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An evening to remember at

Niton's Daddy and Daughter Dance Entwistle Community League

by Mikaela Kuefler Annual General Meeting

The Niton Central Fundraising
Society hosted their second annual April 27,2017
Daddy Daughter Dance at Niton
Central School on April 8. 7:00 p.m.
The dance was open to everybody
and 71 people attended. People
attending were welcomed with
corsages and flower headbands.
Dads could wear boutonnieres.
"They absolutely love to have a
good time with dad, get into their
dresses, and be dad's princesses for
the night. It gives moms a break
too," said President Tammy
Ruggles.
Weekly Anchor Copy Depot People attending could also take

PASSPORT PHOTOS & MORE part in the hula hoop dance, where
dads and daughters held hands to go
Digital passport system photos will be through the hoop. People played Avaya and Myla Morden enjoy
musical papers, which was musical
ready in 5 minutes while you wait! chairs but used paper instead of time spent with their dad Steve at
chairs. Dads and daughters also had the Daddy Daughter Dance at
Passport•Citizenship•Rifle Arms Licence• fun with the photo booth and Niton Central School on April 8.
photo Mikaela Kuefler
enjoyed snacks, which included a
Free Pizza and Coffee at 6:00 p.m.
Permanent Resident•Photos & more sundae bar. Free Pizza and Coffee at 6:00 p.m.
"The ice cream was a huge hit. daughters and decided to try a
They thought that was pretty neat," dance. We had a really good turn
Boundries Are Not An Issue
said Ruggles. out last year and it looks like it's a Boundries Are Not An Issue
When Building Our Communities
A silent auction was also hit this year as well. It's really nice When Building Our Communities
available, auctioning off toys, to see the dads dancing with their
clothing, and a portable air tank. daughters," said Vice President Creating Ideas That Are Fun For Our Communities
Creating Ideas That Are Fun For Our Communities
Two draws were available, one for Miranda Morden.
dads and one for daughters. Dads Proceeds go towards school
had the chance to win gift cards and funding, raising a gross amount of
Membership - $5.00
Membership - $5.00
DROP IN AND SEE! daughters had a chance to win some $874. Community Spirit - Priceless
Community Spirit - Priceless
toys.
"The party ran until 10:30 p.m. It
5040 3rd Avenue, Edson 780-723-5787 "Last year, we decided that dads was a good, late night," said
need to do something with their Ruggles.
Tom Hill Tower Road Andrea Nixon’s



pavement extended SALUTE TO THE


County's 2017 budget includes pump tracks for Peers and Marlboro WOMEN OF COUNTRY

by Mikaela Kuefler completion date for mid October
2017.
Yellowhead County Council met on The tender to rehabilitate the River Friday, May 5, 2017
April 11 to discuss the 2017 final Ridge Subdivision roads and the
budget, the tender awards for Tom Carldale Road to undertake culvert
Hill Tower Road, and for the River settlement pavement repairs was SHOW TICKETS - $25
Ridge subdivision, among other awarded to Knelsen Sand & Gravel
items. Ltd. for $2,732,233.91. Construction “Legion Canteen Menu Available”
In the budget, county has included for the bridge sized culvert is included DOORS: 5:30 pm SHOW: 7:00 pm
expense items for protective services in the price and the project includes
such as the Wildwood Fire hall and base work and road widening in spots
for infrastructure services, such as the prior to the paving. Date for
West End Shop. completion is early fall.
It has also included recreation Manager for Engineering services
expenses, such as an inflatable mobile said that the tenders they received for
movie screen and Wildwood complex this project were higher than
bleachers. Parks and campgrounds anticipated, likely due to all the work
expenses include a bike park for taking place in the province.
Brule, a trail in the Evansburg dry Back in 2014, residents of River
pond area, a pump track for Marlboro, Ridge appealed to Council about their
a pump track for Peers, the new Niton frustrations over the road not being
playground, and the Tipple Park properly maintained by the developer
playground. and having a 75% road ban on the 2.2
As for tender awards, the Tom Hill km length of road.
Tower Road tender was awarded to In October of 2014, Council voted
grade, base, and pave a 12.7 km in against supporting the River Ridge
length section of the road from the residents request to pave the
existing pavement north to the subdivision at that time due to the
junction of the Long Lake Road. It lack of budget for the project, to the
was awarded to Carmacks Enterprises fact that the promise to pave it did not TICKETS AVAILABLE AT
Ltd. For $8,366,002.17. come from the County, and that the
The road will be built with a truck road is not an access road, among Edson Royal Canadian Legion
pullout for an easy access turn around other issues.
and will allow for industry and other Despite the decision not to pave the 780-723-3455
vehicles to pull over in a safe manner road, the County ensured residents
if needed. It is part of the County's that since it had control over the road Open to the Public - No Minors Please
Road Connectivity Plan and has a now, that it would be well maintained.
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