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NDP leader calls for higher minimum wage and revamped PST to help fight Saskatchewan...

More than half of Saskatchewan residents say they are $200 away from being insolvent, according to the most recent MNP Consumer Debt Index, and...

NDP ‘concerned’ that no progress made in education conciliation talks

NDP education critic Carla Beck says she’s growing “increasingly concerned” with a perceived lack of progress between the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF)...

Teachers federation says conciliation process fails as contract negotiations continue

Negotiations between the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) and the province have stalled again after four days of conciliation.The STF issued a...

Indigenous grad rates on the rise since Following Their Voices began in Sask. classrooms

A province-wide initiative aimed at increasing credit attainment and graduation rates among Indigenous students is seeing success in Prince Albert.Thirty-nine...

Onion Lake Cree Nation declares state of emergency over suspected gang and drug-related crime

A Saskatchewan First Nation is seeking solutions to suspected drug and gang-related crime that overflowed earlier this week.Onion Lake Cree...

CFIB praises City of Prince Albert for revamped web site, but says more can...

The City of Prince Albert deserves high praised for its redesigned website, but could still do more to make things easier for local businesses.

Provincial government won’t support toll on Diefenbaker Bridge

The provincial government says it will not support any plans to charge drivers a toll for crossing Diefenbaker Bridge.The...

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4th suspect in Billette homicide arrested in Christopher Lake, one still at large

By Daily Herald / January 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
A woman charged with accessory after the fact to murder in the death of Sheena Marie Billette has been arrested—but one suspect remains at large. Prince Albert RCMP located 27-year-old Kandi Rose Ratt in Christopher Lake on Saturday. She's one...

Prince Albert woman defrauded $17K after computer scam

By Daily Herald / January 23, 2020 / 0 Comments
Prince Albert police are warning the public about a recent computer scam after a local woman was defrauded $17,000 in personal funds. According to a news release, the woman said she was contacted by someone she thought was from her...

Indigenous grad rates on the rise since Following Their Voices began in Sask. classrooms

By Jayda Noyes / January 24, 2020 / 0 Comments
A province-wide initiative aimed at increasing credit attainment and graduation rates among Indigenous students is seeing success in Prince Albert. Thirty-nine schools have been involved in Following Their Voices since it launched in Saskatchewan classrooms in February of 2015, including...

Provincial government won’t support toll on Diefenbaker Bridge

By Jason Kerr / January 23, 2020 / 0 Comments
The provincial government says it will not support any plans to charge drivers a toll for crossing Diefenbaker Bridge. The letter from Highways and Infrastructure Minister Greg Ottenbreit is included in the agenda package for Monday’s regular council meeting. In...

Onion Lake Cree Nation declares state of emergency over suspected gang and drug-related crime

By Jayda Noyes / January 24, 2020 / 0 Comments
A Saskatchewan First Nation is seeking solutions to suspected drug and gang-related crime that overflowed earlier this week. Onion Lake Cree Nation—a community of about 4,000 people—has experienced three deaths related to drug and gang activity within the last two...

Woman testifies against alleged attacker in first day of historical sexual assault trial

By Peter Lozinski / January 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
** Ed note: This story contains graphic content that some readers may find upsetting. Tears flowed at Court of Queen’s Bench on Monday at the first day of a trial into an alleged sexual assault from 47 years ago. The...

‘Let’s get to what’s causing crime:’ Meili focused on reducing poverty and addictions

By Jayda Noyes / January 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
In order to reduce crime, the provincial government needs to go “upstream” and address issues such as poverty and addictions—that's one topic of interest for NDP leader Ryan Meili leading up to the election later this year. The leader of...

Jury returns not guilty verdict in historical sexual assault trial

By Peter Lozinski / January 23, 2020 / 0 Comments
“Starkly contrasting.” That’s how Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Brian Scherman described the main evidence put to the jury over three days of testimony and argument about an incident from 1974. Ultimately, the jury came back with a verdict of...

Bantam Pirates on an 11-game win streak

By Lucas Punkari / January 24, 2020 / 0 Comments
There’s been no stopping the Prince Albert Venice House Pirates as of late. Following a 7-3 win on Sunday afternoon over the West Central Wheat Kings in Kerrobert, the Saskatchewan Bantam AA Hockey League team has rattled off 11 straight...

Winter Festival gala honours Gordy Sproull, voice of the dogsleds

By Peter Lozinski / January 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
Gordy Sproull is used to getting a crowd going. Usually, though, they’re not cheering for him. That changed Saturday night when Sproull was introduced as the 2020 honorary chairman of the Prince Albert Winter Festival. The long-time volunteer was known...