Following the incident that left Ian Buckwold dead and his son Alvin, who suffers from schizophrenia, charged with second-degree murder, mental health issues are on the minds of many.
What is out there to help those suffering from some form of mental illness whether it is depression or schizophrenia?
In the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region, reaching out and treating those with mental illnesses is one of the top priorities.
The legendary Lobstick tree at the Waskesiu Golf Course is coming down.
The tree, which is estimated to be about 100 years old, is at the end of its life.
“It is basically like the rest of our forest up there. It has run its course and run its lifespan,” Peter Anholt, general manager of the Waskesiu Golf Course said on John Gormley Live Tuesday.
The namesake of the annual golf tournament that pits Saskatchewan’s best golfers against each other will be cut down Sept. 1.
Prince Albert Police are still tight-lipped about the name of a man shot by police two weeks ago.
Last week News Talk Radio independently confirmed the identity of the 27-year-old who was shot by the two officers as Ryan Natomagan-Nelson of Prince Albert.
The July 9 shooting occurred after police responded to two related domestic calls and were allegedly confronted by a knife-wielding man.
Despite public comment from those who knew Natomagan-Nelson, Sergeant Curtis Halcro said police will not confirm the name until family gives the go-ahead.
A baby being dubbed, the ‘miracle baby’ by many on Facebook, is still fighting for life at the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon.
Baby Aurora Skye Ledoux was born three months premature at the hospital after her mother, 17-year-old Brandi Lepine was involved in a fatal car crash in Prince Albert on July 14.
Lepine passed away from her injuries in hospital shortly after giving birth to the baby according to family.
Now her grandmother Josephine Ledoux is hoping to hold on to the last piece of her daughter Brandi.
The man facing charges in connection to a July 14 car crash that killed two Prince Albert women made his second appearance at Saskatchewan Provincial Court in Prince Albert Monday morning.
Jeremiah Jobb, 21, of Prince Albert is facing 12 charges in relation to the incident including two counts each of impaired driving causing death, exceeding .08 causing death, causing death by criminal negligence, and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death.
A 27-year-old man who was shot by two Prince Albert Police Service officers last week has now been independently confirmed to be Ryan Natomagan-Nelson of Prince Albert.
Last Tuesday evening, police responded to two separate domestic calls at a residence in the 2900 block of 5A Avenue East near the Carlton Court Plaza.
The police said the man confronted them with a knife and both officers discharged their weapons. The man was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
It’s been an emotional week for the family and friends of Brandi Lepine, who died Sunday.
At St. Michael’s Parish in Prince Albert Wednesday, Lepine was remembered for her bright, fun-loving spirit that carried her through life.
Before the funeral began, family and friends of Brandi said their last goodbyes to the 17-year-old girl who laid in a silver casket donned with purple and pink flowers. Beside her were several family photos and stuffed bear.
The cause of the fire that destroyed the Land of the Loon Resort’s restaurant on Anglin Lake Monday has been identified.
The Lakeland Fire Department Emergency Management and Fire Safety and OFC have come to the conclusion the blaze was electrical in nature and caused by a lightning strike.
"We were shocked, obviously and saddened that it happened to the Greening family," said Adrienne Starks.
"I've known them my entire life. I'm grateful that nobody got hurt."
Traffic will soon replace the water sitting on Highway 2 north of Prince Albert after the province announced today a plan to remove the water off the highway that's experienced numerous closures this year from flooding.
Work has been underway since Monday on a drainage ditch that will channel water into the nearby Little Red River.
The plan was proposed by the Water Security Agency after it completed a survey of the area last Friday.
Editor's note: Brandi's name was incorrectly spelled in the previous version of this story. Her name has been corrected.
In the wake of the tragic death of 17-year-old Brandi Lepine, her family is remembering her selfless and loving personality.
“She was happy, she was always trying to make everybody else happy before herself,” said Lepine’s 21-year-old sister, Lacey. “She worried about everybody else, she really loved her baby.”