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A dangerous game My
Remembering heroes ViewPoint
Unpaid leave to by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously Recently RCMP infection, and even Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative Constable Sarah From the permanent scarring.

Pennoyer spoke to Publisher’s Desk The Cinnamon Challenge
Dana McArthur
students from involves swallow a Alberta organ and tissue
grades 9-12 about teaspoon of ground donation –registry agent launch
the dangers of 'sexting'. 20% of teens cinnamon without drinking anything.
polled have sent 'sext' messages or The problem is cinnamon is caustic and
photos. It's a major issue that can have the inhalation from cinnamon can cause
devastating consequences now, and into lung damage, inflammation, a collapsed Rob
the future. Nothing is private, and lung, and even death.
Building Canada Plan nothing is 'deleted' from the internet The Choking 'Game' is spreading again Merrifield

—not ever. on social websites. The game involves Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
Sexting is not the only worry strangulation to reduce oxygen to the
however. There are other serious and brain, causing the participant to faint on West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
Letter to the Editor Policy
even deadly trends floating around on video. Tragically, this newly revived
The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the social websites. challenge has resulted in a number of
editor. Tip Some challenges are outright funny deaths. Letter to the Editor Policy Rob
All letters are published at the discretion of the like the ALS Ice Bucket challenge a Another ridiculous, but deadly The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the editor.
editor-publisher who reserves the right to edit of couple of summers ago or more challenge is car roof surfing where a Merrifield
for clarity, length and libel. Letters published recently, the mannequin challenge. passenger “surfs” on the roof, hood or All letters are published at the discretion of the Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
do not necessarily reflect the policies or beliefs the Hat However, there are some dangerous bumper of a vehicle. editor-publisher who reserves the right to edit for
of this newspaper. All letters must bear the ones like the 'Salt and Ice Challenge'. Many of these challenges prey on kids
name of the writer and include the address and While videoing, salt is sprinkled on the clarity, length and libel. Letters published do not
NOTLEY CALLS ALBERTANS UPSET ABOUT THE CARBON telephone number, which will not be published. who aren't informed about the risks but necessarily reflect the policies or beliefs of this the NDP invoking closure on Man in the
TAX 'CHICKEN LITTLE': WILDROSE skin of the forearm or hand, then an ice want to earn the approval of their peers. newspaper. All letters must bear the name of the debate for Bill 6 despite
cube is pressed into the salt creating a The best solution is talking to kids about Wildrose MLAs tabling a Red Hat
EDMONTON, AB (February 9, 2017): Premier Rachel Notley is burning sensation. The challenge is risky social media challenges. writer and include the address and telephone petition signed by over by Craig McArthur
continuing her streak of making insensitive comments towards how long someone can withstand the No matter how many 'likes' they get it's number, which will not be published. 30,000 Albertans who are
struggling Albertans by saying those expressing concerns about the pain. The danger is that the intense cold not worth potentially seriously harming against the bill.
carbon tax are doing a “chicken little routine,” the Wildrose Official from the salt reaction creates severe themselves over —or worse.
Opposition said today. Letter to the Editor second-degree burns, possible

Households have seen their energy bills increase, businesses have had to Letter to the Editor
close and charities and nonprofits, who are taking care of Alberta’s most Riding Update: Robin Campbell, MLA
vulnerable, have said they don’t know how they’re going to absorb Thank you Independent seniors’ advocate needed West Yellowhead
increased costs due to the carbon tax . Liberals revoke
Views & News for the Random Hello again…
by Deanna Mitchener
Wildrose Leader Brian Jean said Notley and the NDP should can the to fix long-term care: Eggen by Carlo Klemm
laughter. Troop Danger Pay Act of Kindness
Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
“It’s easy for the Premier and her MLAs to make light of Albertans who The Random Act of Kindness meant so much The Weekly Anchor K
Member of the
Edson & District Chamber &
are worried about the carbon tax, but I assure you, families struggling to to me on the day I fell in front of Ron's From the Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber by GEORGE VANDERBURG
pay their bills every month and businesses trying to keep their doors Before Canadian up record deficits and Outdoors. A special thank you to all that came Publisher’s Desk MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Fall statement shows federal gov’t borrowing additional $32 billion
open are taking this very seriously,” Jean said. “This carbon tax is troops were deployed to Jim Eglinski tens of billions of out of the store to stay with me until the Dana McArthur
making life more difficult for Albertans and making our province less Kuwait, our previous dollars in borrowed ambulance came, they even brought out
competitive. This is not a laughing matter.” Conservative MP Yellowhead money to finance their blankets to put around me.
government ensured that out-of-control spending.
our troops would be I will continue to Also, thank you to the people who stopped
Wildrose Shadow Finance Minister Derek Fildebrandt said Wildrose is entitled to full danger pay. support the Conservative Party's efforts to have and offered to help and stayed with me also.
speaking for hundreds of thousands of working families who don’t Riding Update: The Liberals have decided to revoke the the Liberal government reverse their decision It has been said "It doesn't need to cost a
know how they’re going to pay their increasing bills. He said the benefit for all of our troops who are battling and support the brave men and women who cent. True kindness is offered without
Premier owes these families an apology. ISIS. They have taken away a tax credit worth represent Canadians in dangerous and life expectation." [re: Weekly Anchor column

up to $1,800 per month from each of Canada's threatening postings. We must respect and "Kindness" by Dana McArthur, Feb. 13, 2017
“The Premier’s comments are disrespectful to and completely removed troops who serve in harm's way. recognize those who go into harms-way to give issue].
from the reality faced by the majority of everyday Albertans,” This is the same government that has racked us our freedom and way of life. Thanks to all who cared. Rob Conservative
Fildebrandt said. “Elites might look down upon those who don't want to Anne Kohl, Edson Merrifield
pay the carbon tax, but those people have real and legitimate concerns. Member of Parliament for Yellowhead iews
The Premier owes them an apology.” 5,868 Audited Published by: 422247 Alberta Ltd. Canadian MLA
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