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Parks department to present $13.4-million plan to upgrade Little Red River Park

The City of Prince Albert parks manager will present a 10-year, $13.4-million plan to upgrade Little Red River Park at Monday’s executive...

‘We are the hope. Change is coming’

Tristen Durocher’s message boomed like an incoming storm from the north when he took the microphone from Sheryl Kimbley outside of the...

Two new cases of COVID-19 in central region Friday

The province announced two new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, with both of them coming from in the central region.

Keep your circle small, Shahab says as handful of Prince Albert area cases lead...

Residents should easily be able to name each of the people outside of their virtual household they came within two metres of...

‘COVID is nobody’s fault’

Saskatchewan's Chief Medical Health Officer is imploring people to be kind to one another as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Hoback also at Pearson with Scheer; will wear mask going forward

When Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer and Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister were seen on camera without a mask in Pearson Airport in...

About 71 per cent of Prince Albert police members lack confidence in chief, according...

The Prince Albert Police Association (PAPA) says a recent online vote by members of the city's police service suggest 71 per cent...

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Project pandemic: mapping the outbreak

By Daily Herald / May 8, 2020 / 0 Comments
In an effort to track COVID-19 and its impact on different populations, especially the most vulnerable, journalists and journalism students at news organizations and universities from across Canada have come together to compile data from government health authorities and self-reported...

Friday COVID-19 update: Canada at 157 cases, travel not advised, Tony Cote games and other events cancelled

By Peter Lozinski / March 13, 2020 / 0 Comments
Cancellations continued to pile up Friday, as both the E.A. Rawlinson Centre and Spark Theatre announced cancellations. Spark Theatre cancelled its planned upcoming pair of shows, Gin and the Real Inspector Hound. Friday's Terry Barber performance at the E.A. Rawlinson...

‘The general public does not need to be concerned’ — First presumptive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Sask.

By Peter Lozinski / March 11, 2020 / 0 Comments
Saskatchewan's first presumptive case of COVID-19 was confirmed by the province Thursday. According to a press release from the Ministry of Health, the first case is a Saskatoon resident who is in their 60s who recently travelled to Egypt. After...

Keep your circle small, Shahab says as handful of Prince Albert area cases lead to over 100 contacts

By Peter Lozinski / July 9, 2020 / 0 Comments
Residents should easily be able to name each of the people outside of their virtual household they came within two metres of should someone they know be diagnosed with COVID-19, Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Health Officer says. The comments made by...

Cluster of COVID-19 cases in Prince Albert leads to warning from SHA

By Michael Oleksyn / July 8, 2020 / 0 Comments
After an announcement that it was forthcoming by Chief Medical Health Officer Saqib Shahab, the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) alerted individuals travelling to and from, and living in, Prince Albert and area on Wednesday of an increase in COVID-19 illnesses...

‘We are the hope. Change is coming’

By Peter Lozinski / July 10, 2020 / 0 Comments
Tristen Durocher’s message boomed like an incoming storm from the north when he took the microphone from Sheryl Kimbley outside of the Allen Bird Memorial Gym Friday. Durocher hails from Buffalo Narrows. On July 2, he, along with a small...

About 71 per cent of Prince Albert police members lack confidence in chief, according to union

By Jayda Taylor / July 9, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Prince Albert Police Association (PAPA) says a recent online vote by members of the city's police service suggest 71 per cent don't have confidence in Chief Jonathon Bergen. According to a Thursday afternoon news release, PAPA held a membership...

15th COVID-19 death in Sask. a resident in their 20s

By Michael Oleksyn / July 7, 2020 / 0 Comments
Saskatchewan announced a 15th death from COVID-19 on Tuesday. The individual was from the north region, which includes Prince Albert, and was in their 20s. That’s the youngest person to pass away from COVID-19-related symptoms in the province, and the...

Seniors to receive one-time payment on OAS, GIS and allowances

By Michael Oleksyn / July 6, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Federal Government announced on Monday, July 6 that seniors eligible for the Old Age Security (OAS) pension, the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS), or Allowances will receive their one-time, tax-free payment this week without needing to apply. “It is important...

‘COVID is nobody’s fault’

By Peter Lozinski / July 9, 2020 / 0 Comments
Saskatchewan's Chief Medical Health Officer is imploring people to be kind to one another as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Small spikes, or clusters like the one detected recently in the Prince Albert area, will continue until there is a vaccine...

Jam Street to expand into multi-use arts space as founder moves on

By Peter Lozinski / July 6, 2020 / 0 Comments
For the last eight years, Lucy James has lived her dream. The Prince Albert-born singer, songwriter, pianist and music teacher founded Jam Street Music two years after returning to Prince Albert in 2010. Since then, she’s watched her music school...

Prince Albert and region sees additional cases; 15th death reported

By Michael Oleksyn / July 7, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Prince Albert region is a focus of concern for COVID-19. In a teleconference with reporters on Tuesday Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab pointed to an increase of hospitalizations in the northern part of the province including the...

Parkland Ambulance reminding public about water safety after responding to tubing accident

By Daily Herald / July 5, 2020 / 0 Comments
Prince Albert's Parkland Ambulance is emphasizing the importance of being safe around water. That's after a 15-year-old girl was injured in a tubing accident over the weekend. At approximately 12:48 p.m. on Saturday, paramedics responded to the Candle Lake recreation...