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MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Comment



Tower has historic value

Plan time to slow down



Remembering heroes
safe, defensive driving. where they're going. Many accidents occur Rob Merrifield
From the Everyone has somewhere to go –the bus around school bus stops. Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
Publisher’s Desk driver, the children getting on and off the bus, Planning for a few extra minutes behind the
Dana McArthur the car behind you. Having patience and wheel is a small price to pay to keep our
staying put is the best way everyone gets students safe. Alberta organ and tissue

Longtime Edson resident and newspaper-man passes Backpacks, scribblers, and pre-sharpened donation –registry agent launch
pencils spell the end of summer vacation and
back to school for the kids.
Rob
What also has come to an end (hopefully) is
our summer habit of driving faster through
Merrifield
school zones.
Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
The speed limit in school zones is 30 km/h
Unpaid leave to and it is applicable on school days between 8
care for seriously a.m. and 5 p.m., unless the sign says West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
ill relative
otherwise. The speed limit in playground My
zones is 30 km/h from dawn to dusk, every ViewPoint
day of the year, not just on school days. by Adrienne Tait
Building Canada Plan
It's much more difficult for children to
assess whether a vehicle is moving or
estimate how fast it's going.
Rob Children also think cars can stop instantly.
They simply have not developed the ability to Man in the
Merrifield
estimate whether there is enough time to cross Red Hat
Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
the road or not.
by Craig McArthur
This can make children on medians, curbs, Sgt. Jack Poitras of the Edson RCMP detachment said, "With school starting up we would like to remind
and near intersections –unpredictable. That's our drivers to be considerate to our children crossing the road on their way to and from school. Children
why we need slow down and always practice please look both ways before you cross the roads. Lets be safe out there.” Photo Adrienne Tait





Grandparents Walk-A-Thon needs more involvement Independent seniors’ advocate needed
Letter to the Editor

‘It would be nice to see our schools take on the challenge too...’ to fix long-term care: Eggen



Views & News It would be nice to see our schools take on the your pledge forms and start collecting.
challenge too and get our children more Businesses can also pledge towards the walk.
by Deanna Mitchener
involved with the seniors. This would be a great Please contact the lodge for more
opportunity for our young people to do information at 780-723-3522 or stop by 4619 - Letter to the Editor
Parkland Lodge Auxiliary's annual fundraiser, something meaningful for our seniors. 9 Avenue, or contact Ivan Strang at 780-723-
the Grandparents Walk-A-Thon, will take place Every cent counts toward improving the quality 4020.
on September 20. of life for seniors and every participant will feel (see story page 23)
As a community I know we can come together great coming out and doing something good for
to make this year's Grandparents Walk-A-Thon them. Letter to the Editor Policy
one of the biggest Edson has ever seen. Our seniors have done so much for our The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the editor.
After seeing how involved our community community. Let's show them some support. Ask All letters are published at the discretion of the editor-
was in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, I would family members, friends, co-workers, and publisher who reserves the right to edit for clarity, length Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
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and libel. Letters published do not necessarily reflect the
like to challenge the community to meet at the neighbors to join in, sponsor a walker, and policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All letters must bear by GEORGE VANDERBURG K
Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
by GEORGE VANDERBURG
Robin Campbell, MLA Parkland Lodge in support of our seniors at 10 participate where they can. the name of the writer and include the address and MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
a.m. You can stop by Parkland Lodge to pick up telephone number, which will not be published. by GEORGE VANDERBURG
by GEORGE VANDERBURG
West Yellowhead
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
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