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Josef Jacobson

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Josef Jacobson is a reporter with the Prince Albert Daily Herald. You can reach him at 306-764-4276 ext. 245, by email at josef.jacobson@paherald.sk.ca or on Twitter @josefjacobson89.

A decade of giving

Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers holds 10th annual Arioso and Friends concert Ten years ago, local vocal trio Arioso approached the upstart Prince Albert chapter of the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers (G4G) campaign with a proposition: join forces for a charity concert. That concert soon became...

Minor hockey’s ‘last hurrah’

P.A. Minor Hockey ends its season with Championship Weekend at Kinsmen Arena The Prince Albert Minor Hockey Association (PAMHA) is wrapping up its season on Saturday and Sunday at the Kinsmen Area with its annual Championship Weekend. “The rink will be packed. If you’re not there...

Carlton eliminated from Hoopla

Girls’ basketball team loses two straight games at provincial tournament in Regina The Carlton Comprehensive High School girls’ basketball team is returning home from Hoopla empty handed one year after winning bronze at the provincial high school basketball tournament. “We’re leaving a little unsatisfied, which is...

‘Everyone in P.A. made P.A. everything to me’

Looking back on Tim Vanstone’s five years with the Prince Albert Raiders Only three people have played more games as a Prince Albert Raider than Tim Vanstone. Last week the Swift Current-born winger and Raiders captain played his 299th and final WHL game — every one...

Reaching the final four

Prince Albert band The Wolfe advances to finals of CBC’s Searchlight competition Prince Albert rock band The Wolfe has made it to the final round of the CBC’s national Searchlight talent competition and this weekend the group’s three 17-year-old band members fly out to Toronto...

Sister act

Spark Theatre stages ‘Rez Sisters’ by renowned playwright Tomson Highway Theatre director Roxanne Dicke has always wanted to stage a production of 1986 play The Rez Sisters, by First Nations playwright Tomson Highway, and on Thursday night she’s getting her wish. “This was on my bucket...

Heading to Hoopla

Carlton girls’ basketball team will compete in provincial tournament The Carlton Comprehensive High School girls’ basketball team is returning to the Saskatchewan High Schools Athletics Association Provincial Basketball Tournament, also known as Hoopla. Last year the Crusaders took home a bronze medal at Hoopla, which coach...

Provincial champions

P.A. Northern Bears sweep Saskatoon Stars to take 2016-17 SFMAAAHL title The Prince Albert Northern Bears are the 2016-17 Saskatchewan Female Midget ‘AAA’ Hockey League Champions. The Bears defeated the Saskatoon Stars 4-2 at the Agriplace Arena on Tuesday night, winning the best-of-five finals in three-straight...

Police investigating homicide

Two suspects are in custody after a 34-year-old man died at a home at 347 9 St. E. Police are investigating the incident as a homicide. Parkland Ambulance was called to the house at 1:20 a.m. on Wednesday morning, said Lyle Karasiuk, Parkland Ambulance director...

Wrestling to the top

Carlton and St. Mary win three gold, two silver and two bronze medals at provincial wrestling tournament Prince Albert high schools picked up seven medals at the Saskatchewan High Schools Athletics Association Provincial Wrestling Tournament in Warman over the weekend. St. Mary High School sent 18...

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