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RCMP investigate robbery assault at rural residence

continued from front On Nov. 4, 2017 at approximately 1:20 p.m., Edson initially driven to the residence was also seized by police.
RCMP responded to a report of a robbery with a weapon at Suspect one is described as: Light skinned male
continued from front rural residence in Yellowhead County near Niton Junction, approximately 18-years-old. 5' 8" tall, 165-170 lbs with a
Alberta. thin build, short black hair, "clean shaven", and wearing a
continued from front
Two male suspects pulled into a rural residence in a dark coloured baseball cap.
continued from front vehicle and proceeded to steal a dark blue Chevrolet Suspect two is described as: Aboriginal male, wearing
Silverado from the property but were confronted by the all dark clothing.
homeowner. The elderly male victim was assaulted during Edson RCMP along with the General Investigative
the confrontation by one of the suspects who brandished Section (GIS) continue to investigate this incident. Police
what is believed to be a knife. The victim sustained serious are requesting the public's assistance in identifying the
but non-life threatening injuries and was taken to [an suspect that committed the assault as well as his
Edmonton] hospital via EMS. accomplice.
"It does not appear that the victim knew his attackers," Edson RCMP are requesting anyone with information
said Cpl Bumbry, "At this time it appears to be random." regarding this incident to contact them at 780-723-8822 or
Misadventures The name of the victim is not being confirmed or released call your local police.
If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime
due to safety concerns.
The attackers left the vehicle they arrived in behind, and
stole the victim's truck. The dark blue Chevrolet Silverado Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet
at, or by SMS (check your local Crime
was recovered abandoned later that day. The vehicle Stoppers for instructions).
Suspect appearance.
Santa Claus Parade route approved

by Adrienne Tait hearing held in July of this year. The bylaw was Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
then sent to the Alberta government for ministerial conference in Calgary.
During their November 7 meeting Edson Town approval. No official response has been returned. Fire Engine to be donated: Council has agreed
Council approved the proposed parade route and Because Edson now has a new council the process to donate the 1984 Fire Engine to the Parkland
granted permission for the necessary road closures must begin again. College. Director of protective services Al Schram
for the Edson and District Chamber of Commerce Tax Auction: Town Council set a reserve bid of said the Town has made a similar donation to the
Santa Claus Parade. The parade is scheduled for $275,000 for the property at 5038 11 Ave with a college in the past when the equipment had reached
December 1 commencing at 5 p.m. with the parade public auction tax sale scheduled for November 30. the end of its useful life. The college offers a
route the same as last year starting at Pine Grove Councillor Gean Chouinard said often in tax sale mechanical program which will ensure the unit is
and following 6 Avenue ending at the Boys and situations the tax arrears are paid prior to the well maintained as well as a fire protection
Girls Club. Councillor Trevor Bevan said the Boys auction date. When asked if the fact that the program. Schram said, “The average life
and Girls Club will once again be hosting a Winter property is currently listed for sale for less than the expectancy of these units is 15 years. With regular
Festival. reserve bid is considered in setting the reserve bid inspection and maintenance, the maximum is 25
Town Council highlights from November 7 Director of Corporate Services Sarah Bitner said years. It has served our community well. This is a
Public Hearing Set: First reading was passed, that the amount is set based on what the Town's zero-dollar asset that has fully depreciated. This is
and a public hearing date of December 5 set, for the assessor believes to be fair market value. a way to give back to the community in the
proposed road closure in the Area Structure Plan Meeting Cancellation: The regularly scheduled process.”
for 63 Street between 8 and 11 Avenues. The council meeting for November 21 has been Councillor Appointment: Councillor Jacqui
road closure was originally prepared and public cancelled as the mayor and council are to attend the Currie has been appointed as an alternate to the
Community Futures West Yellowhead board.

Mint Homes Ltd.

& Janitor al

5928 - 3rd Avenue, Edson, Alberta T7E 1R8
Phone: (780) 723-6575 Fax: (780) 723-6567

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of lubricants Paper Dispenser - Sept 25 & October 2
of lubricants

Construction Sign - October 9 & 16

Interstate Battery - October 23 & 30

Angled stairs lead to a full basement North 49 - November 6 & 13

. Country kitchen has access to the
rear deck and the dining room off Alberta Winter - November 20 & 27

the kitchen can be a den or opened

up for a family room.
Main floor Laundry. For these plans

20x24 foot garage

Member of National Home Warranty Program

Phone: 780-723-2330 For After Hours Service call

Fax: 780-723-5068 780-517-6575
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