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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.

Pinehouse inquiry recommends against removing mayor and deputy mayor

A report from an inquiry into alleged irregularities in the Village of Pinehouse says the mayor and deputy mayor were not in...

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

Ride to Survive campaign aiming to spread symptoms and support for post-traumatic stressColonsay volunteer firefighter Erik Foster couldn't get...

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Competition numbers triple at revitalized Beerd Derby

By Jason Kerr / February 17, 2020 / 0 Comments
Shea Holtforster and Graham Pedersen weren’t sure what they were getting into when they walked into the Rock and Iron Sports Bar for their first Prince Albert Winter Festival Beerd Derby. In fact, they didn’t even know about the competition...

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...

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...

Sunday morning fire under investigation

By Daily Herald / February 16, 2020 / 0 Comments
An investigation is underway to determine the cause of a fire in a residence on the 500 block of 28th Street East. Crews from the Prince Albert Fire Department were called to the scene at around 8:15 a.m. on Sunday,...

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...

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,...

Plastics industry urges council to rethink bag ban

By Jason Kerr / February 15, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) is urging city council to reverse their decision to ban single-use plastic bags, but Mayor Greg Dionne says that’s unlikely to happen. The not for profit organization, which advocates for responsible plastic use and...

Prison food problems persist, correctional investigator says

By Peter Lozinski / February 18, 2020 / 0 Comments
More than two years since a deadly riot broke out in Saskatchewan Penitentiary amid tensions over food quality, Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) still hasn’t addressed concerns raised about food quality and adequacy, the Correctional Investigator found. Food quality concerns...

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...