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What's Happening NOW for March 19

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:13
By paNOW Staff News Director Glenn Hicks and reporter Tyler Marr discuss recent happenings at the Prince Albert and District Chamber of Commerce. On Twitter: @JournoMarr ... Read More
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‘Not to worry’: Chamber soon to begin hunt for new CEO

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:00
By Tyler Marr After a Friday night email announcing the termination of CEO Kelvin Pankiw, the Prince Albert and District Chamber of Commerce is telling its members not to worry. “The Chamber is in good hands,” Board of Directors Chair Meghan Mayer said Monday.  The email to members was short on details relating to the termination, saying only that it was "in the Chamber’s best interests to terminate Mr. Pankiw’s employment at this time.” Mayer, when asked for more details, said Pankiw “really just wasn’t a great fit for the CEO." ... Read More
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Accused in home invasion arrested again

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:00
By Nigel Maxwell A man who at one time wrote in a Facebook post "police can't catch us" was proven wrong last weekend. Police arrested Danny Daniels, 28, over the weekend in Prince Albert. RCMP told paNOW Daniels was arrested during a traffic stop. Daniels was one of three people charged in connection to a violent home invasion northwest of Prince Albert Jan. 19. An 82-year-old woman was assaulted in her home and had her car stolen. ... Read More
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Coroner confirms missing P.A. woman deceased

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:39
By Nigel Maxwell The office of Saskatchewan's Chief Coroner has confirmed the human remains found in a residence in the Nordale area last month are those missing of a Prince Albert woman.   Brandy Busch, 39, was reported missing Feb. 18. Neighbours told paNOW they gave Busch a ride into Prince Albert on the Friday so she could get her medicine. The cause of death has not been released although Prince Albert Police have said foul play is not suspected.   ... Read More
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Green, glowing and Bowling for Kid’s Sake

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 10:17
By Tyler Marr A sea of glowing green was as far as the eye could see at Minto Rec Centre on St. Patrick’s Day. It was part of the Bowling for Kid’s Sake fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Prince Albert Saturday night, where the community turned up in droves to down some bubbly and pins. It was all a welcome sight for Natasha Thomson, the organization's development coordinator. ... Read More
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Optimist Club buys $10,000 in laptops for Westview School

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 09:01
By paNOW Staff Some new technology will soon be in the hands of students at Westview School, thanks to a project from the Optimist Club of Prince Albert. Working to fulfil their motto ‘Bringing out the best in Kids’, the club recently purchased 25 Chromebook laptops worth over $10,000 for students in Grades 3 to 5. Spokesperson and member George Lewko said the computers will be a boon for students in the classroom. “The classrooms really respond well to this where they may not to other things,” he said. “It feels a lot more personal having your own computer to interact with.” ... Read More
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