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SHOP LOCAL ASSAULT New hospital shares site of old Purity Dairy Farm Available at The Weekly Anchor
5040 3rd Avenue, Edson
Aggravated Edsonite shares fond memories about the land's history from his youth
FIRE RISK
Hanging on! Our primary line of defense and protection assault by Adrienne Tait the area in a different way. father in the 1940s and 1950s and homestead located at the north

charges after
FEATURE:
B e f o r e t h e h o s p i t a l would deliver milk and cream to edge of the town,” said friend
Aggravated assault
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While anticipation is building
see page 23-27
charges after incident at as Edsonites watch the new development, approximately 65 people living in and around and former neighbor Paul Vanier grade one class
acres of that parcel of land was
Edson and Glenwood.
Kindiak. “He used to deliver
campground...
“I first got to know Bob milk to our house daily from the
incident see page 3 hospital and continuing care home to Evanoff's Purity Dairy Evanoff back in the late 1940s Purity Dairy Farm during my show their
Farm.
facility take shape, one Edson
at campground resident remembers when that Bob Evanoff used to run the and early 1950s when I lived on school days while delivering in continue on page 3 dance moves
ENERGY & OIL particular track of land served dairy farm with his mother and my grandfather's 80 acre town.”
SCHOOL TIMES While Evanoff's parents retired
FEATURE: the dairy farm business in the
1950s Bob remained on the farm.
ENERGY Evanoff became friends and
Over the years Kindiak and
A Guide to EDUCATION often spent time outdoors
hunting and fishing. “I would
Edson Cycling careers in IN ACTION! come out to help Bob with Edson Wildcats PeeWee C team
Assoc. focuses Oil & Gas... see pages 23-27 disking, harrowing, planting and

harvesting his hay and grain
on Wilmore fields on occasion through the (1995) LTD. Head to Playoffs!
trail expansion see pages 23-27 SUNDAYS 1960s.” continued on page 3
In addition to the dairy milk
and cream Evanoff raised honey 7007 - 4th Ave., Edson, Alberta

GO CARTS! Rotary bees and would sell organic
honey to local residents.
Sundays Kindiak has fond memories of
in the Park the homestead and said, “I had Senior’s Winter
purchased a saddle and riding
GRINCHY begin June 21... horse in about 1961 which was Parkland
kept on the Evanoff farm for
see page 7 several years. Bob and I used to Lodge holds: Olympics!
ride this horse every time I came
out from Edmonton to visit. Bob
COMMENT
Tour of Alberta preparations underway Tip also used to take it out for rides
himself when I was not around.”
“I remember the time when we
'Edson and County residents will get to see a world class event up close’ of Sportsmanshi built a 16 ft. canoe back in 1961
on his farm. Made from wood
p alive and
the Hat well... framing and covered with 3/16
inch thick Marine plywood then
covered with fibre glass cloth
and fibre glassed. We used it to Parkland students Katelyn Brook, Shayla Kootenay, Breann Palmer, Shelby Biro, Sara McFarlane, and Tenise Yakimchuk hold up a
see page 6 run the McLeod River several photo Deanna Mitchener banner they created to encourage friends and classmates to stand up to bullies and know that they are not alone. Photo Adrienne Tait
times from as far west as
Hargwen-Galloway area down
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the small streams in the Edson
weeklyanchor Best area. I still use it today to fish EDSON
Source some lakes around Edson,” said
for Real Estate Kindiak. Pioneer Cabin
-Look inside to see The southern parcel of land was STAMPEDE continued page 3
SEE STORY PAGE 15
the best in real estate sold first followed by the Photo Ana Manning Valentine’s Tea
and agents in our area. Evanoff's Purity Dairy Farm dated approximately 1959-60. The driveway going in eastward into the northern parcel, which contained ONE OF A KIND!
the farm buildings, which was
Dairy farm (under where the sign is) is an extension of 6 Ave. off 40th street. The old farm buildings were sold when Evanoff and his new
Like removed for the development of the new hospital. The new Edson hospital now covers much of the bride moved to B.C.
our Facebook Page: Dairy Farm lands. ~Photos courtesy of Paul Kindiak.
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