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Grandmothers hoping to raise money while reducing plastic waste

A group of local grandmothers is looking to raise money for a good cause while also doing their part to reduce plastic waste...

New quilting and yarn store fills a need, owners say

Melanie Knight had long considered opening her own little fabric shop.Learning to sew at a young age, Knight took...

City reviewing ward boundaries

The City of Prince Albert is asking for the public’s input as it reviews ward boundaries ahead of next year’s municipal election.

Golf tournament hosted by first responders raises thousands for local charities

A pair of local not-for-profits were blown away Thursday by the donations they received from the city’s first responders.Firefighters...

Big Brothers Big Sisters seeking volunteers

The Prince Albert chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) is hoping to attract more volunteers to help mentor kids in the Prince...

Early Years Family Resource Centre scheduled to open ‘early 2020’ in Gateway Mall

Prince Albert’s new Early Years Family Resource Centre is scheduled to open in a 3,000 sq ft. space at Gateway Mall in early...

Hjertaas says Trudeau’s apology sincere, urges Canadians to give him a second chance

Prince Albert Liberal candidate Estelle Hjertaas says it was racist and wrong of Prime Minster Justin Trudeau to dress in blackface, but she believes...

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Police car rolls after being rammed in Wednesday chase

By Peter Lozinski / September 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
One officer has been released from the hospital and a 25-year-old man is in custody following a police chase that ended about 10 km west of the city Wednesday. The Prince Albert Police Service responded to a report of a...

‘Look at me as a human being, not as a piece of garbage’

By Jayda Noyes / September 20, 2019 / 0 Comments
Community meeting sheds light on getting first-hand perspectives from homeless people for action plan “You still hear an opportunity for hope, so if we lose that, we're done for.”- Lenore Swystun Henry Morin seemed slightly hesitant when he first stood...

2019-20 WHL Season Preview: The Predictions

By Lucas Punkari / September 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
This is the fifth and final part of a series that will preview the 2019-20 Western Hockey League campaign, which begins Friday night. The four previous posts featured overviews of the East Division, Central Division, BC Division and US Division,...

Communities across Saskatchewan battling drugs, guns and gangs

By Peter Lozinski / September 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
“When we start to see meth in the community — between trafficking charges, possession charges and seizures of meth — we start to see an increase in property-related and violent offences too,” That’s what Prince Albert Police Chief Jon Bergen...

Saskatchewan Polytechnic students trek through Indigenous survival challenge

By Jayda Noyes / September 20, 2019 / 0 Comments
Students at Prince Albert's Saskatchewan Polytechnic (Sask. Poly) campus celebrated the fall equinox with their annual Indigenous relay race. Nine teams with 10 students each took part, practicing traditional survival skills that Indigenous people used living off of the land....

Veterans Coalition Party aims to address needs of forgotten Canadians says candidate

By Jason Kerr / September 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
Education has defined Brian Littlepine’s life. After leaving his home community of Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation in 1980, Littlepine attended the University of Saskatchewan and graduated with an education degree. He married a special education teacher, went back for...

ISC office in Prince Albert to close

By Peter Lozinski / September 20, 2019 / 0 Comments
The provincial NDP and the SGEU are expressing concerns after learning the ISC office in Prince Albert is one of three slated to close. ISC announced Thursday that customer service centres in Humboldt, Prince Albert and Yorkton will close effective...

2019-20 WHL Season Preview: BC Division

By Lucas Punkari / September 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
This is the third of a five-part series that will preview the 2019-20 Western Hockey League campaign. The first four parts will go over each of the divisions before I make my predictions in the final part. A huge thanks...

Optimist Club Fall Gala funds helping two families buy accessible van and service dog for special needs children

By Jayda Noyes / September 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
"having a special needs child is the most challenging thing I have ever had to do in my life."- Andrea Weberg The Optimist Club's Fall Gala on Saturday is benefitting two Prince Albert area families who are in need of...

Court hears appeal in case against P.A. nurse

By Peter Lozinski / September 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
The province’s highest court heard both that the ability of nurses to criticize issues of public health was at risk and that an identifiable group of nurses had their reputations slandered during verbal arguments in the appeal of Prince Albert...