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Jason Kerr is a reporter with the Prince Albert Daily Herald. You can reach him at 306-764-4276 ext. 248, by email at jason.kerr@paherald.sk.ca or on Twitter @kerr_jas.

Free-roaming buffalo a lifelong dream

Leroy Little Bear has dedicated almost a decade of his life to something he might not ever see. It was roughly 10 years ago that Little Bear, the founder of the Native American Studies Department at the University of Lethbridge, first began meeting with students...

Bringing back the buffalo

After almost a year of discussion, the Buffalo Treaty has another signatory. On Monday, Chief Daryl Watson officially signed the treaty on behalf of Mistawasis First Nation, agreeing to help re-introduce and maintain a healthy free-roaming buffalo population. Watson said signing the treaty is a big...

Council votes down flood plain bylaw

Obsolete science has doomed Prince Albert’s flood plain bylaw. City councillors rejected the 10 new regulations proposed by city administrators by a 6-3 margin during Monday’s council meeting, citing a lack of updated scientific data as the main reason. The decision was welcome news for vocal...

Mintos sink Contacts with offensive outburst

Goaltenders Cale Elder and Carter Woodside combined for 21 saves and Austin Lamotte had a three point night as the Prince Albert Mintos downed the Saskatoon Contacts 5-1 on Sunday. The Contacts never trailed during the contest, building up a 4-0 lead before the visitors...

Pats beat Raiders to close out WHL pre-season

The Regina Pats gained a measure of revenge for losing the first half of their home-and-home exhibition series with the Prince Albert Raiders. The Pats scored early and often on route to a 5-1 victory over the Raiders at the Art Hauser Centre on Saturday. The...

Late rally a “learning experience” for Mintos

The Mintos outshot the opposition 35-18, but suffered a 3-2 defeat at the hands of the Saskatoon Blazers on Friday. The Blazers used a pair of late third period goals to power past the Mintos at the Art Hauser Centre. Afterwards, Minto coach Ken Morrison called...

Raiders down Pats in wild pre-season tilt

Devon Skoleski broke a 2-2 deadlock with an eighth round shootout winner as the Prince Albert Raiders hung on to beat the Regina Pats 3-2 at the Brandt Centre. Friday’s game was a rough affair, with referees handing out a combined 147 minutes in penalties....

Sopotyk eager to start season

The fun is over for Kyrell Sopotyk, but the work is just beginning. The high-scoring forward just recently returned to Prince Albert after attending training camp with the WHL’s Kamloops Blazers. Sopotyk said it was a lot of fun to join the Blazers at camp,...

St. Mary drops close contest in battle of the Marauders

The St. Mary Marauders came close to spoiling homecoming weekend in Saskatoon on Thursday. The Prince Albert high school football team lost an 18-17 nail-biter to Walter Murray Collegiate in a battle of the Marauders at Saskatoon Minor Football Field. The loss drops St. Mary to...

Focus on spending for NDP

Ryan Meili and Trent Wotherspoon shared a stage during their stop in Prince Albert, but the event was more friendly than confrontational. The two provincial NDP leadership candidates made the trip to act as co-Master of Ceremonies at the Northcote Gala on Wednesday. They also...

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