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Guards not aware of policy mandating 911 tools, inquest hears

Four of the correctional officers working the night Curtis Cozart died were not aware of a national policy mandating that officers carry a 911...

Council drops lot prices in bid to boost residential construction

City-owned lots in Prince Albert’s Crescent Acres neighbourhood will be a lot cheaper after city council voted to reduce sale prices by...

Walkway curfew bylaw passes third reading at Monday meeting

After months of debate, a new bylaw establishing a curfew on city walkways has passed its third and final reading.Council spent...

Rules dispute amongst levels of Métis Nation – Saskatchewan holds up funding for Prince...

A dispute between different branches of government in the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan has led to funding for urban programming to be held...

Early Years Family Resource Centre takes on first day of operation

The Prince Albert Early Years Family Resource Centre opened its doors on Tuesday.The centre—located in the Gateway Mall—is available for...

‘I don’t want this to die out:’ King and Queen Trappers hope traditional survival...

This year’s Prince Albert Winter Festival King and Queen Trapper had 17 participants from across the province showcasing their traditional survival skills.

Inquest into 2017 Sask. Pen death begins

More than two years after Curtis Cozart was found dead in his Saskatchewan Penitentiary cell, the public finally has some answers into his death.

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All-women paramedic crew hits the streets for first time Friday

By Peter Lozinski / February 21, 2020 / 0 Comments
Cory Kulcheski, Jessica Berquist, Eden Shirley and Erica Hnidek were four of the women working when Parkland Ambulance saw its first-ever all-women street crew on Friday, Feb. 21. Submitted photo. It’s been 45 years since Parkland Ambulance began operating in...

Man involved in Pinehouse FOI requests ‘disappointed’ with final report

By Peter Lozinski / February 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
A man who was involved in the initial freedom of information requests that eventually ended up in a municipal inquiry into the Northern Village of Pinehouse is “disappointed” with what he perceives as a “lack of rigour” in the final...

Country North Show ‘a stepping stone’ for Prince Albert youth

By Jayda Noyes / February 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
“I'd like nothing more than to see one of these kids wind up with a career, and I think there's talent there." - Barry Mihilewicz Jaelyn Furber made her Country North Show debut on Wednesday night in front of a...

Rules dispute amongst levels of Métis Nation – Saskatchewan holds up funding for Prince Albert

By Peter Lozinski / February 25, 2020 / 0 Comments
A dispute between different branches of government in the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan has led to funding for urban programming to be held out while the two sides sort out their issues. Last week the three urban Métis locals for Prince Albert...

Prince Albert group stands in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en First Nation

By Jayda Noyes / February 22, 2020 / 0 Comments
"We are connected to the earth as one, as a nation." - Talon Halsall A Prince Albert group is hosting peaceful gatherings to stand in solidarity with British Columbia's Wet'suwet'en First Nation. Hereditary Chiefs in the unceded territory—meaning they never...

Council to debate $380,000 offer to buy police CID building

By Jason Kerr / February 21, 2020 / 0 Comments
The City of Prince Albert has received three offers to purchase the police service’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID) Building, plus the adjoining parking lot, located on the corner of 15th Street West and Central Avenue. The Dr. K. Cadman Orthodontic...

Winter Festival tournament shows arm wrestling isn’t just a show of strength

By Jayda Noyes / February 23, 2020 / 0 Comments
It’s lunchtime on the last Saturday of the 2020 Prince Albert Winter Festival. While many flooded the fish fry tent ready to scarf down a meal, some were only hungry for a big win. Arm wrestling may not be the...

The end of an era

By Lucas Punkari / February 23, 2020 / 0 Comments
Beardy's Blackhawks play their final game in the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League As players from the last 25 years of Beardy's Blackhawks Midget AAA hockey were introduced at the Willow Cree Memorial Sport Centre, a fan yelled out to...

P.A. pitcher passes on pointers to next generation of prospects

By Peter Lozinski / February 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
When Garnett Jensen was growing up in Prince Albert, there wasn’t a lot of off-season training. The pitcher, who played in the NCAA before a short career in Japan, is from Prince Albert and played his minor baseball in the...

Early Years Family Resource Centre takes on first day of operation

By Daily Herald / February 25, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Prince Albert Early Years Family Resource Centre opened its doors on Tuesday. The centre—located in the Gateway Mall—is available for families with children up to five years of age. The space contains several play areas targeted for babies and...