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Josef Jacobson

Josef Jacobson
Josef Jacobson is a reporter with the Prince Albert Daily Herald. You can reach him at 306-764-4276 ext. 247, by email at or on Twitter @josefjacobson89.

Finding the truth in the legend

Saskatchewan historian Bill Waiser investigates the story of Almighty Voice Historian and author Bill Waiser is trying to uncover the truth behind the story of 19th century Saskatchewan fugitive Almighty Voice. Almighty Voice was a 23-year-old Willow Cree man from One Arrow Reserve near Batoche who...

Shut out in Saskatoon

Sask. Rivers Dragons fall to Springboks 29-0, prepare for weekend match against Lashburn The young Prince Albert Saskatchewan Rivers Dragons faced an older Saskatoon Springboks squad on Wednesday night in Saskatoon, falling by a 29-0 score. It was the first time this year PA were unable...

Hosting the province

U17 Celtic boys aim to open provincial soccer league play with win over Saskatoon The Saskatchewan Soccer Association’s Provincial Soccer League (PSL) begins play this weekend in Prince Albert. Twenty boys and girls teams in the U13 to U17 age groups from Saskatoon, Regina and Yorkton...

School bands unite

Hundreds of Saskatchewan Rivers music students come together for joint concert With the school year coming to an end, music students from across the Saskatchewan Rivers School Division are coming together for one final bow. On May 30 hundreds of students from 12 schools will converge...

Portraits of the past

Saskatoon artist uses uncommon watercolour technique in latest exhibit When Paige Mortensen was vacationing in the United Kingdom and France in 2008, her camera eye looked beyond the typical tourist sights. The Saskatoon-based artist found herself drawn to the elaborately constructed doors and doorframes dating back...

Narrow victory

Royals top Tisdale 14-12, extend win streak to three The Prince Albert Royals survived a seventh-inning scare in Tisdale on Monday but came away with a 14-12 Victoria Day victory. “The kids hit well,” Royals head coach Lance Alexander said. “They have way better patience at the...

Singing for the youth

Big Brothers Big Sisters raise an estimated $1,500 at country music concert When Donny Parenteau approached Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) Prince Albert development co-ordinator Natasha Thomson with the idea of holding a musical fundraiser for the organization, Thomson was immediately on board. “We were delighted...

Paintings and poetry

Spoken word artist Kevin Wesaquate unveils new art exhibit at Multicultural Council Kevin Wesaquate says he hopes to set an example and inspire others to pick up a pen or a paintbrush and bring their work to an audience. The Saskatoon-based spoken word artist performed at...

Finding their stride

Prince Albert Royals surprise coach with early season play The Prince Albert Royals are three games into their 2017 season, and after a come-from-behind win in Nipawin earlier in the week the team has its first winning record. The Royals opened their season with a 14-1...

Gold medal haul

Carlton and St. Mary dominate at city track meet Carlton Comprehensive High School and St. Mary High School fared well at the Prince Albert city track meet on Wednesday and Thursday at Harry Jerome Track. As of press time the schools combined for 52 first-place finishes...

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