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This story was written by Josef Jacobson, formerly a reporter with the Prince Albert Herald.

Learning from the pros

Former Rider Don Narcisse brings youth football camp to P.A. This is a big weekend for the Prince Albert Minor Football (PAMF) Association. Sunday marks not only the beginning of fall registration, but the return of former Saskatchewan Roughrider and Canadian Sports Hall of Famer...

Iron maidens

All-girls’ welding camp wraps up at local Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus When Tammie Pawlust was growing up, welding wasn’t an option for girls. She said she wasn’t permitted to take industrial shop classes in high school and didn’t break into the trade until she was 35. Now,...

Writing the Hutterite story

Local author receives $3,750 grant from Sask. Arts Board for Hutterite book Local writer Mary-Ann Kirkby has embarked on an ambitious endeavor as she attempts to produce an authoritative chronicle of the Hutterite people. She recently returned from a three-week trip to Switzerland, Germany, Italy and...

Feeling the rush

P.A. lacrosse players join bantam Rush at Junior NLL Tournament Two young Prince Albert lacrosse players will be suiting up with the Saskatchewan Rush this weekend. Well, sort of. Shortly after winning provincial bantam gold with the P.A. Trappers in July, Tyson Perreault, 13, and Thomas...

Tough decisions ahead

Fifty players from around the province attend Mintos selection camp The Prince Albert Mintos are one step closer to picking their team for the 2017-18 season. Fifty players from P.A. and around the province, including the current Mintos lineup, were at the Art Hauser Centre this...

Fifteen years of polka

P.A. Polka Fest celebrates 15th birthday with a performance by The Cottonpickers The Prince Albert Polka Fest is returning to the P.A. Exhibition Centre stage for the 15th year, and to mark the occasion organizer Lawrence Bodnar recruited renowned local country dance band The Cottonpickers...

A musical send-off

Local band The Goats play one last show before fiddler moves to Winnipeg After playing together for four years, Prince Albert string band The Goats is going on hiatus. The decision came after founding fiddler Ryan Spracklin announced he was moving with his wife to...

Back on the world stage

P.A. Paralympian to join Team Canada at wheelchair basketball world championship qualifier The last time Erica Gavel had a chance to play for Canada at the World Wheelchair Basketball Championships a hand injury two weeks before the tournament kept her on the sidelines. That was three...

Music on the lake

Prince Albert acts awarded prominent positions at Waskesiu music festival Prince Albert will be well represented at the upcoming Waskesiu Lakeside Music Festival, with both the master of ceremonies and the opening act hailing from the city. Magician Roger Boucher will host the weekend’s festivities and...

Baseball dreamer

Prince Albert resident chosen to bear Saskatchewan’s flag at Blue Jays game On July 30th, Carlton Comprehensive High School principal Dawn Kilmer strode to the infield of the Rogers Centre stadium in downtown Toronto waving the flag of Saskatchewan. It was so hot on the field...

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