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Toxic water advisory for Gull Lake raises concerns and questions By Treena Mielke Alberta Health’s toxic water advisory shutting down Gull Lake has left at least one person somewhat perplexed about the validity of the report stating the lake is contaminated with algae. Alberta Health Services issued the advisory Aug. 21 and residents living near the shores of the lake, as well as visitors, are advised to not drink the water, nor swim or wade in the lake and avoid contact with algae
on the shoreline. Craig MacLeod, president of the Alberta Lake Management Society, who has a summer home at Meridian Beach on Gull Lake, is not convinced the numbers are correct. “There is no evidence of any blooms,” he said. “The water is shining. It is better than ever.” While MacLeod is not ready to swallow the report hook, line and sinker, he is not discrediting Alberta Health, but simply wants more clarification.
“We need to get our head around this, the numbers seem odd as there is no evidence of any blooms on the lake.” But Deena Hinshaw, medical officer of health for the central zone of Alberta Health Services, said the algae in Gull Lake is more than two million cells per ml, 20 times over the acceptable level of 100,000 cells per ml as set out in the Canadian Guidelines for Recreational Water. “The algae blooms don’t have to be on top to cause a problem,” she said. “While
there is no surface blooms, the water is cloudy below the surface.” The extremely high algae count prompted Alberta Health Services to issue the advisory, she said. “It is our duty to provide the information and an advisory. We are not closing the lake, but making recommendations so the public can make safe choices.” Hinshaw expects the advisory to be in effect for the rest of the summer. Continued on page 10
Work in progress: An 27-metre-long Erickson Air Crane was used to continue work on the Western Alberta Transmission Line, lifting and placing sections of transmission structures into place. Work is expected to be underway in the Rimbey area in September. Constuction of the line is scheduled to continue until spring 2015. APN Photo
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Missing road signs cause safety concerns for county By Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
came from Tom and Brenda Griffiths to allow for a farmsite separation on Range Road 244 and Township Road 424. The request is to rezone to country residential hobby farm from agricultural. “It’s for the future is what I’m looking at.” The last request was from Clifford Bollinger requesting a 2.6-acre parcel for his son to have home and help with the farm. “It’s a bushed area and would make a bit of clearPonoka County CAO ing at Range Road 11,” Charlie Cutforth said Bollinger. The property is south of Township Road 434. There were no objections. Drainage at Wolf Creek Golf course Last year Wolf Creek Gold Resort approached the county to help rectify an issue that has contributed to flooding on the course. A culvert in Morningside built some time ago has caused flooding issues on the course and Ponoka County has been working to solve the issue. Heavy rains this year have shown flooding still occurs and Cutforth has suggested they build a manhole/ sump to help with the heavy water flows. They would then pump the water into the culvert. “This we hope would resolve it and we should be looking at $30,000 to $40,000,” said Cutforth. Wolf Creek is prepared to pay for the pumping and Coun. Gawney Hinkley wants the manhole built soon.
Theft of road signs Road signs on Highway 53 are regularly going missing, specifically Climax Road and Hoar Road. The issue is causing safety concerns for county crews who have to re-install the signs, says CAO Charlie Cutforth. To deal with the issue, crews will be putting the signs further back, closer to the corner of the property line, rather than close to the road. “The signs won’t be as big and noticeable possibly,” said Cutforth. Land correction A purchase almost five decades ago has caused the county to do some backtracking. The county registered a road plan in 1964 that cut 66 feet off an acreage. This change made the lot approximately 1.3 acres but it should actually show more than two acres. “Technically the county should have cancelled and consolidated the old road at the same time they registered the new,” explained Cutforth. A boundary adjustment was needed on SW 11-4204-5 for Stanley Schumaker who believed the old road was part of the acreage. Councillors approved the purchase by Schumaker of the property for $1 to fix the error. Air brakes use Requests to ban jake brakes on Medicine Lake Road have been turned down by councillors. “They’re (truckers) jaking to make the turn,” explained Cutforth. The concern was if they restrict air brakes on this road then they would have to continue with more restrictions, which would cause difficulties for truckers. Rezoning in the county There were four rezoning requests asked of council and all of them were approved. The first came from Roland and Irene Grutterink off of Range Road 24 and Westlake Road. The reRIMBEY & DISTRICT DROP-IN SOCIETY quest was to rezone three parcels to country residential hobby farm from agricultural. Each of the properties would have access to the PURPOSE: road. There were no objecDiscuss Floor Curling Concerns tions. Request number two PLACE: came from Marrion Owen Rimbey Drop-In and Bill Spies to rezone property off Highway 53 DATE: near Glenfred Road to September 4, 2013 country residence from agricultural. The goal is to TIME: subdivide into three par1:00 pm cels for residences. Road access to Highway 53 should not be an issue. All members are invited to attend “I understand that Althis special meeting berta Transportation has now confirmed that those road accesses are OK,” said Cutforth. The accesses are adjacent to the highway and 30 years of experience Owen has been in discussion with the department. I believe there’s enough space from the highway back.” She is in the process of remediating an old tank site but is unsure of the how long the process will take. The third request
“Get it (the water) out of sight and this will make these people happy.” Sewage treatment at Wolf Creek The golf course has a sewage treatment plant and handles sewage deliveries from county residents. A request from owner/operator Ryan Vold has been sent to the county to assist with upgrades of the plant. “Current hauls average about 300 cubes per month; at this current rate our system is undersized for this flow,” the letter states. If two trucks come at once then there is also lag time for the trucks. “It’s not handling everything that they’re doing now,” said Cutforth. There is no direct cost to the county as users must pay for the disposal of sewage but Ponoka County has to ensure a site for county residents to dump. The total cost for the upgrades is $75,000 and Cutforth recommended they pay for half. Another option available to the county is to use the Town of Ponoka’s treatment plant but a new cell would have to be built to accommodate the product. “A new cell would cost much, much more.” Hinkley was in favour of the plan considering the cost of a new storage cell and council approved the request. Pension plan change The Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP) has audited the county’s pension plan and noted a
slight error. Each employee class must be identified whether they opt-in to the plan. “The change actually is with the (Bluffton) landfill attendants,” explained Cutforth. There are two employees there who opted out of the plan and the county needed to acknowledge that. Election time The county works with Wolf Creek Public School and St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Schools during election time. Polling stations include voting for the school divisions and the county assists with that. Nomination day is Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon, and election day is Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Intersection treatment The intersection of Secondary Highway 771 near Westlake Marina is undergoing some treatment by a developer. Cutforth recommends the county take care of its side of the intersection at the same time. Paying for the project could come out of the cash reserve and paid for next year during budget deliberations. He estimates the cost to the county at $150,000 for the treatment, which was approved by council.
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Your municipality needs help; it needs direction, a vision for the future. Do you have what it takes to be a councillor? Do you know someone who does? Your municipality is one of the commuGeorge Brown nity’s largest employOff the Record ers and oldest corporations. With decades of service to local property owners, your municipal council provides residents with a wide selection of services. As in any multi-million dollar corporation, there will be differences of opinion among the board of directors as to the best way of achieving the goals of the shareholders and determining the most efficient operation of the corporation. Municipal council exists for one purpose: to govern. It is accountable to the taxpayers and the community as a whole to see that the corporation achieves its annual and long-term goals such as economic growth, low taxes, sufficient police and fire protection, and maintaining infrastructure. For some, sitting on municipal council is a matter of civic duty; for others it is an opportunity to push a personal agenda, to oust an out-of-control incumbent, or to interfere in the administration of the municipality. It is not council’s job to oversee the day-to-day operations of the corporation — that is the job of the CAO hired by council. The grassroots is fertile ground for the propagation of all sorts of creatures who feel they have “something to offer” or who wish to “give something back to the community” and offer themselves up for election. Beware the axe-grinder or one-issue candidate whose purpose is to sabotage the community agenda for his own political ends. There is a tremendous time commitment attached to being a councillor. In addition to the regular bi-monthly meetings there are daytime and evening committee meetings, special breakfasts to attend and impromptu meetings when you are cornered in the grocery store. Your phone will ring day and night with calls from citizens who insist that you do something about barking dogs, potholes and snow removal downtown. If you have no interest in municipal development plans, land use bylaws, endless transportation studies or pouring over departmental budgets and monthly reports, do the community a favour and keep your nomination papers in your back pocket on Sept. 23, nomination day. If municipal council is in touch with its residents, it enjoys the confidence and support of the community; it reflects the needs and ambitions of the community, contributing to the growth and benefit of the local economy. Councillors must offer visionary leadership that encourages business and residential growth, and which opens the door to new opportunities for success. Do you fit the bill?
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Carbon taxes hurt the poor Rumour in the oil patch has it that U.S. President Barack Obama’s price for the Keystone XL pipeline to go ahead is the imposition of a carbon tax. While the oil companies don’t really care — they will make so much off of Keystone that a tax would be a blip — the same can’t be said for the poor and middle classes. For a look at the cost of any new green regulations, let’s look at British Columbia’s carbon tax, “the first in North America.” It is just the kind of fiction that fiction was made for. A report (written by the strongest proponents of the tax) was recently released claiming that the carbon tax on gas — B.C. drivers’ now pay more to fill their tanks than anywhere else in North America — has resulted in less driving and a drop of carbon emissions by 17.4 per cent. But Willis Eschenbach, a reporter for the world’s most viewed climate site, Watts Up With That, now a hall of fame honoree as best science blog on the web, did the number crunching and found that the 17.4-per-cent reduction was based entirely on B.C. residents buying less gas. But while B.C. drivers may be buying less gas in province, trips across the border have sky-rocketed — by 150 per cent — because gas there is one-third cheaper. As for claims the tax is revenue neutral, tell that to the trucker filling up at the most expensive gas pumps in Canada, or the greenhouse operator in Delta paying an extra $35,000 for the privilege of growing food. B.C’s dubious achievement led its premier, Christy Clark, a mistress of green manipulation if there ever was one, to recently announce the rest of Canada must follow her province’s lead, no matter the cost to single parents, young families, working class drivers, and old people needing to heat their homes. For make no mistake about it, it is they who live in fuel poverty and who all too often have to choose between heating and food. And where did the money from the carbon tax go? According to B.C.’s auditor-general, twothirds of funds brokered by the Pacific Carbon Trust went to Encana, the biggest gas company in Canada, and to the Nature Conservancy of Canada, an organization so powerful, it is practically untouchable. No matter both organizations were
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going to undertake their carbon projects anyway; they were glad to take the money, which came from schools and hospitals that are mandated to be carbon neutral: a cool million dollars from Vancouver and Surrey area schools alone. This re-distribution of revenue from the poor to the rich, however, pales in comparison to the misery foisted on indigenous peoples in the developing world. Oxfam International documents how more than 22,000 Ugandans were evicted to make way for a carbon offset tree plantation established by a London-based firm called New Forests. There are dozens of such projects, from Africa to India to Norfolk County in Ontario, where the province’s richest farmland is being reforested for carbon capture and credit to benefit the wealthiest in Canada. In 2009, Deloitte Financial warned Australia its Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS), which requires offsets of large emitters, “have already been subject to fraud, misstatement and the involvement of organized crime in the UK and Europe.” Maybe it should be called the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scam. Even Deloitte, however, missed the potential for public sector abuse, which in B.C. is considerable. For tens of thousands of public servants and contract workers, carbon is a gold rush. Taxpayers have contributed to the $100 million endowment enjoyed by the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium at the University of Victoria, the Climate Action Secretariat, LiveSmart BC and hundreds of projects listed in the Annual Climate Neutral Report. We also pay for the Western Climate Initiative busily devising trans-national carbon regulation. Carbon taxes are a catastrophic waste of public money and have created entire elites that will fight to the death to keep their privileges, no matter the damage caused to the vulnerable. Elizabeth Nickson is a Senior Fellow at the Frontier Center for Public Policy (http://www. fcpp.org). She is author of Eco-fascists, How Radical Conservationists are Destroying Our Natural Heritage (Harper Collins).
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County looks at concerns about Bethany Group By Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye Ponoka County councillors are taking the Bethany Group to task over recent changes in operations at Golden Leisure Lodge in Rimbey.. Coun. Keith Beebe has received complaints from residents that staff cannot buy lunches anymore. They used to be allowed to buy meals for $5 but that has been discontinued. Residents appear concerned over the changes taking place. “It’s not exactly the way you cultivate good morale,” offered CAO Charlie Cutforth. “Maybe it’s time to look at the Bethany Group and get rid of them too,” stated Coun. Gawney Hinkley. “You can give them 30 days without any cost…I would look into Bethany Group very strongly.” Reeve Gord Svenningsen was not privy to these changes and believed only the benefits package was being looked at. “There was no mention of anything like this.”
He is going to speak with Bethany Group to find out what occurred. Bethany was hired to manage Rimoka’s affairs at $85,000, says Hinkley. At the time he did not think that was enough to manage. “We said you guys can’t operate on that. They said, ‘Oh yes we can.’ All of a sudden everything’s going up,” he explained. However, Cutforth says their operation requisition has been raised to just over $90,000. “It’s not obscene.” Other business with the Rimoka Housing Foundation and Bethany group concerned the proposed senior’s building. Ponoka County is hoping to ensure funds for a new building in Rimbey. The county has a commitment for land in the area and Cutforth hopes speaking with the province will help secure funds in the next three years. “We’re urging them (the province) for funding,” says Cutforth. “We’re not trying to do Rimoka’s job for them.”
Council saves on gas and power bills By Treena Mielke The Town of Rimbey has opted to take part in the 2014 ASC Energy Program, expecting to realize savings in next year’s electricity and gas costs. CAO Tony Goode said the town will see cost savings of about $160,000 on gas and electricity bills next year by taking part in the Alberta Municipal Services Corporation’s energy program for the procurement of electricity, natural gas and a green power component. “ASC Energy members who were included in the first round of procurement have seen approximately 40 per cent savings on their energy costs,” Goode said. AMSC is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) that pro-
vides aggregated services to member municipalities, their employees, associate and community related and notfor-profit organizations. It was launched in 2001 in response to members’ needs when Alberta deregulated its electric utility industry. The municipalities that have participated in the program have benefited through the cost effective supply of aggregated energy, natural gas, electricity and optional green power. Mayor Sheldon Ibbotson said belonging to the program is an excellent way to garner savings and will benefit the town. “It’s an opportunity to save the $150,000 (or more) and this money can be used for other purposes such as infrastructure and public works, recreation — wherever it is needed.”
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Horticulture Show attracts good number of participants By Treena Mielke The Rimbey & District Horticulture and Bench Show offered a potpourri of categories and anyone who dropped by to check out the array of exhibits was not disappointed. The show, held Aug. 17 at the Rimbey Drop In Centre was the culmination of the hard work and talent of more than 600 entrants. “It was a very good show,” said Gail Hood, chairman of the Rimbey & District Horticultural Club. Entrants were down from last year overall, although they were up in the cut flower and potted plant category. They were down in the vegetables and gladiola arrangements. Lilly Ecker won best of show in the handi-
Janet Henry looks over the displays at the horticultural show.
crafts category with her delicate crocheted tablecloth. The tablecloth has butterflies and flowers etched in the crocheted work and is truly a masterpiece. Ecker said it took her more than three weeks to prepare the pattern on graph paper and several weeks to crotchet it. She won a first place ribbon last year with a round crocheted tablecloth. Crocheting and entering handicrafts at fairs is a legacy handed down to her from her late mother, Rose Andrews. Ecker has a picture of her mother with a crocheted bedspread that she won a first place ribbon with in the Bentley show. Lucy Betlamini won best of show in the culinary category that includes baking, canning and cooking. Betlamini, who ran the fair in Winfield for several years, is pleased with her win but doesn’t consider herself a good cook. “I do enjoy canning,” she said. “I always have canned — lots of fruit and I also do beet pickles, bread and butter pickles and picked carrots. My granddaughter came over the other day and asked where those pickled carrots were.” Elsie Giebelhaus won best of show in the vegetable category. She, too, is pleased with her win. “Our garden just went crazy this year. It was very bountiful.” Giebelhaus said her cauliflower grew high but seemed to be all leaves. Finally she tore the outer leaves off and inside was a beautiful cauliflower. “It’s a miracle, really.” Other best of show winners were Diane Handford for photography; Kathy Sarson, herb collection; Holly Schwieger, most points in show, novice; Wayne Spink, best flower arrangement, (men only); Abigail Lamparter, most points in show (children’s category); Christine Hedges, best cut flowers and most points in show, senior; Norman
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Audrey Munro checks out the best of show table at the horticulture show. Goetz, best of fruit; Alida Granson, most points in show, (youth); Joy Bruca, most points in show adult. Bruca also won the Alberta Horticultural Rosette with 148 points and 68 entries. The horticulture club operates under the umbrella of the Rimbey & District Agriculture Society. The club offers a variety of opportunities to its members. Over the
years, there have been speakers on various topics, luncheons, greenhouse and garden tours, seminars, plant swaps, info sharing, community services and education. The club meets most months on the third Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Drop in Centre. Anyone interested in attending is welcome to call Gail Hood at 403-843-2539. New members are welcome.
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Council takes over bylaw services for region By Treena Mielke The Town of Rimbey has plans to take over bylaw services for summer villages on Gull Lake and Sylvan Lake and in the process step up its own bylaw presence. CAO Tony Goode said the service in Rimbey would double once the town takes over and the hours of the three bylaw officers will increase from 11 to 22. The town is in the process of securing approval
Church 403-748-4455 5 miles west, 1.5 miles south,
1 mile west of Bentley “Sharing New Life in Christ”
Rimbey New Life Fellowship Sunday 10:30 a.m. Children’s Church 11:30 a.m. Midweek Service - Wednesday 7 p.m. Ladies Meeting Friday 2 p.m. Pastor Reg Darnell 403-843-3336 (Office) 403-782-2694 (Home) 5038 - 49 Ave.
Church of the Nazarene, Rimbey Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. (on Radio 93.3 FM) 5214-51 Street, Phone: 403-843-2029 Pastor Dave MacMillan
ANGLICAN CHURCH OF THE EPIPHANY 5211 52 St., Rimbey
Service & Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. 4th Sunday Family Service: 11:00 a.m. Reverend David Holmes: 403-843-2502
Stuart Adams: 403-843-6164 or Arlene Edwards: 403-843-6077 www.churchofepiphany.ca
Th e Rimbey Seventh-Day Adventist Church Saturdays
Evangelical Missionary Church 1/2 mile East of Hoadley on Highway #611
Sabbath School at 9:45 a.m. Worship Service at 11:00 a.m.
Worship Service 10:30 a.m.
Pastor David Beaudoin 403-783-2499
Pastor: Rev. Barry Klassen 403-843-6461
By Treena Mielke Council has juggled its regular meeting date in October to avoid conflict with the municipal election. The election is Oct. 21 and the previously set council meeting date of Oct. 24 falls prior to the declaration of the official results of the election — at noon on the fourth day following the election. As laid out in the Municipal Government Act, except in a summer village, a council must hold an organizational meeting annually no later than two weeks after the third Monday in October. Council agreed to reschedule the organizational meeting for 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 and schedule the regular council meeting to follow immediately. FCSS board appointment Council approved a request from Peggy Makofka, executive director of the Rimbey FCSS, to appoint Viola Schneider to replace Viola Schneider on the Rimbey FCSS board.
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Rimbey Christian Reformed Church 5506-51 Ave Service at 10:00 a.m.
403-843-2585 Pastor: Bill Nieuwenhuis
Rimbey Alliance Church 4620 - 54th Avenue, Rimbey 403-843-3727 10:30 a.m. Worship Service with Children’s Church Last Sunday of the month, service held at Parkland Manor at 10:00 am
Roman Catholic Church Mass Times:
Saturday Evening: Sunday Morning: Sylvan Lake - 5:00 p.m. Rimbey - 9:00 a.m. Sylvan Lake -11:00 a.m. Last Sunday of every month: Sylvan Lake 9:00 a.m. Rimbey 11:00 a.m. Parish Priest: Father Gabriel Udeh Administration Offi ce: 403-843-2126; Aft er Hours Emergency Cell: 403-963-0954
Rimbey United Church 403-843-2458
4931 - 51st Ave.
Rev. Deborah Laing Sunday Worship / Children’s Programs - 10:30 a.m.
the first Friday of each month in Rimbey will be designated to criminal docket and disposition matters only. Trials will no longer be scheduled in the afternoons on the first Friday in Rimbey. Also effective Jan. 1 the third Friday of each month in Rimbey will be opened up and designated for criminal trials only. This change was made in consideration of the increasingly large dockets in Rimbey and to alleviate the resulting pressure on trial time. Special month declared Council agreed to declare the month of September as Rimbey’s Big Brothers Big Sisters Month. A declaration and flag raising ceremony will be held Sept. 3 at 10 a.m.
Ritz challenges 4-H youth to help feed a hungry planet
Lutheran Church Canada
Pastor Mark Schultz Office - 403-843-2767 Home - 403-843-4420
Wastewater for fracking approved by minister Council accepted for information a letter from Diana McQueen, minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, informing the town of a temporary diversion license for the use of wastewater for hydraulic fracturing. McQueen said the department supports the re-use of wastewater for hydraulic fracturing, subject to an impact assessment on the availability of surface water. Court proceedings change in new year Council received a letter from Assistant Chief Judge W.A. Skinner, regarding changes to court dates at the Rimbey Court House. Effective Jan. 1
Zion Lutheran Church Divine Service at 10:30 4521 - 54th Ave. Rimbey
be contracting us to do the service,” said Goode. He added the revenue for the regional bylaw service will be $159,650 for the first year and expenses will run at $121,524. The surplus will go into an equipment replacement reserve fund. At its regular meeting Aug. 19 the town approved bylaw policies that will be submitted to the Solicitor General.
Council reschedules October meeting
Sunday School 11 a.m. 4th Sunday of the month 5 p.m.
from the Solicitor General to operate the bylaw service for the town and the summer villages of Gull Lake, Parkland Beach, Sunbreaker Cove, Birchcliff, Norglenwold and Jarvis Bay. The service had been provided by the Summer Village of Gull Lake, however the municipality has opted to let it go. “They are getting out of it and will
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Gerry Ritz re-affirmed the commitment to developing Canada’s future agriculture and food leaders by announcing an investment of up to $5.17 million in 4-H Canada initiatives over the next five years. “With their new ideas, fresh perspectives and optimism, youth leaders and young farmers are key to achieving global food security,” said Ritz. “Our govern1 HOUR - $49 Laurie (CMP) 403-748-3537 ment is proud to support 4-H Canada as it continues to inspire Canadian youth to achieve their BENTLEY potential and to become tomorrow’s community MINOR HOCKEY and business leaders.” Ritz officially REGISTRATION NIGHT opened the Feeding a and Hungry Planet summit, co-sponsored by 4-H FALL GENERAL MEETING Canada, Agriculture Wed. Sept. 4 2013 and Agri-Food Canada and Bayer CropScience, at 7:30 pm which brings together Bentley Community Hall youth from up to twenty countries to share soluAll ﬁrst time registrants to Bentley tions to strengthen food Minor Hockey will receive a 50% security. discount off their registration fees for 4-H Canada, in its all Dynamite and Novice age players. 100th anniversary celAll New players please bring a ebrations this year, will copy of your Birth Certiﬁcate. use the federal funding to further its Embrace For more information please the Future initiative, contact Kelly McKinlay aimed at growing mem403-348-9792 or email bership in rural areas, inmckinlayoilﬁeld@gmail.com troducing 4-H programs
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Drunk drivers and drug users on RCMPs hit list This week, the Rimbey RCMP responded to 42 calls for service. Highlights include drugs, impaired drivers, assaults, fraud and other criminal matters. More drunk drivers arrested Rimbey Mounties continue to arrest more drunk drivers in our community. Again, three more highly intoxicated drivers were arrested. On Aug. 17 an alert officer stopped a 49-year-old female, a resident of Bluffton, who shouldn’t have been behind the wheel. She provided breath samples of nearly triple the legal limit and during the investigation she assaulted the arresting officer. The woman has three previous convictions for drunk driving on her criminal record. Charged with impaired driving and assaulting a police officer, the accused will appear in Rimbey court on Oct. 4 to speak to the judge about her actions. Two more men, ages 45 and 60, both from Rimbey, were arrested for drunk driving. In each case, the men lost their vehicles and their licenses and will be required to appear in Rimbey court to deal with their criminal charges. RCMP find meth user, not Leatherface In the early morning hours of Aug. 22 police received a 911 call from a distraught man claiming men were using a chainsaw to cut his house off its foundation. The hysterical man was screaming on the phone like he was reliving the Texas Chain-
saw Massacre. Several officers quickly responded to the scene and found no angry men in the area resembling Paul Bunyan. As the investigation into the matter progressed, it became apparent the alleged victim was high on methamphetamine and having a major episode from the illegal narcotics he had consumed. The 34-year-old drug user was apprehended and dealt with accordingly. Children’s Services was also advised in this case. Rounding up the usual offenders More chronic offenders were arrested last week as police continue to target those in the community who were released from jail with conditions to abide by. Several ne’er-do-wells found their way back to the Crow Bar Motel and a few more are “laying low” knowing they are next to take the Buffalo Cab back to jail. Be safe this hunting season Police investigated numerous complaints of gunshots being fired in rural areas. In most cases, there were no laws broken as hunters were simply sighting in their firearms getting ready for the upcoming hunting season. In one case, tree stands and game cameras were seized from a property by police since no one had permission to hunt there. As fall quickly approaches, please ensure you have permission to access any land you wish to hunt on and leave gates as you found them. If you are
Public Notice PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE COUNTY’S LAND USE BYLAW Bylaw No. 1184/13 Lacombe County Council has given first reading to Bylaw No. 1184/13 the purpose of which are to amend the uses, definitions, general regulations and policies in the County’s Land Use Bylaw. The amendments are being proposed to provide: • Additional commercial opportunities in the County’s various commercial land use districts; • Flexibility for the Development Officer to make decisions on larger shops in the Country Residential District; and • Eliminating the requirement for Minor Home Based Businesses that have no outside storage (except farm equipment as outlined in the Bylaw), non-resident employees or visiting of clients to the site in the Agricultural District to require Development Permits from the County. A copy of the Bylaws with the proposed amendments may be obtained from the County’s Planning and Development Department or by visiting the County’s website at www. lacombecounty.com. Anyone wishing to comment on the proposed Bylaw amendments will have an opportunity to do so at a public hearing which has been arranged for: Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Place: Lacombe County Administration Office located 2 1/2 miles west of Highway 2 at the intersection of Spruceville Road and Highway 12 If you are unable to attend the hearing, written submissions can be made to the County. You will, however, need to ensure that your comments are received by the County prior to the date of the hearing. Your comments can be sent by email to email@example.com, by fax to 403-782-3820 or by mail to RR 3, Lacombe AB T4L 2N3. All submissions will be public information. For more information, please contact the Planning and Development Department. Dale Freitag, RPP, MCIP Manager of Planning Services Lacombe County, RR 3, Lacombe AB T4L 2N3
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planning an adventure into the woods, please let a friend or loved one know where you are going and when you plan to return. Every year, police receive a call that “Elmer J. Fudd” did not come back from his hunting trip. When the question is asked by police, “Where was he going?” Often the response is, “His secret hunting spot.”
If you have any information regarding these or any other crimes, please call the Rimbey RCMP at (403) 843-2224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, #8477 on Telus Mobility or *8477 on Rogers AT&T. Crime Stoppers is a community program that does work. Do your part and call now.
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Boys and Girls Club gets green light from council By Treena Mielke
“I don’t expect to see a lot (of participation) right off the bat. But part of my job is providing these opportunities no matter how many people show up. I’m positive this is gong to take off.” Mayor Sheldon Ibbotson praised Stenstrom for his initiative, noting he was following the recommendations set out in the recreation master plan. “It’s a direction that’s been identified,” he said. Stenstrom said the next step will be to formalize the agreement between The Boys and Girls Club and the town. “We need to determine which facilities can be used by the club free of charge as well as clarify other grey areas such as which specific programs will be offered. Down the road our goal is to provide every child and youth here in Rimbey with something to do after school five days a week.” Letters of support for the youth club included in the council package came from Peggy Makofka, executive director Rimbey FCSS; Leanne Evans, program co-ordinator for Rimbey Neighbourhood Place; and Janet Stout from the Blindman youth Action Society. In her letter, Makofka said youth programs such as the Boys and Girls Club have been a dream of the community for many years.
More youth related programs, a teen drop in centre and out-of-school care could soon be happening in Rimbey thanks to council’s decision to lend its financial support to a Boys and Girls Club. At its Aug. 19 meeting, council gave the green light to a proposal by Peter Stenstrom, Rimbey’s director of community services, to enter into an agreement with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Wolf Creek. The club would provide a satellite program with the national Boys and Girls Club of Canada branding. Council would contribute $25,000 per year for five years to help keep the program afloat and allow the club the use of specified town recreation facilities at no charge. “This partnership would see the town entrust their youth programming to a wellknown and respected organization whose knowledge and skill set is working with youth,” said Beth Reitz, executive director of Boys and Girls Clubs of Wolf Creek. Stenstrom, who met with council Monday, endorsed the program. “Their mission is to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life. I believe that the citizens of Rimbey would strongly
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Gull Lake water advisory
Continued from page 1 Ice fishermen can still enjoy the sport without risk, she added. Fish caught in the winter should not be affected. Margaret Glasford, a director of the Alberta Lake Management Society, said no blue-green algae advisory has been issued in the past regarding Gull Lake, but she benefit from a partnership with this organirecalled water skiing in the lake several years ago durzation as well.” ing a summer when the water was pea green, a sure sign Stenstrom pointed out the only other algae was present, although perhaps not in numbers that regular children’s service provider in Rimexceeded the threshold. bey is the recreation department. Glasford said the report is sad news for all the fami“The department has a history of runlies who use Gull Lake ning under-utilized children’s programs,” in the summer. “I am not he said. “I would like to see the recreation super surprised, as it is happening (in other lakes) department focus their energy to supporting around us, but I am devascommunity groups like The Boys and Girls tated. It is sad times.” Club. They have the expertise and systems Glasford talked to one in place to succeed.” young mother with four Coun. Scott Ellis wanted to know how children and the family the success of the program would be meadog who had come to the sured. With a blue-green beach equipped with all algae advisory issued by “At what point would you say this isn’t sorts of water toys. working?” he questioned. “I appreciate the Alberta Health Services “I talked to her when I for Gull Lake Aug. 21 vision you are bringing to the table,” he was walking on the beach. residents living near the added. “It’s not a negative thing. I just need It such a downer and so shores of Gull Lake, as to be clear.” sad for them; all those well as visitors, are adStenstrom expects attendance will infamilies with children.” vised to take the followcrease as the program becomes established. ing precautions Do not drink the water or allow pets to drink water. Boiling contaminated water does not re1st day of school “Welcome Back” move toxins from the water. Do not swim or wade or allow pets to swim or Free for all students Sept 21 @ 11 am – Drayton Valley, AB wade in the lake. Avoid contact with Unreserved Real Estate, 8:00 am - 9:00 am blue-green algae along Livestock & Farm Auction for the shoreline. Kash Creek Farms Tuesday, Tuesday y, Sept. Sep pt. 3, 2013 People may wish to 6 Quarters of Land & Grazing limit their consumption 2013/2014 SCHOOL FEES of whole fish and fish Lease, Trackhoe, Skid Steer, Like trimmings from this lake, New Tractors, Farm Equipment, **Fees will be applied in 3 increments as it is known that fish Trailers, Snowmobiles, Quads, may store toxins in their and are due immediately on those dates. Side by Side, Bunk House, Grain liver. Basic Fee: Student Registration People can safely Bin, Shelters, Bred Cows and Bulls, consume fish fillets from - start of school year Bred Ewes and Rams the lake People who come Semester 1 Course Fees: Nov 8 @ 11 am – Pigeon Lake, AB in contact with or ingest applied 3rd week of September, 2013 Unreserved Farm Auction for water containing toxic blue-green algae may exBraden Harden Semester 2 Course Fees: perience skin irritation, Tractors, Loaders, Track Hoe, applied 3rd week of February, 2014 rash, sore throat, sore red Trucks, Trailers, Tillage / Seeding eyes, swollen lips, fever, Grades G rades d 7 7, 8 & 9: $168 $168 Basic Basiic F Fee ee / Haying & Feeding Equipment, nausea and vomiting and/ or diarrhea. Symptoms 300+ Bred Heifers, Bred Cows, Grades 10, 11 & 12: $109 Basic Fee usually appear within Cow/Calf Pairs, Livestock one to three hours and re(plus semester course fees as listed below) Equipment, Hopper Bins solve in one to two days. Symptoms in children are Art $20 Drama $10 often more pronounced www.sekuraauctions.com because they spend more Foods $40 Math 10-3 Workbook $15 for full listings time in the water and are Math 20-3 Workbook $15 Metals $40 more likely to accidenPhysical Education $40 Woods $40 tally ingest contaminated Sekura Auctions – Rimbey water. Although weather www.rimbeyauction.com and wind conditions can Save time and pay your school fees online! Bred Cow and Heifer Auctions cause algae blooms to Visit: https://wolfcreek.schoolcashonline.com Coming This Fall! Starting Oct 26. move from one location in the lake to another, the to register for online payments Regular Weekly Cattle Auction – toxin can stay in the waTuesdays 9 AM ter even after algae have PLEASE NOTE: Monthly Horse Auction – moved or disappeared. Third Friday 5 PM For further informaHigh School Students have pre-registered for their classes. tion on blue-green algae, Any new students may register the first day of school. call Health Link Alberta at 1-866-408-5465.
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4-H youth help feed a hungry planet Continured from page 8 in urban and suburban areas, and strengthening the 4-H experience nation-wide. Ritz told the summit participants that they were gathering at a time of tremendous optimism about the future of agriculture, with growing global demand for safe, high-quality, environmentally-friendly food. “As never before, the world is looking to young agricultural producers to strengthen food security both in your countries and around the world,” Ritz added, noting that innovation and science-based trade are critical to supporting young farmers, driving global economies and strengthening food security. Support for 4-H Canada comes from the Growing Forward 2 AgriCompetitiveness program, a fiveyear, $114.5-million program that invests in key areas that strengthen the agriculture and agri-food industry’s capacity to adapt and be profitable in domestic and global markets. Innovation and market development, along with competitiveness, are the three strategic objectives of Growing Forward 2, the five-year, $3-billion federal-provincial-territorial framework for Canadian agriculture.
Men at work: Work is underway to replace a section of railway track south of town in preparation for Gibson Energy’s rail loading facility which is tentatively scheduled to be operational by October. APN Photo
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Arts well represented at Bentley fair By June Norvila Representation from the arts community was not left out of the Bentley Fair and Rodeo. With way too many prize winners to mention, 73 first place awards given out and many second and third place prizes awarded in the Crafts, Hobbies,
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& Amateur Photography bench exhibits, only the special prizes awarded will be mentioned here. The Judges Choice Best of Show Award was the Coca-Cola collection of seven-year old Jake Pike from Bentley. Most Outstanding Young Adult
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Water Plant Tours • Lunch Face Painting • Balloons Live Music • Door Prizes If you wish to come for lunch and/or a plant tour please RSVP to 403-843-6066 by September 4, 2013. Everyone welcome.
exhibit was the working wooden crane of Thomas Mueller from Bentley. Best Scrapbooking entry went to Erika Howes, a junior entrant from Chestemere. Best Storm Photo was entered by Layne Neil, a junior entrant from Lacombe and Alanna Petterson from Sylvan Lake won Best Preschool Photo with her photo of a cat. The Junior High Point Girl was Aislynn Petterson of Sylvan Lake and the Junior High Point Boy was Brayden Christensen of Regina, Sask. The judge this year was Sheila Budd from Bluffton, and the local convener was again Joan Dickau. “I had a few categories in the crafts that had no entries. I will likely take them out next year and hopefully replace them with a new and current craft. There will be some changes in the Photography,” said Dickau. In the Art & Framed Photography section, under convener Lorraine Neal, more special arts prizes were awarded. Judge’s Choice Adult Art went to Sue Singleton for her painting of the remains of an old log building and for Adult Photo to Leo deGroot of Native children. Judge’s Choice in the Children’s Art section went to Isabella Anderson, 8, for her original artwork of sheep and to Loden Neal, 10, for his cat on a sofa in the Children’s Photo category. Helpers were Jocelyn Szmaciarz, Pam Jones, Michele Mackintosh and others who volunteered with set-up, rearranging and hanging, and clean up.
Rimbey and District Horticultural Group Wish to thank the following Sponsors for their generous Donations to our 2013 show. • Bank Of Montreal • Blooms • Holly’s Greenhouse • Keyera Energy • Michael’s Studio • Monteray Jack’s • Oberhammer Funeral Home • Pharmasave Drugstore • Ponoka County • Rimbey Ag Society • Rimbey Co-op • Rimbey Home Hardware • Rimbey Gift shop • Rimstone Ridge Hotel Inc.
• Rueben Giebelhaus • Servus Credit Union • Stationery, Stories and Sounds • Super 8 Motel • The Flower Gallery • The Town of Rimbey • Value Drug Mart
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Original art entries have dropped off over the years and framed photography has seen an increase. There was also a Bazaart (Bazaar of Art) Show and Sale featuring area artists in the Bentley Community Hall on the Saturday from 10 until 4 p.m. with co-ordinators Kathy van Dam, Bobbi Palanuik and Pat Matheson. There were eight booths with everything from jewelry and pottery to weaving and painting and some glass and metal work. “We had a good day. It (the crowd) was steady all the time,” Palaniuk said. “We may consider extending the hours by a half-hour next year to coordinate with the farmers’ market.” All in all, the artistic displays and time spent by so many entrants and volunteers, and by the donors, make the show what it is.
Special prize winners in the Bentley Fair Art & Framed Photography bench exhibits. June Norvila Photo
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Frost in forecast sees grain prices inching higher Hotter temperatures, less rain es- 64.1 and 79.4 bushels per acre respectimated in weather reports, and the tively. Total production of rye is likely increasing use of the word “frost” in to fall over 53 per cent from last year forecasts all have grain prices sneaking to 156,700 tonnes. On the pulse side of up higher as we start into the swathing/ things, lentil production is seen 6.8 per harvest crunch time. cent higher over 2012 to 1.573 million There is much discrepancy in the tonnes and dry pea production will be market as to how much damage the up 16.8 per cent to 3.3 million tonnes. heat, the smaller amounts of rain, and/ The record canola crop here in or an early freeze may do, which is why Canada, combined with a record rapecompanies such as Goldman Sachs and seed crop in Europe, record soybean FC Stone still believe a record corn and production in the U.S., and record soybean crop in the United States is on soybean production in South America the horizon, while the USDA is less op- has analysts from the Dutch firm Ratimistic, as shown in their August sup- bobank saying: “At the end of all this ply and demand estimates report. there’s just going to be a massive oilRecently, Statistics Canada came seed crop globally. (We) don’t see as out with their July estimate of principal much upside risk in the market as (we) field crops and it came in largely within do downside.” The risk of frost is out expectations. A record canola crop of 14.7 mil403-843-2217 Office lion tonnes is expected to Shirley Hough come off the land this fall as producers are looking Cell: REAL ESTATE to cash in on high global (A Division of Eskdale Holdings Ltd.) 403-783-1961 Multiple Listing Service demand for oilseeds. Mostly helping the inPICK ONE AND MAKE AN OFFER! crease was an increase 3.57 OR 2.7 ACRES backs onto the creek, in the average yield to southwest of Rimbey, ready for you to build 33.7 bushels per acre. on. $109,000 each!! As a result, despite lower harvested acres expected across the Prairies, each province is likely to see a higher production number than last year (Saskatchewan: up 16.6 per cent to 7.2 million tonnes; Alberta: up 5.6 per cent to 5.2 million tonnes; and Manitoba: up 10.7 per cent to 2.3 million tonnes) The StatsCan report was bearish with wheat as more than 30 million tonnes are expected to be harvested this year in Canada (30.6 million tonnes to be exact). More cereals in general were planted this spring as the late seed forced the hand of many producers to go with grains of shorter varieties. It’s estimated wheat yields in Alberta will reach a record average of almost 50 bushels per acre. Record average yields are also anticipated in barley and oats at
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some of the price rallies we’re seeing right now are a good opportunity to lock some of your crop in at prices above the average estimates for the rest of the year. Brennan Turner is originally from Foam Lake, Sask., where his family started farming the land in the 1920s. His weekly column is a summary of his free, daily market note, the FarmLead Breakfast Brief. He can be reached via email (email@example.com) or phone (1-855-332-7653).
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Water polo fun in Rimbey pool By Treena Mielke
Nathaniel Waldon, 12, from Rimbey takes his turn at the net during a water polo session held at Rimbey Aquatic Centre, Aug. 12. Treena Mielke Photo
What better way to spend a long, hot August afternoon than at the Rimbey Aquatic Centre learning a fun new game? The name of the game is water polo and the young swimmers at the outdoor pool had lots of help learning how to be the best they can be at the game. About 15 swimmers took part in Alberta Water Polo’s free introductory water polo session held Aug. 12 from 1 to 2 p.m. The session was taught by talented, experienced water polo players. Calgarian Alynn Reade plays NCAA water polo in California for the Azusa Pacific University Cougars. Reade is a liberal studies major and has won many national championships and been a member of Water Polo Canada’s national team.
Also instructing the young players was Raine Paul, who will be going into her third year of graphic design and journalism studies this fall and plays water polo for the California Baptist University Lancers. Originally from Edmonton, Paul has also won national championships and been involved with the water polo Canada programs. Julia Paterson, also an accomplished water polo instructor who competed in Perth Australia in the world junior’s water polo competition also helped with the program. Water polo is fun and exciting, said Paul. “It’s kind of like European handball. Usually its played in deep water using a sort of kicking motion known as an eggbeater kick. Technically, it’s something like basketball. I love it, but I’m probably a bit biased.”
MLA Anglin speaks out against MSA report Turkey Shoot Rimbey Fish & Game
The recent Market Surveillance Administra- ing or higher costs passed down from industry and tor’s report shows distortion of the wholesale manufacturers. “The MSA was struck by the precision of the electricity market and collusion among Albertabased generators that is resulting in price gouging, competitive interplay between some of these large suppliers that sometimes resulted in much higher claims Wildrose utilities critic Joe Anglin. “This report shows consumers are getting market prices than would have been expected had gouged and market manipulators are getting away there been uncertainty about a counterpart’s comwith it,” Anglin said. “This government needs to petitive intentions,” the report reads (page iii). Anglin said the MSA’s findings require further show some leadership, grab the bull by the horns, and work to end collusion in the market to ensure investigation and called on government to relieve consumers receive a fair market price for electric- electricity consumers of unfair price fixing. “The Market Surveillance Administrator calls ity.” The wholesale electricity market is premised into question the sustainability of the competitive on suppliers making independent, anonymous of- market in the long run. Surprisingly, the MSA fers for selling their electricity. Instead, the MSA declined to investigate further or propose any found clear evidence of dominant Alberta-based enforcement action,” Anglin said. “In any other generators signalling each other in an effort to province, these findings would result in a criminal raise the price of wholesale electricity. Through investigation.” the monitoring of hourly trading, the MSA discovered sellSEPTEMBER ers of electricity altered CALENDAR prices after decoding the intentions of their counterparts, and then signalled their own intentions if inclined. This resulted in much higher wholesale electricity prices, and milSUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY lions of dollars in in1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Alberta No Barrels flated electricity costs Open Ride Open Ride Open Ride Private Private Morgan Move out Booking 10-12 9-4 9-4 9-4 being passed along to Horse day Booking Open Ride No Barrels No Barrels No Barrels 12:30-4 industry and consumAssoc. ers. 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 No Barrels Anglin said unOpen Ride Reining Private Move in Reining Reining Booking 8:30 9-4 Alberta - Paid dustrial consumers are Alberta Alberta day am - 12:30 pm Warm up day No Barrels Open Ride 1-4 impacted immediately 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 while residential conOpen Ride Alberta sumers have their costs Open Ride ABRA Open Ride Move in 9 am - 8 pm Reining 9 am - 8 pm Jackpot Paint Horse Open averaged (hedged) over Alberta 9 am - 4 pm day Open Barrels 7 pm Fall Classic Barrels a period of three to six 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 months. Ultimately, Alberta Alberta Alberta Alberta Team consumers pay for all Open Move in Move in Team Team Paint Penning Horse Fall Ride 9-4 day day Penning Penning these inflated costs eiAssoc. Classic Assoc. Assoc. ther through direct bill29 30
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Special mobile bus coming to Bentley library By June Norvila A bookmobile that promotes family literacy and awareness, and tours rural and urban communities across Alberta, is stopping in at Bentley, and families are invited to come by for the day. On Sept. 4 the Alberta Prairie Classroom on Wheels (COW) bus is going to be in the Bentley Municipal Library parking lot from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. It is an actual school-type bus
with painted to look like a cow that has ideas and activities inside for parents to share in with children up to six years old, so parents/caregivers of children in that age range are especially invited to come by with their children. There is no charge: It is free. The library is making a whole special day of it for Bentley and area families. There will be face painting with “Wildberry” in the morning from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with a pre-
sentation of the Literacy Library at 11:30. A hot dog lunch will be available during the noon hour and special guest storyteller, Mayor Joan Dickau, will be there from 1 to 1:30 p.m. followed up by a sing-a-long with Rick Moore from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Other planned activities include bubble blowing and a cow craft. At the end of the day the bookmobile will leave a Legacy Library of about 40 new children’s books.
For more information on this or any other library program contact the Bentley Municipal Library at 403-748-4626. Regular library hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Thursdays from noon until 7:30 p.m.; and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Alberta Prairie COW Bus is funded by Government of Alberta, Enterprise and Advanced Education.
Rodeo attendance up both nights By June Norvila
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Ladies’ barrels: Christine Miller from Olds won with a time of 14.41; barrels (7-12), Shayna Dyrland Audience attendance was up significantly for both nights of the 47th annual Bentley Ag Indoor CARA ro- from Eckville had a 14.672; barrels (13-15), Blayde deo, reported Jeremy Park, Bentley Rodeo Chairman, Melaney from Rocky Mountain House had a 14.995. Junior breakaway roping (12 & under): Stran Poland entry numbers were comparable to the last couple litt from Eckville had a time of 2.66; junior breakaway of years. roping (13-15) - Luke Skocdopole from Big Valley had Top results follow. Winner of the high point saddle was Chris Cho- a 3.55, In tie down roping, Ken Lepp from Olds won mick from Bruce, who took second in tie down roping with a 10.77; team roping, Daniel Kaiser (header) and and placed third in team roping. Chomick was to be Thomas Kaiser (heeler) from Breton had a 6.13, presented with his trophy saddle, donated by the Town Bareback: Garrett Dunn from Balzac took first of Bentley, at the CARA finals at Bowden by Bentley with 67/62, Mayor Joan Dickau. Saddlebronc: Kyle Noble from Kathryn with The Junior High Point Buckle was won by Kianna Kozak from Fort Saskatchewan who placed third in 57/65, Bull riding: John Hughes from Australia scored a both barrels 12 and under and breakaway roping 12 74; and in wild cow milking the Tanner Lawton team and under. from Eckville won with a time of 40.05. Event winners were: Everyone was a winner in the wild pony race. Steer riding (7-12), The raffle saddle was won by Ty Abe of Bentley JW Hart from Hanna with raffle proceeds going to Ronald McDonald House with a score of 73; steers Central Alberta. (13-15); Brody Tattrie Bentley Rodeo volunteer plaque recipients this from Youngstown and Logan Elder from Hanna year were the Bentley Elks, Bentley Agencies, and Ken and Lynn Brown. tied with scores of 72. On the rodeo committee, assisting chairman Jeremy Park, were Jack Skjonsberg (chute boss), Garry Butcher (timed event boss), Ed Butcher, Doug Rogers, Allen Bickford, and Phil Butcher, with Darla Park, Jody Skjonsberg, JoAnn Butcher, Janis Bickford, Stephanie Smith, and Albert Goldade in the rodeo office. The announcer was again Russ Finlay. Judges were Dennis Leis and Cory Glenn. Pick up men were Keith Pengelly and Trevor Marcinek. bullfighter was Kani August 26-30 Johnson. September 3-6 Stock was provided by Pengelly Rodeo, PolHours: 4 pm - 8 pm litt Productions, and Michelle Lawton. Hay came from the Bentley Colony. Dirt Hauling was by Moore’s Backhoe Services and Livestock Hauling by Allen and Jan Bickford. Without the many sponsors and donors who continue to contribute, and the invaluable volunteers, the successful rodeo put on for the entertainment of scores of rodeo fans would not be possible.
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ODENBACH Thank you to everyone who joined us for Albert’s Celebration of Life. We appreciated all the visits from family and friends, the cards, calls, flowers and food. Special thanks to Pastor Al Lewis and Pastor Mark Schultz, and our pianist, Georgina Miskey and to the Honorary Pallbearers from the Rimbey Legion Branch #36. Thanks to the Lutheran Ladies and the Legion Ladies Auxiliary for the lovely lunch. To John, Sook, Justin, Renee and staff of the Grand Hotel for your generosity and friendship during this difficult time. To the nurses and staff of the Rimbey Care Centre Area 3 thank you for your care during Albert’s stay there. Thanks to Laverne, Michelle, and Nels for your professionalism and great attention to detail to help make Albert’s service so special. God Bless you All. Mary Odenbach and Families
Weekly meetings Tuesdays @ 8 p.m. Neighborhood Place 5115 49 Ave. Ponoka For more info. 403-783-4557 or 403-783-8371
NOMINATE OUTSTANDING LOCAL VOLUNTEERS for the provincial Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards! Deadline for nominations is September 16, 2013. Full details at culture.alberta.ca/ voluntarysector/stars.
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PAPER! 52 THE TREMENDOUS AND CURIOUS WORLD OF BEAKERHEAD
What happens when you fill a concert hall with a musical astronaut (did someone say Chris Hadfield?!), an opera singer toting a physics degree, robots that merit a talent agent, and the guy who wrote the book 12345 This is Your Brain on Music? A night you will never forget.
CLASSIFIEDS LABOUR DAY HOLIDAY Hours & Deadlines
Get Grandma and Grandpa and all the kids and come down to celebrate the first stage of the new hall construction.
OFFICE & PHONES CLOSED Monday September 2, 2013
We’ll supply the Beef on a Bun and the music, you supply the people. Lots of visiting, eating, and old fashioned dancing.
Red Deer Advocate Publication dates: SAT. AUGUST 31 TUES. SEPTEMBER 3 Deadline is: Fri. August 30, 5 p.m.
ADMISSION BY DONATION. Saturday, September 7, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Music supplied by Killingberg from Norway.
Red Deer Life Sunday Publication date: SUN. SEPTEMBER 1 Deadline is: Fri. August 30 - NOON Central AB Life Publication date: THURS. SEPTEMBER 5 Deadline is: Fri. August 30, 5 p.m. Ponoka Publication date: WED. SEPTEMBER 4 Deadline is: Thur. August 29, 5 p.m. Rimbey Publication date; TUES. SEPTEMBER 3 Deadline is: Thurs. August 29, NOON
TO ADVERTISE YOUR SALE HERE — CALL 309-3300
E S TAT E S A L E
Stettler & Weekender
Publication date: WED. SEPTEMBER 4 FRI. SEPTEMBER 6 Deadline is: Fri. August 30, NOON Sylvan Lake News & Eckville Echo Lacombe Express Publication date: THURS. SEPTEMBER 5 Deadline is: Fri. August 30, 5 p.m. Bashaw Publication date: WED. SEPTEMBER 4 Deadline is: Wed. August 28, noon Castor - Regular deadline Have a safe & happy holiday CLASSIFIEDS 309-3300
For May Smith 3909 45th St., Ponoka Friday Aug. 30, 5:00 pm to Monday Sept. 2, 5:00 pm Large selection of household, collectables and antiques. Partial list: Miniature Crystals, large selection of dishes and glassware, housewares $5.00 per/box, Royal Copenhagen plates, piano, large collection of thimbles, ladies bike, 2003 Buick Century (76 km. very nice shape), dolls, flat screen TV, milk glass, outdoor fire place, books, beds, dressers, dining room suites (furniture is in very nice shape and 1950’s era).
We want to hear from you!
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 8 PM CALGARY, ALBERTA TICKETS ON SALE NOW AT BEAKERHEAD.ORG
Liberty Hall is having a Lock Up Party!
#50 - # 70
Arts & Crafts Shows ..................50 Class Registrations....................51 Coming Events ..........................52 Lost ............................................54 Found ........................................56 Companions ..............................58 Personals...................................60 Bingos........................................64 Fitness & Sports ........................66 Happy Ads .................................70
August 9, 1959 - August 28, 2012
Many other items not listed.
Phone 780-682-3754 before the sale date for more info.
18 The Rimbey Review, Aug. 27, 2013 Oilfield
FMC TECHNOLOGIES is currently looking for
Employment #700 - #920 Caregivers/Aides................710 Clerical ..............................720 Computer Personnel ..........730 Dental ................................740 Estheticians........................750 Hair Stylists ........................760 Janitorial ............................770 Legal ..................................780 Medical ..............................790 Oilfield ................................800 Professionals......................810 Restaurant/Hotel ................820 Sales & Distributors ..........830 Teachers/Tutors..................840 Trades ................................850 Truckers/Drivers ................860 Business Opportunities......870 Miscellaneous ....................880 Volunteers Wanted ............890 Positions Wanted ..............895 Employment Training ........900 Career Planning ................920
AN ALBERTA OILFIELD company is hiring dozer and excavator operators. Lodging & meals provided. Drug testing required. Call 780-723-5051, Edson, Alberta ENVIROEX OILFIELD Rentals & Sales Ltd. is looking for a Class 1 Driver to join our team. Oilfield experience is required as well as valid safety tickets. We offer a great benefit package as well as a small company atmosphere. Please fax your resume and a current driver’s abstract 403-501-0387. FIELD CLERK NEEDED for out of town work site (21/7 schedule). Mature, flexible and positive communicator, understanding of importance of safety culture. Reporting to on-site foreman & Edmonton HO. Transportation to & from work site provided. Potential to grow with company; Jobs@ CommandEquipment.com. Fax 780-488-3002.
TREELINE WELL SERVICES
Has Opening for all positions! Immediately. All applicants must have current H2S, Class 5 with Q Endorsement, (No GDL licenses) and First Aid. We offer competitive wages & excellent benefits. Please include 2 work reference names and numbers. Please fax resume to: 403-264-6725 Or email to: email@example.com No phone calls please.
based out of our Blackfalds facility. FMC Technologies is a diverse international energy services company that offers competitive wage/bonus structure, a 15/6 schedule & a comprehensive benefit package. We are looking for enthusiastic & responsible individuals with a clean Class 1 or 3 driver’s license. Experience is an asset but not a requirement. Preference will be given to applicants who hold valid safety tickets. Please reply to this ad with a current resume and driver’s abstract by fax 403-885-5894 or in person. LOCAL SERVICE CO. REQ’S EXP. VACUUM TRUCK OPERATOR Must have Class 3 licence w/air & all oilfield tickets. Fax resume w/drivers abstract to 403-886-4475
PRODUCTION TESTING PERSONNEL REQ’D Day Supervisors (5- 10yrs experience)
Night Supervisors (2-4yrs experience)
JOIN OUR FAST GROWING TEAM!!
Competitive Wages, Benefits, Retirement and Saving Plan! QUALIFICATIONS: • • • •
Oilfield Maintenance •
Labourer /Swamper • Must have safety tickets. No experience necessary. Will train. Fax resume to 403-746-5131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Must be able to Provide own work truck Leadership and Supervisory skills- mentor and train crew Strong Computer Skills Operate 5000psi 10,000 psi (sweet and Sour wells) Collect Data - pressure, rates, temperatures Assist in Rig in and Rig out of equipment Tr a v e l t o a n d f r o m locations across Western Canada REQUIREMENTS:
• • LOOKING FOR EXP’D Boiler Operators with tickets for work in Central Alberta and Northeastern BC. Submit resumes to email@example.com
It’s simple to run a Garage Sale Ad in the Classified section and make quick cash. Phone Classifieds 1-877-223-3311. LOOKING FOR
Oilfield Maintenance Truck Operator
Va l i d 1 s t A i d , H 2 S , Driver’s License required! Must be willing to submit pre access fit for duty test, as well as drug and alcohol Travel & be away from home for periods of time 21/7 Ability to work in changing climate conditions
website: www.cathedralenergyservices.com Methods to Apply: HRCanada@ cathedralenergyservices.com pnieman@ cathedralenergyservices.com Your application will be kept strictly confidential.
READ THE CLASSIFIEDS & find just what you’re looking for. 1-877-223-3311
to run crew truck. Must have safety tickets & exp. Fax resume to 403-746-5131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
NOW LOCATED in Drayton Valley. BREKKAAS Vacuum & Tank Ltd. Wanted Class 1 & 3 Drivers, Super Heater Operators with all valid tickets. Top wages, excellent benefits. Please forward resume to: Email: email@example.com. Phone 780-621-3953. Fax 780-621-3959.
PRODUCTION TESTING SUPERVISORS & OPERATORS Day & Night Must have tickets. Top paid wages. Based out of Devon, AB. Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org Central Alberta’s Largest Car Lot in Classifieds
CJ Enterprises is currently accepting resumes for the following positions: • WELDERS • LABOURERS • PIPEFITTERS • SUBCONTRACT CREW TRUCK OPERATORS • SITE SAFETY REPS • SHOP FOREMAN • APPRENTICE WELDERS (Camp jobs start up September)
• SERVICE MECHANIC to work in Stettler shop. Some travel to worksites to service equipment as needed.
Please fax resume to 403-742-0241 or email to email@example.com Drop off resumes to 4607 - 42 St., Stettler
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
WINCH TRACTOR OPERATORS. Must have experience operating a winch. To apply fax, email or drop off resume at the office. Phone 780-842-6444 Fax 780-842-6581.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Mail: H&E Oilfield Services Ltd., 2202 - 1 Ave., Wainwright, AB, T9W 1L7. For more employment information see our webpage: www.heoil.com
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT Established CGA public practice firm in Central AB has a great opportunity available for an accountant to join our firm. The successful candidate should have an accounting designation and public practice experience. Please e-mail your resume to TandP_cga@telus.net
Sales & Distributors
OUTSIDE SALES PERSON for NAPA Store in Three Hills, Alberta. Automotive parts/service knowledge required and sales experience is valuable. Resume to: email@example.com.
Petrofield Industries is accepting resumes for: Assembly Department: Industrial Painters, Electrical Technicians; and Labourers. Our Company has an enthusiastic, fast paced working environment with advancement for motivated individuals, and an excellent benefit package. Please forward resume to hr@ petrofield.com or Fax 403 742-5544
Petrofield Industries, a Division of Empire Iron Works Ltd., is looking for someone with construction experience, as well as someone with Aluminum welding experience; mostly MIG, but occasional TIG. Willing to train if candidate has related basic skills or experience. Wages would be commensurate with experience/skills. Our Company has an enthusiastic, fast paced working environment with advancement for motivated individuals, and an excellent benefit package. Email thowarth@ petrofield.com/Fax 403-742-5544. See http://www.tornadotrucks. com for what we build. Classifieds Your place to SELL Your place to BUY
APPLY NOW NOW HIRING G.M. Tech or ASEP. With good communications skill and work ethics to work with award winning G.M. dealership in Lacombe Alberta. Good hrs & bonus. for production. Training provided . Apply to confidential email: firstname.lastname@example.org ARROW ARC WELDING is looking for WELDING APPRENTICE LOCATED BY Gull Lake. Phone Brian 403-318-6760 BIG MOUNTAIN Sheet Metal and Gas Fitting in Rocky Mountain House requires 3rd or 4th year sheet metal mechanic. Email resume: bigmountain.sheetmetal @gmail.com or fax 403-845-4811 HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC, Flagstaff County, Sedgewick, Alberta. Please contact Kevin Kinzer at 780-384-4106 or email@example.com. Competitive salary, benefits & pension plan. OPENINGS in Alberta areas for Highway Maintenance Class 1 or 3 Operators. Full-time and part-time positions available. Fax resume to Carillion Canada at 780-449-0574 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Positions to start Oct. 15, 2013. Please state what position you are interested in. WATER WELL DRILLING COMPANY IN BENTLEY REQ’S EXPERIENCED
WATER WELL DRILLERS HELPER
with class 3, air. All safety tickets required. Meal and Accommodation provided when out of town. Fax resume with drivers abstract: 403-748-3015
Sales & Distributors
Well established manufacturing shop is looking for a
4th Year Apprentice or Journeyman HET
to diagnose/repair Hydrovac Trucks, forklifts, and shop vehicles, as well as test newly built trucks. Candidate to possess good organizational skills, troubleshooting abilities, and be able to communicate effectively with customers. Our Company has an enthusiastic, fast paced working environment with an excellent benefit package. Wage would be commensurate with experience/skills. Please forward resume to email@example.com or Fax 403-742-5544.
WEEKLY NEWSPAPER in east central Saskatchewan. Well established, independently owned since 1908, 2471 audited circulation; robust readership, stable market and agriculture based industry. Email: publisher.wadenanews @sasktel.net
INTERESTED IN the Community Newspaper business? Alberta’s weekly newspapers are looking for people like you. Post your resume online. FREE. Visit: www.awna.com/ resumes_add.php
880 In Town of Rimbey
Looking for part-time help in home care for a young man with Autism. Must enjoy walking and swimming. Government funded. Weekends/eves req’d. Phone:
403.843.6981 You can sell your guitar for a song... or put it in CLASSIFIEDS and we’ll sell it for you!
RONCO OILFIELD HAULING Sylvan Lake. Openings for winch tractor, bed truck drivers and swamper’s. Top wages and benefits. Email resume tom@ roncooilfield.ca or fax. 403-887-4892 Buying or Selling your home? Check out Homes for Sale in Classifieds
TJ LOGGING of Whitecourt, Alberta is now taking resumes for 2013 - 2014 logging season. Experienced buncher/skidder/limber/ process operators required. Please fax resume to 780-778-2428.
Stettler Sales & Rentals is seeking
F/T Mechanic to service small and medium size equipment. Experience necessary. Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to: 403-742-8777 Truckers/ Drivers
860 is a ﬂuid trucking company based in Rimbey, Alberta
Rimbey TV & Electronics is currently looking for a FULL TIME SALES ASSOCIATE.
Applicants must be mature, reliable, possess good customer service skills, work well within a team setting and have a desire to keep up with the constant changes that occur in the retail industry. Experience would be an asset but not required. Please bring in or email or fax a resume to email@example.com, 403-843-3020.
We are located at 5031 50 Ave. Rimbey. Ask for Joey.
We are currently seeking
FULL TIME CLASS 1 DRIVERS to operate tank trucks in Central Alberta. All relevant Oilﬁeld Safety Certiﬁcations required. Interested candidates may apply with resume, employment references, and current driver’s abstract. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 403-407-7558 • www.crudeoiltrucking.com Thank you for your interest. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Rimbey Nursery School currently has a position available for a
starting fall of 2013. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teach through play. Candidates must have Early Childhood Development level II. The successful candidate will be knowledgable about fundraising, and have the ability to work well under board management. Please apply to Rimbey Nursery School Society email@example.com P.O. Box 1581 Rimbey AB. T0C 2J0 Fax - 403-843-3511. Only those contacted will get an interview.
Sungold Specialty Meats Ltd. Located in Innisfail Alberta is currently recruiting for the following positions:
• Labourers • • Meat Butchers/Cutters • We are looking for team players, willing and able to work in both slaughter and fabrication depts. Previous experience in the food industry, meat processing an asset but not necessary. We provide on the job training. Steady year round employment and job rotation. Competitive wages starting @ $14.25/hr with the potential to earn $19.50/hr plus performance related bonus potential. Full beneﬁts program including registered pension plan. For more information or to apply you can: Visit our website @ www.sungoldmeats.com Fax: 403-227-1661 Attn: Ashley Ford HR Coordinator In person @ 4312-51 Street Innisfail, Alberta T4G-1A3 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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APPLIANCE DELIVERY DRIVER & DRIVER ASSISTANT Family owned and operated, Trail Appliances continues to grow and due to this, we are looking to expand our delivery department. Trail Appliances has always offered excellence in sales, delivery, customer service, and after-sales support. The Company is currently looking to fill the following positions at our Red Deer warehouse location.â€ Appliance Delivery Driver Driver Assistant The ideal candidates will: Be able to maneuver merchandise in excess of 100lbs â€˘ Possess exceptional customer service skills â€˘ Enjoy working within a diverse team â€˘ Hold a valid driverâ€™s license (drivers only)
Trail offers excellent training, flex days and a competitive compensation and benefit package. Start your career with a well-known and respected company, become a member of the successful Trail team by applying in person to: Apply in person at #6 4622 61 St. Riverside Industrial District or fax to 403-347-3314 Security checks will be conducted on successful candidates. REQUIRED Production Welder Painter Shop Laborer Polisher Full or Part Time Crestomere area BANDIT INDUSTRIES 403-783-4284
Business Services #1000 - #1430
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Licensed Mobile Mobile Butchering Licensed Butchering Custom Cutting Cutting &&Wrapping Custom Wrapping Beef,Pork Pork and Beef, andWild WildGame Game
miles EE & & 1.5 1.5 22 miles miles N of Hoadley AB.
NRG Contracting Interior/Exterior renovations Decks, fences, patios, sidewalks, garages, foundations & framing. 25 years experience Journeyman Carpenters
JUSTIN & NICK KAWAZA 403-704-6768 403-843-3617
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Ironman Scrap Metal Recovery picking up scrap again! Farm machinery, vehicles & industrial. Serving central AB. 403-318-4346
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RALPHâ€™S PAINTING â€œWhen Ralphâ€™s Done Brushing You Donâ€™t Feel Rolledâ€? Journey man painter, serving the area for 25 years
403-843-4172 Personal Services
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is currently seeking
To operate in central Alberta.
Animal services for Ponoka County
Dog Shelter Boarding Dogs for adoption Dogs to surrender www.pawsandclawsanimalrescue.ca click courtesy adoptions
Phone (403) 783-7447 Septic Service
SilverBelt Septic Service for your septic tank service & port-a-potti rentals Home 403-843-2840 Cell 403-704-5224
Customizable and secure. From storage to workspace. Steel containers from 8' to 53'. 20' & 40' skids with optional 4' landings available. Mount with twist locks.
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RURAL WATER TREATMENT (Province Wide)
OilďŹ eld Safety CertiďŹ cates required.
Midwest Propane Rimbey, AB. Call: 403 843-8430, Fax: 403 843-8460 or by email to: email@example.com
MacDonald Old Kennels
Class 3 Drivers license andÂ all relevant
Please apply with resume to:
WHAT ARE THEY GOOD FOR? ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING.
Sidewalks, driveways, shops, patios, garage pads commercial. Specialized in stamp concrete. Free Estimates 302-9126
TRANSFORM YOUR BODY. Weight management and body shaping system based on genetic science. A leaner you! Call 780-910-5275 TRUE PSYCHICS! For Answers call now 24/7 Toll Free 1-877-342-3036; Mobile: # 4486; www.truepsychics.ca
AUCTION SALE. Dispersal for Double B Logging. Saturday, September 7, 2013, 10 a.m., Whitecourt, Alberta. Check website for listings: www.rainbowauctions.ca. Sale conducted by: Rainbow Liquidators and Auctions, Stony Plain, Alberta, 780-968-1000
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LANCEâ€™S Concrete Ltd.
PONOKA CHILD CARE CENTRE Licensed Daycare Centre Opening Sept. 3. Ages 12 mos. to kindergarten. Call 403-704-0166 to register and guarantee your spot!
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