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RCMP searching for missing Edson man

by Adrienne Tait searches of the area and are now concentrating their efforts on the Please join
Columbia River which runs near Taylor's last known location.
B.C. RCMP are searching for a missing Edson Man. Canine units were also involved in the ground search. Edson Credit
Taylor Oelrich was last seen by a friend near a lodge where they The RCMP Underwater Recovery team consisting of police Union
were staying on February 15, 2015 and was reported missing later divers from across the province are expected to conduct a dive for our
that morning at 10:40 a.m. search in the Columbia River on Thursday afternoon.
Cst. Spencer Lainchbury said, “Taylor was on a weekend trip to Police are following up on other leads that they have received 72nd Annual
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort (local ski hill) with a brother and from both Oelrich's family and the public to determine the exact General Meeting
friends. circumstances of his disappearance.
A majority of the group went to bed and Taylor stayed up with Taylor is described as a 27 year old blond hair, blue eyed,
one of the friends. The two returned to the lodge that they were Caucasian male. He is 5 feet 8 inches (172 cm) and weighs
staying at and the friend went to bed around 4:00 a.m. When the approximately 160 lbs (72 kg). He was last seen wearing blue When:
group woke up in the morning they could not find Taylor.” jeans, a grey t-shirt and Baker Hughes baseball cap. Wednesday,
Constable Mainchbury said, “This is unusual behaviour for Taylor had recently moved to Edson for an employment position.
him.” Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Taylor Oelrich March 4, 2015
Police, with the assistance of Golden and Area Search and is urged to contact their local RCMP or Crimestoppers at 1-800- Location:
Rescue (GADSAR), have conducted extensive ground and aerial 222-8477 (TIPS).
Sustainable Resource initaitives Complex
presented at County Registration:
5:30 pm
by Adrienne Tait information, municipal had a specific lot in mind 6:00 pm
inventory, and outline of and was encouraged to
I n t e g r a t e d l a n d the integrated resource provide the information Meeting:
s p e c i a l i s t S h a r a d management system. t o t h e E S R D 7:00 pm
Karmacharya presented C o u n c i l l o r J a c k representatives present
an update on Alberta Williams asked if the for them to look into the
E n v i r o n m e n t a n d department has plans to specific case. Dinner tickets are available
Sustainable Resource address or relax the Mayor Gerald Soroka at the
D e v e l o p m e n t ' s policies regarding i n q u i r e d a b o u t Credit Union at a cost of
organizational structure ground fields. recreational nodes $10/person
a n d d e p a r t m e n t a l Resource manager around Hinton that have
initiatives for the Upper Kevin Quintilio said they been in “limbo.” Soroka
Athabasca land use are moving forward to said, “I'm concerned. The deadline for
framework and regional gain comprehensive We talk about huge classifieds is
plan. inventory and admitted, tourism opportunities Photo Adrienne Tait Wednesday
Karmacharya has been “We don't really have a but you let one out, there at Noon
p r e s e n t i n g t h e good handle on the were some issues Integrated land specialist Sharad Karmacharya prior to
information to municipal inventory.” Following surrounding it, it's back presented an update regarding the Upper Monday’s
and regional partners the inventory a risk in your control and now Athabasca land use framework and regional plan at publication.
throughout the region. assessment will be you just told me you're the county committee of the whole on Feb. 17.
He was present at the completed with a move not letting it out again.”
county committee of the towards mediation and Calling the timeline for
whole meeting on i m p r o v i n g p o l i c y. working on the upper
February 17. Quintilio also said, A t h a b a s c a p l a n a until 2017 or 2018 when
Key changes to the “There is a large “ m o v i n g t a r g e t ” they will move into RAC
s t r u c t u r e i n c l u d e inventory, probably K a r m a c h a r y a t o l d meeting and online
reducing the number of more than we have funds council that the process survey stage followed by
regions from seven to to remediate.” is ongoing and will be in the development of a
five, updated contact Councillor Williams the preplanning stages draft plan. 2 for 1 Burgers

Mobile mammography screen test Between 11am-2pm

clinic returning to Edson 7 days a week

by Deanna Mitchener before her appointment to complete a short Till end of February
questionnaire about her breast health. The screen test
The mobile mammography screen testing unit technologist will bring the client to the exam room to
comes to Edson once a year and will be in Edson perform the test. A mammogram itself takes about 10
from March 10 through the 21 at the Edson minutes to complete. Some women find the exam to Meet Nanook.
Healthcare Centre located at 4716 - 5 Ave, East. be uncomfortable, however should not be painful.
A mammogram is the best way to find breast After the exam is complete, the client is free to ask
cancer at its earliest stages and can help detect a questions before leaving.” This 1 1/2 year old
breast cancer two to three years before its large “The results of the testing will be mailed to the Shepherd/Husky
enough to be felt. client and her doctor about two weeks after the clinic.
Harmony McRae, community coordinator, said, If any abnormal change is found, clients will be cross is full of
"Most women diagnosed with breast cancer are instructed to follow up with their healthcare provider. energy and would
between the ages of 50 and 74. This is why women in Their healthcare provider will recommend more tests
this age group are recommended to be screened every which might include a diagnostic mammogram, a do best on an
two years. Women 40 to 49 may also be screened special x-ray that provides more images and allows a
with a referral for their first appointment. Women 75 closer look at changes in the breasts,” said Harmony. acreage with lots of
and over should discuss continued screening with One in eight women are diagnosed with breast room to run.
their healthcare provider and are welcome to book an cancer and screening is one of the most important
appointment." things you can do. He is a quick
The first step is to book a screen test appointment When breast cancer is found early treatment
or when you receive a recall card in the mail. outcomes and survival is greatly improved. To book learner and likes all
McRae discusses what a typical appoint may look your appointment call toll free at 1-800-667-0604 cats and dogs.
like, “On the day of the clinic she'll arrive 10 minutes

During February the students of
A.H. Dakin are holding a
food/supply drive for EARS.
Donations can be dropped off
at the school

Sponsored by:
Satellite TV sales, installs, service
John’s cell 780-723-0147
Mon to Fri 8 am to 7 pm
Mobile screen test unit is coming to Edson March 10 to 21.
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