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Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Crown calls for indeterminate sentence; defence argues Leslie Black's risk can be managed, and a dangerous offender designation would not be appropriate.
It’s a day Ken Youghans thought would never come. For the last 21 years, Youghans has faithfully shown up to work as a driver for the Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC), fully expecting he’d work there for the rest of this...
For the second time in weeks, an inmate has died while in custody at Saskatchewan Penitentiary. On Wednesday, emergency services were called to provide assistance to Daniel James Tokarchuk, a prisoner at the federal institution just west of Prince Albert....
There’s a new doctor in town. Thanks to a made-in-Saskatchewan program, Dr. Tamer Banoub, originally of Egypt, has begun to practise here in Prince Albert. Banoub was hired through the Saskatchewan International Physician Practice Assessment (SIPPA) program. SIPPA is a unique program...
  Prince Albert Police Chief has had needles before, but Monday’s test was different. Cooper, along with city councillor Evert Botha and MLA Nicole Rancourt were on hand to help employees at Access Place demonstrate how easy it is to get...
Update: Croswell was located unharmed by the Melfort RCMP. According to a press release sent out on July 11 at 11 a.m., the investigation is ongoing. The RCMP thanked the public and the media for their assistance.   ***   Prince Albert RCMP...
After what Mayor Greg Dionne called a legal “glitch,” the city has lost a long-running dispute with two groups of businesses that challenged their tax assessments. The confusion, the mayor indicated, was caused by a passage in the Cities Act...
Tommy Lee Sakebow is facing charges for several incidents, including for allegedly stabbing his nephew and allegedly raping a woman on Pelican Lake First Nation
A leading First Nations figure came out against the province's new rural crime plan, which she said could put more Indigenous people at risk. Heather Bear, a vice chief with the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, said the move to expand...
News of Premier Brad Wall’s decision to step down came as somewhat of a surprise to Prince Albert Carlton MLA Joe Hargrave. Like most of his colleagues, Hargrave found out about Wall’s decision during the Saskatchewan Party caucus retreat on...

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