Prince Albert

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.

The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group got into the spirit Thursday, enjoying a DQ Blizzard as part of Miracle Treat Day. Enjoying the frozen treats are back left, Charlene Tebbutt, Taylor MacPherson, Andy Cohen, Brock Lewis and Trevor Redden. In front from left is Tyler Marr, Nigel Maxwell, Glenn Hicks and Ken Landers.
The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group got into the spirit Thursday, enjoying a DQ Blizzard as part of Miracle Treat Day. Enjoying the frozen treats are back left, Charlene Tebbutt, Taylor MacPherson, Andy Cohen, Brock Lewis and Trevor Redden. In front from left is Tyler Marr, Nigel Maxwell, Glenn Hicks and Ken Landers. paNOW Staff

paNOW gets the scoop

By paNOW Staff
August 9, 2018 - 12:00pm

Prince Albert's local news and on-air personalities celebrated Miracle Treat Day Thursday with tasty frozen treats from Dairy Queen.

Bucking the trend: Construction on Woodbridge Terrace, the third phase of a new housing development in the city's West Hill area, has begun. From left, Randy Boehr, site supervisor, Josh Remai with Span West and Rob Bechard, project manager for the new 24-unit condo development.
Bucking the trend: Construction on Woodbridge Terrace, the third phase of a new housing development in the city's West Hill area, has begun. From left, Randy Boehr, site supervisor, Josh Remai with Span West and Rob Bechard, project manager for the new 24-unit condo development. Charlene Tebbutt/ paNOW Staff

Developer sees optimism despite flat housing market

By Charlene Tebbutt
August 8, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: August 9, 2018 - 8:44am

Despite a slowdown in the local new housing market that has seen permits for single family units dwindle to a trickle, at least one developer has confidence that new multi-family developments in Prince Albert will be a hit with existing and first-time home buyers.

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.

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