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Spectacular entertainers



highlight SCOPE-A-Thon



by Deanna Mitchener Alex Giovos and the Sheri said, "We would
Weebles. like to thank all our staff
S.C.O.P.E (Supporting During the event a Ken b e c a u s e t h e y a r e
Choices of People Hartt presentation was amazing at helping us
Edson), a group who made, in remembrance out with all the hard
advocates for adults with of the passing the Old work. There is one lady
disabilities, celebrated Hippies band member. who stands out in her
another successful Captain Red was busy dedication and work
SCOPE-A-Thon on with balloons, the town towards the SCOPE-A-
January 30 at the Royal m a s c o t m a d e a n Thon and her name is
Canadian Legion. appearance, and there Lisa Blue. Lisa is our
The fundraiser has was an awe inspiring senior staff and we don't
s o m e s p e c t a c u l a r amount of items to bid know what we would do
entertainers including on. without her." Kadri Smith, Maya Dalueg, Abby Corser, TaraLyn Freeman and Jade Kolasa
Essence Dance, Vanier At the time of the Sheri also gave special during the SCOPE fundraiser held January 30. Photo Deanna Mitchener
Handbell Choir, Edson interview Sheri Brown, thanks to the organizing possible without all of donations,” said Brown. who weathered the storm
Recreational Dancers, executive director with committee, the many you. As well all the great “ T h a n k s t o t h e to support SCOPE, it is
Robyne Wilock, Holy SCOPE, was uncertain volunteers, and the board sponsors that continue to community for once greatly appreciated,"
Redeemer's Got Talent as to the amount raised of directors. support us every year again coming out in said Brown.
Showcase, along with so far this year. “This event would not be w i t h a w e s o m e support of this event and

















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Vanier Community Catholic School's Hand-Bell players rang out during the Scope Fundraiser held Jan. 30. (L to R) Haley Squire, Zoe Schwitz, Ashley Byers,
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Whidden murder trial held over

by Adrienne Tait According to the remanded in custody
Alberta police report, without bail.
The cases for both 20 “Both Santiago and Whidden, who was
year old Robert Parkin Parkin have been born and raised in Nova
of Parkland County and charged with one count Scotia, moved to
20 Year old Santiago of first degree murder Alberta in 2009 and
P a t t e r s o n o f under section 235 of the Whitecourt in 2012.
Mayerthorpe were held Criminal code and one Patrick was described
over until March 3. count of Indignity to by his family as a
B o t h P a r k i n a n d human remains under popular, gregarious, and
Santiago Patterson section 182(b) of the loving person who was
s t a n d a c c u s e d o f Criminal Code.” generous to strangers
murdering Patrick The accused both and friends alike and
Whidden. appeared in the Edson who had a fearless
The 25 year old provincial court on nature and a sense of
Whidden was reported February 2 via closed adventure.
missing on December 7, circuit television from A memorial for Patrick
2014 and was later the Edmonton Remand Whidden was held on
found in a field near Centre. Due to the January 10 in Port
Peers on December serious nature of the Williams, N.S.
14th, 2014. charges they have be





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