Prince Albert News

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 1 day 15 hours ago
The Prince Albert Downtown Street Fair is looking to be bigger than ever on Saturday. The Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District (PADBID has seen the event grow each year since it returned in 2022. PADBID co-executive director Rhonda Trusty said there were more than 100 businesses,... Read more

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Kelly Armstrong has won North Dakota’s Republican primary for governor, setting him up for a likely general election victory in the conservative state in November. The state’s lone congressional representative beat Lt. Gov. Tammy Miller in the race to succeed... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 1 day 15 hours ago
The Prince Albert Roman Catholic School Division is ready for the upcoming 2024 school board elections. The division released the election package after the City of Prince Albert launched their municipal election information on Monday. Education Director Lorel Trumier said the goal is to help... Read more

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MILTON, Ont. — One of the strongest fields ever assembled for the Pepsi North America Cup is now slotted in for Saturday’s $1 million race at Woodbine Mohawk Park. “It’s such a deep field of horses,” said James MacDonald, who will drive Legendary Hanover from post-eight in the evening... Read more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican state Sen. Michael Rulli won a special election Tuesday in eastern Ohio for the U.S. House seat formerly held by the GOP’s Bill Johnson. Rulli, 55, defeated Democrat Michael Kripchak to fill the remainder of Johnson’s unexpired term. The two face off again Nov. 5... Read more

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LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Republican state lawmaker Austin Theriault, endorsed by former President Donald Trump, has won the chance to try to unseat one of the most conservative... Read more

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace has won the Republican nomination after a tumultuous second term in South Carolina that saw her go from an enemy to ally of former President Donald Trump and make headlines for plenty of things off the House floor. Mace defeated challengers Catherine... Read more

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ITUNA, Sask. — Two men with SpaceX descended on a Saskatchewan farm in a moving truck Tuesday to retrieve cosmic junk that fell earlier this year from one of its spacecrafts. The workers, who didn’t give their names while at the farm near Ituna, lugged the large scorched pieces of carbon... Read more

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The 2024 SJHL Draft is now in the books as eight full rounds of 2008 and 2009-born Saskatchewan hockey players have been chosen to become a part of a Junior A organization. The draft, which began on 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, started with two rounds of 2009-born selections, with the La Ronge Ice... Read more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, the reigning champion of the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hotdog eating contest, will not participate in this year’s event after signing a... Read more

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Leon Draisaitl is eligible to play for the Edmonton Oilers in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final on Thursday night after avoiding a possible suspension. Time will tell on two other key players in the series. Florida captain Aleksander Barkov’s status is the biggest... Read more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say one person has died after being shot on a commuter bus Tuesday afternoon that led officers on a chase for miles into the suburbs, with television news footage showing it barreling through vehicles and striking several of them in rush hour traffic. News helicopters... Read more

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BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A man convicted of killing his former lover and her husband in what prosecutors described as a fit of rage was executed Tuesday evening in Missouri. David Hosier... Read more

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A woman who was raised on the trapline in northeast Saskatchewan, and who works as a tour operator, has been offered a great opportunity to represent not only her family and community, but also her culture. Michele Carrière, 34, is among the cast members for “Alone.” Season 11 of the... Read more

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Leadership from the James Smith Cree Nation continue to review an RCMP internal report and its findings on the policing response to the mass stabbing on the reserve in September 2022. Chief Robert Head of the Peter Chapman Band, one of the three communities of James Smith Cree Nation, said with... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 18 hours ago
CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have hired former Columbus head coach Brad Larsen as an assistant on Ryan Huska’s staff. Larsen spent nine seasons with the Blue Jackets, including two as head coach (2021-22 and 2022-23). He compiled a 62-86-16 record and Columbus failed to make the playoffs... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 1 day 18 hours ago
Submitted, Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson proudly announces the recognition of four esteemed members of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band at the 2024 Saskatchewan First Nations Women’s Commission’s Strength of our Women Awards held on May 31st at Saskatoon Prairieland Park.... Read more

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WINNIPEG — A plan to search a Winnipeg-area landfill for the remains of two slain First Nations women has been given the green light by environmental regulators. Manitoba’s NDP government has approved the plan to search the Prairie Green landfill, where the remains of Morgan Harris and... Read more

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TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts released defensive linemen Shawn Oakman and Benoit Marion on Tuesday. The six-foot-nine, 287-pound Oakman was in fourth season with Toronto but didn’t play in the club’s season-opening 35-27 home win over the B.C. Lions on Sunday. Oakman, 32, appeared in... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 18 hours ago
Prince Albert Police are asking drivers to avoid a section of sixth Ave. East, following a serious looking crash. Two vehicles were involved, and the impact forced one on to a local resident’s front lawn. The second smaller vehicle ended up on the curb near the Petro-Canada gas station. Both... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 1 day 18 hours ago
Prince Albert police have closed off a portion of 22nd Street East and Sixth Avenue East following a collision on Tuesday. Drivers are asked to find an alternate route and avoid the area completely if possible. More to come.

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A graduating Grade 12 student from Clearwater River Dene Nation has returned to northern Saskatchewan with a bronze medal from a national science fair. Ava Haynes recently got back from Ottawa where she participated in the Canada Wide Science Fair (CWSF) at Carlton University. “It was pretty... Read more

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Alberta’s government has announced it is providing rural communities with more than $3.2 million in grants for local projects that drive innovation and growth in rural areas. Alberta government officials say Indigenous and small communities play a vital role in the province’s economic landscape.... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 19 hours ago
Family-run grain farm operations will be the biggest losers when it comes to proposed tax changes. The Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) have concluded weeks of research and consultations with tax accountants on the capital gains inclusion rate. With the increase set to take effect on Jun. 25, GGC... Read more

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VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority says it is “certainly possible” that rules surrounding seaplanes operating in the city’s downtown harbour could change in light of an aircraft colliding with a pleasure boat on takeoff over the weekend. Sean Baxter, the authority... Read more

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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Erik ten Hag will stay on as Manchester United manager after months of uncertainty over his future, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the decision had not been publicly... Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will send Ukraine another Patriot missile system, two U.S. officials said Tuesday, answering Kyiv’s desperate calls for more air defenses as it battles an intense Russian assault on the northeastern Kharkiv... Read more

Prince Albert Daily Herald - 1 day 19 hours ago
Investigators seized 160 grams of crack cocaine, $20,602.00 in Canadian currency, and 13 grams of cutting agent while conducting a search warrant in the 500 Block of River Street West on June 7. A 26-year-old Ontario man was charged with Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking and... Read more

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MONTREAL — The Quebec government estimates the number of homes located in flood zones could triple in the province when new flood maps are released. The province’s environment minister discussed the figures today as he announced a public consultation on a proposal to modernize flood... Read more

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VANCOUVER — One of Canada’s most prominent museums is reopening after an 18-month upgrade for “cutting-edge” base-isolation retrofitting that would allow it to survive a once-in-2,500-year earthquake. The Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia’s campus... Read more

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Environment Canada is predicting a warmer-than-usual summer for the entire country, with the provinces east of Manitoba sweltering the most. But meteorologist Jennifer Smith says rain is harder to predict and says there’s no clear signal about what to expect in the way of precipitation. The... Read more

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A man from Ontario is facing a number of drug trafficking charges after Prince Albert Police seized 160 grams of crack cocaine and $20,000 plus a cutting agent. Officers charged the 26-year-old after executing a search warrant last Friday in the 500 Block of River Street West. Over $20,000 cash... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 20 hours ago
OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says a major federal tax credit to help build carbon capture projects is almost in place and she wants to see quick progress on the project promised by Canada’s biggest oilsands firms. The government promised a tax credit for carbon capture and... Read more

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After about three months in Saskatoon’s Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital, the leap day quadruplets are all finally at home. “The first baby (Aleah) came home about two weeks ago,” said their mother Savannah Ratt, who noted Aleah was followed by Beautiful, Dominick and, finally, Cecilia just a few... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 21 hours ago
A judge has sided with a British Columbia group that argued the federal environment minister took too long by waiting more than eight months to recommend an emergency protection order for the endangered northern spotted owl. Ottawa Federal Court Justice Yvan Roy found Steven Guilbeault’s... Read more

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s transitional council appointed a new Cabinet on Monday, marking the final step in rebuilding the government that will lead a country under siege by gangs. Government spokeswoman Kettia Marcellus confirmed the existence of the new Cabinet and its ministers to The... Read more

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TORONTO — Calgary Stampeders quarterback Jake Maier and Toronto Argonauts defensive lineman Jared Brinkman earned the offensive and defensive CFL honour roll nods Tuesday. Maier was 21-of-26 passing for 252 yards and two touchdowns in Calgary’s season-opening 32-24 home win over the Hamilton... Read more

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Oilers forward Sam Carrick has been fined for slashing Panthers defenceman Dmitry Kulikov late in Edmonton’s 4-1 loss to Florida in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final. The NHL’s department of player safety handed Carrick a US$2,213.54 penalty, the maximum allowed under the collective... Read more

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TORONTO — Toronto FC has signed veteran goalkeeper Sean Johnson to a one-year contract extension through 2025 with a team option for 2026. Johnson, 35, joined Toronto in January 2023 as a free agent after six seasons with New York City FC. In his two seasons in TFC colours, he has recorded 10... Read more

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