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Cost for proposed raw water pump house construction project double original estimate

A plan to replace Prince Albert’s nearly 100-year-old raw water pump house will likely be more than double the original assessment, according to a...

‘We’re open for business’

New downtown police substation opens to ceremony, fanfare and a warm community welcomePrince Albert’s second police station is up...

New survey shows Canadians over-estimate health and welfare of country’s children

A majority of Canadians vastly over-estimate how well the country takes care of its children, and the number is only getting bigger.

National non-profit aims to help families affected by incarceration in Prince Albert

“You'd think it would get easier over time...the opposite is true." - Louise LeonardiThe Canadian Families and Corrections...

Police searching for prisoner who escaped from Prince Albert hospital

Prince Albert RCMP are looking for 23-year-old Courtney Leanne Sinclair—a prisoner who escaped from the hospital after she was arrested for a...

Obzhynky gives a glimpse of Ukrainian talent and traditions

 "It's just such a beautiful dance to watch—the colours and the excitement and the energy and the music.” - Trena Hoffus-Preston

Indigenous leaders welcome diamond mine news, but still have unaddressed concerns

Leaders from James Smith First Nations welcomed news that mining giant Rio Tinto plans to acquire a 60 per cent share in a...

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Rio Tinto set to buy majority stake in proposed diamond mine east of Prince Albert

By Daily Herald / November 15, 2019 / 0 Comments
Alex MacPherson, Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Daily Herald staff* One of the world’s largest mining companies is exercising its right to buy a majority stake in a proposed diamond mine east of Prince Albert for $75 million, years before it had...

Prince Albert Exhibition Association shows $433,000 loss for 2019

By Jason Kerr / November 21, 2019 / 0 Comments
Financial losses and incomplete accounting records have the Prince Albert Exhibition Association (PAEX) board looking at different options for moving forward in 2020. In audited report of the organization’s financial situation showed a loss of $433,662 in 2019. Compounding the...

Police searching for prisoner who escaped from Prince Albert hospital

By Daily Herald / November 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
Prince Albert RCMP are looking for 23-year-old Courtney Leanne Sinclair—a prisoner who escaped from the hospital after she was arrested for a break and enter. Sinclair was arrested on Monday. She complained of abdominal pain while in custody, so an...

Going, but not quite gone

By Jason Kerr / November 15, 2019 / 0 Comments
Anniversary seasons aren’t supposed to go this way. Normally there are charity events, promotional nights, and ceremonial puck drops from distinguished alumni. The Beardy’s Blackhawks’ 25th anniversary season may still have all of those, but they’ll be done with the...

‘We’re open for business’

By Peter Lozinski / November 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
New downtown police substation opens to ceremony, fanfare and a warm community welcome Prince Albert’s second police station is up and running. Tuesday morning about 75 people, including on and off-duty police officers, dignitaries and community members packed into the...

Cost for proposed raw water pump house construction project double original estimate

By Jason Kerr / November 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
A plan to replace Prince Albert’s nearly 100-year-old raw water pump house will likely be more than double the original assessment, according to a new report presented at Monday’s executive committee meeting. A 2018 assessment from engineering consultants WSP estimated...

Obzhynky gives a glimpse of Ukrainian talent and traditions

By Jayda Noyes / November 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
  "It's just such a beautiful dance to watch—the colours and the excitement and the energy and the music.” - Trena Hoffus-Preston The Obzhynky festival on Saturday night had hundreds with their phones out to capture Saskatchewan's Ukrainian talent. The...

Toll bridge debate on hold while City waits for provincial feedback

By Jason Kerr / November 15, 2019 / 0 Comments
The debate over charging a toll for crossing Diefenbaker Bridge is temporarily on hold while the City of Prince Albert waits for feedback from the provincial government. The debate was supposed to happen at the most recent council meeting on...

Bicknell part of Canada Under-17 team’s gold medal winning side in Guatemala

By Lucas Punkari / November 15, 2019 / 0 Comments
Ryan Bicknell’s first trip outside of Canada and the United States is one that he won’t forget. The 17-year-old outfielder, who is a Grade 12 student at St. Mary, helped his country capture a gold medal at the WBSC Americas...

HIghlights and observations: Saskatchewan’s Growth Plan

By Peter Lozinski / November 15, 2019 / 0 Comments
On Thursday the provincial government released its growth plan for 2020-2030. Here’s a look at some of the other initiatives promised in the plan. Some of these initiatives will be explored more in-depth in future Daily Herald, rural roots and...