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First Responders Appreciation Dinner and Dance:

Thank a First Responder... Views & News

by Deanna Mitchener
The Third deeply mourned
From the
Annual First Publisher’s Desk his loss. Flags
Responders Dana McArthur were lowered to
Appreciation half-mast out of
Dinner and respect for the
Dance will be held March 2 at officer, and for those affected
the Edson Legion. by the tragedy.
First Responders are a This year there will be a
special breed who take their special presentation
job, their calling, to protect honouring RCMP officer
and serve seriously. Their Austin MacDougall during
reward is a life saved, and the First Responders
everyone going home safe. Appreciation Dinner.
But all too often, some, like Please take the time to thank
local RCMP officer Austin our local First Responders
MacDougall, do not make it including local law
Riding Update: home at all. enforcement, firefighters,
On July 5, 2017, at EMTs, and all those who Letter to the Editor Policy
Open Letter: approximately 9:00 p.m., dedicate and sacrifice to

Edson RCMP responded to a protect and keep us safe.
call on Range Road 181, west And on behalf of The The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the
of Edson, to discover that Weekly Anchor, we tip our editor
Misadventures officer Austin MacDougall hats and say 'Thank You!' to All letters are published at the discretion of the
had been struck by a motor
all First Responders for the
vehicle while cycling. difficult job you do every day editor-publisher who reserves the right to edit
Tragically, he was putting your lives on the line for clarity, length and libel. Letters published do
pronounced deceased at the to protect and enhance the not necessarily reflect the policies or beliefs of
scene. community we share.
Even though officer For more information on the this newspaper. All letters must bear the name of
MacDougall came to Edson in Appreciation Dinner and the writer and include the address and telephone
MLA 2016, he was very involved in Dance, call 780-712-9786 or number, which will not be published.

Eric Rosendahl the community, and the town 780-712-9081.

My Letter to the Editor:

Stranded motorists say thank you...
by Adrienne Tait

Editor, The Anchor insurance company, which we learned would treated to more kindness, generosity and Jim Eglinski
be one hour and forty minutes arriving, we patience. MP Yellowhead
To our two heroes in Drayton Valley who were taken to Niton Junction for warmth and We sincerely thank everyone for the quick
took us under their wings when I skidded refreshments in the meantime. response and overwhelming help which
into the ditch off Highway 16 near Range There was more damage to the car than prevented any need for distress on our part.
Road 105 about noon on Jan 31. expected and we were towed to Edson From the bottom of our hearts THANK
Not only did they call for a tow through our Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ltd. where we were YOU.

Margaret Maltby

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Apologies on my behalf to the Edson Cycling Association for a
misqoute of projected full cost build of the new Bike Park that is
going in out at Willmore. In the last issue my article incorrectly said
$350,000 when actually it is a $624,000 projected cost for the full
build. Please accept my apologies and I take full blame, not the
Weekly Anchor. Deanna Mitchener
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