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Candle Lake Mayor refutes councillor’s serious and slanderous allegations

The Mayor of the Resort Village of Candle Lake issued a lengthy statement refuting what he terms “serious and slanderous” allegations made...

Local school divisions unveil return-to-classroom plans

Prince Albert parents got a bit of a look at what school might look like when students return this fall as both...

Water levels hit peak in Churchill River and Lower Saskatchewan River basins

After extremely high rainfall levels through June and July, things are starting to return to normal in Northern Saskatchewan.

Former Rivier Academy still an option for new francophone school even though property is...

The former Rivier Academy may be listed as for sale, but the French Canadian Society of Prince Albert (SCFPA) is still holding...

RCMP say foul play not suspected after 42-year-old man drowns at Bell’s Point Beach

Police are investigating the death of a 42-year-old man from the Lac La Ronge Indian band who drowned at the Bell’s Point...

RCMP say failure to stop at stop sign led to fatal long weekend collision...

Shellbrook RCMP say the driver of a Jeep SUV failed to stop at a stop sign, which led to a fatal two-vehicle...

Province introduces new updated COVID-19 map

The provincial government launched a new COVID-19 map on Tuesday designed to provide a more accurate picture of where new cases are...

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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...

1 dead, 3 injured in Saturday collision north of Holbein

By Daily Herald / August 3, 2020 / 0 Comments
One person is dead and three more are injured following a motor vehicle collision north of Holbein on Saturday, Aug. 1. Paramedics from Parkland Ambulance were called to the scene at around 12:30 p.m. and transported two 41-year-old men and...

RCMP urge caution following serious two vehicle collision near Holbein

By Daily Herald / August 1, 2020 / 0 Comments
A portion of Highway 693 is closed to traffic following a serious two vehicle collision north of the community of Holbein. Shellbrook and Prince Albert RCMP are investigating. They released a statement at around 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1...

A pandemic, nor age, got in the way of this P.A. couple sealing their love

By Jayda Taylor / August 3, 2020 / 0 Comments
In a quiet room with just a marriage commissioner and two witnesses, Prince Albert's Genevieve and Albert “Abe” Pellegrini tied the knot on Friday. Genevieve, who is 92 years old, joked that she was 32 in an interview—because in reality,...

Province introduces new updated COVID-19 map

By Daily Herald / August 4, 2020 / 0 Comments
The provincial government launched a new COVID-19 map on Tuesday designed to provide a more accurate picture of where new cases are popping up. The map includes statistical data for 13 regions in Saskatchewan. Previous maps showed only six. Prince...

‘The right people were around:’ Bystanders save 5-year-old girl after pool drowning in P.A.

By Jayda Taylor / July 31, 2020 / 0 Comments
Five-year-old Traylynn sat in the back of an ambulance at a news conference on Friday grinning and waving at the paramedics around her—nearly three weeks earlier, she was laying on the side of a hotel pool unconscious. Parkland Ambulance received...

Local school divisions unveil return-to-classroom plans

By Peter Lozinski / August 4, 2020 / 0 Comments
Prince Albert parents got a bit of a look at what school might look like when students return this fall as both the Catholic and public school divisions released the latest versions of their return to school plans. The documents...

Pine Grove inmate found deceased Wednesday evening

By Daily Herald / July 30, 2020 / 0 Comments
An inmate was found deceased at Prince Albert’s Pine Grove Correctional Centre on Wednesday evening. According to the Ministry of Corrections and Policing, the woman was found unresponsive in her cell before being declared deceased at about 7 p.m. The...

Police continuing to search for Robert Wiggins 40 years after disappearance

By Daily Herald / July 31, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Prince Albert Police Service is appealing to the public for information on the disappearance of Robert “Bud” Wiggins 40 years ago. Wiggins, who was last seen in the Prince Albert area, went missing on July 28, 1980. He was...

Candle Lake councillor turns to freedom of information request to access village accounts

By Peter Lozinski / August 3, 2020 / 0 Comments
A Candle Lake councillor is celebrating a decision by the province’s Information and Privacy Commissioner that marks the latest salvo in an ongoing dispute between members of the village council. In a decision by commissioner Ron Kruzeniski, dated July 30...

Possible COVID-19 exposure in Leask, outbreak in southern care home

By Peter Lozinski / July 30, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has alerted residents to several possible COVID-19 public exposures over the last two days. The first such alert was issued Wednesday for the post office in Leask, Sask. Leask is located about 80 km southwest...