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ENERGY Edson and County agreed to send letters advocating for completed second surgical unit

FEATURE: EDUCATION by Adrienne Tait advocating for the inclusion of a Campbell and was advised by A l b e r t a I n f r a s t r u c t u r e Vanier grade one class
OilPatch completed second surgical suite Campbell that the hospital is $12 confirmed that the space for the show their
see page 23-27 IN ACTION! Yellowhead County councils at the Edson hospital. million over budget and second surgical suite is there but Edson Wildcats PeeWee C team dance moves
The Town of Edson and the
indicated he is not comfortable
the level of finish is what was in
CAO Jack Ramme said he had
see pages 23-27 have both agreed to send letters discussed the issue with West asking for more money at this question. While the theatre will
to the provincial government Yellowhead MLA Robin time. not be immediately operational Head to Playoffs!
the heating, ventilation, and air
911 ERROR systems are already installed and
SCHOOL TIMES the suite has been “roughed in.” continued on page 3
Hinton division councillor Jack
Dispatch error Williams said, “I understand the
causes delay province is in dire financial

A Guide to in fire services straits but by putting it off when it
is brought back to life there are
careers in response... often changes in codes and Parkland Senior’s Winter
Edson Cycling Oil & Gas... whatever and the cost is usually
Assoc. focuses see page 22 substantially higher.” Lodge holds: Olympics!
Councillors also discussed the
on Wilmore possible disruption to patients
trail expansion see pages 23-27 ADMIN WEEK and service if and when it was
d e t e r m i n e d t h e s e c o n d
Show your operational theatre was needed.
appreciation... Councillor David Russell
Rotary’s Centurion Club’s inaugural meeting asked if the project was
Administrative something the county should Local community stepped up in a big way to help the program
consider funding. “It's not that
GRINCHY Professionals long ago we had a massive bus
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accident at Niton where we could
see pages 10-11 have used those rooms…Those
accidents and potentials occur
every day.” Pioneer Cabin
Mayor Soroka asked if there
COMMENT was staff, surgeons, and
SEE STORY PAGE 15
Tip anaesthesiologists to staff the Valentine’s Tea
surgical suite.
of A summer Giezen said they believed the
Councillors Williams and
filled with
the Hat activities... hospital funding to be a photo Deanna Mitchener
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Councillor Russell said he continue on page 3
see page 6 agreed on the outside face of it
that the hospital was a provincial
REAL ESTATE government responsibility but,
“At the end of the day I look at the
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the best in real estate SEE STORY PAGE 21 Photo Deanna Mitchener that it was their understanding
and agents in our area. the hospital did, and would, have
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