Glenn Hicks

Big Brothers Big Sisters Prince Albert is seeking to expand its programs which match a volunteer adult mentor with a child. There is a particular need for men to get involved.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Prince Albert is seeking to expand its programs which match a volunteer adult mentor with a child. There is a particular need for men to get involved. Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big brothers needed in P.A.

By Glenn Hicks
November 21, 2017 - 2:00pm

Prince Albert boys are in need of big brothers. 

The Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Prince Albert mentoring program currently has 30 kids matched with a volunteer adult, but 30 more are on the wait list and by far the biggest need is for the boys.

The names of the hundreds of victims of anti-transgender violence are read out during a somber event in Prince Albert Sunday.
The names of the hundreds of victims of anti-transgender violence are read out during a somber event in Prince Albert Sunday. Conrad Burns/Facebook

P.A. remembers victims of anti-transgender violence

By Glenn Hicks
November 20, 2017 - 11:54am

Today marks international Transgender Day of Remembrance.

To recognize this Prince Albert Pride and various partners organized an event Sunday to remember the victims of anti-trans violence.

The locally filmed documentary highlights the Indigenous practices used in the treatment and management of HIV/AIDS.
The locally filmed documentary highlights the Indigenous practices used in the treatment and management of HIV/AIDS. Merv Thomas/Canadian Aboriginal Aids Network

Locally shot HIV/AIDS documentary up for Los Angeles award

By Glenn Hicks
November 18, 2017 - 11:00am

A locally-shot documentary that highlights the use of Indigenous practices alongside western medicine in the treatment and management of HIV/AIDS has been nominated for an award.

The Dual polarization Doppler radar system like this one will offer far more accurate and quicker weather data making forecasting easier
The Dual polarization Doppler radar system like this one will offer far more accurate and quicker weather data making forecasting easier National Weather Service

New weather forecasting technology due by February

By Glenn Hicks
November 16, 2017 - 12:07pm Updated: November 16, 2017 - 6:00pm

New weather forecasting technology that will offer quicker and more accurate data is coming to our region but it's still three months away. And there were signs this week that the new system is much-needed.

Research scientists were able to infect non-human primates with brain and muscle tissue from animals infected with Chronic Wasting Disease.
Research scientists were able to infect non-human primates with brain and muscle tissue from animals infected with Chronic Wasting Disease. Canadian Press

Chronic Wasting Disease could jump to humans: Research scientist

By Glenn Hicks
November 15, 2017 - 8:00am

Researchers have found fatal Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in deer, elk and even moose, can jump to non-human primates which means it may be able to jump to humans.

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