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Police have released both suspects from custody in the city’s first homicide of 2017, and published the name of the victim: 34-year-old Damian Ballantyne. Ballantyne died on Wednesday in a residence at 347 9 Street East. Police arrived at the...
Provincial budget cuts could put a $2.4 million hole in Prince Albert’s finances this year, according to Mayor Greg Dionne. The city budget for 2018 is expected to take an even bigger hit, the mayor said, with a loss of about $3.5...
For students at the Prince Albert Collegiate Institute (PACI), Wednesday was a once-in-a-year opportunity. The school hosted instructors in a number of disciplines to provide free workshops as part of the school’s 2017 Literacy Fair, which helps teach them skills...
Prince Albert will lose almost a million dollars in revenue sharing payments, and no money for major infrastructure projects
When Gill Gracie first arrived in Northern Saskatchewan she wasn’t sure what she was getting herself into. It was 1965, and Gracie had travelled from her native England to India, then to Regina and finally to La Ronge. After a...

Coming to Canada

As a child, Emmanuel Gbajuola wanted to travel, and there was only one destination on his mind: Canada. Gbajuola, who was born and raised in Nigeria, decided he wanted to go to head north, much to the confusion of his...
Finance Minister Kevin Doherty tabled a budget Wednesday that will raise PST rates and close down STC, while leaving a $685 million deficit. The budget also includes billions for infrastructure projects, but no major capital commitments for Prince Albert. Doherty said the...
Two suspects are in custody after a 34-year-old man died at a home at 347 9 St. E. Police are investigating the incident as a homicide. Parkland Ambulance was called to the house at 1:20 a.m. on Wednesday morning, said...
For Meagan Schmitz, Saturday’s sold-out comedy fundraiser was a welcome surprise. The Vice President and volunteer with the Canine Action Project only anticipated about 150 people would show up. Instead, a last-minute surge in ticket sales meant the Raise the Woof...
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities conference held last week was “tense” Prince Albert Mayor Greg Dionne said in an interview. “That’s the best word, probably, and of course that’s because of the rural crime thing that was a big...
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