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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

 

24 November 2016

Immediate Weight Restriction on Damaged Bridge

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Immediate Weight Restriction on Damaged Bridge

Immediate Weight Restriction on Damaged Yellowhead County Bridge on Range Road 110 (Leaman Road) Bridge located north of Highway 16.

The bridge has had the weight restriction lowered to 3 tonnes due to the support structure being struck by an unknown vehicle.
Weight reference: 3 tonnes is equal to 6613 lbs, example: ¾ ton pickup or smaller.

 

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.

10 November 2016

Excessive Moisture Conditions in Crops - Important Notice

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Excessive Moisture Conditions in Crops - Important Notice

Due to excessive moisture conditions across the County nearly half of the crops have not yet been harvested.Getting crops off fields and tested sooner than later may help reduce damage caused by both excess moisture and unintentional external impacts.

 

24 November 2016

Classroom Agriculture Program in need of volunteers!

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Classroom Agriculture Program in need of volunteers!

 

 

Classroom Agriculture Program (CAP) is a great program which helps grade 4 students learn about where their food comes from and why agriculture is important.CAP is looking for volunteers who are involved in the agricultural industry to assist with this program.

 

 

07 February 2017

Be A Good Neighbour!

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Be A Good Neighbour!

Yellowhead County is encouraging people to “Be A Good Neighbour”.

Community members in Yellowhead County are encouraged to connect with community members such as seniors and those in need of clearing their sidewalks of snow.

County Offices

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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