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A trench cutter sampling rig is part of the heavy equipment to be used by Rio Tinto this spring to help evaluate the diamond-bearing ore.
A trench cutter sampling rig is part of the heavy equipment to be used by Rio Tinto this spring to help evaluate the diamond-bearing ore. submitted photo/Star Diamond Corporation

Rio Tinto set for ramp up of activity at Star Diamond site

By Glenn Hicks
December 11, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: December 11, 2018 - 9:16pm

Rio Tinto says it’s too early to speculate on the long term viability of the proposed diamond project in the Forte à la Corne forest 60 kilometres east of Prince Albert.

The Prince Albert Concert Choir will be holding a Christmas concert at Calvary United Church.
The Prince Albert Concert Choir will be holding a Christmas concert at Calvary United Church. Submitted/Margaret Duncombe

Prince Albert Concert Choir prepares for concert

By Michael Joel-Hansen
December 9, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: December 9, 2018 - 5:09pm

For many, the holiday season is about music.

With this in mind, the Prince Albert Concert Choir will be putting on a show Sunday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m., at Calvary United Church.

Choir president, Margaret Duncombe, explained the type of music they will perform.

Santa getting off the plane in Fond Du Lac, the first stop on the trip.
Santa getting off the plane in Fond Du Lac, the first stop on the trip. Michael Joel-Hansen/paNOW Staff

Annual Santa Flight brings joy to northern communities

By Michael Joel-Hansen
December 8, 2018 - 4:15pm

Communities in northern Saskatchewan got an early visit from a jolly old friend Friday.

The main man in red and white wandered his merry way to schools in Fond Du Lac, Black Lake and Stony Rapids as part of Transwest Airs annual Santa Claus flight.

File photo/paNOW Staff

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women marked across Canada

By Michael Joel-Hansen
December 6, 2018 - 12:39pm Updated: December 6, 2018 - 2:32pm

Today marks an important day in Canada. It was 29 year ago that 14 women were murdered at École Polytechnique in Montreal.

Since that day, Canadians have been marking National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Members of the Prince Albert Titans Junior B Hockey Club line up to gather food to be served to elders at the Indian and Métis Friendship Centre's annual Christmas dinner on Dec. 5.
Members of the Prince Albert Titans Junior B Hockey Club line up to gather food to be served to elders at the Indian and Métis Friendship Centre's annual Christmas dinner on Dec. 5. Brady Bateman/paNOW Staff

Titans play part in community dinner

By Brady Bateman
December 6, 2018 - 10:19am Updated: December 7, 2018 - 6:40pm

The Prince Albert Junior B Titans are known for their great work on the ice, but they also do great work in the community.

The team gathered Dec. 5 at the Indian Métis Friendship Centre to play their part to help serve food to those in need in time for the Christmas season.

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