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Arthur White-Crummey

Arthur White-Crummey
Arthur White-Crummey is a reporter with the Prince Albert Daily Herald. You can reach him at 306-764-4276 ext. 244, by email at or on Twitter @jjjarthur.

Connecting with the land

Students from Wahpeton and Ahtahkakoop First Nations got a special tour of Prince Albert National Park, visiting kill sites in the company of an elder

Homicide victim named as Damian Ballantyne

Police have released both suspects from custody in the city’s first homicide of 2017, and published the name of the victim: 34-year-old Damian Ballantyne. Ballantyne died on Wednesday in a residence at 347 9 Street East. Police arrived at the scene at 1:22 a.m. to...

Budget could cost city $2.4 million, with more pain to come

Provincial budget cuts could put a $2.4 million hole in Prince Albert’s finances this year, according to Mayor Greg Dionne. The city budget for 2018 is expected to take an even bigger hit, the mayor said, with a loss of about $3.5 million of revenue. The numbers are...

Dionne and Rancourt call budget ‘devastating’ for Prince Albert

Prince Albert will lose almost a million dollars in revenue sharing payments, and no money for major infrastructure projects

Budget reshuffles tax system, but maintains deficit

Finance Minister Kevin Doherty tabled a budget Wednesday that will raise PST rates and close down STC, while leaving a $685 million deficit. The budget also includes billions for infrastructure projects, but no major capital commitments for Prince Albert. Doherty said the budget was driven by a...

The race to be chief

Advance polling opens Wednesday for the Lac La Ronge Indian Band’s general election, which is pitting four challengers against incumbent chief Tammy Cook-Searson.

Feud over band election heats up

A short phrase in the Lac La Ronge Indian Band’s election regulations is stoking major controversy, just a week before election day

Wesley United Church sold to YWCA

The church was facing a shrinking congregation and budget problems. The building will become the downtown headquarters for the YWCA’s settlement services.

Black apologizes for attacking Marlene Bird

As the defence closed its case in Leslie Black’s dangerous offender hearing, the man who brutally attacked Marlene Bird read a prepared statement to the court.

Defence expert optimistic on Black’s rehabilitation chances

After a psychiatrist warned Leslie Black could cause “catastrophic” harm if released, a defence psychologist painted a much more optimistic picture of his risk to society. But he also mentioned one damning detail: Black may have used an accelerant to set his victim aflame. Psychologist Terry...

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