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Street Fair thrives in rainy weather

Downtown was filled with children wearing plastic fire hats and carrying balloons and umbrellas on Saturday. It smelled of street food as...

Hundreds tie up running shoes for annual races

“Nearing the end, you start getting hungry and you're fantasizing about the snacks.” - Kyra Ives, winner of the 2019 Summit Run...

CEO of Community Service Centre named to income assistance advisory group

The province is taking a look at its income assistance programs and services and a leader of a local non-profit has been...

‘They’re still dads’ — program teaches parenting skills to serving inmates to help them...

A national not-for-profit is hoping to show dads that they can be there for their children — even from prison.

Ten-year sentence handed down for manslaughter in prison riot

A ten-year sentence has been handed down to a man who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing Jason Bird during a 2016 riot...

SLA looking to bring information and support to women with Lipedema

A group of Saskatchewan women have launched a new provincial advocacy organization for those suffering from Lipedema, and a local resident who helped found...

Inaugural firefighting school prepares remote communities for emergencies

“You never know what could actually happen during an emergency.”- Pierce Pellerin, Saskatchewan First Nations Emergency Management First...

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Charges laid in workplace death of Prince Albert man

By Peter Lozinski / June 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
Two companies and an individual have been charged with violations of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Occupational Health and Safety Act in connection with a 2017 incident that killed a Prince Albert man. On June 7, the Newfoundland government announced charges resulting...

Prince Albert RCMP looking for missing teenager

By Daily Herald / June 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
UPDATED: Quinton Pone has been located. The Prince Albert RCMP are asking for the public's assistance in locating 14-year-old Quinton Pone. The teen went missing from the R.M. of Buckland—about 20 kilometres north of P.A.—on Monday at about 11 a.m....

Mayor and councillor in legal battle over allegations of code of ethics violations

By Peter Lozinski / June 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
Ward 3 Coun. Evert Botha has been sanctioned by council in a dispute between himself and the mayor. Now, he could also be facing legal repercussions. Mayor Greg Dionne has sued Botha for $50,000. The lawsuit, as well as an...

Man arrested after alleged robbery with a knife

By Daily Herald / June 12, 2019 / 0 Comments
Prince Albert police arrested a 42-year-old man on Tuesday after a complaint of a robbery. At around 8:20 p.m., officers responded to the 1200 block of 1st Avenue West, which is near the Surplus Furniture & Mattress Warehouse. The victim...

Local doctor gives $25K to Rose Garden Hospice

By Jayda Noyes / June 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
"(The hospital is) busy, it's noisy, you don't have privacy and nurses who are doing palliative care are doing a dozen other things at the same time."- Dr. Randy Friesen Longtime Prince Albert surgeon Dr. Randy Friesen has both personal...

Eric Schmalz wins RM of PA byelection to become reeve

By Peter Lozinski / June 12, 2019 / 0 Comments
Eric Schmalz has been chosen as the next Reeve of the RM of Prince Albert. A by-election for the vacant position was held Wednesday. Facebook posts indicated that Schmalz received 316 votes, with Doug Phelps coming in second with a...

Council split over mayor’s Code of Ethics complaint

By Peter Lozinski / June 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
City council was split Monday whether to reprimand Coun. Evert Botha over a pair of code of conduct complaints he levelled against Mayor Greg Dionne. While the majority of council voted in favour of the reprimand, two councillors spoke up...

Prince Albert’s city manager offers some clarification on how the city handled a recent land swap with the PAGC

By Jason Kerr / June 13, 2019 / 0 Comments
Prince Albert city manager Jim Toye says administration would try to do things differently if they could redo the City of Prince Albert’s recent property swap with the PAGC. Toye said the consultation process, which involved meetings with residents on...

‘They’re still dads’ — program teaches parenting skills to serving inmates to help them reconnect with their families

By Peter Lozinski / June 14, 2019 / 0 Comments
A national not-for-profit is hoping to show dads that they can be there for their children — even from prison. The Canadian Families and Corrections Network (CFCN) is running a program called Dad HERO (Helping Everyone Realize Opportunities) at federal...

St. Mary principal awarded for fostering music education

By Jayda Noyes / June 14, 2019 / 0 Comments
École St. Mary High School Principal Mark Phaneuf may not sing or play an instrument himself, but he has played a huge role in building the school's music programs. That's why the Saskatchewan Band Association awarded Phaneuf with their Band...

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