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Local girl helps sweeten the holiday season for less fortunate

paNOW - 4 hours 9 min ago
By Nigel Maxwell A grade 3 student at Queen Mary School made it her Christmas wish this year to give back to the city's less fortunate, even offering the money she received from the tooth fairy and a bake sale. Summer Thomas, 8, raised $142 through sugar cookies she made and sold at the La Fille De Madeleine Christmas Sale. Summer explained to paNOW, why she wanted to help. "Because I felt bad and they might be freezing," she said. ... Read More
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Mintos return to win column at home

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 11 hours 19 min ago
For the first time in over a month, the Prince Albert Mintos have won a Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League game at the Art Hauser Centre. With a 6-1 triumph over the Yorkton Maulers Friday, the Mintos picked up their first victory in Pri
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Raiders win fight-fest in Swift Current

Prince Albert Daily Herald - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 23:30
The Prince Albert Raiders and Swift Current Broncos came ready to battle Friday — literally. The division rivals faced off in Swift Current for the first time since the Broncos ended the Raiders’ win streak on December 4. That
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TSB issues stern warning after several pilots report lack of de-icing at remote airports

Prince Albert Daily Herald - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 22:37
Recommendations to improve de-icing equipment and regulation compliance come as part of investigation into Fond du Lac crash Investigators from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) are calling for urgent action from the federal
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Leason and Scott survive Team Canada cuts

Prince Albert Daily Herald - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 20:44
It’s still looking good for two members of the Prince Albert Raiders to play for Team Canada at the World Juniors for the first time since 2005. Following a number of cuts on Friday night, goaltender Ian Scott and forward Brett Leason
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Volunteers still needed for Canadian Juniors

Prince Albert Daily Herald - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 19:53
With almost a month to go until the first stones are thrown at the Art Hauser Centre and the Prince Albert Golf & Curling Club, 2019 New Holland Canadian Juniors director of volunteers Jeff Fisher is inching towards his goal of having enough v
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Mintos to honour Matechuk prior to Sunday’s game

Prince Albert Daily Herald - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 19:15
Prince Albert hockey fans will have a chance to salute Layne Matechuk on Sunday afternoon at the Art Hauser Centre. The former Prince Albert Mintos blueliner, who was one of the survivors of the Humboldt Broncos bus accident in April, will
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Triple-threat Tom Jackson stops in P.A. for Christmas tour

Prince Albert Daily Herald - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:16
Jayda Noyes, Daily Herald “We don’t necessarily understand what joy is. We don’t understand how therapeutic it is, how much of a prescription it is.” – Tom Jackson Actor, musician and activist Tom Jack
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Regnier taking advantage of opportunities with Broncos

Prince Albert Daily Herald - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:17
Earlier this month, Swift Current Broncos forward Ethan Regnier put together the most impressive night of WHL career against his hometown team. During a game against the Prince Albert Raiders on Dec. 4 at the Credit Union iPlex, the 18-year
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Meteor shower brings dazzling display

paNOW - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:00
By Glenn Hicks If you were out and about in the wee hours of this morning you may have caught a glimpse of an impressive light show. The Geminid meteor shower reached its crescendo. paNOW heard from local residents who saw the high-speed splashboard of colour before dawn on what was a clear and not too cold a night. Melville-based James Edgar, a past president of The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, explained the phenomenon. ... Read More
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What'sHappeningNOW Dec.14,2018

paNOW - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 15:58
By paNOW Staff News director Glenn Hicks speaks with reporter Michael Joel-Hansen about the opening of a new liquor store in Prince Albert that has some high tech additions.   ... Read More
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Co-op liquor store opens doors to P.A., second one coming

Prince Albert Daily Herald - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 14:38
Jayda Noyes, Daily Herald Customers flooded into Prince Albert’s newest—and largest—liquor store on Friday morning for its grand opening. Co-op Wine, Spirits, Beer Cornerstone is located beside Michaels. According to Lak
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Co-op liquor store opens

paNOW - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:23
By Michael Joel-Hansen A decent-sized crowd braved the cool temperatures this morning, as the ribbon was cut to mark the official opening of the city’s newest liquor store at the Cornerstone shopping district. The ribbon was officially cut Friday morning with some fan fare to @lakecountrycoop new liquor store. ... Read More
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Leafs sign Scott

Prince Albert Daily Herald - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:35
As he awaits to find out if he’ll play for Canada at this year’s World Juniors, Ian Scott now knows what his long-term hockey future will hold. On Friday afternoon, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced that the Prince Albert Raider
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Fentanyl and cocaine among drugs seized in Thursday evening drug raid

Prince Albert Daily Herald - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:04
Two people are in custody facing charges of drug trafficking after an Integrated Street Enforcement Team (ISET) raid Thursday night. According to a press release, two search warrants were executed on Dec. 13, one in the 2600 block of Sixth
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Some holiday cheer at the pumps

paNOW - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:01
By Nigel Maxwell Prices at the pumps could drop another few cents before Christmas, according to one gas price analyst. Dan McTeague with the price tracking app GasBuddy, told paNOW the recent slide in gas prices, is in response to crude prices bottoming out at $52 per barrel, and as retailers of gasoline re-supply they have found their wholesale price has dropped. ... Read More
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Project Poinsettia brings holiday cheer

paNOW - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:31
By Brady Bateman Poinsettias remind us all of Christmas, of spending time with loved ones, and celebrating the end of one year and the beginning of another. That’s the idea that inspired Power 99 staff to create Project Poinsettia, which sees hundreds of poinsettias delivered to care homes throughout the Prince Albert area. Sheila Fazio, administrative assistant with Mont St. Joseph told paNOW the residents were beaming with happiness over their flowers. ... Read More
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Two arrested after drugs and cash found in P.A. homes

paNOW - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:14
By paNOW Staff Various amounts of cocaine, methamphetamine and ecstacy were seized by police as part of a drug bust in Prince Albert Thursday night.   Over $26,000 in cash and material used for drug trafficking was also seized from the homes in the 2600 block of Sixth Ave. E. and 500 block of 21st St. E.   A 33-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman were arrested and face a number of drug related charges. Both are expected to appear Friday at Prince Albert Provincial Court. ... Read More
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City of P.A. asked to review number of derelict properties

paNOW - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 08:00
By Nigel Maxwell Administration at Prince Albert City Hall has been asked to update its database for the number of vacant, abandoned and boarded up buildings in the city. ... Read More
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Councillor says new Board of Police Commissioners appointments violate city bylaws

Prince Albert Daily Herald - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:13
A Prince Albert city councillor says the city violated its own procedure and police commission bylaws with their recent appointments to the Board of Police Commissioners. The city introduced the new board at a press conference on Dec. 6, bu
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