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CHRISTMAS SAVINGS!! TIMELINE County asks for Moratorium on Rec Complex sale continued page 14
2016!
SPECIAL Edson Rec by Dana McArthur continuing with the Request for until the Town and County Recreation Complex. While the
Proposal (RFP) process for the agree on a go-forward plan on title to the facility is held by the
Complex:
During the Yellowhead Rec. Complex, choosing to regional recreation facilities.
Christmas ENERGY & OIL What we County Council meeting held divest the asset in the interest of The Town of Edson assumed c o n t r i b u t e d t o c a p i t a l Fall Toxic Round Up
town, the County has
EDITION FEATURE: know so far... January 23, Council was optimizing and centralizing its ownership of the facility in improvements to the facility at Recycle Depot...
presented with a 'Request for recreation and cultural 2016 when the non-profit and the road network, and pays
Letters to Santa, see page 2 Decision' regarding whether to facilities, in keeping with Recreation Society disbanded a percentage of operating
Greetings & More! ENERGY send a letter to the Town of multiple strategic planning and turned over the property. expenses," said County CAO

Rotary Kicks EDUCATION SENIORS E d s o n r e q u e s t i n g a studies. The RFP was to be The Yellowhead County has a Jack Ramme, reading from the
Moratorium be placed on the underway on January 17 with a cost-sharing agreement in place Request for Decision report.
Free bowling WELLNESS into IN ACTION! Regional divestiture of the Edson and Proponent Selection and for the Rec. Complex. "Since the election, the town
District Recreation Complex.
Notification taking place on
"Just prior to the municipal has changed direction relative
During their January 16 March 7, 2018.
elections, the town embarked to the divestiture of this
and snacks PROJECT Gear see pages 25-28 seniors meeting, Edson Town Council The County would ask that on a path to divest itself from property, from working with
voted 4 to 3 in favour of the Moratorium remain in place the Edson and District
continued page 2
transportation
meeting...
...equals smiles! P.C. PARTY see page 7 Pine Grove’s Madagascar


A Musical Adventure!
SCHOOL


Countdown begins Official Grand
Opening of
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with Lite-Up! School...


see page 8


COUNTY



County
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World Snow photo Deanna Mitchener
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REAL ESTATE The Red Brick Hatlen Theatre was a packed venue on January 23 for the opening night of Madagascar a Musical
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Julian (see story page 12). photo Deanna Mitchener

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