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Repsol releases community report
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by Adrienne Tait 18 missions to the Edson area.
Kirillo said, “When you live in a
Repsol's 2016 Community Report, remote area that is an easy one to RIDERZ
Exploration & Production, Canada support.” In their report Repsol
was released on May 3 in which stated, “It is important to Repsol
several Edson initiatives were that our rural operators and their
featured along with a detailed families have access to excellent
account of the funding contributed medical care.”
by the company to the community Last year 592 participants from the
and surrounding area. Edson area took part in
Jesse Kirillo, Repsol's surface “Environment Days” and Inside
landman in Edson, said he is most Education hosted two trips to the THIS AD MUST
proud of the volunteer work the Huestis Demonstration Forest near
local employees commit to every Whitecourt. Repsol provided
year. “I am definitely proud of all $40,000 to Inside Education in
the guys that volunteer. These guys support of their energy, REMAIN IN THE
are committed to the community environmental, and resource
and to doing what they need to do to education programs. Inside
make it an even better community. Educations programs reached
We all live here and work here,” almost 3,000 students and 450 TOP RIGHT HAND
said Kirillo. teachers and parents in 2016.
From operational efficiency In addition to their social and
foreman Devan Sieben coaching community support Repsol is a large
Starting at
novice hockey to working with the taxpayer. In 2016 their property Starting at CORNER
Edson Cycling Association building taxes in Edson and area totalled
trails, for Kirillo it is about, nearly $6.84 million and they paid $6,999
“Getting out and getting active.” nearly $11.69 million in royalties.
Over the past year Repsol's Edson As an employer in the area Repsol
office has provided monetary worked with vendors in Edson, OF PAGE 2.
support for a variety of local events Hinton, Whitecourt, and Yellowhead
and initiatives including sponsoring County spending a total of $26.5
the kid's fun run for Eddie's Big million last year. Their social
Run, YIA's Pool Luau, and $15,000 investment in the area for 2016
to the Edson Cycling Association. including education, empowering
Repsol has also committed communities, environment, and It’s all about the ride
$500,000 to the STARS (Alberta investing in our communities (780) 723-5775
Shock Trauma Air Rescue Services) programs totalled $236,228. AS PER SUE
Foundation. Last year STARS flew
Edson RCMP charge suspect in

random assault on public street

Edson RCMP have charged a man states Cst. Alex Ayres of the Edson Sid's Safety
in relation to a suspected random RCMP Detachment. “Something that
assault on 4 Avenue. David Dumont might not appear criminal outright,
(37) of Edson, Alberta has been but is nonetheless suspicious, can
charged with assault causing bodily turn out to be particularly useful in & Janitor al
harm, possession of a prohibited later investigations. This was the
weapon, carrying a concealed very case that evening when a young
weapon and two counts of breaching adult called in a suspicious person
probation. complaint and assisted us in tying 5928 - 3rd Avenue, Edson, Alberta T7E 1R8
Dumont was arrested the same the suspect to the area of the crime.” Phone: (780) 723-6575 Fax: (780) 723-6567 Use this ad
evening of the attack at a local Dumont has been remanded into
drinking establishment on an custody and is expected to make his Email: for Sid’s Safety
unrelated matter. As a result of that next appearance in Edson Provincial
interaction, police found evidence Court on May 16 . If you witness a In Store hydraulic hose for May 1, 8 & 15
that led them to believe he was suspicious occurrence, do not
involved in the attack. While the hesitate to contact the Edson RCMP
investigation is still continuing at complaint line at (780) 723-8800. and repair shop
this time, police have worked Please note as many details as safely
fervently to collect enough evidence possible, such as the location, a
to present this case to the courts. description of the person(s) and/or
“I can't say enough how important vehicle(s) including the licence
the information we receive from the plate, direction of travel, and what is
public can be in cases like this,” happening.

Legion VE Day parade

set for May 6

by Adrienne Tait approved by council. Normally
such applications do not need to
At the regular council meeting on come before council but the home at
May 2, Council approved a request 5021 6 Ave falls under direct control
from the Royal in Canadian Legion zoning.
to hold the annual VE Day parade Council gave second and third
on May 6 at 10 a.m. The parade readings to Bylaw 2198 to amend For After Hours Service call
will begin in the Legion parking lot the Town of Edson Subdivision and
and end at Centennial park. Development Appeal Board bylaw.
A development application for a The new bylaw provides for 780-517-6575
pedicure spa home occupation was compensation for board members.
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