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‘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 Brid during a 2016 riot at Saskatchewan...

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...

Police asking for assistance locating teen

The Prince Albert Police Service (PAPS) is seeking public assistance in locating 14-year-old Jonte Montgrand. He was last seen...

NDP hears health care concerns from local residents

Prince Albert residents had a chance to air some of their concerns about the provincial health system during an open house held by...

NDP call for pharmacare as party’s health critics tour the province

Expanding the hospital and providing affordable services to the province’s most vulnerable are two concerns agencies and residents of Prince Albert say are at...

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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
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. A news release said he may...

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...

Local social worker represents Sask. Indigenous youth at the Senate

By Jayda Noyes / June 10, 2019 / 0 Comments
“What is the future that we are all striving to achieve? Can we articulate it? Can we visualize it?"- Sen. Scott Tannas Prince Albert's Trevor Dubois voiced topics important to Indigenous youth at the Senate last week, including language programs,...

City trades Parkland Recreational Centre to PAGC for Angus Mirasty School

By Jason Kerr / June 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
It took almost two hours of pointed and, at times, heated debate, but Prince Albert City Council has approved a land swap agreement with the Prince Albert Grand Council. The move means the city takes possession of the abandoned Angus...

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