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Jason Kerr

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 or on Twitter @kerr_jas.

Welcome to the Lake

When they started Welcome to the Lake 10 years ago, Nick Trofimuk and Sharon DesRoches had little idea how popular the event would be. The two co-organizers just wanted to find a way to promote local businesses and help raise money for local non-profits and...

Finding the perfect shot

Dennis Chamberlain didn’t need years in a New York art school to develop an eye for photography. All he needed was decades of experience living and working in Northern Saskatchewan. As a youth, he spent months and months fishing and trapping in north. As an adult,...

A future worth fighting for

Twilah Smallchild’s first reaction when she was diagnosed with diabetes was denial. The Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation resident has two sons, and was concerned about what would happen to them if her health slipped. As a result, she did everything she could to avoid...

Positive ticketing campaign seeks to promote safe driving practices

With the May Long Weekend on the horizon, MADD members and a few Prince Albert police officers took time out of their day to help promote safety to the next generation of drivers. Representatives from both groups were at Carlton Comprehensive Public High School on...

Exciting day for historical society

It was originally intended to be a $100,000 donation, but by the end, the Prince Albert Historical Society had received the largest donation in its history. Dignitaries were on hand at the Prince Albert Historical Museum on Wednesday for the presentation of a $145,000 check...

Eye on derelict properties

The City of Prince Albert is looking at updating the bylaws surround rental properties, with the possibility of creating a licensing agreement. On Monday, Ward 3 Coun. Evert Botha brought forward a motion asking the city to “establish a Rental Property Licensing Program to ensure...

Bring on the Lobster

Prince Albert residents may have enjoyed an evening seafood, but the real winner was Project Triple Play. On Saturday, the Prince Albert Rotary Club raised more than $30,000 for the project at their annual LobsterFest fundraiser. The money will go towards renovating the baseball diamonds at...

SPCA garage sale provides big boost

In his seven years of volunteering at the annual Prince Albert SPCA garage sale, Dan Troupe has seen a lot of donations. This year, however, might be the biggest ever. Troupe, who is a former board chair of the SPCA, was one of more than a...

From humble beginnings

In 1887, the Prince Albert Catholic School Division began as a single log cabin schoolhouse in the vast District of Prince Albert. Today, it encompasses eight different schools and roughly 3,200 students. On Saturday, current and former teachers, students and trustees gathered at St. Mary High...

“Touching Smoke” brings a lifetime of experience

After a lifetime of songwriting, touring and teaching, Jim McKillop found himself with a book full of songs and some free time. For years, the Prince Albert musician brought his musical talents to a number of bands, playing on weekends and writing songs during his...

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