Glenn Hicks

Vehicles and campers were damaged by the fierce storm but there were no reports of serious injury.
Vehicles and campers were damaged by the fierce storm but there were no reports of serious injury. Taylor MacPherson/paNOW Staff

Miracle no one badly hurt in Lakeland storm: Fire Chief

By Glenn Hicks
July 7, 2018 - 11:00am Updated: July 7, 2018 - 12:17pm

The chief of the Lakeland Fire Department says it’s a miracle no one was badly hurt in the huge storm that ripped through the region late Friday night and early Saturday morning.

The province is inviting public feedback on how they should address cannabis impairment in the workplace. However the SGEU says policies on impairment are already in place and there should be no panic ahead of legalization.
The province is inviting public feedback on how they should address cannabis impairment in the workplace. However the SGEU says policies on impairment are already in place and there should be no panic ahead of legalization. File photo/paNOW Staff

Province wants feedback on cannabis impairment in workplace, union says no need for panic

By Glenn Hicks
July 6, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Government of Saskatchewan wants the public to have their say on how best to keep people safe in the workplace once recreational marijuana is legal in October, though a union leader believes there should be no panic about the situation.

Prince Albert resident Yelena Kruchinina is among the many Russian soccer fans hoping the team can go all the way at the World Cup.
Prince Albert resident Yelena Kruchinina is among the many Russian soccer fans hoping the team can go all the way at the World Cup. Submitted photo

Russian soccer passion runs all the way to P.A.

By Glenn Hicks
July 5, 2018 - 8:00am

The excitement surrounding Russia's heroics at the soccer World Cup is reaching all the way to Prince Albert.

One local household in particular is going to get very noisy if the Russians defy all expectations and reach the final at the world’s single biggest sporting event.

Halfway done: the southbound section of Second Avenue (on the left of this image) was completed and crews will start work on the northbound phase Wednesday morning.
Halfway done: the southbound section of Second Avenue (on the left of this image) was completed and crews will start work on the northbound phase Wednesday morning. Glenn Hicks/paNOW Staff

Second Ave. roadworks turn northbound

By Glenn Hicks
July 3, 2018 - 5:00pm

The city of Prince Albert is now over halfway through the big roadworks on Second Avenue, but with the focus switching to the northbound lanes on Wednesday morning motorists can expect further congestion.

Louise Zurowski (left) with Strengthening Families Program coordinators Tara Switenky and Anna Dinsdale.
Louise Zurowski (left) with Strengthening Families Program coordinators Tara Switenky and Anna Dinsdale. submitted/Catholic Family Services

Free parenting program to launch in P.A.

By Glenn Hicks
July 3, 2018 - 8:32am Updated: July 3, 2018 - 10:41am

A free program aimed at helping parents or caregivers become better at working through issues with their children will start in Prince Albert in the fall. Organizers say it will benefit families and ultimately the community.

Bouncy castles are fun for the kids but if they're part of a commercial event they need to be properly licensed, insured and inspected by the province.
Bouncy castles are fun for the kids but if they're part of a commercial event they need to be properly licensed, insured and inspected by the province. file photo/paNOW Staff

Bouncy castles need to be properly certified, inspected: Province

By Glenn Hicks
June 29, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: June 29, 2018 - 5:26pm

It's the fun fair and festival season but be careful about who is supplying and running the bouncy castle.

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