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Prince Albert group stands in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en First Nation

"We are connected to the earth as one, as a nation." - Talon HalsallA Prince Albert group is...

All-women paramedic crew hits the streets for first time Friday

Cory Kulcheski, Jessica Berquist, Eden Shirley and Erica Hnidek were four of the women working when Parkland Ambulance saw its first-ever...

KINdness to share

The Prince Albert Kinsmen Club knows the power of a little act of kindness.Each year Kinsmen Clubs from across the...

Council to debate $380,000 offer to buy police CID building

The City of Prince Albert has received three offers to purchase the police service’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID) Building, plus the adjoining parking lot,...

Chief coroner issues public safety warning following overdose deaths in Regina

Saskatchewan’s chief coroner has taken the unusual step of issuing a public safety warning after two deaths and 67 non-fatal drug overdoses in Regina...

Man involved in Pinehouse FOI requests ‘disappointed’ with final report

A man who was involved in the initial freedom of information requests that eventually ended up in a municipal inquiry into the Northern Village...

Police seize weapons after locating suspect at Prince Albert home

A man on outstanding warrants is facing additional firearms charges after Prince Albert police located him at a home within the city.

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Man involved in Pinehouse FOI requests ‘disappointed’ with final report

By Peter Lozinski / February 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
A man who was involved in the initial freedom of information requests that eventually ended up in a municipal inquiry into the Northern Village of Pinehouse is “disappointed” with what he perceives as a “lack of rigour” in the final...

All-women paramedic crew hits the streets for first time Friday

By Peter Lozinski / February 21, 2020 / 0 Comments
Cory Kulcheski, Jessica Berquist, Eden Shirley and Erica Hnidek were four of the women working when Parkland Ambulance saw its first-ever all-women street crew on Friday, Feb. 21. Submitted photo. It’s been 45 years since Parkland Ambulance began operating in...

Country North Show ‘a stepping stone’ for Prince Albert youth

By Jayda Noyes / February 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
“I'd like nothing more than to see one of these kids wind up with a career, and I think there's talent there." - Barry Mihilewicz Jaelyn Furber made her Country North Show debut on Wednesday night in front of a...

Pinehouse inquiry recommends against removing mayor and deputy mayor

By Peter Lozinski / February 19, 2020 / 0 Comments
A report from an inquiry into alleged irregularities in the Village of Pinehouse says the mayor and deputy mayor were not in compliance with regulations but should not be removed from office because the infractions “produced almost no consequences.” The...

Voices of the North supporter gets one more shot on stage following cancer diagnosis

By Jason Kerr / February 18, 2020 / 0 Comments
After being diagnosed with cancer over a year ago, Rhonda Carriere was just thrilled to have one chance to sing at Voices of the North. Getting two changes seemed like a dream come true, but this year that’s exactly what...

Prince Albert group stands in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en First Nation

By Jayda Noyes / February 22, 2020 / 0 Comments
"We are connected to the earth as one, as a nation." - Talon Halsall A Prince Albert group is hosting peaceful gatherings to stand in solidarity with British Columbia's Wet'suwet'en First Nation. Hereditary Chiefs in the unceded territory—meaning they never...

Mayor to bring forward proposal to aid expanded dentistry program coming to P.A. University of Saskatchewan campus

By Jason Kerr / February 18, 2020 / 0 Comments
Mayor Greg Dionne says he plans to bring a request to council for specialized parking access to the new downtown University of Saskatchewan campus. Dionne made the announcement after meeting with Dr. Doug Brothwell, the dean at the University of...

Indigenous offenders over-represented in federal prisons, report says

By Peter Lozinski / February 18, 2020 / 0 Comments
Indigenous offenders continue to make up a disproportionate number of federally-sentenced inmates, the latest report from the correctional investigator says. Ivan Zinger’s 2018-19 annual report, released Tuesday, notes that despite making up only five per cent of the Canadian population,...

Council to debate $380,000 offer to buy police CID building

By Jason Kerr / February 21, 2020 / 0 Comments
The City of Prince Albert has received three offers to purchase the police service’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID) Building, plus the adjoining parking lot, located on the corner of 15th Street West and Central Avenue. The Dr. K. Cadman Orthodontic...

Snowmobilers in the middle of week-long trek for PTSD awareness

By Jayda Noyes / February 19, 2020 / 0 Comments
Ride to Survive campaign aiming to spread symptoms and support for post-traumatic stress Colonsay volunteer firefighter Erik Foster couldn't get out of bed for over a month after attending a traumatic crash. The 53-year-old eventually received a post-traumatic stress disorder...