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Lamont Councillor doubles as coach of world-class athletes BY JOHN MATHER Lamont town councillor Dave Taylor wears two very different sets of clothing. In his councillor vestments he is busy trying to improve life in the town through improving recreation facilities while keeping costs under control. Outside of council he dons a Captain Canada cape as coach of up and coming Paralympics Nordic biathlon competitor Derek Zaplonsky of Smoky Lake and as one of the specialist coaches of the Canadian National Paralympics ski team. Taylor, 49, was born in Lamont and grew up and attended school in town. He left to go to the University of Alberta. “When I was growing up I was always called Dave,” he said. “But when I started skiing competitively, a Norwegian skier learned my second name is Bjorn and he started calling me by it. It stuck and in all my skiing circles I’m Bjorn Taylor.” Taylor skied cross-country and biathlon as a youth growing up. He has degrees in physical education and sports physiology from the University of Alberta. “I was working at the University of Calgary coordinating some of their skiing programs when I landed a job at Canmore working with the national Paralympics team,” he explains. “I was able to do program consulting and program co-ordination for the cross country and biathlon teams.” The program had a visually impaired skier medal at the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in 2002. This resulted in the national program receiving more funding and it took off. Taylor was then contracted to work with the national team in administration, and as a program director. He also functions as a wax technician doing wax support work for the team. He soon moved up to become the team leader at the 2006 Torino and 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Taylor said he was contemplating completing a master’s degree when the Canmore opportunity came along and he jumped at it. “But you have to be wealthy to live in Canmore and working for the national team wasn’t going to allow me and my family to live there.” Continued on Page 3

Team Canada Paralympics coach and Lamont town councilor Dave Taylor (left) gives some last minute advice to paranordic skier Derek Zaplotinsky prior to setting out on a training run at Strathcona Wilderness Centre.


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Bruderheim counting on citizens to step up and be counted MAUREEN SULLIVAN Census enumerators will be staring the count in Bruderheim the week of April 16th, so get

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Nordic Coach Continued from front

accident 11 years ago. This year he attended the Paralympics in Korea for the first time and had three top ten finishes. “We have great trails here at the Wilderness Centre,” explains Taylor. “This is truly a world class facility and can compare with other national training centres

With a wife and three children, Taylor made the move back to Lamont and acquired a job at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre as a services specialist. “My wife’s family was from the St. Albert area and mine was in Lamont so it became a nobrainer to come home,” he said. “We have a natural support system here which Dave Bjorn Taylor allows me to continue with in Canada, Germany, the the national team and U.S. or worldwide.” Lamont is an excellent Zaplotinsky was one community to raise chil- of 14 athletes who comdren.” peted in the Nordic Started working with events at the Smoky Lake athlete Paralympics in Korea. At one of the recruitParanordic skiing has ments camps in three categories – sit skiCanmore three or four ing for those with spinal years ago a young fellow cord injuries or leg came to Taylor’s atten- amputations; standing tion. for those with upper “I was asking him limb birth defects or questions and found out amputations or lower leg he was from Smoky amputees wearing a Lake. I asked him if he’d prosthetic device; and like to come and train visually impaired where with me at the athletes, use an electronWilderness Centre. He ic rifle which features did and that’s where our audio cues for targeting, relationship started.” and have guides to help That athlete, Derek them around the course. Zaplontinsky, was para- “The team did exceptionlyzed in a motocross ally well,” said Taylor.

“Our goals was to win seven or eight medals and we ended up with 16.” “This Nordic team had more medals than the entire Canadian Paralympics team in Sochi, Russia in 2014.” The team, explains Taylor, is funded by Sport Canada for day to day operations, the National Ski Federation which has sponsors to support the cross country program; and by the Own the Podium program which receives private funding and is based on result. ”We’ve been delivering so our funding is pretty strong right now,” adds Taylor. He said the job with the national team is a specialized skill set and there is a core group who have been together for several years which allows the team to mesh well.

Immersed in the Lamont community After moving back to Lamont in 2007, Taylor immersed himself in the community volunteering with minor hockey and minor baseball. “Eventually I was encouraged to run for council by friends and through a personal interest,” he states. “People want to know why things are done. Coming from an operations backgrounds I knew some of the reasons behind decisions and instead of complaining, I want to try and make things better.” He said Lamont had lots of things to do but not so much for middle groups of kids aged from 10 to early teens. “We do have a wonderful place in Hillside Park and I wanted to get a BMX track built,” he explains. “I went to council and the project

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was improved but it hasn’t been completed yet.” He said the park has been improved with washrooms, picnic tables and other upgrades making it a great family facility. The biggest highlight of his time with the national Paralympics team has been seeing the

lete,” said Taylor. “He’s focused and determined. I’m impressed with the growth of our program and with his improvements. In his third year of skiing he’s had three top ten finishes in the Paralympics.” Taylor works year round with Zaplotinsky writing a training plan and making sure it is followed. “I want to see him properly using the plan and not getting overworked or underworked. It has to be monitored and I’ll adjust it as necessary.” And all this activity helps keep Taylor, 49, in shape. “I have to keep up with these guys, so I’d better be in good shape,” he laughs.

This Nordic team had more medals than the entire Canadian Paralympics team in Sochi, Russia in 2014. - Dave Taylor

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Opinion Humboldt horror hits close to home Most of us didn’t know the members of the Humboldt Broncos Jr. A hockey team who lost their lives or were seriously injured when their team bus collided with a semi-tractor trailer truck on April 6 near Tisdale, Sask. Why then are we all shook to our core in grief?; as a unit, as a nation. Unless, in a way, we did know them all. If we didn’t know the Humboldt team, we knew some very special people just like them our children. It makes us swallow that lump in our throat knowing we drove our children down eerily similar winter roads, or loaded them onto a bus to send them off with their friends to a sporting event or school trip. We took them to winter shrines - our hockey arenas - so they could experience the incredible joy most Canadians have received playing our national pastime. We too spent many hours watching and waiting in these shrines. We got to know each of the team’s players through their parents, who we celebrated victories with or consoled after losses or injuries. We shared cup after cup of coffee together, and looked forward to an arena burger, or hot dog, as the cold arena days became long. We got to know each other’s lives, and relationships, and so when the kids moved to other levels of hockey, and seasons ended, we sadly bid a fond farewell to our arena friends. So when the horror of horrors happens to people we may not know, yet know very well, we feel deeply for these parents, friends, billets, the community of Humboldt, the Province of Saskatchewan, and all Canadians who could not help but acknowledge that accident could have been our team... our children. The pain didn’t end at our borders either. It spread throughout the NHL, and other major sports which had moments of silence for the tragedy. The President and VP of the United States sent their sentiments to our PM, and I even heard there was a tribute in Sweden, Switzerland and other parts of the globe. Closer to home, our survivors and close relatives of the 1960 Lamont school bus/train collision which took 17 childrens’ lives no doubt have felt a special deeply hidden pain rise back up into a sickly feeling now felt by parents, friends and relatives of the Humboldt Brocos. Kerry Anderson

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and gas in the world, and recognize that the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of Canadians depend on our energy sector. This important industry benefits every community across the country and provides billions of dollars in revenue for social programs.  But just last year Prime Minister Trudeau said that the oil sands

must be “phased out.” “Prime Minister Trudeau is failing Canada’s energy industry and Canadian workers. Since the Liberals took office, more than 110,000 energy workers have lost their jobs and Alberta saw its highest unemployment rate in 20 years.  The Prime Minister vetoed the approved Northern

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Letter to the Editor Continued from Page 4 “The reality is that Prime Minister Trudeau has presided over the biggest decline in Canadian energy investment in 70 years – a loss of $80 billion – and his political decisions have thrown roadblock after roadblock in the way of Canadian energy, risking good paying jobs, billions of dollars in investment and new infrastructure, future economic opportunities, and Canada’s leadership position on the world stage. “I sincerely hope that the Prime Minister finally

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A FREE EVENING OUT Lamont Alliance Church would like to invite you to a FREE Concert. This Concert is a gift to the community, itʼs a Thank you for all of your help and support with the building and completion of our New Sanctuary.

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Lamont Midget Hawks win bronze SUBMITTED BY DENIS VAN BRABANT In a series of best out of three against Drayton Valley the Lamont Hawks Midget hockey team won bronze. In game one the two teams traded goals to a two all tie and the game had to be settled in overtime. Austin Kardash scored at 2:45 of the first overtime period to give Lamont the victory. Game two in Drayton Valley, saw Lamont off to a quick start going up 3-0 but ultimately they couldn't hold the lead and fell 5-4 tying the series at one apiece.

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Good crowd at Beaverhill Pioneer Lodge open house in Lamont MAUREEN SULLIVAN On Wednesday, April 4, the new Beaverhill Pioneer Lodge had an open house for the community to come in and see the new building. The official open house will be when the provincial governments’ timetable allows for the Minister of Seniors and Housing to be free. The new senior's lodge has 55 rooms with 4 double rooms for couples. There is currently 15 rooms available. Current tenants moved in from the old lodge just after Christmas. The new building is three and a half times the footprint, with higher ceilings, wider halls and more win-

dows. There are large rooms with lots of storage, space for a kitchenette and accessible bathrooms. It's a state of the art building with all kinds of new equipment," says Harold James, the Chief Administration Officer. "We have had some growing pains as we start up, a few adjustments that we need to make but Lamont should be proud of what we have built here." The new lodge was built on land that was being used by the New Horizon's Senior Centre. Part of the new build was incorporating the Seniors' Centre into the building. As you come in the front door you see immediately to the left a floor curling area, and there

A large crowd was at the open house for the Beaverhill Pioneer Lodge on Wednesday afternoon.

is also a seating area. "It is one of the better things that happened here," says Mr. James. "It is a good model for other facilities." He wished that a daycare could have been built into the facility as well but stated that FCSS mom and tot's group have been in the facility as well as some school programs. Mayor Bill Skinner was quite pleased with the turnout and said there was a lot of interest from the community about taking up residence when the weather warmed up. He also pointed out that the partnership between the New Horizon seniors and the lodge residents was extremely productive. "We have strived to make the building warm and welcoming for its residents," said the Mayor, "after all it's their home." The lodge is an independent living facility, it provides three meals a day plus two snacks on a five week rotating schedule. There is 24 hour staffing and services by homecare that includes medication administration. All rooms are partially furnished with a bed and nightstand, with all bedding and linen provided and are wheelchair accessible. There are personal laundry facilities and a hairdresser on site once a week as well as recreation programs such as bingo and cards and crafts. Cost of accommodation and meals is $1,500 a month with a small extra charge for the use of laundry, microwave and fridge in the room and satellite service.

Certified Seed For Sale Wheat: CWRS - AAC Brandon - improved FHB resistance - excellent standability CWSWS - AC Sadash - in demand by milling and ethanol industries Yellow Peas: CDC Meadow, AAC Lacombe 6-Row Feed Barley: Trochu - Great option for grain or forage Amisk - Improved stability, bushel weight 2-Row Malt Barley: CDC Copeland - Strong demand by malting companies.

Pioneer Hi-Bred Canola RR: Rooms have lots of space including for storage.

45H33 - Consistent Performance 45CS40 - Double stack variety with both clubroot and sclerotinia resistance 45CM36 - Straight cut variety with clubroot resistance, SOLD OUT

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Breakfast is served at Bruderheim A large crowd gathered at the Bruderheim Seniors Centre on April 7 to enjoy the monthly pancake breakfast. Organizers reported about 75 people from as far as Sherwood Park and Winterburn came out to enjoy the meal. Bruderheim’s Lorne Miller (left) showed his skills flipping the pancakes in the kitchen, while Pat MacEachern served a meal to St. Michael resident Janet Willick.

Volunteers get appreciation dinners across the Lamont County JOHN MATHER Lamont County prepares to salute its volunteers next week as appreciation dinners are held at various locations across the area. The appreciation dinners have been going on for at least six years, according to FCSS Lamont County chairman Jodie Conley. “Andrew’s dinner came on last year and this year the Town of Lamont is having an appreciation dinner for the first time. In Mundare, the dinner will be held April 18 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Mundare Recreation Centre. Lamont and Andrew will hold their dinners for volunteers on April 19  with the Andrew dinner starting at  5:00 p.m.  at the Andrew Lions Den. It is being held in conjunction with the local Lions Club. In Lamont, the meal starts at 6:00 p.m. at

the Lamont Hall. The Bruderheim dinner will be held at the Bruderheim Community Hall starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are free for any of the dinners, but Conley said they must be picked by Friday, April 13. Across Lamont County, Conley said there are several hundred volunteers attending each event. “These are people who put their time in to make the community a better place,” she states. Volunteers bridge many fields She adds, that can include the firefighters, people working on Communities in Bloom, minor sports coaches, library board members, school board members – anything where people give their time to help out. “When you volunteer you never go in wanting

accolades or appreciation,” said Conley. “You just want to make the world a little better place.” She said the dinners are open to everybody who has volunteered any time. “We don’t know if everybody comes out, but we spread the word far and wide that we are hosting these events.” She added tickets are available at the municipal offices in each of the communities where a dinner is being held. Conley was just reelected as the chair of the FCSS board. Originally elected to serve as the Mundare representative on the board, she has held the chairman’s position for the past three years. Conley said there are no volunteers of the year. “Essentially it’s hard to pick and choose a volunteer of the year because all out volun-

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

TOWN OF LAMONT The Town of Lamont will be accepting applications for 2 Summer Students for summer employment in the following departments: PUBLIC WORKS PARKS & RECREATION Positions will range from two to four months. University and High School students are encouraged to apply. Please forward your resume to: Town of Lamont Box 330 Lamont, Alberta T0B 2R0 Fax: (780)895-2595

teers equally important. She added there would be entertainment at all the dinner venues with the exception of Andrew. “It’s just a great night to get out and be thanked and have someone else pick up you dishes.”

49th ANNUAL SPRING MACHINERY CONSIGNMENT AUCTION SATURDAY, APRIL 28TH 9:00 a.m. Lindstrand Auction Machinery Sale Site SELLING 3 RINGS

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TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR 49 YEARS IN THE AUCTION BUSINESS. EXPECTING 4,000 - 5,000 BIDDERS We conduct Alberta’s Largest 1-day Farm Machinery Consignment Auction 4 times a year. Selling farm equipment, cars & trucks lawn and garden, recreation vehicles & major farm equipment. Whether you have 1 piece or a complete line of machinery, we have the facility & the experience to bring you top dollar for your equipment. For full listings and pictures visit our website at:

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Curling in Lamont for the Food Bank Over 400 pounds of food collected MAUREEN SULLIVAN On the weekend of March 17th the Lamont Curling Club was host to a bonspiel to raise money and food for the

Lamont County Food Bank. The theme was "I am Canadian." 20 teams participated on the 16th and 17th. The winning team was Krista

Kotylak, Carla Graham, Lee Zorniak and Sarah Mazoleski. They collected 188.25 kg of food for the food bank as well as cash.

Krista Kotylak, Carla Graham, Lee Zorniak and Sarah Mazoleski.

Farms for Sale in Lamont County

• NE ¼ - 12 – 55 – 18 - W4 159.05 acres and a 1200 sq. ft. bungalow with 50’ by 100’ shop and double car garage. 136± cultivated acres with #2 soil. RR 180 TWP RD 552. Price $1,050,000.

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• NE ¼ - 11 - 55 - 18 - W4 155.55 acres 106± acres cultivated #2 soil. RR180 TWP RD 552. Price $500,000. • N ½ of SW ¼ - 8 – 55 – 17 – W4 80 acres 68± acres cultivated. RR 175 TWP RD 552 #2 Soil. Price $300,000. Are you looking to develop your networking or customer base for your new or existing business? Do you have a new product or service you would like to showcase to the community? Are you a home-based, cottage, or startupI\ZPULZZVYUVUWYVÄ[VYNHUPaH[PVU& If you answered yes to these questions then join us for the Community Showcase in Viking on Saturday, May 12 at the Viking Carena Complex.

May 12, 2018

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This venue is an opportunity to expand your existing connections with other business operators and meet new customers who may be unaware of your business venture, service or product. Register by May 7, 2018 to hold your space.

For more information contact: Doug Lefsrud Recreation Director

Phone: 780-336-3466, extension 4 Cell: 587-256-0524 Email: doug.lefsrud@viking.ca

www.viking.ca

Home of the Sutters Viking Carena Complex, 5120-45 Street, Viking, AB

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• SW ¼ - 10 – 54 - 18 - W4 160 acres 115± acres cultivated #3 soil. Nice building site. RR 183 TWP Rd 542. Price $359,000. • S ½ of SE ¼ -9 – 54 – 18 – W4 80 acres Hay, trees and pasture. RR RR183 TWP RD 542. Price 182,500. • N1/2 of NE ¼ -7-53-18-W4 71.80 acres. 8.77 acres yard with chain link fence, partially gravelled, power, 4 yard lights, could be commercial use if proper permit is obtained. Large dugout. Balance of parcel is fenced with 5 wire and 4 wire. 35 acres of hay. Corner of HWY 16 and RR 185. Price $409,000. • NE 1/4 -8-54-18 W4 160 acres. RR 184 TWP 542. 50± acres of cultivation #3 soil and 110± acres of native hay and has a creek running through the farm. Nice building site. Price $285,000.

Norman Hill Cell 780-449-5622 Email: nhill@telus.net Website: hillrealty.ca


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JMP Plumbing & Heating Ltd. Furnace & Hot Water Tank Replacement Plumbing - New Home Construction Air Conditioning - Gas Fitting - Gas Fire Places Garage Heaters - Service & Repair - Sheet Metal

Bill & Charles Matthews CERTIFIED SEPTIC DESIGNER & INSTALLER Box 197 Bruderheim, AB T0B 0S0

John Panek 780-999-2065 jmpplumbing@live.ca Box 84, Lamont, AB T0B 2R0

PROFESSIONAL Motor Vehicle Accidents, Fatal Accidents, Wills, & More Elizabeth J. Tatchyn, B.A., LL.B BARRISTER & SOLICITOR By appointment only

at Smith Insurance Service, Main Street Lamont etatchyn@biamonte.com Speaks Ukrainian Edmonton: 780-425-5800 * *

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cell: 780-490-8616 email: gerhard.rosin@outlook.com website: gerhardrosin.ca office: 780-449-2800 fax: 780-449-3499 #109, 65 Chippewa Rd, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 6J7

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Stadnick Contracting (2011) Ltd. Vacuum Services is now available for septic cleaning Contact: Brett Ph: 587-991-0398 Sherry Ph: 780-267-7354

No job too big or small, we’ll do them all!

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Phone: 780.632.7779

REGULAR 24/7 TOWING PLUS equipment, sheds,

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_____________________ COMING EVENTS EVENTS COMING _____________________ Viking School ECS Registration 2018 to 2019 All parents interested in enrolling their child in Kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year, please stop in at the office to pick up your K i n d e r g a r t e n Registration package beginning April 11, 2018. Until your full registration package is complete, your child will not be considered registered for the next year. (All Children must be 5 years of age by December 31, 2018 to be eligible) Classes for ECS will be full days. Please bring your land location (required for bussing), as well as your 911 address and a copy of your child’s birth certificate. (A copy of the students birth certificate, vital statistic document or visa/immigration document is required upon entry to our school system by Alberta Education.) To ensure your child is properly registered, your registration must be returned by April 25, 2018. An ECS Orientation and kinder Fair will be held at the school on May 30, 2018 from 4 to 5 p.m. for all ECS parents and their children to attend. _____________________

Prague Community Association Annual General Meeting Sunday, April 29 at 1:30 p.m. at the Prague Hall Coffee and Squares served. 41/43c

_____________________ COMING EVENTS EVENTS COMING _____________________ BIRTHDAY PARTY! The family of Louise Blakey invite you to help celebrate their Mom's birthday at the Tofield Legion, Saturday, April 21 at 7:00pm. Please - no cards or gifts. It's just a party!

TM14-15p _____________________ The annual meeting of the Beaver County Victim Services Association will be held on Thursday, April 26 at 7:00pm in the Village of Holden Office meeting room (Please use back door) Everyone is welcome! 14c _____________________ FOR RENT RENT FOR _____________________ Gorgeous 1 bedroom, second floor condo in Tofield. Tile floors, fireplace, insuite laundry, balcony, elevator and air c o n d i t i o n i n g . $800/month includes heat and water. Call: 780721-7639 TM14p _____________________ 3 BDRM house for rent in Lamont. 780-405-2511

_____________________ FOR RENT RENT FOR _____________________ • Commercial space for rent in Tofield, please call for details 780-9320041. • 2 bedroom apartment for rent in Tofield. Includes balcony, insuite laundry, heat and water. $800/month. Phone 780-932-0041. TM07tfnp _____________________ 3 Bedroom house, 2 1/2 baths. No pets, no smoking. Located in Viking. Phone 780-385-0626 for more info. _____________________ Available Immediately. 2 bedroom house for rent in Viking. $650/month plus utilities. Phone 780385-5287. 02tfnc _____________________ Viking. 1BR Basement suite. $550/Month. $550/DD. Utilities included. Separate entrance. Shared laundry. Call or text 780-7176783. _____________________ Suite in four-plex in Tofield. 2 bedrooms, 1 & 1/2 bath. Fridge, stove, washer and dryer. Adults only. No smoking and no pets. $1,000/month. Available immediately. Call: 780-263-2688. TM15tfnc ______________________ LAND FOR FOR RENT RENT LAND _____________________ Approximately 90 acres of cropland for rent that was previously hayland, disked with a breaking disk twice last fall. Ph: 780-940-0703

______________________ FOR SALE FOR SALE _____________________ Purebred yearling & 2 year old Red & Black Angus bulls for sale. call 780-986-9088

LL14/21p _____________________ Free range brown eggs for sale. $3/dozen. Call: 780-662-2125. TM13-16p _____________________ Bulls for sale. Quiet two-year-old and yearlings, black angus bulls, and black baldie bulls available. Semen tested. 780-632-1083, 780-632-1961, 780-632-1104 13/21p _____________________ Purebred yearling and 2 yr old Red & Black Angus bulls for sale. Call 780-986-9088. 13/22c _____________________ Hay for sale Round Bales - F/C, S/C pick up or delivered. 780-497-1633

LL06tfnp _____________________ 2 bedroom large suite in 3-story walk-up apartment building under new professional management with live-in, onsite caretaker. Close to Town Centre, hospital and No-Frills Superstore. Rent from $895, incl. utilities, energized parking stall. DD $500. Seniors welcome with special rate. 780-632-6878 or 780-918-6328

TM14-15p ______________________ FOR SALE SALE FOR _____________________ Silver 2014 F150 highway driven, original owner looking to downsize. Truck is in excellent condition inside and out. Have receipts of maintenance records. Tires in very good condition. Chrome step bar, step up tailgate, back-up camera, full rubber floor mats. 101,794 kms. $27,900.00. Please text or call: 780884-6239.

LL11tfnc _____________________ Registered Polled Hereford yearling and two year old bulls. PMD Polled Herefords. 780-336-2675 _____________________ Certified seed for sale. •Wheat: AC Shaw VB, •Barley: Amisk, CDC Cowboy. •Oats: AC Morgan, CDC Haymaker, Murphy •Peas: CDC Amarillo, CDC Limerick, CDC Horizon. •Fababeans: CDC Snowdrop. Haralie Seed Farms 780-662-2617 or 780-405-8089 Tofield Alta. ______________________ GARAGE SALE GARAGE SALE _____________________ 5111-56 Ave. Tofield garage/moving sale. Tools, household, horse and dog supplies, antique cook stove with new chimney, quad, carport, and patio furniture. Saturday, April 14 from 9am-5pm.

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LL01tfnc _____________________ Bachelor and 1 bedroom suites, 3 appliances. Bachelor from $695, 1 bdrm from $795, rent incl. water, heat, energized parking stall. SD $500. 780-632-3102

______________________ HELP WANTED WANTED HELP _____________________ Floral Designer: experience preferred. Drop resumes off at Flower Pot : 5036 50th ave, Lamont

LL14/15c _____________________ Class 3 or higher ammonia driver wanted. Experience would be preferred. Competitive wages. Send resume with driver abstract to delstarcontractors @yahoo.ca, attention to Del. 12/14p _____________________ Waterfowl hunting guide in Tofield/Vegreville area. September and October 2018 position available, $4,000-$6,000/month. Some experience required. Evenings and weekends. Room and board provided. Contact Blaine Burns at Black Dog Outfitters 780-2032876 or bburns4@telusplanet.net, check it out at www.blackdogoutfit.ca ______________________ SERVICES SERVICES _____________________ DB LANDSCAPING for Fences and Decks, Yard and Skid Steer Services. Call Dustin at 780-9197743 TM12tfnc _____________________ Ritchie’s Painting Co. Professional Interior/ Exterior Commercial & Residential Painting. Spray Painting & Cabinet Refinishing. www.ritchiespainting.ca. Call Jason in Viking, AB today for a future estimate - Cell: 780-254-0166 or Home: 780-254-0700. _____________________ Roy’s Handyman Services. Flooring, trim work, basement finishing, decks, fences, kitchen cabinet installs and carpentry work. 780662-0146 or 780-232-3097 TMtfn _____________________ Straight Line Fencing Custom Fencing - All types. We also remove old fencing. Clearing of bush. Also selling Liquid Feed. Mark Laskosky 780-990-7659

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______________________ SERVICES SERVICES _____________________ PINOY’S CLEANING AND JANITORIAL SERVICES

“For all your Cleaning Needs” Residential and Commercial Strip & Waxing, Steam Cleaning, Carpet Cleaning, Grass Cutting & Yardwork, Tree Cutting & Trimming Satisfaction Guaranteed Contact: 780-385-4154 Elizabeth F. Andersen Director/Owner _____________________ Carpet and upholstery cleaning - residential and commercial. Truck mount unit, sewer backup, and flood cleaning. Auto and RV cleaning. Call Glenn and Cindi Poyser, Fancy Shine Auto and Carpet Care at (780) 384-3087 _____________________ 35+ years exp. Drywall Taper. Living in Killam but willing to travel. Hand taper by trade but have experience with boxes, roller/flusher, taping tube. No bazooka experience. Have own tools (10-12" boxes, pump, angle box, roller, flusher, hand tools, etc.) Also do ceiling texture. Non-drinker, Just want to work. Willing to work with existing taping crew. Call 780-385-2106 / 780-385-1251. ______________________ WANTED WANTED _____________________ Hay Land Wanted, 2018 Any land size, crop size, pay by acre or ton. Newer, reliable equipment. call 780-919-0295 11/18p


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2018 golf season in Lamont County still in weather delay JOHN MATHER With the Masters Golf Tournament concluding this past weekend, local duffers are wondering when they’ll be able to get out on Lamont County local courses. And the answer is basically wait a while longer. “We’re hoping to have golfers on the course by early May,” said Whitetail Crossing managing partner Laurent LeBlanc. “That’s not a lot far off last year. As long as we don’t get more snow, and the temperatures warm up.” LeBlanc said golfers will notice some changes in drainage aroind the course for 2108. He adds the club hopes to build a kitchen on site this year to enhance its catering opportunities. Fees will stay the same with two for $79 T u e s d a y s , and Thursday  golfers will get a free golf cart with their green fees. LeBlanc adds golfers must go online to get

coupons for these deals. Currently, with carts, the weekday costs is $60 for 18 holes, and that increase to $72 on weekends. Twilight rates are $48 during the week with cart and the weekend twilight fee is $58 with cart. Whitetail’s tournament seasons kicks off with the Edward Stawnichy golf tournament June 1 followed by the Ironman tournament on June 2, a 27-hole tournament in Ryder Cup format for two-man teams. With many other tournaments scheduled during the season, two of the highlights will be the Ladies Northern Alberta Senior Amateur Tour event,  July 16  and the Northern Alberta Senior Amateur  two weeks later on July 30. LeBlanc added one of the new events he wants to try this year is a local fundraising event for any golf group.

Blanket Alberta Ads take approximately 10 days to process _______________________________ AUCTIONS AUCTIONS 2 PARCELS OF REAL ESTATE Thorhild, AB. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Unreserved Auction, April 25 in Edmonton. 12+/- title acres country acreage w/1648+/- sq ft home, 226.5+/- title acres farmland. Jerry Hodge: 780-706-6652; Brokerage: Ritchie Bros. Real Estate Services Ltd.; rbauction.com/realestate. _______________________________ BUD HAYNES & WARD'S FIREARMS AUCTION. Saturday, April 28 at 10 AM. 11802-145 Street, Edmonton, Alberta. Milarm Co of Edmonton Firearms Dispersal Instructed by Receivers Grant Thornton LLP, Plus Estates. Over 800 lots - On-line bidding. To consign call Linda Baggaley 403-597-1095, Brad 780-940-8378. www.budhaynesauc tions.com; www.wardsauctions.com. _______________________________ UNRESERVED ANDRISHAK ESTATE ANTIQUE Collector Auction! Starts 10am Saturday, April 14th. Hwy 14 Wainwright, Alberta. Scribner Auction. 780-842-5666; www.scribnernet.com. Friday Night Coin Auction & Preview! _______________________________ FARMLAND W/GRAVEL RESERVES - Sundre, Alberta. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Unreserved Auction, April 25 in Edmonton. 156.7+/- title acres. $6,500 SLR, 2.2 million m3 proven gravel reserves. Jerry Hodge: 780-706-6652; Brokerage: Ritchie Bros. Real Estate Services Ltd; rbauction.com/realestate. _______________________________ FIREARMS AUCTION APRIL 21st Three sessions live and online. Bidding opens April 6th. www.switzersauction.com. Toll-Free 1-800-694-2609; email: paul@switzersauction.com. Estates and collections wanted. Switzer's - Canada's #1 Firearms Auction.

“Any golf group interested in raising funds for a good cause can request a Wednesday  morning tee time dedicated to their event,” he said. “We’ll charge a reduced weekday rate and from each fee collected we’ll donate $10 back to the group’s cause. The event will take place between  8 a.m. and 2 p.m.  and it will be promoted on the club’s website.” Elk Island hopes for Mother’s Day opening At Elk Island Golf Course, located in Elk Island National Park, course manager Doug Pewarchuk is hoping to be open for Mother’s Day in May. “We’ll have to see how the weather goes, but it’s supposed to warm up in the next couple of weeks, so that will certainly help.” He said golfers won’t see many changes at the Stanley Thompson Heritage Course. “Stanley Thompson

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was a great Canadian course architect in the 1930s,” adds Pewerchuk. “So we don’t make major changes to the design of the layout. We just perform regular maintenance.” He said the clubhouse will offer a 10-round pass card. This package allows golfers ten green fees for the price of nine. The national park still charges an entrance fee to get to the golf course, but Pewarchuk explains if a golfer buys the 10pack pass then an entrance pass to Elk Island National Park is included. He said the course doesn’t have a regular men’s or ladies league but he would be willing to talk to anyone who may want to organize one. The course does have fundraising tournaments including a “Friends of Elk Island Park” tournament in the fall. He adds it’s home to many corporate tournaments during

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