Prince Albert News

paNOW - 1 hour 38 sec ago
MELBOURNE, Australia - Canada’s Milos Raonic won his first match since October on Tuesday, finishing off a suspended opening-round contest at the Australian Open. The 32nd-seeded Raonic beat Italian lucky loser Lorenzo Giustino 6-2, 6-1, 6-3. Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont., was one game... Read more

paNOW - 1 hour 16 min ago
MINNEAPOLIS - Fred VanVleet knew he was on a minutes restriction as he made his return from a hamstring injury after missing five games. The Raptors guard tried not to think much about it while on the court. Instead, he made the most of the minutes he did play. VanVleet led Toronto with 29 points... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 1 hour 24 min ago
The Prince Albert Lions Club made the first of what they hope will be many donations in their quest to raise $100,000 for the new Rose Garden Hospice. Lions Club president Gerry Beaudry presented a $15,000 cheque to Rose Garden board chair Cheryl Elliott on Saturday as part of a pledge to raise... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 1 hour 28 min ago
After five hours of presentations, debates and discussions, one thing is clear to the community leaders who’ve packed into the Bernice Sayese Centre gym on Monday, Jan. 20: there are no quick fixes. Representatives from a variety of non-profits and community groups have spent the day mulling... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 1 hour 44 min ago
** Ed note: This story contains graphic content that some readers may find upsetting. Tears flowed at Court of Queen’s Bench on Monday at the first day of a trial into an alleged sexual assault from 47 years ago. The Daily Herald is choosing not to name the accused to protect the... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 1 hour 50 min ago
Gordy Sproull is used to getting a crowd going. Usually, though, they’re not cheering for him. That changed Saturday night when Sproull was introduced as the 2020 honorary chairman of the Prince Albert Winter Festival. The long-time volunteer was known as the voice of the dogsled races,... Read more

paNOW - 2 hours 18 min ago
TORONTO - The Maple Leafs had plane tickets in hand, ready to jet off to warmer climates. In truth, it looked like they already had one foot out the door. Jonathan Toews scored twice as part of a four-point night as the Chicago Blackhawks raced out to an early lead and... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 3 hours 10 min ago
Those who attended Wolf Back on Friday evening went home with some new favourite beverages, according to the Mann Art Gallery. Acting director and curator Lana Wilson said this year’s theme was keeping the gallery free so art is accessible. Wolf Back is its largest fundraiser. “We... Read more

paNOW - 4 hours 47 min ago
MONTREAL - Quebec’s immigration minister has acknowledged the province’s system to sponsor refugees needs reform after hundreds of people camped out in his department’s Montreal offices over the weekend, hoping to claim one of the few available applications. The... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 5 hours 20 min ago
After a tough 4-1 loss to the Saskatoon Contacts in Shellbrook on Saturday afternoon, the Prince Albert Mintos got back on track Sunday as they edged the host Battlefords Stars in a 2-1 contest at the North Battleford Civic Centre. Chase Bertholet and Kody Willick provided the offence for the... Read more

paNOW - 5 hours 24 min ago
OTTAWA - Marcus Hogberg isn't sure he belongs in the NHL, but he might be the only one uncertain of his status. Hogberg was at his finest Saturday making 40 saves in the Ottawa Senators’ 5-2 win over the Calgary Flames. The Senators (17-23-8) were outshot 42-21 and if not for Hogberg's... Read more

paNOW - 5 hours 55 min ago
EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers will be going into a 10-day break with their heads held high. Riley Sheahan had a goal and three assists and Connor McDavid had a pair of goals as the Edmonton Oilers rode a strong start to a 7-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday. "It's a good feeling going... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 6 hours 2 min ago
In order to reduce crime, the provincial government needs to go “upstream” and address issues such as poverty and addictions—that’s one topic of interest for NDP leader Ryan Meili leading up to the election later this year. The leader of the opposition was in Prince Albert and area on... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 7 min ago
The community of Montreal Lake Cree Nation (MLCN) is taking proactive stance on issues related to crystal meth, and their work has caught the attention of other First Nation leaders in Canada who face the same struggles. Later this month, representatives from Montreal Lake will travel to Ottawa to... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 10 min ago
NEW YORK - When it comes to unanimous picks for baseball’s Hall of Fame, Derek Jeter quite appropriately has the chance to be No. 2. Yankees closer Mariano Rivera became the first player to appear on every ballot when he swept 425 votes in last year’s election. Ken Griffey Jr. was three... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 10 min ago
VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Whitecaps are hopeful that a fresh approach will lead to improved results as their 2020 training camp kicked off Monday at the National Soccer Development Centre on Monday. The Whitecaps are looking to improve on their 8-16-10 record from 2019, which saw them... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 26 min ago
ATLANTA - Norman Powell scored 27 points, including 17 in the final period, and the Toronto Raptors withstood Atlanta’s late charge to beat the Hawks 122-117 on Monday. Toronto led by 21 points, 112-91, before surviving a late comeback by the Hawks, who pulled within two points at 117-115.... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 30 min ago
As police search for the people responsible for an early morning armed robbery in Prince Albert, a 65-year-old man is sharing more about his encounter. For the purpose of anonymity paNOW has chosen not to identify him. The incident happened around 8:10 a.m. this morning when the man pulled... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 35 min ago
OTTAWA - As of Jan. 1, every Canadian and all Canadian businesses are paying a price on carbon. The federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act means provinces that do not have their own price on pollution that meets a federal standard get the federal carbon tax applied to them. That includes... Read more

paNOW - 7 hours 7 min ago
The provincial opposition leader is prepared to make sure the government keeps its promise of a new hospital for Prince Albert. Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili said his party will be keeping an eye on the issue. Meili added they will also be looking at who is awarded the contract. "The other... Read more

paNOW - 7 hours 21 min ago
VICTORIA - Ted Hughes, whose reports led to the resignation of a premier and the overhaul of child welfare systems in British Columbia and Manitoba, has died at the age of 92. Hughes was B.C.’s first conflict of interest commissioner and his reviews of the child... Read more

paNOW - 7 hours 28 min ago
James Hinchcliffe was surprised and disappointed when he was dismissed from Arrow McLaren SP last October. Now he sees it as an opportunity to live out all his racing fantasies. The 33-year-old from Oakville, Ont., has won six IndyCar Series races over the past nine years - and is... Read more

paNOW - 7 hours 28 min ago
Formula One driver Nicholas Latifi says he will represent his hometown of Toronto in his rookie season on the circuit by choosing No. 6 as the race number for his Williams. Latifi made the announcement Monday in a post on his website. “The main reason is that 6 is so closely linked... Read more

paNOW - 7 hours 33 min ago
The Saskatchewan Hotel and Hospitality Association (SHHA) is trying to raise awareness of human trafficking in hotels. Jim Bence, the SHHA's CEO and president, told Gormley many chains are implementing new training to help staff recognize the threat of traffickers. There are many signs that could... Read more

paNOW - 7 hours 34 min ago
Nearly a dozen Co-op-branded semis lined up on Fleet Street illustrated the Unifor point Monday morning, when the national president stood in front of a crowd of picketers to announce they were blocking off all the Co-op refinery gates. Jerry Dias said the workers had been locked out of the... Read more

paNOW - 8 hours 4 min ago
NEW ORLEANS - A misdemeanour simple battery warrant for Cleveland Browns wide receiver and former LSU star Odell Beckham Jr. has been rescinded, the New Orleans Police Department confirmed Saturday. The warrant was issued Thursday as video posted on social media appeared to show Beckham swatting a... Read more

paNOW - 8 hours 30 min ago
Tim Raines can speak from experience when he describes what Larry Walker might be feeling in the hours before Tuesday’s Hall of Fame induction announcement. Raines, a former teammate of the Canadian slugger with the Montreal Expos, was in Walker’s... Read more

paNOW - 8 hours 29 min ago
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - The battle for Canada’s lone berth in men’s singles at the world figure skating championship was destined to be a dogfight. But the toughest part for Roman Sadovsky on Saturday night was watching the skaters that took the ice after him. The 20-... Read more

paNOW - 8 hours 51 min ago
Play is essential to the development of children because it contributes to their cognitive, physical, social and emotional well-being. Children’s creative development depends on us allowing them to direct their own play scenarios as the key to helping them work out the world on their own.... Read more

paNOW - 8 hours 55 min ago
Consider joining our team – Prince Albert River Communities and walk with us on Saturday, February 22 The Coldest Night of the Year is a walk that raises money for folks in our community who need our help. Some of them hungry, more than a few hurting and regrettably, some who are... Read more

paNOW - 9 hours 2 min ago
The 18th Annual Candle Lake Sno’Drifters 250 Rally will be Saturday, March 7, 2020. Tickets are available from Michelle Lozej 1-306-981-3777 or Carla Painchaud 1-306-960-5597. Payment method Cash/Cheque/Etransfer ( Trail ride registration at the clubhouse at 9... Read more

paNOW - 9 hours 9 min ago
HOUSTON, B.C. - It’s disrespectful that Premier John Horgan won’t meet with five hereditary chiefs who oppose a natural gas pipeline while he is touring northern British Columbia, says the highest-ranking chief. Chief Na’moks, who also goes by John Ridsdale, said the chiefs have... Read more

paNOW - 9 hours 31 min ago
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Randal Grichuk wants Major League Baseball to punish the 2017 Houston Astros as severely as possible, including taking away their World Series championship. Grichuk spoke at length on Saturday morning about the sign-stealing scandal that has enveloped professional... Read more

paNOW - 9 hours 37 min ago
WASHINGTON - When President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial is called to order in the Senate this week, he won't be watching from inside the chamber or on television from the White House. He’ll be thousands of miles away at the Davos economic forum in the Swiss Alps, trying to charm... Read more

paNOW - 9 hours 44 min ago
RCMP alerted the public to a stolen vehicle Monday afternoon and said the suspects in it could be armed. In a media release police asked the public to be on the look out for a stolen 2005, Honda, CRV, brown in colour with Saskatchewan Licence plate: 330 IPA. The vehicle was stolen from within the... Read more

paNOW - 9 hours 47 min ago
MANCHESTER, England - On a standout day for the Premier League’s underdogs and English managers, Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham all dropped points Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City was held 2-2 by Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace, further boosting Liverpool... Read more

paNOW - 9 hours 56 min ago
WINNIPEG - The mayor of Winnipeg came out of a sit-down meeting with the prime minister on Monday saying that all levels of government need to work together to tackle a methamphetamine crisis plaguing the city. Brian Bowman said he asked Justin Trudeau to take stock of the federal government’... Read more

paNOW - 10 hours 8 min ago
LONDON - Goodbye, your royal highnesses. Hello, life as - almost - ordinary civilians. Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are quitting as working royals and will no longer use the titles “royal highness” or receive public funds for their work under a deal announced Saturday by... Read more

paNOW - 10 hours 11 min ago
VICTORIA - BC Ferries says demonstrators opposed to a liquefied natural gas pipeline across northern British Columbia ended a protest today that tied up traffic at a terminal near Victoria. Deborah Marshall of BC Ferries says a blockade at the gates of the Swartz... Read more

paNOW - 10 hours 23 min ago
The family of a Second World War veteran is honoured the French village of his gravesite wants to become sister cities with Prince Albert. "My hope would be that council would see a positive view of it and pursue contacting and whatever councils do to make this come about," Glenn McMullen told ... Read more