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'Fun With Family and Neighbours Day' hosted at MacKay Community Hall


As part of our Abundantly Yellowhead
- MacKay project, on January 27 we
hosted a 'Fun With Family and
Neighbours Day' at MacKay
Community Hall which was a huge
Approximately 65 adults and children
braved the weather to attend. Everyone
enjoyed free hot dogs, hot chocolate,
coffee, marshmallows and the sleigh
rides compliments of Tom Ophus with
Jody and Rory McLeod also handling
one of Tom's teams.
While the fire pit was being stoked
and fed with Stanley and Lloyd
Zatorski's donated birch, Jason Randal Everyone enjoyed the free sleigh rides featuring two different sleighs during the 'Fun With Family and Neighbours
and Chris Mitchell tackled the job of Day' at MacKay Community Hall on January 27.
clearing the skating rink for at least four
hours, so four or five young boys could
enjoyed a little game of hockey shinny.
Adults and children cooked hot dogs
over the fire, drank hot chocolate, and
enjoyed the company of meeting new
and old neighbours. When the sleighs
arrived around 1:00 pm everyone was
Thank you for all who attended and
let's hope that the weather will
cooperate next year and be a bit warmer.
Just a reminder, the Annual General
Meeting is on Wednesday, Feb. 7th at
7:00 pm. Please come out and support
your community by voting for the Kids gathered around for hotdogs being prepared over the Sleigh rides compliments of Tom Ophus were
Executive. fire during the 'Fun With Family and Neighbours Day' at enjoyed at the ‘Fun With Family and Neighbours
MacKay Community Hall on January 27. Day' at MacKay Community Hall.
Evansburg RCMP recover stolen property and identity documents

submitted and recovered an additional stolen vehicle. suspicious vehicles and activity in the rural areas.
Two people are facing several charges after Jason Roy Gregory (39) of No Fixed Address This investigation resulted from an observant rural
getting a stolen truck stuck in a ditch last week in has accumulated 54 Criminal Code Charges citizen who took the time to call us about a
the rural Evansburg area. including possession of property obtained by suspicious vehicle in the ditch. This could have
On January 23, 2018 at approximately 8:00 a.m., crime over $5000. Gregory has been remanded been something with the potential to be ignored
a passerby reported a vehicle stuck in the ditch on into custody for a court appearance on February given the time of year and generally snowy icy
Township Road 534. RCMP attended and 12, 2018 in Mayerthorpe Provincial Court. roads,” said Detachment Commander Brian
determined the vehicle to be stolen and arrested Sierra Seward (24) of Jasper has been charged Topham.
the adult male and adult female inside. with 6 Criminal Code offences including multiple We need your assistance. Cooperation between
Upon searching the vehicle it was determined counts of possession of property obtained by the RCMP and the public is instrumental to the
the vehicle was equipped with dashboard cameras. crime over $5000. Seward was released from success of our Crime Reduction efforts. The
A subsequent investigation ensued and it was custody for a court appearance on January 25, simple act of reporting any suspicious activity
determined the cameras in the vehicle had 2018. and/or crime provides us with the necessary
recorded several more criminal acts in various “This illustrates how important it is to report information by which we gather intelligence.
communities allegedly depicting the occupants of
the stolen vehicle.
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