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Vol. 2, 7, No. 51 Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Vol. 7, No. Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Lamont town councillor Wayne Field wins distinguished AUMA service award Michelle Pinon Editor

Longevity is a rare thing in politics; but Lamont town councillor Wayne Field is a rarity, having spent 20 plus years in public service. On Sept. 25th Field was formally recognized and graciously accepted

the Distinguished Service Award for 20 years of service as an elected official in Alberta from the Alberta Urban Municipalities Assoication (AUMA) during its annual convention in Edmonton. “Twenty years of council service is a reflection of 20 years of voter support,” said Field, who could only think of one other local resident, Don Harsulla, who served as many years on council as him. Field, who formerly served as Lamont fire chief for seven years, and president of the Lions

Club, says he was sort of “thrust” into running for council by fellow volunteers and peers. When it came time for a byelection in 1991, they came to him with names already attached for nomination papers. Field, former owner of the Chevrolet dealership in Lamont, says his peers wanted to have a business voice on council, and he wanted to be that voice. He also had the support of his wife Lorraine. They have been married for 41 years, and have two children, two grandchildren, with another grandchild on the way. Field has always found serving on council to be enjoyable. “I still look forward to the meetings. As long as I’m effective, I’d like to stay on council,” added Wayne, who plans on running again in the next municipal election in October of 2013. The length of the term of office will be increased from three to four years, starting next fall, and he says that is a very good idea as it generally takes many years before plans and construction can be completed on most projects. “Three years is just scratching the surface. A lot of times it takes five to six years for a project to reach fruitition.” Being involved at the

governance level, Field has had the privilege of developing policies, and

“I’ve been proud to be a part of that.” During his tenure in

“I still look forward to the meetings. As long as I’m effective, I’d like to stay on council,” says Field. helping set the direction on several initiatives.

office, Field has served on internal and external

committees including: municipal planning, development appeal board, assessment review board, public works, recreation board, Vegreville Water Commission, Lamont Catering Club, and the Landfill Commission. Over the past 21, 22 years there have been a lot of physical and social changes in the town.

Field said he has thoroughly enjoyed working with “really good people over the years” including administration, public works, and councillors. “There’s still work to do,” added Field, who hopes to be a part of the challenges and successes that will continue to positively shape the Town of Lamont in the years to come.

Wayne and Lorraine Field have been married for 41 years, and have called Lamont home since 1976. They have two children and two grandchildren.


2 - The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Lamont Fire Department members receive service medals

PHOTOS BY MICHELLE PINON

Members of the Lamont Fire Department and town council were on hand as Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville MLA Jacquie Fenske presented 12 year service awards to local firefighters on Oct. 9 in the meeting room at the recreation centre. Pictured from left to right are: councillor Steve Sharun, councillor Wayne Field, fire chief John Helton, recipients Mike Klos, Vince Price, Helen Rich, Rick Duiker, Mayor Bill Skinner, councillor Gail Hrehorets, MLA Jacquie Fenske, and councillors Mike Brown and Sylvia McDonald. Missing were recipients Howard Rich and Elaine Hrycyk.

Medals Family, friends, colleagues and members of town council were on hand as four veteran fire fighters with the Lamont department received provincial service award medals the evening of October 9th. Fort Saskatchewan MLA Jacquie Fenske had the honour of pinning the service medals on the longtime members in recognition of 12 years of service, while fire chief John Helton presented their certificates to deserving recipients Vince Price, Mike Klos, Rick Duiker, and Helen Rich. Other recipients of the service medals who were not able to attend in person included Howard Rich and Elaine Hrycyk. Fenske said she has always had a “soft spot” for firefighters. She congratulated them on their hard work and dedication and service to the community as volunteers who sacrifice a great deal of time and energy to the job of helping save lives. Fire chief John Helton was equally proud of the firefighters who offer to go out at a moment’s notice to help people in the community during their most desperate time of need.

Jacquie Fenske pins a service medal on Helen Rich.

The two youngest members of the Duiker clan, 18-month-old Samuel and sixyear-old Evelyn couldn’t wait to join their father and share in the special moment on Oct. 9th. Assisting with the certificate is fire chief John Helton and standing on the left is Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville MLA Jacquie Fenske.

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The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), October 23, 2012 - 3

Apartment building complex soars to new heights Tracy Harding Staff Writer

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4 - The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), Tuesday, October 23, 2012

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Good to see some hockey is still played for fun A couple of weeks ago I found myself at the hockey arena in Lamont. I had 15 minutes to spare before my meeting so I decided to peek in on an Initiation practice. These four and five-year-olds spent more time sliding instead of gliding on the ice, but each time they fell they would get back up and keep going. Many of the youngsters smiled and waved at their parents and grandparents in the bleachers. The little mighty mites were so happy and carefree, you couldn’t help but smile in return and offer encouragement to them. Their innocence was heartwarming, and definitely took the chill out of the air for me. But, as I regularly listen to news clips regarding stalled labour talks between the National Hockey League (NHL) and Players Association, my attitude quickly turns frosty. Both sides spout off about the willingness or lack of willingness to reach a “fair deal.” The only deal is the bad deal for fans who will bear the burden of the final outcome through increased ticket prices, associated merchandising costs, and whatever else. The league is trying to salvage an 82 game season, but super star players are not quite convinced of league officials’ sincerity, or so they say. Nevertheless, around 150 pros have already defected to Europe, including Alex Ovechkin. I sincerely doubt the Russian superstar, who earns $9 million per season or $109,756 per game playing for the Washington Capitals will make that much lacing up with Dynamo Moscow. According to Ovechkin, “The NHL gave fans and media hope. But really it is a deception the league is trying to show that it is working to try and save the season, but they are not offering anything new. It’s all the same. He (Bettman) made an offer and said it was good. But good for who, for Bettman?” Well, there’s no doubt it would also be good for Ovechkin, who could return to the Capitals line up to collect his regular paycheck. So the question is: “Who is deceiving whom? “It’s a business at the end of the day. That’s the dark side of things and nobody likes dealing with this. It’s not good for anyone. That’s the bottom line,” stated Sidney Crosby in recent days. Dark indeed. My bottom line is to boycott any and all future NHL hockey games, since I will never be able to afford to attend them on my regular paycheck. So I’ll just have to settle watching for watching the mighty mites, who play their hearts out for the love of the game. Call me greedy! Michelle Pinon

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Letter to the Editor Writer says governenment should stop cull of wild horses Dear Editor, I am writing today to encourage all Albertans to continue with the journey of forcing the Alberta Government’s cull of Alberta’s Wild Horse to cease. The wild horse populations in Alberta date back before the European settlers arrived dating date back to a Spanish horse foundation. Why does the Alberta Government refuse to see the value in protecting our natural resource and a major

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part of Alberta’s Heritage? In the eyes of the Alberta Government these magnificent animals are considered “FERAL”. Websters dictionary defines feral as “having escaped from domestication and become wild”. How could these horses have escaped domestication over two hundred years ago when the west not settled nor explored? Alberta’s Wild Horses are a true HERITAGE SPECIES and need the

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legislation to protect them. Please write or call Honourable Diana McQueen of Environmental Sustainable Resources at 1-800-542-7307 and demand that we start protecting this species, having them designated as Alberta’s first heritage species. The last two cull seasons 350 head have been removed and taken to slaughter. Her department claims there are 770 head left in the western

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The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), October 23, 2012 - 5

Archery season gets underway in Bruderheim Jasmine Inkster Student Reporter Lamont and Fort Saskatchewan Fish and Game Association held their first indoor archery shoot of the season on Thursday night in the Bruderheim School gym. The archery club was instigated a year ago by Fort Saskatchewan Fish and Game member Justin Kaban, and Bruderheim Mayor Karl Hauch, and has since been a very popular event throughout the Fish and Game Association members. The archery shoots are held every second Thursday until the end of the school year, with the exception of Thursdays that fall on a scheduled school holiday. At Thursday’s event, there were a total of 23 people. “Last year’s first shoot we had six, and at the peak of last year we had 30. So this is a pretty good turnout,” says Hauch.

Kaban was recently awarded a grant by Dow Chemical, which will go towards new backstops and equipment, such as bows. “We really don’t have any kids bows in

maybe even more!,” adds Kaban. Although the numbers fluctuate from time to time, all of the members agreed that the event was one that was always

Youth and adults alike are enjoying the sport of archery at Bruderheim School thanks to the generosity of several community minded individuals and organizations. the club, except for what our members bring,” Kaban explains. He hopes to be able to make shooting and setting up a bit easier once the new equipment is brought in. “The netting will be 10 times lighter than the carpets we’re using for backstops now,

enjoyed by everyone who took part. The event consists of a youth shoot that goes from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and an adult shoot that takes place from 8:30 p.m. until 10p.m. As well as their regular practices that are held at the school, the Fish and

Game Associations also hold 3D shoots during the summer, and trap shoots throughout the year. The youth shoot allows children and teens an opportunity to shoot with one on one help from the adults and leaders. While there is no true age limit, Kaban explains that the children need to be old enough to have the skills and comprehension needed to ensure everyone’s safety. The members will generally bring bows that are suitable for young children, but it is encouraged for those who are able to bring their own equipment for the youth to use. According to Hauch, towns are often having problems with children not having anything to do in the evenings, especially in small towns. In helping make this group

come to life, he hoped to change that. This group gives something for both adults and children to do together, as well as provide a safe place for kids to get some hands on education in a skill that can be useful later on in life. “People are always saying there’s nothing for the kids, here’s something that’s running through the winter to the end of the school year,” explains Hauch. As well as mentoring the students on archery, they also learn vital

information on safety. The Fish and Game Association also sponsors youth to go to wilderness camps, and outdoor survival camps throughout the year. The adult shoot holds an opportunity for the more experienced shooters to practice, and have a good time amongst themselves. Although there were mostly youth at this shoot, there were still a good number of adults who stayed to shoot after the youth were gone.

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6 - The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Mundare students enjoy author’s presentation Award winning Kenneth Oppel proves to be a total delight for both students and teachers alike at Mundare School Tuesday, Sept. 25th was no regular day at Mundare School as it hosted award winning author Kenneth Oppel. Hailing from Toronto, and heading out West on a 10 day tour, with 26 presentations to put under his belt, he kicked off his tour in Mundare. We were very lucky to have such a popular and talented author of his calibre come to visit us and were a little intimidated and awed by the credentials and the large body of his work. Oppel has won such prestigious titles as the Governor General’s Award for children’s literature, the Michael L. Printz Honour Book Award from the American Library Association, and both the Canadian Library Association’s Book of the Year for Children Award as well as their Young Adult Book Award — the first time in the award’s history the same title has

won both honours! A prolific author, he has penned books for young children (Peg and the Yeti, The Kings’s Taster), Early Chapter books ( the Barnes and the Brains series) and a number of books for young adult readers including the Silverwing series, the steampunk genre Airborne series and his latest efforts, the first two books of a series revolving around the life of a 16 year old Victor Frankenstein , This Dark Endeavour, and Such Wicked Intent. These are books that, because of Oppel’s thrilling narratives, which are packed with romance, alchemy and mystery, seldom see the shelves of our school library. Even Hollywood has taken notice of their popularity and both Airborne and This Dark Endeavour have been optioned to become major motion pictures.

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Mundare School students thoroughly enjoyed the recent presentation by prolific author Kenneth Oppel who personally signed copies of his latest novel for students. “Endeavour” is set to be Produced by Summit Entertainment (who also produced the Twilight movies) and will be Directed by Matt Reeves (Cloverfield) . Having said all of this, we were delighted to find Mr. Oppel a down to earth, approachable, respectful, insightful and funny gentleman. No special requests for this Canadian literary celebrity, just a glass of tap water and a table to

sign copies of his books for the kids (and grown up fans too). Ken (as he likes to be addressed) gave two marvelous presentations aimed at two completely different age groups, and kept the groups, their teachers and other staff members and guests thoroughly entertained. Proving that his talent lies hidden not just behind the pages of a book or in computer archives, Oppel present-

ed like a pro using music, slide shows, book trailers, skill testing questions for book giveaways and a personal and fascinating insight into his own history. He went on to describe how a book, and in some cases the illustrations (see Peg and the Yeti, illustrated by Barbara Reid) , come to be. Hands were raised and quite interesting questions asked at the closing of each session until

finally our guest had to call an end to them so he could move on to book signings and the next session. To the thrill of many awestruck students (some of whom are aspiring writers) he gave not just a signed book to covet, but some great writing advice to apply to their work! “Don’t stop writing, write about anything, then re-write and rewrite again and don’t give-up.” Being a father of 3 kiddos, he knows that encouragement and positivity play a HUGE part in success, no matter what your goals. He shared his enthusiasm for not only his craft, but for children and for life, and I believe that many of us came away that morning with smiles on our faces and dreams that writing the Great Canadian Novel might just be possible.


The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), October 23, 2012 - 7

Heartland to reap financial benefits Federal program to contribute $22,100 to attract foreign investment The Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State for Democratic Reform and Member of Parliament for Edmonton and Sherwood Park, and Leon Benoit, Member of Parliament for Vegreville - Wainwright, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, announced that Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association is receiving $22,100 to help attract, retain and expand foreign direct investment in Fort Saskatchewan and Strathcona County. “This means good jobs and a stronger economy for the people of this area,” stated Fast. “Our government is focused on what matters to Canadians: jobs, growth and long-term prosperity,” added Fast. “Attracting foreign investment is key to these efforts, and our government will continue to take steps to ensure Canada remains an investment destination of choice. “From the lowest overall tax rate on new business investment in the G-7 to what the World Economic Forum has said for the past five years is the world’s soundest banking system, our government continues to create the conditions needed to attract the global investors who create jobs and new sources of economic growth and prosperity in our communities.” “Through the Alberta Industrial Heartland Association’s great work to promote and develop our region, we are one of the world’s most attractive locations for chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas investment,”said Uppal. “Today, our government is pleased to announce this $22,100 in additional funding to help create more local jobs and economic growth in our community” “Funding for Alberta’s Industrial Heartland helps Fort

Saskatchewan and Strathcona County seek out new foreign direct investment opportunities,” said MP Benoit. “Both the federal government and municipalities share the objective of bringing new investment to communities across Canada. That is why we are proud to support activities by Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association to attract investment. In

these globally challenging times, we will continue to support initiatives that help bring jobs and prosperity to the people of Fort Saskatchewan and Strathcona County.” The funding received on October 1, is provided under the Invest Canada-Community Initiatives (ICCI) program. The ICCI program is designed to help com-

munities, organizations and economic development agencies across the country attract, retain and expand foreign direct investment. The program, which began in 2006, supports municipalities, nonprofit organizations and public-private groups at the local level and works through partnerships and cost-sharing arrangements.

Lamont Fire Chief John Helton recently accepted an $800 cheque from Lamont Lions Club President Lorri Tarka. The funds will be used to help purchase a new oxygen tank.


8 - The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village blooms before judges Communities In Bloom program exemplified through art exhibit and lush gardens and flower beds at historic site Michelle Pinon Editor

David Makowsky couldn't be prouder. The head of community and corporate relations for the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village and fellow colleagues are pleased to announce that it has received five blooms in the Communities in Bloom (CIB) attractions category. "We feel fortunate to have worked with Kalyna Country Ecomuseum and the Ukrainian P i o n e e r s ' Association of Alberta to present Kurelek from the Community: An Autobiography Through His Art and Writing." "This one time art exhibit featured original and limited edition artwork by renowned Canadian artist William Kurelek, and highlighted his Ukrainian and east central Alberta roots (he was born in what is today Kalyna Country). We also appreciate how this CIB award recognized the community support that our living history received this past summer, particularly from private individuals and institutions who loaned their original and limited edition artwork for this one-time exhibit. It has turned out to be the largest presented at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village." In addition to the five bloom rating, the village received special mention for the exhibit during recent awards ceremonies in Edmonton. Following their evaluation of the community, volunteer judges Lucy Chang and Ed Toop wrote: "In 2012 the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village partnered with the Kalyna County Ecomuseum and the Ukrainian Pioneers Association of Alberta to present a collection of artwork by renowned Canadian artist William Kurelek. Born near Whitford, Alberta, in

1927, Kurelek is most famous for his depictions of Ukrainian pioneer lifestyles, which have a universal appeal for those growing up on the prairies. The strength of this art exhibit is the fact that all of the artwork has been loaned from private and institutional collections, making this truly a one-time art exhibit." CIB is a national

organization dedicated to the promotion of green spaces in community settings. Within the actual context of climate changes and environmental concerns, communities involved in the program can be proud of their efforts, which provide real and meaningful environmental solutions and benefit all of society," added the judges.

The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village was a beautiful tapistry of colour both outside and inside this summer with lush flowers and greenspaces, along with the vibrant brush strokes on canvas by the late William Kurelek, whose works were on display courtesy of private collectors.

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The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), October 23, 2012 - 9

Innovators attempting to forge future for industrial hemp products with technology Michelle Pinon Editor

One of the oldest fibre crops in the world may be getting a new lease on life if researchers find a way to sell producers on the idea and market innovative producers to eco-friendly consumers. “We have realized a great opportunity in these industrial hemp crops to use as major feedstock for several industries,” said Jan Slaski, plant/crop physiologist with Bioresource Technologies Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures based in Vegreville. Two years ago the company began operating the first fibre separation facility in Vegreville. Slaski has been conducting hemp selection and breeding agronomy trials, and has been very impressed with the results. “It is the second fastest growing plant on earth,” stated Slaski, during a recent presentation at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village. “It can grow 15 centimetres per day,” added Slaski, as well as improve properties and texture in the soil. The overall objective is to produce optimal quality and quantity of product. “The goal is to secure a supply of fibre of uniform quality that’s GMO free.” Some of the new uses for hemp which dates back to the 1600’s are: hemcrete insulation, bedding for animals, garden mulch, low grade paper, fibre board, bio-fuel, and carbon capture. Slaski said some of the products which are currently on the market include: geotextiles, ropes, carpet, upholstery, paper, and vodka. “It has the potential to become a mainstream crop opportunity for Alberta farmers,” added Slaski. “It is an attractive feedstock for several major industries.” He cited automobile textiles and construction materials. “A British company is already incorporated and

setting up shop in southern Alberta.” Materials engineer John Wolodko, who is the portfolio manager for advanced materials at Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures, explained how hemp is used to make a variety of composite and construction materials as well as green bio-composites. During Wolodko’s presentation he talked about how a lot of new cars are made with these composite

materials. He told the audience about a leading edge project that was profile on the television show Daily Planet this past spring. He got to see the ‘Kestrel’; the first bio-composite bodied electric car. “The prototype is being made in Sylvan Lake.” While Woldolko and several other researchers and developers are completely sold on industrial hemp and its many and varied applications and uses, he says “success will depend on continued research and development as well as development of an integrated supply chain. A recent study completed by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (AARD), sponsored by

Growing Forward, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative, provides a detailed overview of the industrial hemp seed and straw uses as well as an analysis of hemp processing systems around the globe. Nevin Rosaasen, research economist with AARD, says specific emphasis was placed on developing benchmarks for farm level costs of production. “Knowing your costs of production and your relative profitability per unit of output is crucial for maintaining the long-term profitability of your farm business.” Rosaasen added that: “As a producer, you need to evaluate and adapt crop production and management information to fit your own operation, and above all, make better profit driven choices. The choices you make and the products and services you invest in must make your operation profitable. You cannot monitor or evaluate the effectiveness of something you do not measure.” So while there appears to be a tremendous opportunity for industrial hemp production and processing in Alberta, Rosaasen adds there have been a number of false starts over the years. “Many of the difficulties with industry development stem from the fact that supply chaim relationships are not yet fully developed and as a result the industry is unable to fully commit on a longer term basis. The key factor to remedy this situation is finding a stable end markets, specifically for fibre based products.” “There are significant efforts underway to further refine fibre processing technology. These efforts, when combined with those tareting the development of markets for seed, fibre and hurd, will be of critical importance to the sector. If these activities help to either increase competitiveness by reducing cost of production and/or increase potential markets, the benefits to Alberta could be significant,” added Rosaasen.

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Harvest Dinner Andrew School hosted its fourth annual Harvest Dinner on Oct. 18th. Turkey and all the trimmings were prepared by students and staff. Teachers served while educational assistants and high school students helped the youngsters fill their plates. Special guests included Village of Andrew employees as well as the Andrew Playschool students and parents. These are the happy faces of Mitchell Byrne, Brylan Kolotylo, Emily Slasynski, Ryan Leliuk, Josh Fedorvich, Abigail Marianicz, Jaxon Bryks and Jake Fesyk.

CLIFF GRINDE - OWNER/OPERATOR 780-336-2209 or 780-336-6333

Robert Kunnick 780-336-6301 Darcy Sheets 780-336-6485 Garry Zimmer 780-889-3793 Tim Sehn 780-212-0199 Authorized Dealer Allen Stefiuk 780-632-8701 www.vikingauctionmarket.ca


Bruderheim CIB volunteers celebrate season of success

Communities in Bloom volunteers had a great time at the national award ceremonies. From left to right are:Bob Cote, Mary Ellen Boyle, Judy Koschade, Sherry Cote, Wayne Olechow and Carolyne Olechow.

Town gets four blooms in national contest Michelle Pinon Editor

Sherry Cote and fellow volunteers with the B r u d e r h e i m Communities in Bloom (CIB) committee are very proud and excited to have been awarded a rating of four blooms for its participation in the national contest. "We are excited and wanted to share the information with all our residents who work hard to maintain their personal property," stated Cote. "The most gratifying part of the competition was hosting a group of CIB volunteers from around the world in our community, sharing ideas and our Heritage Gardens and Heritage Trails," commented Cote. "The visiting groups were fascinated with the

recycled tire benches and walkway in addition to seeing how our heritage was used on signs along the walking trails and in the flower gardens." As to next year's plans? Cote said the committee will be focusing on urban forestry, and a new raised bed in the community garden and general tidiness of the community. The town also received special mention for its Evergreen 25 year management plan during the awards ceremonies on Oct. 12 and 13th in Edmonton. Following their evaluation of the community in July, volunteer CIB judges Lucy Chang and Roger Younker wrote: "Bruderheim is on the verge of increased economic activity. Many

newcomers are attracted by the promising job opportunities in the industrial heartland. Bruderheim is thus preparing for an increase in population with many new young families settling in the area. The 25 year management plan now includes looking after the environment by providing clean water, clean air, increased green spaces, environmentally friendly facilities and services. The local council is primed and ready to provide a friendly, sustainable living environment for those potential energy sector workers and their families, who choose to call Bruderheim their home."

Help Wanted

10 - The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Advertise in our Help Wanted Section

Call 780-895-2780 or email ll-ads@telus.net

Gondolas Help Wanted

Waitress needed

Apply in person with resume to Gondola’s Steak and Pizza

Lamont County Housing Foundation Applications are invited for a

Full Time (35 hr work week) Maintnenance Worker Father Filas Manor (Lodge) This position will be of interest to someone with skills and experience in Building and Ground Maintnenance A certificate in Building Maintenance is an Asset

We offer a competitive salary & benefit package Position available immediately Please submit resume to:

Manager Father Filas Manor Box #499 Mundare, Alberta T0B 3H0 or Fax 780-764-2056

If helping people brightens your day‌

Your Calling is at

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

TECHNICIANS REQUIRED Mary Immaculate Hospital in Mundare is looking for: Unit Clerk II Life Opportunities, Mental Health Day Program, downtown Mundare

We are a growing Massey Ferguson, Challenger, SpraCoupe, Rogator and Kubota dealership located in Vegreville, AB and are seeking full time employment for the following positions:

Casual Salary Range: $19.37 as per the AUPE Collective Agreement Hours: 2 days a week Date Open: October 10, 2012 Date Closed: October 22, 2012

1 - JOURNEYMAN HD TECHNICIAN 1 - SECOND YEAR APPRENTICE TECHNICIAN COMPETITIVE WAGES BENEFIT PACKAGE

Fax, e-mail or bring in resume to: Shawn Zabrick - Service Manager Phone: 780-632-2514 Fax: 780-632-6324 E-Mail: veg_service@dennill.com

Please submit resume quoting competition number: MD-60022-CVH

For information or to apply, visit www.covenanthealth.ca/careers/mundare.html Human Resources Toll Free: 1-877-450-7555

CovenantHealthCareers@covenanthealth.ca


The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), October 23, 2012 - 11

Church Calendar For more information call 780-895-2780 Bethlehem Lutheran Church 5008 - 50 St. Bruderheim 780-796-3543 Pastor Richard Williams Bethelehem Lutheran Church Sunday Service 9:30 am Bruderheim, Ab. Bethany Lutheran Church Sunday Service 11:00 am Beaver Hills, Ab. “Come as a guest, leave as a friend”

LEADER

THE LAMONT

‘Business Directory AUTOMOTIVE

Residential Commercial Industrial Electrical Contracting

Orthodox V Parishes

Ryan Austin (780)238-5802 ryan.a@covolt.ca

Sunday Divine Liturgy 10:00 am 780-895-2149 Sunday, October 28 - Tone 4 Farusi - 10:00 am

Visit our website www.orthodox-canada.com

Lamont Alliance Church 44 st. & 50 Ave. 780-895-2879 Pastor Ron Wurtz Sunday Service 10:00 am

“Children and families are a top priority for us, come join us!”

www.lamontalliance.com Current Events Current Events Sermon series “Questions God Asks’ Men’s and Ladies bible studies Children’s Church and nursery every Sunday Men’s breakfast last Saturday each month 8 am Ladies nights out Monthly youth events

Call the Church for more information

Roman Catholic Church Cluster of Parishes of Our Lady of Angels Fort Saskatchewan

COMMERCIAL Call today to rent this space! 780-895-2780 Advertise in our Business Directory for as low as $40/month

CONSTRUCTION Taylor Made Contracting Ltd.

Lamont United Church

“ Create Your Man Cave or Lady Lair”

Emerald’s Dinner & Dance November 17 More information to come Everyone Welcome! AA meeting Thursdays at 8:30 pm

Bruderheim Moravian Church

Welcomes You! 780-796-3775 Sunday Worship 10:30 am Sunday School for all ages begins October 14 9:15 am Jr. Youth - Kindergarten - Grade 6 Begins September 26 6:00 - 7:45 pm Located at the 4-way stop in Bruderheim www.bruderheimmoravianchurch.org

Place an ad in the church directory for $42 per month

www.covolt.ca Mundare, AB

HITCHES B & D HITCHES 5113 - 52 Ave. Vegreville

• Fifth Wheel & Gooseneck Hitches • Signature Series/Elite Series 5th Wheels • Truck Receiver Hitches • Brake Controls • Ball & Ballmounts • Installation Available • All your RV/Trailer Wiring Repairs

780-632-7090

bdhitches@hotmail.com WE’VE GOT THE BALLS.... to get you hitched!

Roman Catholic Services Lamont Auxiliary Hospital Saturday Evenings 4:00 pm Our Lady of Good Counsel - Skaro 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays 9:00 am St. Michael the Archangel - St. Michael 2nd and 4th Sundays 11:00 am For further information please call O.L.A. Fort Saskatchewan at 780-998-3288

5306 - 51 Ave., Lamont 780-895-2145 Sunday Worship time 11:15 a.m. Rev. Deborah Brill Service Sundays at 11:15 am

ELECTRICAL

KENNELS Pet Boarding Service

Cozy Critters

Box 462, Hwy 15 Bruderheim, Alberta T0B-2R0

Phone 780-992-7990

LAWN & GARDEN

• Basement Finish • Garage Finish • Decks • Fences • Renovations Trevor Taylor Ryan Taylor 780-984-6356 780-953-0614 Email: taylormadecontracting1@gmail.com

Cornicee Exteriors 780-722-6396 • Continuous Eavestrough • Soffit • Fascia Cladding • Custom Aluminum Capping • Gutter Guard

MARK COARD - OWNER / INSTALLER CORNICEEXTERIORS@GMAIL.COM

Advertise in our Business Directory for as low as $40/month

Where your Yard is the Star! • Rototilling • Grass Mowing • Snow Clearing • Yard Clean up

Trisha Karpiuk Owner Operator

Phone: 780-736-2234 Cell: 403-318-2929

PEDICURIST Angels Pedicures Good for your Sole! Bridal Parties, Special Occasions or just Everyday! Mobile Service available for on location events. Accepting appointments at LA Hair Designs every Thursday from 11 am to 7 pm!

Book your appointment today!

Cindy 780-970-4071


12 - The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Andrew invitational boys and girls volleyball tourney

LEADER

THE LAMONT

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RENOVATIONS KT Mechanical LTD Kevin Tychkowsky Lamont, Alberta Commercial & Residential • Heating • Air Conditioning • Refrigeration

Phone: 292-2336 Fax: 895-2809 ktmechanical@hotmail.com 20 years experience!

PLUMBING & HEATING PHOTOS BY MICHELLE PINON

The Andrew Wildcat junior boys and girls teams won silver and gold during their annual home tourney this past weekend. The boys lost their home opener against Vegreville, and the girls beat Vegreville in two straight games.

Drolet Plumbing & Gas Plumbing - Gas Fitting, Pressuer Water System Service and New Construction, Water Heaters, Boilers, Garage Heaters, Radiant Floor Heating

Paul Drolet - Retired Plumbing & Gas Inspector

Ph: 780-895-2056 Cell: 780-722-1768

PROFESSIONAL

Call today to rent this space! 780-895-2780

TREE REMOVAL Titan Tree Moving Serivce Huge 82” 6 spade mover ensures high survivability and less babysitting.

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Fatal Accidents, Wills & More Elizabeth J. Tatchyn, B.A., LL.B BARRISTER & SOLICITOR at the Elk Island Insurance Agency By appointment only * Speaks Ukrainian * etatchyn@biamonte.com Lamont 780-895-2100 Edmonton: 780-425-5800

REAL ESTATE

FOR HIRE

Call 780-603-3437

TRUCKING Trevor Schinkinger Trucking Ltd. • Sand, Gravel & Top Soil • Loading & Hauling • Landscaping • Excavating • Demolition

ArTeam Realty Independently owned and operated

"I live in Lamont County!" Mary Robinson 780-977-2648

mary.robinson@robinsonrealty.ca

Ph: 780-895-2349

Cell: 780-220-5405

Box 412 Lamont, Alberta T0B-2R0

780-895-2780 for info.

To Advertise in our business directory for as low as $40 per month call 780-895-2780 or email lmtleader@gmail.com


The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), October 23, 2012 - 13

Andrew Wildcats host annual volleyball tourney Girls win gold, boys get silver in fun-filled tournament Michelle Pinon Editor Cory Kokatailo couldn't be happier. The athletic director for Andrew School was very happy with the fourth annual edition of the Wildcat Invitational Oct. 19 and 20th. Everything ran

smoothly, and Kokotailo was pleased with the high school students who coached, refereed, and kept score throughout the two day tourney. "I am lucky to have high school students who coach my teams and do an amazing job with the players. It is also

great that all my referees and scorekeepers were high school students as well. They ran the tournament, almost every aspect of it, and I cannot thank them enough for all their dedication and support." Overall, Kokatailo said the weekend was "fantastic;" and while the

junior boys were disappointed with their loss in the final, he added,

"They played amazing." The girls also played amazing, and managed

to win gold against the squad from Mundare.

Members of the gold medal winning team were delighted with their impressive performances. Back row (left to right): Coach Kaitlyn Bodnarek, Tasha Snyder, Mykayla Nurse, Cassie Melenka, Kalahya Sidor, and Alyshia Bryks. Front row (left to right): Gabbie Sumner, Jayla Snyder, Jessica Goddu, and Elizabeth Pickett. Missing: Cassandra Ostashek.

The junior boys took silver during the tournament. Back row (left to right): Coach Brydon Bryks, Brandon McCullough, Ryan Leluik, Tristan Warrellow, and Nick Gray. Front row (left to right): Mark McAmmond, Cobly Nurse, Geoff Bryks and Cole Goodman. Missing: Brandon Lamash, Colby Foreman, Alex Slasynski, Caelen Zabrick, Josh Fedorvich.


14 - The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The Tofield Mercury Lamont Leader Classified Ad Rates ALL CLASSIFIED ADS MUST BE PREPAID BEFORE INSERTION For your convenience we accept cash, cheque, Mastercard, VISA and Interac. CLASSIFIED RATE $10.75 minimum for first 25 words, plus .54 GST, total $11.29. and 39¢ per extra word. Customers are responsible for verifying the accuracy of repeat ads. For bolding add an extra $5 LEGAL NOTICE RATES 74¢ per agate line, plus GST. DEADLINE FOR ADVERTISING IS FRIDAY by 5 p.m. All advertising is subject to the approval of the Editor/Publisher. Phone: 780-662-4046 Fax: 780662-3735. Email: tofieldmercury@gmail.com

Announcements Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. Thursday evening 8 pm - 9 pm at Bardo Lutheran Church (downstairs) Please use back door. 473757 Ave Tofield. For more info please call 780-977-0517 TFN

Coming Events Spilstead Community Church service at 2:30 p.m. Every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month. Everyone Welcome! Contact Pastor Ken Stumph 780-619-2174. 4/11p ____________________________ Hastings Lake Bible Camp Annual Lutefisk, Roast Beef, Meatball Supper at Ryley Community Hall Nov 3, 2012 at 4:00 pm. Tickets: Adults $35.00 Children 10 and under $10.00 Phone Joyce 780672-7578 or Marilyn 780-672-6358. 10p ____________________________ Round Hill Halloween Market Mon., Oct.29 5 - 7 pm. costume parade and pumpkin carving contest. For a free table call Terry at 780-6726068 09/10p –––––––––––––––––––––––––––– TURKEY SUPPER at Holden Community Hall Sunday Oct. 28, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm. Sponsored by Holden United Church. Adults $13.00 ages 6-12 $6.00 Preschoolers free. Everyone welcome. 10p

Feed And Seed Small square hay bales, 1st cut, no rain and shedded. 780-662-2210 9/12p ____________________________ Small square bales, 1st and 2nd cut alfalfa brome, no rain. Also square straw bales. Phone 780-592-2246. 10/11p

For Rent Spacious newly renovated one, two, and three bedroom apartments. Includes laminate flooring, ceramic tile, new appliances, cable, heat, and water. Rents starting at $550 with rental incentives on a one year lease. Call 780-662-3396 TFN ____________________________ Adult Building only 2 bedroom apartment, $650 per month, $650 DD. No smoking, no pets. Available Oct. 1 Call 780-662-2923 10/11p ____________________________ In Mundare large 1 bedroom $750 per month $750 D.D., and 2 bedrooms $800 per month $800 D.D. Available immediately. Call Debbie 780-764-3740 9/20ll

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Services

Farmhouse for rent Nov. 1 - Rge Road 193 and Hwy 16 $900 per month $900 D.D. Call 780-662-0033 9 am - 9 pm 9/10p ____________________________ Storage units available in Lamont 10’x20’. Also call about RV parking. Call Dan 780-231-8889. 10p

Wayne’s Computer Services Troubleshoot, repair, replace computer and related equipment. Also, computer lessons tailored to your skill level and pace. 780-293-3043 www.waynescomputerservices.ca 9/10p

For Sale Squier Mini Electric Guitar with vox amplifier. Includes stand and carrying case. $65 for all four pieces. phone 780-608-4328 nc/tfn ____________________________ Antique metal head and foot board (includes rails) fits double size mattress. Asking $75 Phone 780-6084328 nc/tfn –––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Enjoy 14 days of fun in the sun. Jan. 12 to Jan 26, 2013 at Sunset Fishermen Spa & Resort a beautiful small resort right on the ocean with a white sand beach that goes for miles. Located in Playacar, a gated community adjacent to the town of Playa del Carmen in the Mayan Riviera, 1 hour south of Cancun, Mexico. Studio Unit $1,500.00 for 2 weeks. Contact Pres Winter in Viking at 780-336-2576 ____________________________ Freespirit 110 Elliptical exercise machine. Limited useage. Sherwood Park. $100 If intrested, kamcjm@gmail.com Can send photo. 10/11nc

Help Wanted Lily’s Steak and Pizza now hiring part-time and full-time experienced servers. Please drop off resume at 4803-Queens Street in Bruderheim. tfn ____________________________ Cook needed to start immediately. Apply at The Garage Pub and Grill in Tofield or email thegarage@hotmail.com ctfn ____________________________ Hiring B-Pressure welders, pipefitters, structural steel fitters, welding apprentices and labourers. Fax resume to 780-998-5510 9/10ll

Services Roy’s Handyman Services. Flooring, trimwork, basement finishing, decks, fences, kitchen cabinet installs and carpentry work. 780662-0146 or 780-232-3097 tfn ____________________________ Save $500 - $2000 on furnace installations, replacements or new construction. Semi-retired tradesman. Free estimates. 780-7180262 04/11p ____________________________ Massage & Reflexology. 1 hour treatments. Marge 780-662-3066 tfn ____________________________ Tired of sorting receipts. Small business book keeping, tax help and administration assistance. 15 years experience. In home consultation. 780-608-5535 7/10p ____________________________ You Name It, I Can Do It! Phone Steve for a free estimate today. Specializing in, drywall, taping, mudding, installing windows and doors, painting, complete basement and main floor reno’s, additions, siding and a lot more. Cell: 780-632-9352 or leave a message at 780-657-2066 9/12ll

Vehicles 2009 Chevy Colorado Truck 2wheel drive reg cab, 5 speed standard cruise / air / fog lamps, box liner, work boxes and more. 63,000 kms warranty still, new glass and tires $8,900 call 780-764-3716 9/11ll

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The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), October 23, 2012 - 15

Blanket Alberta Ads take approximately 10 days to process

AUCTIONS ________________________ MEIER GUN AUCTION. Saturday, October 27, 11 a.m., 6016 - 72A Ave., Edmonton. 200 guns - handguns, rifles, shotguns, hunting equipment. Call to consign 780-440-1860. ________________________ INDUSTRIAL SPRAYING & RECLAMATION EQUIPMENT. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. Unreserved Public Auction in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan on October 31, 2012. Featuring a complete dispersal for Corner Brook Farms including: 7 Massey Ferguson MFWD Tractors, pickup and flatbed trucks, trailers, custom built sprayers, AG equipment, recreational vehicles and much more! Call 1-800-491-4494 or visit rbauction.com. ________________________ GUN & SPORTSMAN AUCTION. October 27, 10 a.m. Firearms, Militaria, ammo, weaponry and more! Unreserved! No buyers fee! Wainwright, Alberta. Scribner Auction 780-842-5666. Details: www.scribnernet. com. ________________________ FOOD EQUIPMENT AUCTION. Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 10 a.m., Montgomery Auction Sales Centre, Blackfalds. Selling 5000 sq. ft. of restaurant, bakery, deli & butcher equipment. 1-800371-6963; www.montgomery auctions.com. ________________________ AUTOS ________________________ CARS FROM $49/week, SUVs from $79/week, trucks from $99/week. Get approved with bad credit, no credit or bankruptcy. $0 down. Call our Approval Hotline 1-888-2220663. Ford, Toyota, Chevy, Honda, Dodge. ________________________ BUILDING SUPPLIES ________________________ LAMINATED POST buildings Farm and Commercial. Prairie Post Frame serving Alberta. For pricing Calgary South, Barrie 403-506-7845; barrier@prairiepostframe.ca. Calgary North, Howard 403586-7678; howard@prairie postframe.ca. ________________________ BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES ________________________ FOR LEASE in Sedgewick, Alberta. 3000 sq. ft. shop, which includes a 600 sq. ft. office space with mezzanine which has a forced air furnace. Shop - 2 - 14 ft. overhead doors, overhead heat, 3 phase power and bathroom. Complete with 3/4 acre fenced in yard. For more information contact Mark Bonnett at 780-384-2338 or email: bonness@telusplanet. net.

EARN FREE treasure chest Lucky Lottery Vending Machines. Collect big bags of cash each month. Small investment required. Get full details now at website: www.tcvend.com. ________________________ 47 X 60 SHOP, VIKING, on 170 X 75 foot lot. Fenced compound in rear. Three 12foot doors, three phase power. $2,000 per month. Price negotiable. Can rent single bay. Will consider partnership in auto wrecking or vehicle repair business. Optional 50 X 30 storage shed. Lloyd 780220-5458. ________________________ CAREER TRAINING ________________________ LEARN FROM HOME. Earn from home. Medical Transcriptionists are in demand. Lots of jobs! Enrol today for less than $95 a month. 1-800466-1535; www.canscribe. com; admissions@canscribe. com. ________________________ COMPUTING CAREER = Great career. Study computer technology programs at GPRC, Grande Prairie campus. Novice to expert. Circuit design and robotics lab, data communications and networking lab. Diploma/University transfer. 1-888-539-4774; www.gprc.ab.ca. ________________________ WELL-PAID/LOW-STRESS Career in Massage Therapy. Get the best-quality RMT education in Alberta without giving up your day job! Visit www.mhvicarsschool.com or call 1-866-491-0574 for free career information. ________________________ COMING EVENTS ________________________ PLAN TO JOIN us July 18 21, 2013 to help Shaunavon Celebrate its 100th Birthday! See shaunavon.com for registration details and contact information. ________________________ EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ________________________ NEED TO ADVERTISE? Province wide classifieds. Reach over 1 million readers weekly. Only $259. + GST (based on 25 words or less). Call this newspaper NOW for details or call 1-800-282-6903 ext. 228. ________________________ PYRAMID CORPORATION is now hiring! Instrument Technicians and Electricians for various sites across Alberta. Send resume to: hr@pyramidcorporation.com or fax 780-955-HIRE. ________________________ WELDERS ARE IN great demand! 16 week welding program gives you First Period Apprenticeship skills. Includes 4 week work practicum. Grande Prairie campus - January 7, 2013. Fairview campus - February 25, 2013. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca.

These blanket classified ads are produced through a joint agreement by The Community Press, Viking Weekly Review, Lamont Leader, Tofield Mercury and Alberta Weekly Newspaper Association (AWNA). These ads appear in all AWNA member papers (120 papers) for the cost of $259.00 for the first 25 words, $8.00 per word over 25. To place a blanket classified, call a CARIBOU PUBLISHING representative at 780-385-6693 or email ads@thecommunitypress.com. NOW LOCATED in Drayton Valley. BREKKAAS Vacuum & Tank Ltd. Wanted Class 1 & 3 Drivers with all valid tickets. Top wages, excellent benefits. Please forward resume to: Email: dv@brek kaas.com. Phone 780-6213953. Fax 780-621-3959. ________________________ GET YOUR FOOT in the garage door. Learn basic engine theory, power train, suspension, job safety. First step to Automotive/Heavy Duty Apprenticeships. GPRC Fairview Campus. 1-888-9997882; www.gprc.ab.ca. ________________________ AN ALBERTA CONSTRUCTION company is hiring Dozer and Excavator Operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilfield road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Alcohol & drug testing required. Call Contour Construction at 780723-5051. ________________________ T.J. LOGGING of Whitecourt, Alberta is accepting resumes for experienced heavy duty operators, hoe, dozer, skidder, buncher, processor, delimber for immediate employment. Fax resume 780-778-2428. ________________________ GO TO YOUR next job interview with 2nd Year Heavy Duty Mechanic skills. GPRC, Fairview campus - Heavy Equipment Certificate program. Hands-on training, safety courses, opportunity to write 1st and 2nd HET apprenticeship exams. Gain 600 hours credit. 1-888-9997882; www.gprc.ab.ca. ________________________ ERNIE O'S Restaurant & Pub in Edson is looking for Line Cooks. Please fax resume to 780-723-3603 or email: ernieos.doug@telus.net. ________________________ TOWN OF PONOKA Employment Opportunity Public Works Foreman. For details of this position go to: www.ponoka.org or email: bwatson@ponoka.org. ________________________ JOURNALISTS, Graphic Artists, Marketing and more. Alberta's weekly newspapers are looking for people like you. Post your resume online. Free. Visit: www.awna.com/ resumes_add.php. ________________________ NEED A CHANGE? Looking for work? www.dreamscreatethefuture.ca in the Provost region, workers of all kinds are needed now! Visit our website today for more information. ________________________ BLAIRMORE SOBEYS. Full-time Produce Manager. Full-time Bakery Manager. Full-time Meat Cutter. Wages negotiable. Benefits available. Fax resume to Ken 403-5628985.

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16 - The Lamont Leader (Lamont, Alberta), Tuesday, October 23, 2012

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INFORMATION BULLETIN October 11, 2012 Property owners ordered to stop unauthorized changes to waterways Edmonton... The Alberta government has issued an Enforcement Order under the Water Act against two property owners in northeastern Alberta. In response to a public complaint, Environment and Sustainable Resource Development visited a property in Mackenzie County near Fort Vermillion on September 24 and found the owners had used a backhoe to alter watercourses without proper authorization. Department staff notified them that alteration of a watercourse requires approval under the Water Act and instructed them to immediately stop. On a subsequent visit, staff observed the property owners again working in a watercourse with a backhoe. An aerial tour on October 5 uncovered fresh ground disturbances along two watercourses on the property, indicating additional alterations had occurred. Under the terms of the Enforcement Order, Daniel and Katherina Fehr must immediately cease any activities in or near the watercourses without prior written authorization. Environment and Sustainable Resource Development staff will work with other agencies to assess the damages to the watercourses. The damage assessment will determine the type and extent of remedial work that must be done to repair the watercourses. Environment and Sustainable Resource Development focuses on education, prevention and enforcement to ensure all Albertans continue to enjoy a clean and healthy environment. When individuals or companies fail to comply with legislation, a number of options are available depending on the offence to ensure compliance with environmental regulations. In this case, the Enforcement Order will ensure immediate action is taken to prevent further damage to the area. Media inquiries may be directed to: Shannon Nicolson Communications Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development 780-44 27-8636 shannon.nicolson@gov.ab.ca @AENV_SRD To call toll free within Alberta dial 310-0000. Visitt the Government of Alberta newsroom http://newsroom.alberta.ca.

PHONE: (780) 895-2233 FAX: (780) 895-7404

2012 CLUBROOT RESULTS ARE IN!! Lamont County Agricultural Service Department concluded their Clubroot surveying for the year. They found 3 more positive locations bringing our total up to 10 positive sites. If you have any questions regarding the disease and best practices to manage this problem or information on prevention, please contact the Agricultural Service Department at 780-8952585. Talk to your local Agricultural Fieldmen, Terry Eleniak or Tori Dey.

GRAB YOUR CAMERAS! Lamont County Agricultural Service Board is holding its annual Photo Contest! Contest is open to Lamont County residents and all pictures must be taken within the borders of Lamont County. Contest deadline is November 15, 2012. For a list of complete contest rules and how to submit your pictures please contact Abby @ 780-895-2585 or email abby.b@lamontcounty.ca

LAMONT COUNTY FOR SALE BY TENDER Tender Closes November 15, 2012 @ 1:00 p.m. 10% Deposit with Bid For More Information Call 780-895-22 547 Unit# 4207 1997 Dodge Ram 3500 – 4X4 Dually with Flat Deck S/N: 1B6MF36D7VJ575066 94,000 km -Mid Tec Chemical Spray Injection System including 3 Chemical Pods & Pumps -Weather Monitoring Station -Emergency Eyewash Station Truck was stored indoors for winter and only summer driven.

Unit# 4106 1999 Chevrolet Silveradd o 2500 S/N: 1GCGK29U1XZ195333 315,780 km

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Unit# 1321 2007 John Deere 872D Motor Grader S/N: DW872DX610508 7126 Hours Comes with Weldco Beales Snow Wing Tires are at 80-90% Transmission Redone at 2883 Hours

Unit# 3387 2008 JCB JS260 Excavator S/N: JCBJS26CV71504722 2880 Hours 5yr/5000hr full coverage warranty C/W 2 buckets -32” digging bucket with teeth -66” cutting edge bucket & side tilt -Hydraulic thumb with plumbing -10’2” dipper -Espar coolant heater -32” wide pads

TOLL FREE: 1-877-895-2233 EMAIL: info@lamontcounty.ca


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