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County Mayor Gerald
fire fighters who are
Yellowhead County is
GRINCHY FUN UNPLUGGED OilPatch IN ACTION! protective services moving towards relying being asked to respond Soroka cautioned that it community of Hinton for
With two fire chiefs, a
see page 23-27
while at work.
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is preliminary stages for
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sharing agreement
many of the decisions.
Other changes are
members during the day
see pages 23-27
between the towns of
Edson, Hinton, and Stollery!
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to host will be up to them to
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see page 20-21 meeting on February 3.
I n a f o l l o w u p Lodge holds: Olympics!
interview Mayor Greg
HEALTH CARE Pasychny said, “There is SEE STORY PAGE 15
no intent from the town
Rural health of Edson to look at a
different dispatch
care review system.” Local community stepped up in a big way to help the program
comes to county's protection
Any changes to the
GRINCHY Edson... services will have an
i m p a c t o n t h e
see page 3 municipalities of Edson
and Hinton. One of the
changes is the county's
COMMENT decision to use their own
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