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Broadway North Theatre Company alumni take first prize in inaugural play-in-a-day competition

A group of alumni from a local theatre company won first prize at Ignition: Play In A Day, which was hosted at...

Nunn seeks to bring superintendent’s eye to trustee position in Saskatchewan Rivers

A former superintendent in the Saskatchewan Rivers School Division has entered the race for trustee. Alan Nunn explained that his interest in...

Longtime volunteer Halliday looks to give back as trustee for Catholic School Division

Longtime Prince Albert volunteer Chrissy Halliday is a candidate for trustee in the Prince Albert Catholic School Division election. Halliday believes the...

Neyhiyaw author pens poetry book about childhood memories

A Neyhihaw artist and author is promoting a book he released in September about his childhood memories as an Indigenous man growing...

Three more police officers test positive for COVID-19

Three more Prince Albert police officers have tested positive for COVID-19, the police service said they were notified about the test results...

18 in hospital, 44 new COVID-19 cases announced Tuesday

Eighteen people are hospitalized with COVID-19, including six in the north central zone, the province’s COVID-19 update said Tuesday.

McIvor and Bloom running for trustee in Shellbrook area

Strong rural representation is an issue in school divisions that have both urban and rural portions. Cher Bloom, who is a trustee...

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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...

Outbreak declared at Co-operative Health Centre

By Kelly Skjerven / October 14, 2020 / 0 Comments
A Prince Albert health centre is closed after a COVID-19 outbreak was declared by the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) on Monday. The Co-operative Health Centre on 8th Street East posted an update on their Facebook page Tuesday announcing the closure....

Student creating sleeping mats out of plastic bags for people experiencing homelessness

By Kelly Skjerven / October 19, 2020 / 0 Comments
A high school student is blown away by the response they've gotten from a project they just started last week. Tekla Mattila, Grade 12 student at Prince Albert Collegiate Institute, thought of the idea of turning plastic bags into sleeping...

SHA warns of various possible exposures in Prince Albert

By Michael Oleksyn / October 15, 2020 / 0 Comments
Over the past few days the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) warned residents of potential COVID-19 exposures at various locations in Prince Albert and around the province. The locations in Prince Albert  on Wednesday October 13 include: ·     Wester​​n Financial, at South...

Chief Bergen says increase in crime related to ‘more readily available firearms’, gang conflict

By Kelly Skjerven / October 14, 2020 / 0 Comments
Police chief Jon Bergen addressed the media on Wednesday morning regarding the police service's recent efforts to address violent crime concerns in the city. Last week, the service announced they would be launching a new crime suppression unit to adapt...

Effort to suspend water shut-offs for rest of pandemic defeated

By Michael Oleksyn / October 16, 2020 / 0 Comments
Prince Albert City council rejected a motion to halt shutting off water to any homes for any reason while the province is in a state of emergency due to COVID-19.   The Motion by Ward 2 Coun. Terra Lennox-Zepp read; “That...

RCMP investigating homicide in rural Shellbrook

By Daily Herald / October 19, 2020 / 0 Comments
RCMP Major Crimes Unit North is investigating a suspicious death as a homicide, according to a media release. On Thursday officers from the Ahtahkakoop RCMP detachment attended the scene of a suspicious death at a rural property north of Shellbrook,...

Health officials report 36 new COVID-19 cases, member of Prince Albert Police Service tests positive

By Daily Herald / October 17, 2020 / 0 Comments
A member of the Prince Albert Police Service (PAPS) tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, Oct. 16, according to a press release issued on Saturday. The member in question has been in self-isolation since Monday, Oct. 12. The Saskatchewan Health...

Council passes motion around notice to residents

By Michael Oleksyn / October 15, 2020 / 0 Comments
City council passed a motion on Tuesday that would require the Public Works Department to “provide adequate notice to residents” when removing three or more trees as part of an upgrade project.   It would also require administration to explore all options...

25 new COVID-19 cases across province, 5 cases in North Central Zone

By Kelly Skjerven / October 14, 2020 / 0 Comments
There are 25 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, five of which are in the North Central Zone bringing the total active cases to 52 in the region.  There are three new cases of COVID-19 in Prince Albert, which is...

Case numbers continue to grow as outbreaks tied to more positive COVID-19 tests

By Michael Oleksyn / October 19, 2020 / 0 Comments
As contract tracing continues, the Gospel Worship event in Prince Albert is now connected to 86 first and second generation cases linked to 17 different communities in the province according to the province’s COVID-19 update on Monday. Many of the...