before an August 13 deadline imposed by the owner.
Mayor Greg Dionne has leased the fenced lot on 15th Street opposite Dr.Java's and says he will clean it up before an August 13 deadline imposed by the owner. Glenn Hicks/paNOW Staff

Property leased by P.A. mayor draws criticism

By Glenn Hicks
July 20, 2018 - 6:17pm

The mayor of Prince Albert can't say if he's falling foul of the city's unsightly premises bylaw, but suggests criticism about a piece of land he is leasing on 15th St. is politically motivated.

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