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Good sportsmanship is as important to Well, it's very good to see sportsmanship Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
playing sports as scoring or winning games. From the is not such an old fashioned concept after
And how a player or team acts says as much, Publisher’s Desk all, and is alive and well in the Edson Minor
or more, about them as athletes as does their Dana McArthur Soccer Association. Alberta organ and tissue
athletic abilities. These four players put the good of the
Longtime Edson resident and newspaper-man passes So our tip of the hat this week goes to league ahead of themselves for the benefit donation –registry agent launch
Parker Vanderveen, Caleb Kehler, Brodie It was a remarkable show of of all the players.
Robin Campbell, MLA Schutz, and Hayden Roth. sportsmanship. And it garnered a good deal It has been said a team is really only as a Rob
of positive feedback when we ran the story
West Yellowhead These four young Edson Minor Soccer in last week's newspaper, with even our good as its opponents. And a league is only
players willingly agreed to switch to new as strong as its weakest teams. Concepts Merrifield Man in the
soccer teams in mid-season to help Facebook link showing close to 800 views these four young players convincingly
Tip strengthen other teams in the Under 10 Boys and a couple of dozen likes. demonstrated a remarkable understanding Member of Parliament for Yellowhead Red Hat
Unpaid leave to Soccer League. Sportsmanship has often seemed to take a of. by Craig McArthur
THE WEEKLY care for seriously of back seat to winning, fighting, or poor Our tip of the hat, therefore, must also go
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Serving Edson & Yellowhead County for 26 years Views & News professional sports, and even carried into foster this kind of true sportsmanship.
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27 years ago Bob Kneteman came up with
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the senior and with the help of Elfie Montanus 2015 Canada Day
Letter to the Editor the team has spearheaded the event ever since. Editor, The Anchor Our actions do count Challenge
Sadly, this will be their last year helping at the
town sponsored event.
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breakfast got its start back in the 80's. county firefighters. by GEORGE VANDERBURG by GEORGE VANDERBURG
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MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
A thank-you also needs to go to the many Well last week a tree fell onto the power line MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
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volunteers that come out to help over this and started a fire by our place. when I arrived THE WEEKLY
home there were firefighters and water bombers
The end of around Edson and area really deserve a huge fighting this fire. I was told that I would have to Serving Edson & Yellowhead County for 26 years Letter to the Editor:
event's long history.
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Volunteers that help with so many events
go around the long way to get into our driveway.
I proceeded to back up and had the misfortune
thank you. There are so many groups and
a local icon organizations that depend on these volunteers. to back into the ditch. These two fellows came
to my assistance and pulled me out. therefore I
Thank you all for making seniors week, and
would like to thank them, Tarrensikkes #817
all our special events so enjoyable.
Elfie and Bob will both be dearly missed at
Pioneer Cabin Jim Eglinski the seniors breakfast. Thanks for making a and Andrew Kincis #905.
These two men and countless others volunteer
their time to keep us safe when a fire breaks out.
MP Yellowhead
difference in the lives of our seniors.
We hope to see the two of them attend the
windup Jamboree breakfast in the coming years to finally sit Thank you again for your assistance.
Laura Zatorski
down, relax, and enjoy the meal. –they've
certainly earned it.
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