Prince Albert News

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 30 min 52 sec ago
  City council will be spending $3,000 on a conflict resolution session. The motion, brought forward by Mayor Greg Dionne, was passed during Monday’... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 1 hour 13 min ago
  A pair of yellow cards in the early stages of the match proved too much for the Prince Albert Whiskey Jacks to overcome Friday, as they suffered a 48... Read more

paNOW - 1 hour 27 min ago
CANBERRA, Australia - Cardinal George Pell’s appeal against his convictions for child molestation was largely a question of who the jury should have believed, his accuser or a senior priest whose church role was likened to Pell’s bodyguard. Pell’s accuser was a 13-year-old... Read more

paNOW - 1 hour 59 min ago
Over half of the cats initially housed at the Prince Albert SPCA last week have found new digs following the three-day adopt-a-thon that ran Thursday through Saturday. But even while celebrating that success, the SPCA was faced with another deluge of newcomers. With over 70 cats and eight dogs... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 2 hours 14 min ago
  With only a few spots up for grabs at this weekend’s training camp, the battle to make the 2019-20 roster for the Prince Albert Mintos was a... Read more

paNOW - 3 hours 17 min ago
DAVIE, Fla. - Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills objected Monday to recent comments from rapper Jay-Z about social activism by current and former NFL players, including Colin Kaepernick. Jay-Z and the league last week announced a partnership he characterized as a progressive step to carry on the... Read more

paNOW - 3 hours 27 min ago
OTTAWA - No one can blame Rick Campbell for being frustrated with his football club.  The Ottawa Redblacks head coach couldn’t hide his feelings following another loss, this one a 21-7 defeat against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Saturday. Ottawa (3-6) is now 1-6 in... Read more

paNOW - 4 hours 9 min ago
Prince Albert Police are investigating two separate stabbings that occurred within hours of each other over the weekend. The first occurred late Friday night on the 1300 block of 18th St. W. before 11 p.m. One man was taken to hospital. A 40-year-old woman was arrested and is facing one charge of... Read more

paNOW - 4 hours 33 min ago
WINNIPEG - Matt Nichols was at Blue Bombers practice on Monday, but the starting quarterback was wearing a tank top and only watched his teammates go through their paces. Head coach Mike O’Shea said after practice that Nichols was going on the six-game injured list with an unspecified upper-... Read more

paNOW - 4 hours 45 min ago
TORONTO - The Blue Jays will administer caution with a left knee tweak Vladimir Guerrero Jr. suffered in the second inning of his team’s 4-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. The 20-year-old Guerrero was scheduled to undergo an MRI before the Blue Jays complete their three-game set... Read more

paNOW - 5 hours 7 min ago
OTTAWA - One of Canada’s top medal contenders in next year’s Tokyo Olympics has been provisionally suspended for a doping violation, but Laurence Vincent Lapointe insists she did “nothing wrong.” The canoeist from Trois-Rivieres, Que., won’t race at the... Read more

paNOW - 5 hours 7 min ago
PHILADELPHIA - Josh McCown’s retirement lasted two months. The Philadelphia Eagles signed the 40-year-old quarterback to a one-year deal on Saturday. He is coming out of retirement to join his 11th team and play his 17th season. McCown provides insurance behind Carson Wentz, who has finished... Read more

paNOW - 5 hours 18 min ago
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Uras has accepted a 20-game suspension by Major League Baseball for a domestic violence incident and is expected to return in September. MLB gave him credit for serving five games while he was on administrative leave in May, leaving 15 remaining to serve without... Read more

paNOW - 5 hours 57 min ago
KABUL - A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan’s capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. More than 1,000 people had been invited, one witness said, as fears grew that it could be the deadliest attack... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 2 min ago
GREEN BAY, Wis. - Aaron Rodgers is participating in practice and is expected to play in the Packers’ third preseason game against the Oakland Raiders in Canada. Green Bay general manager Brian Gutekunst said Monday the plan is for the two-time MVP to make his preseason debut Thursday night in... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 8 min ago
NEW YORK - Mark Halperin’s planned book about the 2020 election has been officially announced amid protests that the “Game Change” co-author hasn’t earned a second chance since facing multiple allegations of sexual harassment. Regan Arts announced Monday that “How To... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 19 min ago
OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has condemned violence in Hong Kong amid escalating tension between pro-democracy protesters and police. She made the remarks in a joint statement issued Saturday with her counterpart in the European Union, Federica Mogherini. The statement... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 22 min ago
OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has condemned violence in Hong Kong amid escalating tension between pro-democracy protesters and police. She made the remarks in a joint statement issued Saturday with her counterpart in the European Union, Federica Mogherini. The statement... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 27 min ago
QUEBEC - Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shot back at his Quebec counterpart Monday, saying Francois Legault does not understand the history of equalization. On Sunday, Legault defended equalization against criticism from Alberta, saying the program was part of the “original deal”... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 46 min ago
The City of Saskatoon says it is making progress on recovering the $1.04 million it lost in a fraud scheme. “While it is early in the investigation, we’re pleased to say most of the funds have been identified or traced and have been locked down by court order,” City Manager Jeff... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 46 min ago
TORONTO - Hot-hitting rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. left the Toronto Blue Jays game after two innings with left-knee discomfort against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday afternoon. He will undergo further evaluation and was replaced at third base by Brandon Drury. After grounding out to third in... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 55 min ago
OTTAWA - The Federal Court has approved a settlement agreement for survivors of so-called Indian day schools. Under the terms of the settlement, survivors will be able to apply for individual compensation for harms, including physical and sexual abuse, linked to attending one of the... Read more

paNOW - 6 hours 56 min ago
A bail hearing has been postponed for a woman accused of killing a man at the Eastview Trailer Court last month. Before the hearing’s scheduled start Monday morning at Prince Albert Provincial Court, Lucinda Smith, who appeared via video from the Pinegrove Correctional Centre, asked the judge... Read more

paNOW - 7 hours 11 min ago
OTTAWA - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Canada later this week to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. Their meeting comes in advance of the G7 summit of the world’s seven big economies, which gets underway later this week... Read more

paNOW - 7 hours 22 min ago
OTTAWA - It appears the overseas prisoner dubbed “Jihadi Jack” by the British media won’t be headed to Canada any time soon. Neither the governing Liberals nor the Opposition Conservatives are expressing any enthusiasm today for trying to secure the release of... Read more

paNOW - 8 hours 8 min ago
The early signs of harvest are stopping to pop up in the province. SGI is encouraging drivers and farmers to share the road safely. "Be patient, slow down, wait for your opportunity to pass and do so safely," Manager of Media Relations for SGI, Tyler McMurchy said. "Keep in mind the person driving... Read more

paNOW - 8 hours 11 min ago
OTTAWA - As tensions escalate between pro-democracy protesters and police in Hong Kong, Canadian diplomats there say they’ve not yet seen any surge in demand for assistance from the nearly 300,000 Canadians who live in the area. The Immigration Department says that as of Friday, requests... Read more

paNOW - 8 hours 17 min ago
QUEBEC - The federal government has announced it will invest up to $1.2 billion on an expanded public transit network for Quebec City, including a 23-kilometre tramway line. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took part in the joint announcement with the province and the municipality today in the... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 8 hours 35 min ago
  A house went up in flames on Saturday night outside of Prince Albert, sending seven people to hospital. According to a Parkland Ambulance news... Read more

paNOW - 8 hours 39 min ago
Christian music was the focus of a new First Annual Gospel Jamboree hosted by the Lac La Ronge Indian Band (LLRIB) on the weekend. The jamboree was organized by LLRIB Coun. Ann Ratt with assistance by Michael Bird. Ratt said between 200 to 300 people attended the two-day event which began Aug. 17.... Read more

paNOW - 8 hours 48 min ago
AUSTIN, Texas - Police said Monday they are still investigating the weekend motorcycle crash that killed former Texas Longhorns running back and NFL player Cedric Benson and a woman passenger. According to police, witnesses said Benson was driving his BMW motorcycle at a high rate of speed through... Read more

paNOW - 8 hours 56 min ago
A house fire Saturday night in the Rural Municipality (R.M.) of Paddockwood, was accidental according to the fire chief for the Lakeland and District Fire Department. Chris McShannock told paNOW there was extensive damage to the house. Seven people were transported by ambulance to hospital... Read more

paNOW - 8 hours 58 min ago
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates by at least a full percentage point “over a fairly short period of time,” saying that such an action would make the U.S. economy even better and would also “greatly and quickly”... Read more

paNOW - 9 hours 14 min ago
NEW YORK - After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of the black man whose dying cries of “I can’t breathe” fueled a national debate over race and police use of force.... Read more

paNOW - 9 hours 34 min ago
OTTAWA - Elections Canada says it will decide on a case-by-case basis whether discussing the legitimacy of climate change becomes a partisan issue for third parties during the federal campaign, and only if it receives complaints. Environment groups say they feel muzzled from speaking... Read more

paNOW - 9 hours 47 min ago
WASHINGTON - The acting director of the federal Bureau of Prisons has been removed from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein took his own life while in federal custody. Attorney General William Barr announced Hugh Hurwitz’s reassignment Monday. Hurwitz had... Read more

paNOW - 9 hours 53 min ago
Four months later, Manchester City was denied another crucial late goal against Tottenham by an intervention from the video assistant referee. Gabriel Jesus thought he scored the winner in the second minute of injury time in a wild English Premier League match at Etihad Stadium on Saturday when he... Read more

paNOW - 10 hours 31 min ago
NEW YORK - With a simple “We do,” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced his wedding to his longtime girlfriend on Instagram. A photo of the movie star and Lauren Hashian was posted on the social media site. Both were wearing white, and they were standing overlooking the ocean... Read more

paNOW - 10 hours 34 min ago
The Linc Keough Memorial Golf Tournament will be at the Elk Ridge Golf and Country Club on Monday August 26. Tee off time is 10:00 a.m. Shotgun Start at 9:00 a.m. Registration at Elk Ridge Resort. Constable Linc Keough was stationed at Waskesiu Lake Detachment in October 1983 when he was... Read more

paNOW - 10 hours 43 min ago
Kudos to the Montreal Alouettes for providing us with the CFL game of the year Saturday when they beat Calgary 40-34 in overtime. The win launched Montreal into second place in the east, dropped Calgary to fourth and combined with the rotor cuff injury to Winnipeg game manager Matt Nichols, what we... Read more