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Lake Country Coop appears set to move into the newly built store in Cornerstone with interior work expected to start once their application for a liquor permit is approved.
Lake Country Coop appears set to move into the newly built store in Cornerstone with interior work expected to start once their application for a liquor permit is approved. Glenn Hicks/paNOW Staff

Coop plans to operate two liquor stores in P.A.

By Glenn Hicks
September 19, 2018 - 5:00pm

Lake Country Coop has confirmed it is looking to set up not one but two new liquor stores in Prince Albert with the potential of creating up to 75 new jobs.

The Victoria Hospital Foundation launched an ambitious fundraiser to advance the hospital's Neonatal Unit.
The Victoria Hospital Foundation launched an ambitious fundraiser to advance the hospital's Neonatal Unit. submitted photo/Victoria Hospital Foundation

Neonatal unit to benefit from ambitious fundraiser

By Teena Monteleone
September 18, 2018 - 9:00am

It is a bold but critical goal. The Victoria Hospital Foundation (VHF) is embarking on a multi-year campaign with an end goal of raising $2.2 million to expand and upgrade the hospital’s Level 2 Neonatal Unit for the sickest babies.

Spokespeople from the provincial government say speed enforcement by camera is here to stay and communities will be part of a new committee on if and where such devices can be located.
Spokespeople from the provincial government say speed enforcement by camera is here to stay and communities will be part of a new committee on if and where such devices can be located. submitted photo/SGI

Photo speed enforcement to stay

By Glenn Hicks
September 17, 2018 - 5:00pm

The move to make photo speed enforcement (PSE) permanent on our roads is not a cash grab but a way to invest more in traffic safety measures, according to the provincial government. And the mayor of Prince Albert says the way fine revenues will be distributed will help improve traffic safety.

The Trench Cutter Sampling Rig being assembled ahead of drilling at depths of up to 250 metres. Each hole is 3.2 metres by 1.5 metres wide.
The Trench Cutter Sampling Rig being assembled ahead of drilling at depths of up to 250 metres. Each hole is 3.2 metres by 1.5 metres wide. submitted photo/Star Diamond Corporation

Diamond project set for major sample drilling

By Glenn Hicks
September 17, 2018 - 3:10pm Updated: September 18, 2018 - 1:45pm

The company which owns the rights for the Star-Orion South Diamond Project in the Fort a la Corne diamond district, about 60 kilometres east of Prince Albert, says it is encouraged by the level and rate of activity ahead of planned bulk sampling.

Sherry Buckler was awarded the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation.
Sherry Buckler was awarded the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation. submitted photo/Victoria Hospital Foundation

Special designation for local fundraiser

By paNOW Staff
September 17, 2018 - 1:30pm

It is a step she didn’t have to take, but its another testament of her commitment to the community. The executive director of the Victoria Hospital Foundation, Sherry Buckler, has been named a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron says he has invited Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to attend the FSIN assembly, where he hopes chiefs from Saskatchewan can share their concerns.
FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron says he has invited Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to attend the FSIN assembly, where he hopes chiefs from Saskatchewan can share their concerns. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

FSIN calls for Prime Minister to dedicate more time to Sask. chiefs following leaked video

By Bryan Eneas
September 17, 2018 - 12:00pm

Following an online video of a meeting last week in which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen berating First Nations chiefs from across Saskatchewan for their time management, the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) is calling for him to do better.

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