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Young adults "Night on the Town" program

Western Star Trucks (North) Ltd.
26124 TWP Road 531A
by Mikaela Kuefler transient population to try and get them Board game pub night is at Galloway Pub on
connected to our community and show them how June 8 and gets people together to give them a Acheson, AB T7X 5A1
great it is. It also can be for anyone looking to chance to meet other people while playing board
The Town of Edson Community Services is have some fun with their current friends or to games.
opening up a new program for those who are make new ones. Really, everyone's welcome,” Beer Yoga is on July 13 at Uptown Yoga.
over 18, called “Night on the Town Edson”. said Hawboldt. Teaching the class will be Lindsay Boxma.
“There's not that much programming for young The first night is on May 5 at the Red Brick and Beer yoga is a fun, goofy, beginner friendly Toll Free 1-800-252-7500
adults to get together and hang out, so we wanted is a paint night called “Beers and Brushes”. yoga class. “We're going to drink beer Phone: 780-453-3452 Cell: 780-984-2224
to get something going for them. It's kind of new Participants will be painting a landscape scene throughout it. You can come even if you don't
to us,” said Recreation and Culture Coordinator with a canoe on the water looking at the drink beer,” said Hawboldt.
Krista Hawboldt. mountains. Those interested must register with Finally, the Town plans to have a pool party
The program is offered once a month and is the Town. August 19 before the pool closes for shutdown.
Summers Drilling
geared towards new people, for the transient The next night is on May 25 at Holy Redeemer Participants can have fun with body paint while Summers Drilling
population, or for anyone looking to have some High School and is called “I like the way you the Town provides a DJ and food.
Water Well Drilling
fun. roll”. People wishing to participate in sushi “We're trying to make it not so formal as the Water Well Drilling
“It's kind of for new people or for some of our making must register at the Town as well. other programming where you have to register
by a deadline. It'll be text at (780)517-7055 or
email at to reserve a spot,” said A proud Alberta business, since 1917,
A proud Alberta business, since 1917,
Edson RCMP seek assistance Hawboldt. Summers Drilling specializes in water well
Summers Drilling specializes in water well
did not use identifying fleeing suspect
drilling and water well repairs.
drilling and water well repairs.

Edson RCMP are seeking the public's an approximate 2014 white Dodge Ram
assistance in identifying a vehicle that took 1500 with a “Famous Stars and Stripes”
off from Police during a traffic stop in the clothing logo on the left side of the rear
Town of Edson. On April 17, 2017 at window. The logo is a stylized tilted F with a
approximately 10:20 p.m. Police were star in the middle. The vehicle also has a 4405 50 street4405 50 street 780-963-1282
proactively patrolling and sought to conduct driver side tail light that is not alit at night; Stony Plain, ABStony Plain, AB www
a stop with a vehicle on 4th Avenue at 48th however, it does light up when braking or
Street. In doing so, the vehicle took off from signalling left.
the Police Officer, using municipal side Edson RCMP are continuing to investigate
streets attempting to evade detection. and are requesting anyone with knowledge
The vehicle was being driven in an erratic of this occurrence to contact Edson RCMP at
manner and was last seen heading westbound (780) 723-8800, or Crime Stoppers
towards Hinton on Highway 16 near anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 or online at
Galloway Road. The vehicle is described as

Town accepts 4.1M bid for utility upgrades EDSON DRY CLEANERS

by Adrienne Tait municipalities and found that many pay per
diem rates and reimbursement mileage for
Town Council accepted the bid during their hearings and training days for board members. 20% OFF
Christopher Hemsworth, Isaac Ahlf, Nick Hill, Tyler Pratt, Tyler Ferguson, Kai Mohr, and Robbie April 18 meeting for the 2017 deep utilities Council approved the payment of $204.67 to
Hemsworth enjoy a game called Bang, in the Edson Public Library on March 31. photo upgrade and replacement program as well as the Federation of Canadian Municipalities All bedding
the 2017 street paving program for a five block
Deanna Mitchener (FCM) for their defense fund. The fund is used
area. The total amount for both bids, including when a member calls on FCM to intervene in a
full width road work was $4,147,940.63 plus legal case when it could have national (until May 5,2017)
GST. The successful bids went to High implications.
Mountain Hoe Services Ltd. and Knelsen Sand
& Gravel Ltd. respectively.
Councillor Brian Boyce asked if the repairs We do alterations
were necessary as it appeared the bids were
over the budgeted amount and would cut into & repairs
any funds the town was hoping to save to put Edson
towards a larger project.
Director of Engineering Dawit Solomon 108 - 50 street08 - 50 street
said, “The infrastructure [in question] we have
is a fairly pathetic situation. We plan between
four and six blocks every year and if we
continue to move at this scale we can remove Annual Food Drive
some of the other costs.” Solomon said some
of the pipes in question are cast iron dating
Councillor Jim Gomuwka said council needs
to keep the basic infrastructure in good stead. from September tofrom September to P INSTALLATIONS P
“If we don't we are going to be spending the Wednesday, May 17, 2017Wednesday, May 17, 2017 * Furnaces Replacement
money we were going to save on repairs.” * Furnaces/Air Conditioners
It would not be a matter of if but a matter of
when the infrastructure would fail said * Residential Heating Packages
Councillor Chouinard, “We don't know when * Electronic Air Cleaners

these pipes are going to break. If we can't flush NEEDED * Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
* Furnaces Replacement
our toilets and run our water we are nowhere.” * Furnaces/Air Conditioners * Sheet Metal Work
Also during the meeting, Council passed first to go door to door to go door to door FREE ESTIMATES
* Residential Heating Packages
* Electronic Air Cleaners
reading of Bylaw 2198 which would allow and collect donations.and collect donations.

compensation for subdivision and development * Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
* Sheet Metal Work
appeal board members. Board members are FREE ESTIMATES Email:
now required, under the Municipal Government If interested please call
Act, to attend mandatory training. Town 780-723-1350. 4640 3 Avenue Phone: (780) 723-3553
administration inquired with other Edson, AB T7E 1C2 Authorized Dealer Fax: (780) 723-3552
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