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Jason Kerr

Jason Kerr
Jason Kerr is a reporter with the Prince Albert Daily Herald. You can reach him at 306-764-4276 ext. 248, by email at or on Twitter @kerr_jas.

The results are in

City administrators have come up with 25 recommendations spanning seven different areas after seeing results from the recent Community Services Master Plan survey. A total of 442 residents and 80 community groups responded to the survey. Another 68 interviews were conducted with various stakeholders in...

Righting wrong perceptions

Earl McKay has travelled across Canada displaying his artwork, but it’s his latest showing that’s most important. McKay is one of five artists displaying pieces at the inaugural Saskatchewan Artists of Ability Festival at the Mann Art Gallery. He’s done his share of gallery openings...

Sports stars behind bars

After jailing some of Prince Albert’s most outstanding citizens one year ago, the Canadian Cancer Society has turned their gaze on the city’s sporting stars. The society’s 28th annual Jail-N-Bail is scheduled to run at Gateway Mall on Thursday, and the Most Wanted List is...

Building for the future

After approving an incentive package for a $15-million luxury hotel development on Monday, some city councillors have already turned their eyes further down the road. Several of the city’s elected officials are hoping to see policies put in place to boost further development in the...

St. Mary Sr. Girls take Guardian Cup in Saskatoon

The winning ways just don’t seem to end for the St. Mary Marauders Sr. Girls volleyball team. The Marauders won their third tournament of the season over the weekend, taking home the gold medal at the Guardian Cup in Saskatoon. Head coach Shaun Hunko said it’s...

From a park to a house

A pair of former Habitat for Humanity members are looking to turn some un-used space into low-income housing units, but they need city approval to do it. Former Habitat president Morris Sawchuk and former board member Vic Lemieux are hoping to take an unused park...

“Open for business”

It took more than one hour of debate, but Prince Albert city council has officially signed off on the development of a new luxury hotel. Council voted 7-2 in favour of awarding a $700,000 cash grant to the developers building the Best Western Premium Hotel...

For the love of music

It’s getting to that time of year where Erika Rybinski gets that familiar itch. It’s not for hockey or pumpkin pie, it’s for a chance to gather and play with her fellow music lovers. “It’s refreshing, especially for myself,” she chuckles. “I’ve been transferred to an...

Demolition up for debate

Mike Horn and his family have operated Fresh Air Experience at the same location on Central Avenue since 1979. He speaks passionately about the positive changes, great location and warm business community in Prince Albert’s downtown area. However, there are some challenges, and one of...

Trial by fire

When training camp started more than a month ago, Curtis Meger was fighting tooth and nail just to get a roster spot. Fast forward to today and not only does he have a place in the Prince Albert Raiders’ lineup, he’s now their number one...

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