Prince Albert

The latest scam purports to tell mobile users they have an over-charge that they can claim, but it's a hoax.
The latest scam purports to tell mobile users they have an over-charge that they can claim, but it's a hoax. SaskTel

Alert senior warns about scammers

By Glenn Hicks
December 8, 2018 - 2:00pm

A Prince Albert senior is warning others that scammers are preying on the vulnerability, psyche and politeness of certain people.

A relatively new text scam is making the rounds again in and around the city, with a message that falsely draws in SaskTel customers.

The tiny neonatal space at the Victoria Hospital has been described as a 'broom closet' and "telephone booth.'
The tiny neonatal space at the Victoria Hospital has been described as a 'broom closet' and "telephone booth.' Teena Monteleone/paNOW Staff

Million dollar babies: Give A Little Life Day smashes record as community goes big for baby cause

By Glenn Hicks
December 7, 2018 - 4:17pm Updated: December 7, 2018 - 8:05pm

The 13th annual Give A Little Life Day Radiothon for the Victoria Hospital Foundation's campaign for a new, improved neonatal unit surged into record-breaking territory Friday.

Residents should be wary of their packages being stolen from their door steps.
Residents should be wary of their packages being stolen from their door steps. submitted photo/ Joe Bexson

Preventing porch pilfering this holiday season

By Ronald Quaroni
December 6, 2018 - 5:00pm

More than ever people are doing their holiday shopping online, which means there is a much higher reliance on delivery services.

During a time of increased numbers of deliveries, customers should be wary of their unattended parcels sitting on their front doorstep.

Joe Yungwirth points to a map which has pins in it showing where the company has done jobs over the years.
Joe Yungwirth points to a map which has pins in it showing where the company has done jobs over the years. Michael Joel-Hansen/paNOW Staff

Construction industry in Prince Albert slow

By Michael Joel-Hansen
December 6, 2018 - 4:56pm

The province’s construction industry been receiving some attention with the Saskatchewan Construction Association recently announcing that over 10,000 jobs had been lost in the industry over the last three years.

New additions to the Board of Police Commissioners were announced Thursday including, from left, Brent MacDonald, Janet Carriere, Blake Edwards and Sheryl Kimbley. Mayor Greg Dionne will stay on the board.
New additions to the Board of Police Commissioners were announced Thursday including, from left, Brent MacDonald, Janet Carriere, Blake Edwards and Sheryl Kimbley. Mayor Greg Dionne will stay on the board. Charlene Tebbutt/paNOW Staff

City names first female chair of board of police commissioners; welcomes new members

By Charlene Tebbutt
December 6, 2018 - 4:00pm

The City of Prince Albert has named new members to the Board of Police Commissioners, including the board’s first female civilian chair.  

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