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Comment Keeping eeping
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Tower has historic value In Touchouch
by GEORGE VANDERBURG
by GEORGE VANDERBURG
Parks and Spaces... My
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Remembering heroes ViewPoint
Unpaid leave to The Yellowhead They even inspired this by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously County is continuing to From the writer to try them out Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative move forward with Publisher’s Desk and post a video on our
Dana McArthur
their Parks and Open Facebook page called
Spaces plans this year 'pump track dad' (thank
and will be making you for the 'likes'). Alberta organ and tissue
Letter to the Editor further improvements to its hamlets, This year, as we prepare for our first trip donation –registry agent launch
campgrounds, and parks. out to the tracks (now a sporting a dad-
Included in the plans are trail upgrades, size BMX bike and a helmet that fits) keep
playground improvements, and notably watch for some new videos with
There is also fears, according our family favorite -more pump tracks. (hopefully) a few faster turns around the Rob
Marlboro and Peers new tracks will have
track, in a brave attempt to keep up with
to the Wildrose, that the NDP
Building Canada Plan their grand openings on June 4. the kids. Merrifield
may be pulling funding for Director of Community Services Chris The addition of these tracks and other
self-managed care. Self- Read said, "We actually have people improvements will also have an economic Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
managed care allows coming from Edmonton, Hinton, and benefit for the hamlets. After all, it's nearly
Tip greater flexibility in Edson just to try these things out. We are impossible to pass by a store for ice cream West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
Letter to the Editor Policy meeting individual getting quite a lot of use out of them for or a restaurant for food, with a load of

The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the of needs and certainly our local residents, but also for some tired and hungry kids on-board. Yes, these
editor. was of benefit in my tourist type ideas." tracks are a real workout. Rob
All letters are published at the discretion of the the Hat mother’s care. And this is certainly what we A good deal of our enjoyment came from Letter to the Editor Policy
editor-publisher who reserves the right to edit experienced last year. the opportunity to plan trips to include The Weekly Anchor welcomes Merrifield
for clarity, length and libel. Letters published Our son, with friends in tow and a some of the other great attractions in the letters to the editor. Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
do not necessarily reflect the policies or beliefs vehicle stuffed with bikes, traveled the County like the Pembina River park, and
of this newspaper. All letters must bear the County's pump track circuit several Wildwood's and Evansburg's Farmer's
name of the writer and include the address and times over the summer. While there, we Market. It also gave us an additional All letters are published at the discretion of the the NDP invoking closure on
incentive to plan trips around some of the
telephone number, which will not be published. met many other enthusiasts, including editor-publisher who reserves the right to edit Man in the
one group from Whitecourt who took the many festivals in the County that take for clarity, length and libel. Letters published debate for Bill 6 despite
day off work to test out each of the place throughout the summer. Wildrose MLAs tabling a Red Hat
tracks. So, this week we tip our hats to do not necessarily reflect the policies or beliefs petition signed by over by Craig McArthur
These tracks are best described as wide Yellowhead County for not only of this newspaper. All letters must bear the 30,000 Albertans who are
and spacious, with sweeping banked enhancing recreational opportunities of its name of the writer and include the address and against the bill.
turns and jumps that will challenge an residents, but offering all youth a reason to telephone number, which will not be published.
Letter to the Editor advanced rider, yet still be fun for all get out and get active, and see what the
skill levels. County has to offer.

Riding Update: Independent seniors’ advocate needed Robin Campbell, MLA
Environmental damages fund to fix long-term care: Eggen Hello again…
West Yellowhead


by Carlo Klemm
OP/ED
Jim Eglinski, Member of Parliament for stated MP Eglinski. The Weekly Anchor
Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
Yellowhead, is pleased to inform residents of a Jim Eglinski Eligible applicants include: non-governmental Member of the K
Edson & District Chamber &
call for applications to the new Environmental organizations; academic institutions; indigenous Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber
by GEORGE VANDERBURG
Damages Fund through Environment and organizations; and provincial, territorial and From the by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Fall statement shows federal gov’t borrowing additional $32 billion Climate Change Canada. The program is making MP Yellowhead municipal governments. The deadline for Publisher’s Desk
Dana McArthur
$130,741 available in Alberta to support projects
projects in Alberta is July 28, 2017. Priority
that help to restore or enhance the environment, funding will be given to projects that restore the
conduct environmental research, and provide control of fisheries or fish habitat, and/or the natural environment and conserve wildlife.
public education on environmental issues. conservation and protection of fish or fish habitat “I encourage all those interested in this
In Alberta, there are two types of funding in Alberta. Preference for this funding will be program, especially those along the North
Riding Update: available. The federal government has made given to projects in the Athabasca watershed or Saskatchewan River, to apply. Let's ensure that
$20,000 available for projects aimed at adjacent watersheds in Alberta, and in the North our riding of Yellowhead continues to represent
preventing pollution and/or protecting the Saskatchewan River Watershed. the best of Alberta's beauty,” concluded MP
environment. “I am pleased to see the federal government Eglinski. Views & News
Additionally, $110,741 is available for projects investing in areas of our riding where Information on the application process can be
which promote the proper management and environmental damage may have occurred along found at www.ec.gc.ca/edf-fde/ by Deanna Mitchener Rob
the North Saskatchewan River Watershed,” Conservative
Merrifield

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