Tyler Marr

Normand Lavoie, 41, is seen leaving the Court of Queen's bench in Melfort on Monday. He was handed a three year sentence for the death of three Carrot River teens in 2015.
Normand Lavoie, 41, is seen leaving the Court of Queen's bench in Melfort on Monday. He was handed a three year sentence for the death of three Carrot River teens in 2015. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Semi driver sentenced to 3 years in death of 3 Carrot River teens

By Tyler Marr
September 11, 2017 - 12:46pm

The truck driver who killed three Carrot River teens after his semi rear-ended stopped cars in a construction zone in 2015, was handed a three-year federal sentence today.

A bench was placed near a ravine situated mere steps from Marina Thorpe's old home on Helm Crescent where she often walked. It was unveiled at a small ceremony Saturday.
A bench was placed near a ravine situated mere steps from Marina Thorpe's old home on Helm Crescent where she often walked. It was unveiled at a small ceremony Saturday. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

'Her gifts were friendship, love': bench placed in memory of Marina Thorpe

By Tyler Marr
September 10, 2017 - 2:20pm Updated: November 7, 2017 - 4:55pm

Her gifts to the community were that of friendship, love and small remembrances. She was humble, engaged and had a generous spirit.

Chris Pacey with Parkland Ambulance said the event was about attracting recognition for the Terry Fox Run and to encourage people to come out and support the foundation.
Chris Pacey with Parkland Ambulance said the event was about attracting recognition for the Terry Fox Run and to encourage people to come out and support the foundation. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Emergency services Terry Fox relay race runs up awareness

By Tyler Marr
September 10, 2017 - 10:35am Updated: September 10, 2017 - 12:40pm

With the sound of a whistle, teams from various emergency departments were off to the races for the annual Terry Fox relay.

Director of Planning and Development Services Craig Guidinger, who fielded a wide array of questions that evening, said he understood peoples' concerns.
Director of Planning and Development Services Craig Guidinger, who fielded a wide array of questions that evening, said he understood peoples' concerns. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Frustrations flow at flood plain meeting

By Tyler Marr
September 8, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: September 8, 2017 - 2:43pm

Residents expressed their apprehensions with a proposed one-in-500-year flood plain policy at a public meeting on the subject Wednesday evening, Sept. 6.

Tuesday, council was presented recommendations for new public smoking bans in the city.
Tuesday, council was presented recommendations for new public smoking bans in the city. file photo/paNOW Staff

City hears pitch for public area smoking ban

By Tyler Marr
September 5, 2017 - 10:09pm Updated: September 6, 2017 - 12:21pm

Lighting up on a patio, in the park or on the golf course could soon be snuffed out in Prince Albert.

That is hope of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) who made a pitch in support of a public ban at the Tuesday council meeting.

Prince Albert's Kathie Bird is a long-time mental health therapist whose exhibit "In the Margins" at the University of Regina contains portraits of marginalized peoples.
Prince Albert's Kathie Bird is a long-time mental health therapist whose exhibit "In the Margins" at the University of Regina contains portraits of marginalized peoples. Rebbeca Marroquin/paNOW Staff

Local's portraits tell stories of marginalized people

By Tyler Marr
September 5, 2017 - 9:00am

Throughout Prince Albert's Kathie Bird’s long career as a mental health therapist, she has witnessed a divide between society and its most marginalized members.

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