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ENERGY & OIL SHOP LOCAL A.H. DAKIN County Protection proposal fosters increased cooperation


Inspiring 'We would never stand someone down if we still need them': Jack Ramme $1M
HRH OPENING NIGHT FEATURE: message from by Adrienne Tait here to provide service. When we look at the continue to operate with their volunteers, as raised
County CAO Jack Ramme said, “We're
they do currently, in order to ensure county
teacher before
The Yellowhead County is taking steps to
wide protection.
GRINCHY FUN OilPatch head shave... move towards a regional protection plan what the 10-15 year model looks like. I see employees and four casual employees at the for
volunteer model, we are trying to determine
Currently the county has five full time
see page 23-27
which, if ratified by all stakeholders, would
us aiming to have three halls across our
see increased cooperation between
Yellowhead County building in Edson who
boundaries that will be manned full time.”
see page 8
While those three halls would be manned
municipalities for a more all-encompassing
protective services model. full time the other existing halls would are able to respond to calls during the week. Stollery!
ATOM ‘A’ continued on page 3
SCHOOL TIMES
Meet the Peewee A Leafs
ENERGY & OIL
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FEATURE: Atom A team!
A Guide to Host to the
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see page 24
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see pages 23-27 FIRE SEE STORY PAGE 15

Family of
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GRINCHY to fire... Pioneer Cabin



see page 5 Valentine’s Tea

'I've got your back’ COMMENT



The constant

glow of photo Deanna Mitchener
devices...
Parkland students Katelyn Brook, Shayla Kootenay, Breann Palmer, Shelby Biro, Sara McFarlane, and Tenise Yakimchuk hold up a
banner they created to encourage friends and classmates to stand up to bullies and know that they are not alone. Photo Adrienne Tait
see page 6
'United we stand' theme of Parkland's Pink Shirt Day

REAL ESTATE by Adrienne Tait
Like Edson and wearing pink to school. stories were anonymous and in some cases
purposely read by another student who did
The next morning they handed out shirts to
Students and staff at Parkland Composite
our Facebook Page: Areas High School began the day on Wednesday fellow students and encouraged them to wear not “suit” the image the storyteller
weeklyanchor Best 25 with a pancake breakfast and Tim's pink in order to demonstrate to the bullies portrayed.
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As they celebrated pink shirt day, PCHS
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the best in real estate which was inspired by two grade twelve volunteers from the student body read actions and words create character,” she told
and agents in our area. Nova Scotia students, David Shepherd and essays, stories, and letters submitted by their those in attendance. The Edson Midget Blades and the Athabasca Winter Hawks sported pink hockey tape and pink laces as they faced off
Travis Price, who headed to a discount store peers. Each of the stories told of a personal Students also created and signed two against each other on December 21. The teams donated the proceeds from the 50/50 draw that afternoon to the Edson
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Local Emergency Response personnel took some time to enjoy the Sidewalk Jamboree by riding the carousel on Thursday evening.
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