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P.A. woman joins Meili in calling for increased support for seniors during pandemic

A Prince Albert woman joined Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili on Tuesday to voice the need for increased seniors support during the...

Nathaniel Carrier, 28, charged with 3 counts of first-degree murder

Police have charged Nathaniel Carrier, 28, with three counts of first-degree murder and one of attempted murder in a triple homicide from...

Arrest made in triple homicide

Update: A 28-year-old man was scheduled to make his first court appearance on Apr. 1. He's charged with three counts of first-degree...

Social Services announces $171,000 boost to emergency support shelters as part of pandemic response...

The provincial government has announced a one-time funding increase of $171,000 for emergency support shelters in six Saskatchewan communities, including Prince Albert.

Eight new confirmed cases of COVID-19

Saskatchewan has eight new cases of COVID-19 as of March 31, bringing the provincial total to 184.Four people...

Community Service Centre finding alternatives to help vulnerable sector amid COVID-19 pandemic

CSC offers delivery for specialized transportation clientsPrince Albert’s Community Service Centre (CSC) is using its specialized transportation for...

More details announced about wage subsidy, other government supports

A few more details about who qualifies for the federal government’s 75 per cent wage subsidy were released Monday, but questions still abound.

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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...

Arrest made in triple homicide

By Peter Lozinski / March 31, 2020 / 0 Comments
Update: A 28-year-old man was scheduled to make his first court appearance on Apr. 1. He's charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. One man is in custody and charges are expected to be...

Updated: ‘incomprehensible’ tragedy as police investigate triple homicide

By Peter Lozinski / March 30, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Prince Albert Police Services chief said Sunday’s triple homicide was an “absolutely horrific … incomprehensible” tragedy. Jon Bergen spoke to reporters Monday afternoon to give an update into the investigation into the Sunday afternoon incident that left three dead,...

Province links 18 COVID-19 cases to Christopher Lake snowmobile rally supper

By Jason Kerr / March 28, 2020 / 0 Comments
Editor's Note: A provincial media release issued at around 1:30 p.m. stated that 18 additional cases were linked to the Christopher Lake snowmobile rally supper. However, the province later clarified that it was 18 cases total, 16 new and two...

Nathaniel Carrier, 28, charged with 3 counts of first-degree murder

By Peter Lozinski / April 1, 2020 / 0 Comments
Police have charged Nathaniel Carrier, 28, with three counts of first-degree murder and one of attempted murder in a triple homicide from the weekend. Carrier was scheduled to make his first court appearance on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters Wednesday afternoon,...

RCMP officer in Prince Albert tests positive for COVID-19

By Jason Kerr / March 30, 2020 / 0 Comments
A Saskatchewan RCMP officer stationed in Prince Albert is in self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19. The officer went into self-isolation on Wednesday, March 25 after a potential exposure, and was informed they were positive on Saturday, March 28. “The...

Eight new confirmed cases of COVID-19

By Daily Herald / March 31, 2020 / 0 Comments
Saskatchewan has eight new cases of COVID-19 as of March 31, bringing the provincial total to 184. Four people are in the hospital, with three receiving inpatient care in Saskatoon. One person is in the ICU in Regina. The number...

Province says 2 of Saskatchewan’s 22 new COVID-19 cases linked to Christopher Lake snowmobile rally supper

By Daily Herald / March 29, 2020 / 0 Comments
The provincial government announced 22 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, including two more linked to a snowmobile rally supper held in Christopher Lake on March 14. Previously, the government believed around 110 people attended the supper, but they now...

COVID-19: Sask. reports third death, 9-case increase – Updated

By Jayda Noyes / April 1, 2020 / 0 Comments
Province remains firm on not releasing case numbers in specific communities Updated as of 4:40 p.m., Wednesday, April 1 A third person in Saskatchewan has died from COVID-19 complications. A provincial government news release issued Wednesday said the person was...

P.A. woman joins Meili in calling for increased support for seniors during pandemic

By Jayda Noyes / April 1, 2020 / 0 Comments
A Prince Albert woman joined Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili on Tuesday to voice the need for increased seniors support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wendy Fyrk said her 88-year-old dad resides at Points West Living in Prince Albert, previously Caleb...

Province announces first 2 deaths related to COVID-19

By Daily Herald / March 30, 2020 / 0 Comments
Two Saskatchewan residents in their 70s have passed away from complications related to COVID-19, the provincial government announced on Monday. One case is linked to international travel, while the other is considered a community transmission, although health officials are still...