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Edson’s old fire bell returns home
PREVENTION

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TRIBUTE TO Hunt for the bell through town archives leads to dead end until a tip reveals location
OUR LOCAL by Adrienne Tait the 1940s and was used would have carried quite While at the FireFit indicated he knew the
FIRE- to summon firefighters far. Championships this fall whereabouts of the bell.
OilPatch FIGHTERS... Fire Chief Al Schram to the hall before the While searching in the with firefighters from The bell had been
see page 23-27 town archives they s i t t i n g i n a
see page along with Edson town days of pagers and the Yellowhead County
Mayor Greg Pasychny sirens. Deputy Fire found information that the subject of the bell decommissioned part of
13-16 & 23-25 embarked on a hunt for the Chief Tyler Robinson the bell had been came up. During the the Russian Orthodox
old Edson fire bell. said the bell is actually donated to a church but discussion one of the Church in Wildwood.
DERAILMENT The bell was in service in quite loud and the sound the trail had ended there. county firefighters continue on page 3 At the Red Brick



CN train
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Wildwood... raised
Edson’s New
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Jim Desautels MAKE A WISH Stollery!




New Director of Community Service Jim Desautels Local girl
gets wish Local Emergency Response personnel took some time to enjoy the Sidewalk Jamboree by riding the carousel on Thursday evening.
See pictures and story on page 10. Photo Adrienne Tait
to meet
see page 11 Katy Perry...

see page 31



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The Webb family's $25,000 donation, which was presented to Braden Mole and Mike House CEO of the Stollery Children's Hospital
see page 6 Foundation, helped Braden to reach the million dollar mark. See story page 5. Photo: Adrienne Tait
Increase in cougar sightings in Edson area continue on page 3

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Like Edson and by Adrienne Tait populations the big cats A n i n c r e a s e i n such as Calgary, the f e e d i n g t h e d e e r
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venturing further into there has been an food so they are taking personnel currently face Jeff said, “White-tail continued page 3
Like populated areas. increase in population in more risks.” is the number of county
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