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Residents may soon not have to concern themselves with clearing sidewalks as the city ponders pushing the white stuff onto walkways.
Residents may soon not have to concern themselves with clearing sidewalks as the city ponders pushing the white stuff onto walkways. Glenn Hicks/paNOW Staff

City ponders pushing snow onto sidewalks

By Glenn Hicks
January 30, 2019 - 5:00pm

The city of Prince Albert is pondering plowing snow onto neighborhood sidewalks.

There is a limited amount of space left to store the unusually large amount of the white stuff that has already accumulated in the city, and we’re barely halfway through winter.

Locomotive 5080 at the Prince Albert Exhibition Grounds is set to be transported to Alberta within weeks where it will be given a new lease on life.
Locomotive 5080 at the Prince Albert Exhibition Grounds is set to be transported to Alberta within weeks where it will be given a new lease on life. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

P.A. locomotive set for Alberta departure

By Glenn Hicks
January 29, 2019 - 6:22pm

It’s a local punch-line that was getting a little tired - ‘things are moving as slowly as Prince Albert’s locomotive 5080!.’

Mind you, the old steam engine that stands neglected on the Prince Albert Exhibition grounds is probably looking beyond tired.

People at the AGM got the chance to address the meeting Saturday afternoon.
People at the AGM got the chance to address the meeting Saturday afternoon. Michael Joel-Hansen/paNOW Staff

Coalition of Indigenous Peoples meets in P.A.

By Michael Joel-Hansen
January 27, 2019 - 12:00pm

An organization which represents non status and Indigenous peoples living in urban areas, hosted its annual general meeting (AGM) in Prince Albert this weekend.

The Coalition of Indigenous Peoples of Saskatchewan (CIPS) was at the Indian Métis Friendship Centre on Saturday.

Kara Thorpe with Prince Albert Literacy Network at Gateway Mall Saturday afternoon.
Kara Thorpe with Prince Albert Literacy Network at Gateway Mall Saturday afternoon. Michael Joel-Hansen/paNOW St

P.A. marks Family Literacy Day

By Michael Joel-Hansen
January 27, 2019 - 8:00am Updated: January 27, 2019 - 9:11am

Sunday marks Family Literacy Day across Canada but readers in Prince Albert, had a one day jump start.  

On Saturday, the local literacy network set up a number of booths at their location in the Gateway Mall.

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