Saskatchewan

On Aug. 5 plaques were unveiled to mark the official opening of a new fitness park in Waskesiu, honouring the years of work Gordie Howe contributed to the community.
On Aug. 5 plaques were unveiled to mark the official opening of a new fitness park in Waskesiu, honouring the years of work Gordie Howe contributed to the community. submitted photo/Ken Landers

Mr. Hockey honoured with Fitness Park in Waskesiu

By Bryan Eneas
August 7, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: August 7, 2018 - 1:22pm

While he was growing up, Gordie “Mr. Hockey” Howe spent his summers working and golfing at the Waskesiu Golf Course; it was here he met Prince Albert’s own Johnny Bower.

When he wasn’t working or hitting the course, Howe would spend time at the lake swimming and fishing.

Muskoday's Chief Austin Bear announced his retirement, and was honoured at the Muskoday Traditional Powwow on Aug. 5.
Muskoday's Chief Austin Bear announced his retirement, and was honoured at the Muskoday Traditional Powwow on Aug. 5. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Chief Austin Bear announces retirement, honoured at Muskoday Powwow

By Bryan Eneas
August 6, 2018 - 12:00pm

The long-time leader of the Muskoday First Nation will be calling it a career, nearly three decades after he took over the role.

It was announced during the communities traditional Powwow that Chief Austin Bear would be retiring after serving some 28 years as Chief.

People get their first opportunity of the year to interact with wolves or their pups during the Wolf Howl convoy at the Prince Albert National Park on Aug. 4.
People get their first opportunity of the year to interact with wolves or their pups during the Wolf Howl convoy at the Prince Albert National Park on Aug. 4. file photo/The Canadian Press

First Wolf Howl convoy to depart tonight

By paNOW Staff
August 4, 2018 - 12:00pm

The dog days of summer provide people an opportunity to interact with one of the most secretive animals within the Prince Albert National Park.

The Prince Albert National Park will begin hosting their Wolf Howl convoys tonight.

Pages