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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.

Huseyin Gumus' first year as General Manager of the Prince Albert Exhibition went off without a hitch, he said.
Huseyin Gumus' first year as General Manager of the Prince Albert Exhibition went off without a hitch, he said. File photo/paNOW Staff

2018 PAEX runs smoothly despite weather woes

By Bryan Eneas
August 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

The 2018 Prince Albert Exhibition couldn’t have gone any smoother, according to the event's general manager.

The 2018 Exhibition was the first year Huseyin Gumus worked in his new capacity as general manager. He said he was nervous at first, but everything ran well.

Prince Albert has climbed the rankings in a nationwide survey of best places to live in Canada.
Prince Albert has climbed the rankings in a nationwide survey of best places to live in Canada. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

P.A. climbs rankings for livable cities as mayor calls for more positivity

By Glenn Hicks
August 3, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: August 3, 2018 - 5:33pm

Prince Albert rose 34 places since last year in a survey of Best Places to live in Canada and the mayor says people need to focus more on the positives in the community.

Three bands are starting legal action against Husky Energy, along with the James Smith Cree Nation and the Cumberland House Cree Nation.
Three bands are starting legal action against Husky Energy, along with the James Smith Cree Nation and the Cumberland House Cree Nation. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

More bands start legal action against Husky Energy following 2016 oil spill

By Bryan Eneas
August 2, 2018 - 5:00pm

Three new bands are starting to seek legal action against the energy company responsible for the 2016 oil spill into the North Saskatchewan River.

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