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VOL. 28, NO. 9

County MLA asked to fight for Edson
declines Edson hospital's renal dialysis unit not operational despite being fully equipped
expansion... by Adrienne Tait fully equipped. not – what's the hold up?” previous government was the
“My understanding is that it asked councillor Boyce. fact that the whole region
Councillor Brian Boyce took is there, it is functional, and In a series of confusing and at Hinton, Jasper, Grande Cache,
ENERGY & OIL see page 10 the opportunity during MLA never used. I can't understand times contradictory responses everyone would be coming to
Eric Rosendahl's visit to town the reasoning. The fact is we MLA Rosendahl replied, “Of Edson for renal dialysis and
FEATURE: council on Feb. 28 to inquire service about 15,000 people in course, prior to the hospital r i g h t a w a y I s t a r t e d
TOWN about the Edson hospital's this area. I would like to know opening, well, I stirred a real questioning the Ministry
ENERGY renal dialysis unit which is not why that unit is not functional nest. What I found out from saying 'well, what kind of a
EDUCATION Prov Gov’t operational in spite of being now. There is no reason it is what the plans were from the continued on page 2
IN ACTION! won’t honour
see pages 25-28

see page 4


Rec grants Robb Nash Project engages students and encourages positive choices

see page 11
County Ad...
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photo Kevin Zahara
CONCERT First Responders Gala: Local RCMP along with the Edson Fire Department, Yellowhead County Fire, the Regional 911 Call
Centre, and EMS enjoy a night out during the second annual First Responders Gala on February 25. (see page 13)
Concert of
Hope Concerns over ATV use on Eastern Slopes
local talent... by Adrienne Tait but you and your government slopes there is going to be one time.”
has awoken a beast and that heck of a push back from this Rosendahl said he has been
When West Yellowhead MLA being off highway vehicle r e g i o n , ” s a i d M a y o r a c t i v e l y i n v o l v e d a n d
see page 19 Eric Rosendahl attended the enthusiasts. In this community Pasychny,“That will affect previously represented groups
town council meeting on that is a very engaged group. tourism in this area, there are a regarding OHV use and similar
COMMENT February 28 Mayor Greg Both the snowmobile and ATV lot of hunters that use ATVs.” issues. “The effect is huge. I
Pasychny then asked for recognize that full well. I made
Pasychny inquired about the group,” said Mayor Pasychny,
future of off highway vehicle “I have gotten emails from as Rosendahl's support to it clear to the minister that these
use on the eastern slopes of the far away as Red Deer sharing advocate on behalf of the discussions, if they come
Will bullying Rocky Moutains. articles about the possibility of region if the government is forward, we have to be very

ever With the creation of the a complete closure to off talking about closing the careful how we proceed
disappear? provincial park in the Castle highway vehicles on the eastern eastern slopes. because it is a huge part of what
MLA Rosendahl said, “I will we do in the eastern slopes,”
Mountain area, and its closure slopes of the Rockies.”
to off highway vehicles, Mayor “You have one of the largest be clear. This was a rumour. said Rosendahl.
see page 6 Pasychny said he has heard chucks of the Rockies in your Just a rumour. A vicious one at With regards to Castle
from concerned residents that constituency, and this is of that. I went directly to the Mountain, Rosendahl said the
the closure will extend to the g r a v e c o n c e r n t o m y minister when I heard about closure was done to protect the
REAL ESTATE eastern slopes of the Rockies. community. If we can't use off this and that is not the position watershed as there are a lot of
“I am not sure if you are aware highway vehicles on the eastern of this government, at this continued on page 2
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