Prince Albert News

Bernie is one of eight kittens that were thrown to the ground and lit on fire by a group of kids in Prince Albert on May 13, 2017.

Kittens thrown, 'lit on fire' in Prince Albert: SPCA

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 18, 2017 - 4:27pm Updated: May 19, 2017 - 5:40pm

The Prince Albert SPCA is investigating allegations of animal cruelty involving eight one-week-old kittens last week.

Operations Manager Liana Maloney told 650 CKOM...

RCMP investigators seized 246 grams of cocaine, four grams of marijuana and $3,000 in cash after searching a rural location near Prince Albert on April 21, 2017.

Alleged cocaine trafficker busted again in Prince Albert

By paNOW staff April 24, 2017 - 2:01pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 2:01pm

While released on bail under strict instructions, alleged cocaine trafficker Kole Michael Marchant was arrested for the second time.

On April 21, the Prince Albert...

Donny(left) and Dean(right) Jackow were featured on the reality TV show Dragons' Den to pitch their idea of the Braaamp.

Brothers from P.A. say business has ramped up since being on TV

By Jessika Guse March 12, 2017 - 2:09pm Updated: March 12, 2017 - 7:05pm

Two brothers from Prince Albert couldn't be happier as business is booming after their pitch on the reality TV show Dragons' Den.

Dean and Donny Jackow were on the show...

Hockey coach Shawn Phaneuf, with the Bantam AA Prince Albert Pirates, allegedly threatened teenage players to have them refrain from disclosing information to their parents.

P.A. hockey coach allegedly threatens teen players over 'unwritten rule'

By Chris Vandenbreekel February 27, 2017 - 1:10pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 3:17pm

The father of a teenage hockey player says his son's coach tried to stop athletes from sharing information with their parents. 

Raymond Boyd’s son plays for the Bantam...

Emergency crews respond to a fatal collision on Highway 3 Jan. 11, 2016.

16-year-old killed in highway crash near P.A.

By 650 CKOM January 12, 2017 - 11:06am Updated: January 12, 2017 - 11:07am

A 16-year-old driver died after a crash on Highway 3 Wednesday afternoon.   According to RCMP, two SUVs collided head-on near Whitfield Road, west of Prince Albert, around 3:45...

Emergency crews responded to a fatal collision on Highway 3 Jan. 11, 2016.

Fatal crash near Prince Albert forces partial closure of Highway 3

By paNOW January 11, 2017 - 5:56pm Updated: January 11, 2017 - 5:56pm

The Buckland Fire Department is confirming one death following a crash Wednesday afternoon West of Prince Albert.   At least two vehicles, a truck and an SUV, were involved in...

900 CKBI's morning show host Neil Headrick signs off Friday after 32 years on the air.

Long time P.A. broadcaster retires microphone

By Teena Monteleone December 23, 2016 - 6:55am Updated: December 23, 2016 - 6:55am

On October 14th, 1984, Neil Headrick turned on a microphone at CKBI in downtown Prince Albert for the first time.

“The mic light came on and my throat closed up,” he...

Prisoners are being transferred out of Sask. Pen following a riot that left one inmate dead and eight others injured on Dec. 14, 2016

Prisoner transfers underway following deadly riot at Sask. Pen

By 650 CKOM December 22, 2016 - 11:42am Updated: December 22, 2016 - 6:02pm

A number of prisoners at Saskatchewan Penitentiary in Prince Albert are now serving time at other facilities while the investigation and clean up continues following last...

Katie Enequist became Prince Albert's first ever chief for a day on Wednesday.

P.A. girl named police chief for a day

By Taylor Macpherson December 22, 2016 - 8:25am Updated: December 22, 2016 - 8:25am

Prince Albert Police Service appointed a new police chief on Wednesday.

Grade 7 student Katie Enquist became P.A.’s first-ever chief for a day.  Katie, who suffers from...

Connor Ingram, 19, from Imperial, Sask., was a member of the Mintos in 2014 when they captured the Telus Cup.

Prince Albert Mintos rooting for former goalie at World Juniors

By Brant Hilton December 22, 2016 - 4:39am Updated: December 22, 2016 - 2:11pm

The entire Prince Albert Mintos organization is eager to see a former goaltender suit up for Team Canada at the upcoming World Junior Hockey Championship (WJHC).


Jason Leonard Bird, 43, was pronounced dead after being taken to hospital following a riot at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary near Prince Albert.

1 inmate killed, several injured in riot at Sask. Penitentiary

By 650 CKOM December 14, 2016 - 9:58pm Updated: December 15, 2016 - 7:01pm

Correctional Service Canada (CSC) has confirmed the death of an inmate in a riot at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary near Prince Albert, Sask.  

Emergency services were...

An 18-year-old man, originally from Egypt, is accusing an Astro Towing employee of racism after a heated customer service call.

'Go back to where you come from:' P.A. towing company accused of racism

By Taylor Macpherson October 21, 2016 - 7:45am Updated: October 21, 2016 - 1:48pm

When his car battery died, 18-year-old Jibril Sheikh just wanted to get a boost and get home out of the cold.

But when he tried to contact Prince Albert’s Astro Towing...