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‘This is a big help for us’

Thanks to Safeway shoppers, more residents will have fresh produce and other healthy items to fill their bellies through the Prince Albert...

P.A. sheds about 2,400 jobs year-over-year

Prince Albert hasn’t been immune from the job loss impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.According to the latest data...

Province urges caution as 56 COVID-19 cases reported over three days

The provincial government urged Saskatchewan residents to take precautions as one of the largest surge in weekend COVID-19 cases since the pandemic...

Wapiti Regional Library reopens libraries Monday

The Wapiti Regional Library announced the reopening of its branches beginning Monday, July 13, 2020.In the wake of...

Federal Wage Subsidy program extended to December

On Monday Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the federal government is extending the emergency wage subsidy program (CEWS) deadline to December.

Black bear enters Stanley Mission home

Stanley Mission residents had an unwanted guest show up at their home on Sunday night.At approximately 9:30 p.m.,...

Police continuing to investigate Jordan Ballantyne homicide 2 years later

The Prince Albert Police Service is leaning on the public for new information on the death of Jordan Ballantyne.

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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...

Keep your circle small, Shahab says as handful of Prince Albert area cases lead to over 100 contacts

By Peter Lozinski / July 9, 2020 / 0 Comments
Residents should easily be able to name each of the people outside of their virtual household they came within two metres of should someone they know be diagnosed with COVID-19, Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Health Officer says. The comments made by...

Cluster of COVID-19 cases in Prince Albert leads to warning from SHA

By Michael Oleksyn / July 8, 2020 / 0 Comments
After an announcement that it was forthcoming by Chief Medical Health Officer Saqib Shahab, the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) alerted individuals travelling to and from, and living in, Prince Albert and area on Wednesday of an increase in COVID-19 illnesses...

‘We are the hope. Change is coming’

By Peter Lozinski / July 10, 2020 / 0 Comments
Tristen Durocher’s message boomed like an incoming storm from the north when he took the microphone from Sheryl Kimbley outside of the Allen Bird Memorial Gym Friday. Durocher hails from Buffalo Narrows. On July 2, he, along with a small...

About 71 per cent of Prince Albert police members lack confidence in chief, according to union

By Jayda Taylor / July 9, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Prince Albert Police Association (PAPA) says a recent online vote by members of the city's police service suggest 71 per cent don't have confidence in Chief Jonathon Bergen. According to a Thursday afternoon news release, PAPA held a membership...

15th COVID-19 death in Sask. a resident in their 20s

By Michael Oleksyn / July 7, 2020 / 0 Comments
Saskatchewan announced a 15th death from COVID-19 on Tuesday. The individual was from the north region, which includes Prince Albert, and was in their 20s. That’s the youngest person to pass away from COVID-19-related symptoms in the province, and the...

‘COVID is nobody’s fault’

By Peter Lozinski / July 9, 2020 / 0 Comments
Saskatchewan's Chief Medical Health Officer is imploring people to be kind to one another as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Small spikes, or clusters like the one detected recently in the Prince Albert area, will continue until there is a vaccine...

Prince Albert and region sees additional cases; 15th death reported

By Michael Oleksyn / July 7, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Prince Albert region is a focus of concern for COVID-19. In a teleconference with reporters on Tuesday Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab pointed to an increase of hospitalizations in the northern part of the province including the...

Métis women hoping to revive live art with 5 temporary outdoor installations across P.A.

By Jayda Taylor / July 7, 2020 / 0 Comments
Danielle Castle and Leah Dorion firmly believe they were meant to collaborate. The two Métis artists are the same person at heart: They're both inspired by the land and dedicate their lives to arts education. In fact, Dorion sees a...

Craik RCMP seize 50 kg of cocaine

By Daily Herald / July 8, 2020 / 0 Comments
Two Brampton, Ont. men are facing charges of trafficking cocaine after being pulled over for speeding near Davidson, Sask. On July 3, at about 1:30 p.m., an RCMP officer stopped a vehicle for speeding northbound on Highway 11. Davidson is...

Free fishing weekend coming up in Sask.

By Daily Herald / July 7, 2020 / 0 Comments
Saskatchewan residents and visitors can go fishing this upcoming weekend without an angling license. The provincial government holds two free fishing weekends per year—one in the summer and one in the winter. Although you don't require a license on July...