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Tower has historic value

Voting: fundamental democracy

Remembering heroes Keeping eeping
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Unpaid leave to The municipal Canada's history. If the In T
From the
care for seriously elections will be Publisher’s Desk right to vote no longer Beyond the Blue
ill relative A new choice... taking place on Dana McArthur existed, Canada would not by Royboy by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
October 16, be the glorious and free
2017. land we know today.
Letter to the Editor It's time to make your voice That right to vote was a difficult
heard on who you want as your battle to achieve for many citizens of
elected mayor and council for our country. In our age of equality it My
Edson or your elected mayor and seems unbelievable that it wasn't until ViewPoint
There is also fears, according council for Yellowhead County. 1916 that Canadian women 'received' by Adrienne Tait
to the Wildrose, that the NDP
Building Canada Plan Every citizen has the right to the right to the vote. And it took until
may be pulling funding for
self-managed care. Self- vote. But we often take that right 1920 for Canadian women be
managed care allows for granted, and low voter turnout 'granted' the right to stand for
Tip greater flexibility in is the result. election. Views & News West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
A low turnout at the polls
So, take this time to understand
meeting individual
of needs and certainly frequently leads to decisions that where each of the candidates stand on Letter to the Editor Policy by Deanna Mitchener
was of benefit in my
all the issues faced by local
the Hat mother’s care. supersede the will of the majority, government, after all, good The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the
and replaces it with the will of the
minority —and that's a governance is much more than the editor.
breakdown in how a issue-of-the-day. All letters are published at the discretion of the
representative democracy like Voting is easy. And armed with editor-publisher who reserves the right to edit for
Letter to the Editor Policy Canada should work. knowledge, each citizen has the clarity, length and libel. Letters published do not
The Weekly Anchor welcomes necessarily reflect the policies or beliefs of this the NDP invoking closure on Man in the
letters to the editor. The ability to vote exists as our opportunity to truly make a difference newspaper. All letters must bear the name of the debate for Bill 6 despite
All letters are published at the discretion of the editor- most cherished right, that many in building the kind of community writer and include the address and telephone Wildrose MLAs tabling a Red Hat
publisher who reserves the right to edit for clarity, length fought and died for throughout everyone can be proud of. number, which will not be published. petition signed by over by Craig McArthur
and libel. Letters published do not necessarily reflect the 30,000 Albertans who are
policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All letters must against the bill.
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telephone number, which will not be published. Open Letter: Edson RCMP Recover Firearm,

Riding Update: Krystal Baier running for town council Drugs, Stolen Property Robin Campbell, MLA
in Search Warrant
several elections I have quietly considered Independent seniors’ advocate needed West Yellowhead
submitted running, but the timing wasn't right for me and RCMP in Edson conducted a search warrant at a Hello again…
I strongly believe, that now, the time is right. local hotel room recently. As a result of the search, a to fix long-term care: Eggen by Carlo Klemm
Hello, my For the past eight years, I have been a number of items including suspected stolen property,
OP/ED name is Krystal member of the Kinette Club of Edson, as well, drugs, and a firearm were recovered.
Baier and I am I am currently a volunteer on the Edson On September 8th, 2017 after receiving a tip from The Weekly Anchor
Member of the
excited to Playschool Board. Contributing back to the the public, Officers with the Edson Detachment Edson & District Chamber & Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
announce I am Community has always been important to me. General Duty and General Investigation (GIS) From the Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber by GEORGE VANDERBURG
sections sought and received a search warrant from
I am what I consider to be practically non
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Fall statement shows federal gov’t borrowing additional $32 billion running for partisan on Town issues. What this means is the courts. The warrant allowed police to search the Publisher’s Desk MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Edson Town
Council. that when an issue is presented before the hotel room and was executed that day. Dana McArthur
When I was in council, after listening to residents, I feel that Property recovered from the search included a
High School, I my decision must be what is best for the town. restricted semi-automatic rifle, firearm paraphernalia,
a prohibited weapon, suspected cocaine and
became Sometimes being practical dictates we can’t methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, a bicycle
Riding Update: intrigued by have every piece of infrastructure we want, or reported stolen, and a police scanner.
politics and how
that services must be delivered in a certain
“The public was without a doubt instrumental in
Krystal Baier decisions made way at a certain time. I believe we cannot recovering these items,” states Corporal Marshall
by councils burden future generations by maximizing our McPhail, of Edson RCMP GIS. “We want to
affect our daily lives. One of my Teachers debt load, but we must also listen to the encourage anyone with information such as this to
suggested that I should enter politics, and there current taxpayers. There is a balance. Being come forward, and assist us in taking drugs and Rob
the seed was planted. My interest has been efficient and proactive is also something that I weapons off the streets.” Conservative
peaked ever since, and it continues to grow. value in an effort to be financially responsible. The investigation is continuing at this time. Edson Merrifield
I grew up in Wildwood and moved to Edson To learn more about me please email me at RCMP would like anyone with knowledge of this
in 2002. Some of you may remember me from or call 780-712- investigation or any other illegal activity to contact Member of Parliament for Yellowhead iews
rifle target shooting for the Canadian National 0244 to ask me any questions. Please vote for Edson RCMP at (780) 723-8800, or Crime Stoppers Guest Column by Clyde Corser
Jim Eglinski Rifle Team (age 12-19), and working at Krystal Baier on October 16, 2017. anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 or online at
Boston Pizza, ATB Financial, and more
MP Yellowhead recently, a field operator with CNRL. My
husband and I have two wonderful children
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