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Teen injured at Fourth and Main
A local teenager was transported to the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton with serious injuries following a collision with a welding truck at Main Street. Police said in a news release a truck collided with a bicycle at about 9:45 p.m.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 08:25:06



Movie in the park proves to be a hit
Piles of people turned out to watch the family movie classic E.T. on an inflatable movie screen at Centennial Park. The movie was viewed on a 24-foot surface before an audience of an estimated 250 to 300 people on Aug.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 08:25:05



AHS hopes Twitter use encourages vaccinations
Alberta Health Services will be using social media to encourage people of all ages to get their vaccinations and reach to province's goals. "We are exploring ways of using Twitter and other social media outlets to get information out to parents," Dr.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 08:25:04



New animal recuse society estabished
The Edson Animal Rescue Society (EARS) is a newly formed non-profit animal rescue group that hopes to ensure the humane treatment of animals in both Edson and Yellowhead County.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 08:25:03



Siblings have successful rodeo season
Three local siblings had a good year competing in rodeos in 2012. Eleven-year Olivia Block, her 14-year-old sister Whitaney and five-year-old brother Walker, who live just outside of Edson, all have reason to be proud for the recognition they received.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-09-07 08:25:02



New sani-dump opens in Edson
A new sani-dump has opened in Edson. The sani-dump that opened on the Heritage Day long weekend provides a need for local RV users and also discourages the disposal of waste in inappropriate areas, Coun.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-20 12:27:05



By-election decision delayed
Edson town council did not make a decision about whether or not to hold a by-election to replace the recently resigned Kevin Zahara at its regular meeting on Aug. 14. That decision has now been delayed for another few weeks while the mayor is on holidays.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-20 12:27:04



Edson Leader evolves into web-first news provider
The Edson Leader will launch a new website next month that will help your local news source evolve into multimedia news provider. The new website will allow local journalists to upload video, audio, photo galleries and interactive maps that will complement written content.[...]
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Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-20 12:27:03



Boob tour returns to Edson
An organizer for the third annual Boob Tour event scheduled for Sept. 20 at the Edson Legion didn't think the event would stick around as long as it has. "We never even thought there would be more than a one annual.[...]
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Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-20 12:27:02





Movie in the park rescheduled
Moviegoers that were hoping to watch E.T. outside in Centennial Park will be forced to wait until Aug 29. The Youth Interagency Committee organized showtime had to be rescheduled due to rain and cold weather on Aug.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-20 12:27:02



C.O.P Transitions
The Edson Citizens on Patrol lost its president when former councillor Kevin Zahara left town for a new job with the provincial government. But Zahara said Edson's team of crime watch volunteers is in good shape and still on duty.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 12:01:08



Cougar sighting reported, animal not located
Fish and Wildlife officers responded to a cougar sighting on East Crossing Rd on Aug. 8. A landowner had called 911 to report the sighting and the information was passed on to Fish and Wildlife who responded.[...]
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Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 12:01:07



Central Alberta will remain high priority for MPB control
Though there are still a high number of mountain pine beetles in the area north of Edson, the province is citing success in its war against the pest after populations decreased between Slave Lake west to Grande Prairie and Grande Cache.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 12:01:06



Diabetes Clothesline program looking to expand into Edson
Canadian Diabetes Clothesline is looking to place a donation bin in Edson and enter a partnership with an individual or group with regards to looking after it.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 12:01:05



Peers Gold Dust Daze family first policy makes for success
A celebration of family -- that's what Peers Gold Dust Daze is all about, according to one of the event's organizers. "Families having a chance to spend time together doing lots of different activities -- baseball, kid's activities, clowns, magicians and face painters," Therese Thompkins said.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 12:01:04



Peers Gold Dust Daze family first policy makes for success
Ed Moore Edson Leader A celebration of family -- that's what Peers Gold Dust Daze is all about, according to one of the event's organizers.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 12:01:03



Vader matter adjourned
Travis Edward Vader, accused of murdering a St. Albert couple who disappeared more than two years ago, had his matter adjourned for another two weeks. Vader's fourth court appearance in Edson since he was charged with two counts of murder was scheduled for Aug.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-07 22:28:21



New food plan for long-term care
The long-term care centre in the Edson Hospital will be one of 73 Alberta Health Services-run facilities that will return to a home cooking model by December.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-07 14:48:38



Intermunicipal meeting cancelled
There will be no intermunicipal meeting this summer between the Town of Edson and Yellowhead County councils to discuss the topic of municipal restructuring. There was supposed to be a meeting on Aug. 1, but it was cancelled, county Mayor Gerald Soroka said.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-07 14:48:37



Edson non-profits agree with survey findings
Edson non-profit groups and charity organizations are mostly in agreement with a province-wide survey taken earlier this year by the Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations, and agree that their fortunes have improved in the past two years.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-07 14:48:36



CWB monopoly comes to an end
Yellowhead MP Rob Merrifield said there are three things that have contributed to an increase in commodity prices including wheat and barley - the growing demand from international markets, drought conditions south of the border and the end Canadian Wheat Board's single-desk.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-07 14:48:35



Auto insurance to increase by 5%
Drivers will soon pay more for car insurance after the Automobile Insurance Rate Board approved a five per cent increase for mandatory premiums. The increase will take effect on Nov. 1. It will mean a $30 increase per year for the average driver.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-07 14:48:34



Council carries borrowing bylaw
The Town of Edson dipped further into its debt limit after town council approved a debenture bylaw worth $9.5 million during its regular meeting last week. The borrowing bylaw will allow the town to carry a loan that will finance the completion of Phase 2 of the Hillendale subdivision.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-07-23 12:12:26



Muni census reveals greater population
The Town of Edson's municipal census revealed a population greater than the federal census stated. It means the official population that will be submitted to Alberta Municipal Affairs will now be 8,646.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-07-23 12:12:25



Zahara's resignation official
Edson Town Council will take another month to decide whether or not to hold a by-election after Kevin Zahara officially resigned his council seat on July 17.[...]
Newspaper: Edson Leader
Feed: Edson Leader's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-07-23 12:12:24



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