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Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
Friday, September 22, 2017

Country roots

Latest Pat Bliss exhibition gives window into artist's life Pat Bliss is no stranger to the On the Avenue Art Gallery. The local artist recently had a show featuring insights into the life of a penitentiary guard displayed at the downtown...
Members of the Indigenous Peoples Artist Collective (IPAC) are getting recognition on a provincial level. Both artistic director Michel Boutin and member Catherine Blackburn, from Leask, are nominated for individual Saskatchewan Arts Board Awards. Blackburn is up for RBC Emerging Artist,...

Old school sound

Folk roots and Americana with a psychedelic and new rock twist – that’s how Geoff Smith describes the sound of his solo project, Gunner and Smith. The Saskatoon-based band is coming to Prince Albert on the heels of the release...

Back to back blues

The Rock Trout Café will be transformed into a blues joint Friday as a pair of artists takes the café stage for the first time. Friday night’s show features local band the Blues Bandoleros and Saskatoon’s Eddy Robertson Electric Blues. The...
A man already serving time for sexual assault pleaded guilty to mischief and assault after a rampage at his ex-girlfriend’s house in MacDowell last January. Michael Paul appeared in court Wednesday representing himself. He immediately asked if he could get...
The last of the Pelican Narrows residents taking refuge from the wildfires in the north are now able to return home. On Wednesday afternoon, Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation chief Peter Beatty lifted the evacuation order for residents with priority one...
A man accused of murdering another inmate at Saskatchewan Penitentiary appeared in court Wednesday to request a new lawyer. Tyler Vandewater is currently serving time for at Stony Mountain Institution, a federal prison in Manitoba. He is accused of killing...
Prince Albert is one of the only police services in the province where officers have not used fired a gun on a call in the past year. That was one of the revelations contained in the 2016-2017 Saskatchewan Police Commission...
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,...
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...

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