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04 July 2018

Wildfire Notice for Hinton Area 07-04-18 Update: 1:30 PM

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Wildfire Notice for Hinton Area 07-04-18 Update: 1:30 PM

WILDFIRE SITUATION | July 4, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. 

The Quigley Creek Wildfire (EWF-077) - Classified as Under Control at 1,274 hectares in size. 

In the past 48 hours, the fire has had significant rain which has greatly helped fire fighters to control the smoldering fire.  The fire is currently Under Control, meaning the wildfire is completely contained and will be extinguished.

**Please go to the Yellowhead County Facebook page to ensure you are reading the latest information post and srd.web.alberta.ca/edson-area-update for the most up to date wildfire information.

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.

16 August 2017

Alberta Open Farm Days

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Bus Tour & Lunch $40 Aug. 18 - Free Tour Aug. 18 & 19

Alberta Open Farm Days

Yellowhead County has a wide range of farms participating in Open Farms Days this year! From petting zoos and a horse ranch and rides to greenhouses and small berry and vegetable farms where you can buy local honey, jams, jellies, and more! 

Meet the farmers, shop at local retailers and experience the best Alberta agriculture has to offer. In Yellowhead County, Wild Country Gardens, Wooden Shoes Dairy, Violet Gardens & Greenhouse and Leaman Exchange are participating!

Check out directions and other participating farms at www.albertafarmdays.com

Alberta Open Farm Days is your chance to show support for your rural neighbors and the province's farms, ranches and agricultural businesses.

Self- Driving Tour Days:
Leaman Exchange - Sat. & Sun
Wild Country Gardens - Sun. Only
Violet Gardens & Greenhouse - Sat. Only
Wooden Shoes Dairy - Sat. Only

 A write-up by local food blogger Cooking With Jax on each of the farms and some amazing photos for each of the 2017 farms can be found on www.cookingwithjax.com and some cool videos on her Facebook page @CookingWithJax

24 July 2018

Summer Explorer Passport Photo Contest

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June 1, 2018 to September 15, 2018.

Summer Explorer Passport Photo Contest

Your guide to exploring all the great spots in the Alberta Northern Rockies and foothills and the Yellowhead County area! Get out there, have some fun, and win some great prizes! Celebrate this amazing area by visiting the points of interest listed in this guide!

30 July 2018

Council Highlights July 24, 2018

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Council Highlights July 24, 2018

Proposed Landfill Public Hearing / Cascade Power Project Presentation / Parkland County/Yellowhead County ICF / Edson and District Recreation Complex Demolition / Peers Communications Tower Extra Expenditure / Land Use Bylaw 12.18 / Land Use Bylaw 10.18

15 June 2018

Potential Fraud Alert - Claims to be County Firefighter

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Potential Fraud Alert - Claims to be County Firefighter

There has been someone claiming to be a member of the Yellowhead County Fire Department allegedly collecting funds for MS on behalf of Yellowhead County’s Fire Department.

Yellowhead County does not solicit funds on behalf of organizations! If you are approached by someone claiming to be part of the County Fire Department, do not give them money and report the incident to the RCMP immediately.

19 July 2018

Temporary Rosevear Road Closure

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July 23 – August 10 NO RIVER ACCESS

Temporary Rosevear Road Closure

 Yellowhead County would like to notify residents of a temporary road closure along Rosevear Road (Range Road 154) south of the McLeod River.

 

09 January 2018

Council Highlights January 9, 2018

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Council Highlights January 9, 2018

Public Hearing 17.17 | Council Code of Conduct | Assessment Modifier Impact | YCFD Water Tanker

17 May 2018

Rope Rescue and Embankment Training for Firefighters

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Rope Rescue and Embankment Training for Firefighters

Hikers, oil and gas workers, canoers, and other recreational users and industry workers who find themselves stuck in a bad situation now have an extra lifeline to help get them out.

 

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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