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Arthur White-Crummey

Arthur White-Crummey
Arthur White-Crummey is a reporter with the Prince Albert Daily Herald. You can reach him at 306-764-4276 ext. 244, by email at arthur.white@paherald.sk.ca or on Twitter @jjjarthur.

‘He saved me that day’: woman says young son helped stop rape attempt

Warning: this story contains details of an alleged sexual assault A Prince Albert woman testified against the father of her children Thursday, saying he tried to rape her after she ended their relationship. The complainant, who cannot be named under a publication ban, said the man...

Simard claims victory in Sask. francophone election; challenge likely

After days of confusion, Saskatchewan’s francophone organization has chosen its next leader. But the results are likely to face a challenge from his opponent. Denis Simard won the presidency of the Assemblée communautaire fransaskoise by 52 votes after last week’s election. The organization’s chief electoral...

Long-term offender accused of sexually assaulting fellow prisoner

An inmate with a violent record is back in court to face allegations that he sexually assaulted another prisoner. Kyle Clinton Bear last made news in June 2015, when he was arrested by Carrot River RCMP on a Canada-wide warrant. He had fled from Kamloops...

Group files lawsuit against city over anti-abortion flag

The Prince Albert Right to Life Association is suing over the city’s decision to bar their “Umbert the Unborn” flag, saying the ban violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. This spring, Mayor Greg Dionne said he would not allow the flag to fly from...

Francophone election count delayed after apparent ‘discrepancies’

An election to choose the next leader of Saskatchewan’s francophone community has hit an unexpected snag, after the chief electoral officer suspended counting of advance votes in Saskatoon. The Assemblée communautaire fransaskoise (ACF) announced Monday on their website that the chief electoral officer will send...

Hack attack replaces P.A. police website with pro-ISIS message

The Prince Albert Police Service website was hacked, temporarily displaying a pro-ISIS message. The incident was first publicized Wednesday morning, with social media users and media organizations sharing a screenshot from the affected website. It read “Hacked by Team System Dz… I Love Islamic State,”...

Doctor Tony Thompson: Wesley minister honoured with degree

Former premier Lorne Calvert was in Prince Albert Sunday. He addressed the congregation at Wesley United Church, and announced a high honour for their minister. The congregants learned that the Reverend Tony Thompson has now become the Reverend Doctor Tony Thompson, after he received an...

Bus company plans to reopen P.A. route

A week after announcing a halt to their P.A. route, Rider Express may soon be back on the road. The private passenger bus company announced last Wednesday that it was shutting down its Saskatoon-Prince Albert route, which it claimed wasn’t profitable enough to justify the...

A family forms on screen

A new film with P.A. connections charts the first meeting of siblings separated by the Sixties Scoop

Health region reports $850 in missing cash from immunization program

Hundreds of dollars vanished from the health region’s vaccine program this year, and police still haven’t found out who took it. The Prince Albert Parkland Health Region reported that $850 in cash went missing sometime between March and July 2017. The loss was first detected...

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