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Dana McArthur by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield

We would like to thank all the members of the her, she wasn't around. Initially I was not too There is a lot more to this story about how Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
RCMP, Search and Rescue, Victims services, worried, thinking she had forgotten that I was difficult it is to get help caring for seniors, and
Letter to the Editor: EMS, YC Firefighters, search dog teams, coming for lunch and had gone for her daily 2- the terrible state of our society's preparedness Alberta organ and tissue
neighbours and all who assisted in the search
3km walk. After a bit of waiting and looking
to deal with the ongoing ageing population. It is
Longtime Edson resident and newspaper-man passes and rescue of my mom last month. around, I called 911. a problem I am certain we will all experience as donation –registry agent launch
My wife and I have lived in this wonderful
Soon there were several RCMP, Search &
time progresses for us all.
county for the last +17 years or so, and have Rescue volunteers, Dogs, handlers a helicopter Next time you are pulled over by “some cop”
Robin Campbell, MLA slowly been building our dream home on our and all the resources they could muster on short for speeding, or meet a police officer as they Rob
West Yellowhead acreage in the Wolf Creek area. Last fall, we notice. carry out their community duties, please treat
moved my mother up to a separate mobile home Thankfully, just prior to night fall, Mom was them with the respect they deserve. These are Man in the
as she prefers the country lifestyle. She has found. She was probably less than half a mile the people who leave home at the beginning of Merrifield
Red Hat
Tip some problems with her short term memory, but from her home and had lost her coat and one of each shift, not knowing what to expect, but Member of Parliament for Yellowhead by Craig McArthur
for the most part, had been doing quite well with
her shoes. One of the RCMP officers gave her
Unpaid leave to
THE WEEKLY care for seriously of frequent visits from us. his shoes and walked out of the marshy area she prepared to put their lives on the line to protect
us from others and ourselves.
ANCHOR ill relative the Hat the Edson hospital overnight for observation mother's life. Rob
One Sunday when I went up to make lunch for
had been found in barefoot. It was then off to
These are the people who probably saved my
and re-hydration.
Again thanks so much to all who helped in
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Member of Parliament for Yellowhead Pioneer Cabin On behalf of the Edson Community Garden social stuff going on. A memorable moment
windup Jamboree Project, we would like to thank the students and happened when the A.H. Dakin Green Group
Letter to the Editor: staff of PCHS, A.H. Dakin, Evergreen and came for a tour and planted a large birch tree. 2015 Canada Day
H.R.H and all the other community volunteers
The students were glued to the tour guide's
for their hard work and great community spirit description of the project and why it was so
Sorry I had a misunderstanding about
Letter to the Editor the windup jamboree that the Pioneer on Thursday, May 14. That day, the Community important to create areas that attract insects, Our actions do count Challenge
Cabin hosts. It will be taking place on Garden hosted a workshop and work bee at the birds, bats etc. When a retired teacher showed
garden site east of Pine Grove School. Students
June 5. The cabin will be putting on the and teachers from student clubs and outdoor them how to plant and take care of the tree they
supper starting at 5 p.m. (It is not a classes from the four schools came to see and donated, everyone was listening intently,
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potluck supper) they will be providing the giving their full attention and happily getting Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
by GEORGE VANDERBURG
whole meal with the dance to follow at 7 learn about the garden, and help plant trees and their hands dirty. Then, at the end of the day, by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
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p.m. shrubs. The school volunteers were joined by one of the students took his dad for a tour!
So, if you were starting to stress about volunteers from the Edson Community Garden When he talked about the birch tree, showed
The end of what you could bring for the potluck, Society and ConocoPhillips. to be and where the bat house was he did it
committee, Edson and District Recycling
his dad where the butterfly garden was going
please do not worry about that. Just worry
As a result of the work bee, we now have 21
with the same passion and pride that the tour
about getting there to have a great meal
a local icon and night with friends. garden plots, 6 raised beds and a natural area guide displayed earlier in the day.
that will be home to many insects, birds and
It just goes to show that whether you are a
Get ready to dance the night away with
animals. Fueled by 25 dozen hotdogs, our
devoted volunteer, willing student, passionate
local talents entertaining for a Jamboree
dance following supper. There will be no volunteers planted over 70 trees and shrubs and gardener, or caring teacher, our actions do
Jamboree during the summer months, but laid down cardboard and wood chips (+75 cubic count!
will resume again on September 4. Sorry meters) in the planted area and decorated the
about the mix up folks. fence with their art work. The site looks amazing
and gardening is now in full swing! Anne Auriat,
Besides the work bee, there was some great
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