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Crash sidelines Sask. jiu jitsu athlete

Even though a Prince Albert man's life has been flipped upside down, jiu jitsu athlete Cody Bowman remains positive.

Bowman is still recovering from injuries he sustained on July 9 after being hit head-on by another vehicle. He said he was driving in his car alone down a grid road to see his girlfriend when his car was hit.

"I was back on my reserve at Ahtahkakoop [First Nation] and I was nicely driving and some drunk drivers hit me head on and I broke both the bones in my left leg,” Bowman said.

Prince Albert family example of housing woes

A Prince Albert family remains in limbo after Habitat for Humanity took steps to terminate their housing agreement.

Last month, Darlene Alexson received a letter from the charity saying she no longer qualified for a home, because a member of her family had repeated encounters with police and that did not meet their “vision of a Habitat partner family.”

Missing girl last seen at Prince Albert Super 8

A missing girl has police asking for the public's help.

Madison MacIntyre, 13, was last seen at the Super 8 motel on Friday at around 2 a.m.

According to the Prince Albert Police Service, she was reported missing a short time later.

MacIntyre is described as around five feet, five inches, 120 pounds and was last seen wearing black Saskatchewan Roughrider shorts and a grey Metallica T-shirt.

Anyone with information as to her whereabouts is asked to contact the Prince Albert Police Service at 953-4222 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.

Class action still option for former Timber Bay students

People who attended a Montreal Lake school can still apply for class action after a provincial Court of Appeal's reversal, and a lawyer is considering suing the churches that ran it.

Timber Bay Children’s Home and Timber Bay School operated from 1952 to early 1992, with Metis students attending the day school and residence in the Montreal Lake area.

Trial for co-accused in Melfort murder conspiracy a year away

A trial has been set for a Wakaw man and Melfort woman charged with conspiring to murder their spouses, and it's almost a year away.

Curtis Vey and Angela Nicholson, both in their early 50s, are accused of plots consisting of a Halloween overdose and death in a house fire.

The tipoff to RCMP came last summer and after a short investigation Vey and Nicholson were arrested on July 9.

They received bail over a year ago under conditions to stay away from each other and their respective spouses.

Alleged naked police dog biter gets bail

A 20-year-old man accused of biting a police dog in Prince Albert earlier this has received bail on Friday.

Rusty Hearn made an appearance at the Prince Albert Provincial Court.

Hearn faces charges of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, failing to stop for police, resisting arrest and cruelty to animals.

Earlier this week, police in Prince Albert said they responded to a report of a man driving a car under the influence after he was allegedly involved in a domestic dispute.

Hearn's family is disputing both assertions made by police.

PA police shooting inquest jury gives no recommendations

The family of a man who was shot by police during a confrontation had little to say at the conclusion of an inquest into his death.

After a five-day trial, the six-person jury concluded Ryan Natomagan-Nelson, 26, died on July 9, 2013 at 10:51 p.m. in Prince Albert’s Victoria Hospital.

The decision that he died from blood loss due to gunshot wounds, and that it was a homicide, was based off 13 people’s testimonies and numerous documents.

VIDEO: Heartfelt Robin Williams tribute promotes mental health awareness

Erika Rybinski was inspired to write a song after hearing about the death of actor and comedian Robin Williams.

The song, “Robin, You’re Free,” was not only written as a tribute to one of her favourite actors, but to mental health awareness as well.

Naked dog biter to appear in court

A 20-year-old man who made headlines for biting a dog while naked will make a court appearance in Prince Albert Thursday morning.

On Tuesday morning, Prince Albert Police responded to a call of a man allegedly on drugs driving a car. Following a brief pursuit, the suspect’s car would enter a ditch near Highway 11. The man then exited the vehicle completely naked.

Prince Albert K9 unit was brought out to help apprehend the man, who ended up biting Jagger the police dog before ultimately ending up in handcuffs.

Anti-uranium activists consider appeal after Pinehouse legal upset

The group of 40 plaintiffs who saw their lawsuit over a collaboration agreement signed between uranium companies and the Village of Pinehouse dismissed are regrouping after their legal defeat.

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