Tyler Marr

A handful of protesters gathered outside the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation band offices Wednesday.
A handful of protesters gathered outside the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation band offices Wednesday. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

PBCN members protest for financial transparency, public meeting with band leaders

By Tyler Marr
August 9, 2018 - 2:00pm

Bearing neon bristle board signs and handfuls of papers inked with financial remuneration and expenses of chief and council, a small group of concerned Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation (PBCN) band members formed a picket line outside the band office Wednesday afternoon.

Ward 3 Coun. Evert Botha had a formal apology Tuesday afternoon for what are described as “inappropriate, disrespectful and derogatory” comments he made online during a Raiders Hockey game.
Ward 3 Coun. Evert Botha had a formal apology Tuesday afternoon for what are described as “inappropriate, disrespectful and derogatory” comments he made online during a Raiders Hockey game. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Botha officially apologizes for ‘inappropriate’ online comments

By Tyler Marr
August 8, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: August 8, 2018 - 4:51pm

Prince Albert City Councillor Evert Botha has officially apologized for what are described as “inappropriate, disrespectful and derogatory” comments he made online during a Raiders Hockey game.

The City of Prince Albert has implemented updated smoking rules after a 5-2 vote.
The City of Prince Albert has implemented updated smoking rules after a 5-2 vote. File photo/paNOW Staff

Council chooses 9-metre buffer over full public ban in new smoking bylaw

By Tyler Marr
August 8, 2018 - 8:00am Updated: August 8, 2018 - 11:01pm

After hearing passionate pleas from both sides, Prince Albert's lawmakers opted to adopt a lighter form of smoking restrictions, citing the new rules as a good first step to modernizing the city’s public smoking legislation.

Three members of the Prince Albert Highlanders Pipes and Drums, seen here at the PAEX Summer Fair parade in 2018, are set to perform for the Royal Family in September.
Three members of the Prince Albert Highlanders Pipes and Drums, seen here at the PAEX Summer Fair parade in 2018, are set to perform for the Royal Family in September. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Three P.A. pipe band members set to perform, present to Royal Family in Scotland

By Tyler Marr
August 6, 2018 - 2:00pm

Among thousands of patrons, highland dancers, pipers, drummers, heavy athletics and celebration of all things Scottish at the Braemar Gathering in Scotland this September will be three men from Prince Albert.

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