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Mummies and
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Valentine’s ‘Lest we Association of the Year 2009 Award Winner the Year 2010 Audit
Media Circulation
Day Gift! EDSON’S INDEPENDENT, AWARD WINNING LOCAL NEWSPAPER Water catastrophe results in damaged reservoir
Forget’ Fall Toxic Round Up
IN PAPER The Weekly See Page 3 Approx. 300,000 gallons lost as crews worked in frigid -28c to isolate break
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see pages 32 to 36 CONTEST! SIDEWALK MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2018 SERVING EDSON & YELLOWHEAD COUNTY FOR 26 YEARS 780-725-4424 at Recycle Depot...
VOL. 29, NO. 8
CHRISTMAS SAVINGS!! HOCKEY Call for public input on Curbside Recycling continued page 14
SPECIAL Junior Level Public confusion around curbside garbage, curbside compost, and curbside recycling pickup
Hockey Assoc.
Christmas ENERGY & OIL looking at by Adrienne Tait w a s t e p i c k u p a n d important,” said Auriat who program is clean material and
organic/compost pick up views it as a higher priority than a effective processing. All organic
The Town of Edson continues program which is scheduled to be curbside recycling program. materials are generally accepted
EDITION FEATURE: Edson... to investigate the possibility of rolled out May 1. Those “The only way we are going to in a program, including items
Letters to Santa, see page 4 providing a curbside recycling programs are included with your get to a 50% diversion rate is by like soiled cardboard.”
Greetings & More! ENERGY service to its residents and is current Town utility bill. including an organics program. I There is some variability
interested in the public's
Anne Auriat of the Edson and have been pushing for this for 10- within the Can Pak contract CAO
Rotary Kicks EDUCATION FEATURE feedback. District Recycling Society has 15 years.” Derricott said, “We anticipate
It is important to note that the long advocated for the
Christina Seidel Executive that we will have to re-evaluate
Free bowling WELLNESS into IN ACTION! curbside recycling issue is implementation of an organics Director of the Recycling as diversion rates change. It is
separate from the already program. “Organics and Council of Alberta said, “The possible that people may choose
approved automated household c o m p o s t i s e x t r e m e l y key to an effective compost
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and snacks PROJECT Gear see pages 25-28 We are our 4-H Multi-Club...
Stories: We are
...equals smiles! P.C. PARTY see page 11


Countdown begins Public hearing
on ‘Landfill &
with Lite-Up! district...

see page 7


presenting a photo Deanna Mitchener
NEW bilingual
County Ad... Cinderella...
Pine Grove’s Madagascar see page 13

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