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Prince Albert Police Chief Troy Cooper reiterated how social influence plays a key role in curbing impaired drivers and called on residents to take up the call to stop drunk drivers before they get behind the wheel. The Ding in the New Year free transit program will also provide an option for drivers this holiday season.
Prince Albert Police Chief Troy Cooper reiterated how social influence plays a key role in curbing impaired drivers and called on residents to take up the call to stop drunk drivers before they get behind the wheel. The Ding in the New Year free transit program will also provide an option for drivers this holiday season. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Ding in the New Year program looks to reduce impaired driving, save lives

By Tyler Marr
December 14, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: December 15, 2017 - 2:31pm

It is a story we hear all too often: innocent lives thrown into havoc at the hands of a drunk driver.

Firefighters demonstrated proper fire extinguisher use during an open house at city hall. Fire chief Jason Everitt encouraged members of the public to contact the fire department before purchasing an extinguisher to learn about the different types and applications beforehand to ensure they're getting the right product.
Firefighters demonstrated proper fire extinguisher use during an open house at city hall. Fire chief Jason Everitt encouraged members of the public to contact the fire department before purchasing an extinguisher to learn about the different types and applications beforehand to ensure they're getting the right product. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

P.A. firefighters promote fire safety during holiday season

By Bryan Eneas
December 13, 2017 - 5:00pm

With Christmas around the corner, staff of the Prince Albert Fire Department are reminding folks about fire safety.

Staff from city hall and members of the public gathered for two open house sessions on Dec. 13 to learn how to keep their homes safe over the holiday season.

The semi jumped the guard rail when coming off Highway 55 causing major tailbacks to Tuesday rush hour traffic
The semi jumped the guard rail when coming off Highway 55 causing major tailbacks to Tuesday rush hour traffic Submitted photo/Jolene Billay

Truck driver fined after hitting guard rail

By paNOW Staff
December 13, 2017 - 10:22am Updated: December 13, 2017 - 11:40am

The Prince Albert Police Service has issued a fine to the driver of the semi truck that crashed on the Riverside Overpass off ramp Tuesday morning.

Police said the vehicle had deviated from the truck route.

Mayor Greg Dionne admitted the city has perhaps not done enough for the commercial sector and promised to tackle the issue very soon.
Mayor Greg Dionne admitted the city has perhaps not done enough for the commercial sector and promised to tackle the issue very soon. file photo/paNOW Staff

P.A. Chamber calls to protect mom and pop shops following tax report

By Glenn Hicks
December 12, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Prince Albert Chamber of Commerce is urging the city to significantly lower the commercial tax rate to improve local business following a report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).

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