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Ecologist hoping study helps preserve endangered bats in P.A. National Park

Parks Canada's version of Batman is analyzing data on these nocturnal, endangered creatures in Prince Albert National Park so they can protect their habitats.

P.A. takes part in nation-wide campaign for drowning prevention

“It's fun to watch people's reactions who come in with their chest all puffed up high and then at the end...

Crime severity index falls despite increase in violent crime

Prince Albert’s Crime Severity index fell in 2018 after reaching a four-year high in 2017, despite an increase in reported violent crime.

U of S researchers helping farmers create sustainable shelterbelts

“we are trying to make it more practical, like a farmer could open (the website) and understand really quick what to...

Aces remain undefeated after wild extra-inning victory

The Prince Albert Aces remain undefeated at the Saskatchewan Softball U16 Provincial Champions after a wild thrilling extra-inning victory on Saturday.

‘More than just words on paper:’ Federal government recognizes mistreatment of the Métis

Reconciliation was the theme as federal and provincial ministers met with Métis leaders in Batoche on Friday. Batoche was the site where...

Police looking for missing teen

The Prince Albert RCMP is looking for the public’s assistance locating 16-year-old Charles Laliberte. Laliberte, described as...

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Council set to reopen toll bridge debate at Monday meeting

By Jason Kerr / July 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
Charging a toll to drivers crossing Diefenbaker Bridge could generate between $500,000 and $4.5-million in revenue for the City of Prince Albert, according to a new report released this week. Prince Albert city council requested the report in 2017 with...

Edmonton woman’s remains found outside North Battleford

By Daily Herald / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
RCMP announced on Wednesday that human remains found outside of North Battleford were Tiki Brook-Lyn Laverdiere's. The 25-year-old Edmonton woman was reported missing on May 12. She had been in North Battleford for a funeral a couple weeks earlier. On...

Study examining health benefits of jigging

By Daily Herald / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bailey Sutherland, Daily Herald  A study by Heather Foulds, an assistant professor at the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Kinesiology, will assess the fitness potential of jigging in a $120,000 three-year research project funded by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation....

‘More than just words on paper:’ Federal government recognizes mistreatment of the Métis

By Jayda Noyes / July 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
Reconciliation was the theme as federal and provincial ministers met with Métis leaders in Batoche on Friday. Batoche was the site where the Métis began fighting for their rights in the North-West Resistance under Louis Riel. It was there, 134...

Back to Batoche: Honouring Métis culture on historical land

By Jayda Noyes / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
The four-day Back to Batoche festival is returning this weekend to celebrate Canada's rich Métis culture and history. It takes place this Thursday to Sunday and is put on by the Métis Nation of Saskatchewan. The event features a wide...

First Indigenous Lieutenant Governor makes Saskatchewan history

By Daily Herald / July 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bailey Sutherland, Daily Herald Saskatchewan’s first Indigenous Lieutenant Governor, Russell Mirasty, was sworn into office Thursday morning at Government House in Regina. Mirasty, a member of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band who was born and raised in La Ronge,...

Police investigating suspicious death in Sturgeon Lake

By Daily Herald / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bailey Sutherland, Daily Herald On July 14th at approximately 10:00 am, police and EMS were called to a residence in Sturgeon Lake First Nations and declared a male deceased upon arrival. Prince Albert RCMP is now calling it a suspicious...

Scheer focuses on economy, taxes in Prince Albert visit

By Peter Lozinski / July 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
Energy, taxes and the economy were top of mind for Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer as he spoke to supporters in Prince Albert Thursday. Scheer, along with Prince Albert MP Randy Hoback and Conservative candidate for Desnethe-Missinippi Churchill River Gary...

City approves new score clock for Art Hauser Centre

By Jason Kerr / July 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
A WHL championship banner won’t be the only new addition to the Art Hauser Centre when hockey season begins next fall. On Monday, Prince Albert city council agreed to fund the purchase of a new score clock, which will cost...

City transfers police dispatch duties to Provincial Emergency Communication Centre

By Jason Kerr / July 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
Starting in October, the Prince Albert Police Service will no longer handle dispatch duties after city council gave approval for a multi-year deal with the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency (SPSA). The move means all eight full-time police dispatchers and four...

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