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CN train derails near Wildwood

by Adrienne Tait involve dangerous derailment instead with CN representatives “We want to maintain a and we want to make
goods. saying, “The cause of the along with a discussion g o o d w o r k i n g sure our concerns are
Two more mainline C N P u b l i c a n d accident remains under regarding rail safety. relationship with CN addressed.”
train derailments within Government Affairs investigation.”
24 hours can be added to Director Jim Feeny said, Yellowhead County
CN's list. “At approximately 3:30 Mayor Gerald Soroka Halloween Howl
A train carrying 15 cars pm Friday afternoon, 15 expressed frustration at
of coal derailed near cars loaded with coal the three hour time lapse
Wildwood on Friday derailed from an east between the derailment
Sept 26 at approximately bound CN train near of the cars and the Friday, October 31, 2014
3 : 3 0 p . m . T h e Wi l d w o o d . L o c a l county first responders
derailment followed Emergency Response being notified.
another near Vermillion forces were notified, but “We need to be alerted
that occurred Thursday there were no injuries or a lot earlier to know what
night. d a n g e r o u s g o o d s kind of situation we are
These latest two involved in the incident. p u t t i n g o u r f i r s t
derailments come on the CN crews responded to responders in as well as
heels of four engines and deal with the derailed the potential impact on
21 train cars, three of cars and spilled coal. the general public.” said
which carried dangerous The line was returned to Soroka.
chemicals, derailing service at 9:15 Saturday The concern regarding
near Slave Lake on morning.” t h e l a c k o f
September 16. At this time Feeny communication is one
T h e i n c i d e n t i n could not comment on that Mayor Soroka
Wildwood did not the possible cause for the hopes to have addressed

Yellowhead Pub Crawl planned

by Adrienne Tait mileage Bar n' Grill, Whitecourt buses will
Timberfire Lounge and return to their towns by
Adults wishing to the Avenue. approximately 3 a.m.
celebrate Halloween Seating is limited to 57 Roberge said the idea
safely may wish to check per bus and the pub crawl for the crawl came from
out the Yellowhead Pub will include door prizes. a friend and inspired her,
Crawl. Prizes will also be “To provide a safe way
Jenna Roberge has awarded for the best for people to enjoy
organized buses in costume. themselves.”
Hinton, Whitecourt and All three buses will For more information LIMITED SEATING - Round Trip Tickets
Edson to come to Edson conclude the evening at or to purchase tickets
and for a pub crawl that the Avenue Club, c h e c k o u t t h e $25 - $30 each
will take participants to formerly Stockyards, Departures from Hinton, Edson & Whitecourt (Peers)
four Edson locations from midnight until 2 m website or the
i n c l u d i n g t h e a.m. Yellowhead Pub Crawl
Commadore, High T h e H i n t o n a n d Facebook page.
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