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Jason Kerr
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.

Every little bit helps

There are two things Big Brothers Big Sisters of Prince Albert are always looking for: mentors and financial support. On Saturday, the local charity had a chance to find the second while honouring the first at their Music Unites us All fundraiser. The organization currently provides...

Deconstruction delayed for historic buildings

Prince Albert city council has reversed course on plans to deconstruct a pair of historic buildings in Kinsman Park. Nisbet Church and the accompanying blockhouse, both of which were built more than 100 years ago, were originally slated for demolition due to a lack of...

Back to the drawing board

The Prince Albert Police Commission will have to head back to the drawing board after council rejected their proposed budget for the next fiscal year. The original financial request called for $16,651,690 in spending for the police department, which represented a $543,130 increase from one...

Day of remembrance hits close to home

For Dexton Bourne, the Transgender Day of Remembrance ceremony is never easy. It’s not something the Prince Albert resident looks forward to, but on Sunday, Bourne still made sure to attend. “I try not to think about it at all, until I absolutely have to,” Bourne...

Council votes against rollback

Prince Albert Mayor Greg Dionne hopes the 2018 Prince Albert city budget will make waves in Regina. On Saturday, Dionne and Prince Albert city council voted in favour of giving themselves a salary freeze instead of a reduction. In the leadup to the budget, Dionne had...

Surplus and small tax increase in 2018 budget

Citizens of Prince Albert can look forward to a small bump in their property taxes after city council wrapped up budget discussions on Saturday. After the dust had settled, council tentatively approved a 1.53 per cent tax increase, along with a $193,000 surplus. Final approval...

Charges laid after attempted robbery

A 17-year-old boy from Prince Albert is facing five charges in connection with an attempted robbery on Thursday. Just before 2 a.m., police were called to a business along the 2800 block of Sixth Avenue East after a man walked in holding a gun and...

Man fined after shooting bull moose

A St. Brieux man was fined $4,680 and received a three-year hunting suspension after pleading guilty to several charges in Melfort provincial court. Carter Pratchler, 20, admitted to shooting a bull moose and leaving it to waste in the early hours of the morning. He was...

Charges laid following search by K9 unit

Prince Albert’s K9 unit helped apprehend five suspects during an incident on Wednesday. Around 9 p.m., officers noticed a stolen SUV traveling along the 600 block of Marquis Road. The vehicle continued on to Jasper Place before stopping. The suspects then abandoned the SUB and...

Two charged after pursuit

Police have filed charges against two Prince Albert residents following a short pursuit on Wednesday. The incident began just before 1:30 p.m. when police spotted a stolen car along the 100 block of 20th Street West. The driver refused to pull over, and instead traveled...

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