Prince Albert News

Student uses first paycheque to buy surprise sneakers for fellow classmate

paNOW - 8 hours 54 min ago
By Tyler Marr Caleb Hammond wanted to start off on the right foot with his first paycheque. While Hammond was leaning towards purchasing himself a new pair of basketball shoes, his mind was changed by fellow player Tanner Svenson, an Ecole St. Mary High School classmate with high-functioning autism who only started shooting hoops this year. “I was going to buy myself shoes, but then I saw Tanner and I was like, that is who deserves shoes, not me. I have shoes,” the 15-year-old said. “I might as well lift other people around me.” ... Read More
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City appoints municipal Dutch Elm Disease inspector

paNOW - 10 hours 43 min ago
By Tyler Marr Dutch Elm Disease (DED) is on Prince Albert’s doorstep and the city is making moves to protect its urban forest. DED continues to be a pesky and costly problem for sections of the province, specifically the northeast. The disease clogs water-conducting tissue in branches and prevents water from getting to the leaves, ultimately killing the tree. ... Read More
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Police Commissioners explain hiring process for new chief

paNOW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:26
By paNOW Staff Prince Albert’s next police chief will be selected using a very thorough process, according to Prince Albert’s Board of Police Commissioners ... Read More
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Muskoday man accused of violent assault

paNOW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:00
By Nigel Maxwell A 19-year-old man, accused of attacking a stranger with a baseball bat, was granted bail Friday morning in Prince Albert Provincial Court. The alleged incident happened July 26, 2017, on the grounds of Berezowsky school during the summer break. According to the Crown's statement of facts, the 18-year-old male victim was sharing a cigarette with one of his female friends when the pair was approached by a group of three men. One of men allegedly pulled out a bat without provocation and hit the victim in the head multiple times. ... Read More
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Frigid February drags on

paNOW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:00
By Glenn Hicks If you think this winter is dragging on you’d be right. While there has been less snow than a typical winter the region has been locked into a long run of unusually low temperatures that are about seven degrees colder than the daily normal. And there’s no immediate sign of it backing off. “The average daily February temperature for Prince Albert is -13.8 C and currently for this February it’s -20.3 C,” John Paul Cragg with Environment Canada told paNOW. ... Read More
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Ministry seeking input on harvest options

paNOW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:16
By Clark Stork The Ministry of Environment is seeking opinions on four harvest plans for the North-central Saskatchewan region. Representatives from the province’s forest service branch outlined the plans in Choiceland recently at a public open house. The Canwood, Nisbet, Fort a la Corne, and Torch River provincial forests were included. The proposal includes the reforestation endeavours between April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019. Ministry spokesperson Val Nicholson said the province forecasts a five-year forest plan. ... Read More
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City looking for means to tackle nuisance properties

paNOW - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:00
By Tyler Marr A bylaw designed to target residential and commercial properties with fines or penalties that are a drain on city police, fire and bylaw services is under the microscope at city hall. The primary focus is aimed at cost recovery for these services and to reduce problematic behaviour.  “This isn’t a simple request, I understand, but it is a necessary thing to looking into,” Ward 6 Coun. Blake Edwards, who brought forward the motion Monday night, said. “Certainly there is going to be some complications we are going to have to address.” ... Read More
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Doggie Daycare

Shaw TV Prince Albert - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:37
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Concussion School Talk

Shaw TV Prince Albert - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:37
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B WinterFest MannArt

Shaw TV Prince Albert - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:37
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Flashback

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Crown drops case against P.A. broadcaster

paNOW - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:36
By paNOW Staff The Crown has dropped its case against a broadcast journalist in Prince Albert. Nigel Maxwell, a senior reporter with paNOW, had pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated and sexual assault laid in June, 2017. In provincial court Wednesday, the Crown decided not to further pursue the charges. “I didn’t believe I was in a position to prove my case beyond a reasonable doubt," Crown Prosecutor Catherine Gagnon said. “I didn’t believe I was able to prove the identity of the person who assaulted the complainant.” ... Read More
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