News Releases

10 November 2016

ATVs Should Keep Off Fields Until Harvested

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ATVs Should Keep Off Fields Until Harvested

Due to excessive moisture conditions across the County nearly half of the crops have not yet been harvested. For this reason, producers are reminding recreational users and hunters to be aware that driving over unharvested crops will cause negative impacts.

21 November 2016

YCFD Hosts Provincial Pilot Project

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YCFD Hosts Provincial Pilot Project

 

Yellowhead County Fire Department (YCFD) is assisting the provincial government in new tanker shuttle operation training and certification not currently available in Alberta.

 

23 November 2016

Declaration of Agricultural Disaster

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Declaration of Agricultural Disaster

Yellowhead County Council declared a state of Agricultural Disaster due to the current condition of many of the crops in the county. Council based the decision on recent crop reports where data showed excessive moisture on many crops in Yellowhead County.

 

Crop Reports Included in Article

 

29 December 2016

Leaman Rd Bridge Repairs Completed

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Leaman Rd Bridge Repairs Completed

Structural repairs to the Leaman bridge (Leaman Road Range Road 110 north of Highway 16) have been completed. Weight restriction will be changed back to 15 ton on Dec 29, 2016. The contractor will be back in the next few weeks to finish some cosmetic work.

13 December 2016

211 Support Service In Yellowhead Region

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211 Support Service In Yellowhead Region

HEY211. Hinton, Edson, and Yellowhead County 211. One phone number to access community service program and service information.

19 April 2017

Managing Unharvested Crops Session April 25

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Managing Unharvested Crops Session April 25

Yellowhead County invites producers to come and learn how to proceed with managing the un-harvested crops including harvesting options, residue management, burning as well as potential insurance implications. REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 24TH, 2017

09 March 2015

Road Bans In Effect Starting Thursday March 30

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Road Bans In Effect Starting Thursday March 30

Road Bans for Yellowhead County are in effect beginning Thursday, March 30th.  All Yellowhead County GRAVEL ROADS are restricted to 75 percent legal axle loading 24 hours per day.

 

04 April 2017

Burning Un-Harvested Crops: what to consider

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Burning Un-Harvested Crops: what to consider

Crop removal not possible? Burning may be your last resort to remove crop residues prior to seeding. Important tips and information related to crop burning.

22 March 2012

Mountain Pine Beetle Surveys & Control

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Mountain Pine Beetle Surveys & Control

Mountain Pine Beetle Surveys are being conducted on pine trees within Yellowhead County this spring. Survey crews will require access to private property to conduct surveys and will be able to provide identification upon request. Get the app or form for reporting trees infected by MPB here.

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EDSON OFFICE (MAIN)

2716 - 1 Avenue,Edson,AB. T7E 1N9
Phone: 780-723-4800
Toll Free: 1-800-665-6030
Fax: 780-723-5066

WILDWOOD OFFICE

53404 Rge Rd 92A,Wildwood,AB.
Phone: 780-325-3782
Toll Free 1-800-814-3935
Fax: 780-325-3783

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