Tofield Deputy Mayor Deb Dueck appointed to steering committee to review incorporation proposal

steering-deb-dueckTofield Town Council’s meeting took place on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Council met with Beaver Municipal Solutions (BMS) team consisting of its manager Pierre Breau, Aaron Hills and Anne Ruzicka.

Tofield Mayor Harold Conquest later explained it was a “courtesy call” by BMS, which made a presentation concerning its landfill approval renewal process.

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Shaylynn Nickel wins Governor General’s Award at Tofield School Awards Night

tofieldawards-groupshotThe Tofield School 2016 Awards Night showcased the achievements of 66 students for the previous 2015-2016 school year. The evening event was held Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Tofield Community Church with family and friends there to cheer on their favourite award recipient.

Winning this year’s Governor General’s Award was Shaylynn Nickel, who accepted the honour from Tofield School Principal Dr. Tony Rice.

The celebrations included Jake Telawsky and Sydney Storvold acting as Masters of Ceremonies.

School trustee Rebecca Heiberg brought Continue Reading

Here’s what else is in the Oct. 18, 2016 edition of The Tofield Mercury, on news stands now!

– Mayor of Tofield calls former premier Jim Prentice’s death “a sad day;”

– MP Kevin Sorenson tables private members’ bill against controlled substances including Fentanyl;

– County Council passes operating and capital reserves policy amendment to increase transparency and public understanding;

– RCMP warn of animals on roadways; and warn resident to lock their doors in rural areas even in the daytime;

– Opinion: Editorial – Alberta’s mess is nothing for the Premier to be smiling about; Letter: Statement on the death of former Alberta premier Jim Prentice;

– Loose Ends columnist Carol Livingstone asks: “Dishpan Hands Anyone?”

– This Week on the Web: Crocodile wetsuits allow biologist and cameraman to film crocodiles safely; Russian President releases 2017 calendar; Roller coaster restaurant opens in UK; New York man “saves” neighbour’s dog while under the influence;

– Tofield Junior Volleyball action takes Tofield teams on away games;

– Two Page Pictorial: Photos of winners at the 2016 Tofield School Awards Night;

– Also in this edition: Blanket and Classified advertising; Tofield and Area church directory; Real Estate advertising; Help Wanted ads, Community Events, Business and Professional Directory; and much more!!!

Here’s what else is making news in the Oct. 4, 2016 edition of The Tofield Mercury, on news stands now!!!

– Tofield School celebrates “Orange Shirt Day” as part of anti-bullying, anti-racism message;

– Speaker tells students at C.W. Sears about indigenous culture at assembly;

– Opinion Page – Editorial: Some projects can wait but 834 re-route should not be one of them; Lab services should not be privatized;

– Loose Ends columnist Carol Livingstone discusses projects in “Fudge It;”

– This Week on the Web: Walmart goes above and beyond for plea to find discontinued shirt; Tennis superstar becomes hero for mother and lost daughter; 87-year-oldgets to ride a horse one last time; and 13-year-old calls cops, lets them know he wants to run away from home;

– Tofield RCMP reports break and enters, assaults, fraud and accidents;

– C.W. Sears students brave cold for Terry Fox Run;

– Jr. volleyball home games against Viking gets mixed results;

– Camrose Primary Care Network to host town hall in Tofield Oct. 19;

– Ryley School raises $1,000 for Terry Fox Cancer Foundation;

– Tofield Flys Pink seeks the cure for breast cancer fundraiser – in photos;

– Also inside this edition of The Mercury: Community events, Real Estate; Classifieds and Blankets; Business and Professional Directory; Tofield and Area Church Directory; Help Wanted Ads; the Beaver County Chronicle; and much more!!!

Holden Mayor helps BRAED launch “One Less Trip” initiative

braed-carlmarshA new initiative by the Battle River Alliance for Economic Development (BRAED) is designed to support local businesses and keep smaller communities surviving and thriving.

Holden Mayor and BRAED Vice-Chair Carl Marsh is enthusiastic about the soon to be launched campaign.

The “One Less Trip” idea supports the region’s business owners composed of 25 member communities across East Central Alberta.

“The ‘One Less Trip’ initiative will help business owners Continue Reading

Here’s what else is making news in this week’s edition of The Tofield Mercury, on news stands now!!

– Tofield RCMP report on property thefts, break and enters and assaults;

– The Health Foundation Community Supper a tremendous hit with some folks turned away due to capacity crowd;

– Opinion: Editorial – Changes to electoral system should interest all voters; Letter – Electoral Reform Commission in Leduc this Thursday for public consultation;

– Loose Ends columnist Carol Livingstone discusses “A Summer to Remember;”

– This Week on the Web: Man risks his own life to save a stranded kitten; Mom shows what significant weight loss really looks like; Inflatable bubble tent the new way to camp; and Blogger with facial tumour creates video about self love;

– The girls and boys Junior Volleyball started up last week with Tofield playing against Kingman at the Tofield gymnasium;

– Volunteers make 129 quilts for needy and deliver to Blankets for Canada;

-Town removes trees infested with Black Knot fungus from Tofield sportsgrounds;

– Tofield Flys Pink Run/Walk for the Cure happens on Sunday, Oct. 2;

– Holden School Terry Fox Run held on Sept. 15;

– Family Farms and small feedlots get government loan support;

– Holden security camera policy passed by council;

– Fence and sidewalk repairs slated for Village of Holden;

– Sidewalks poured on Tofield’s 54th Avenue after water and sewer work completed;

– Ryley holds 50th Avenue ribbon cutting to mark end of construction;

– Beaver County Chronicle: Beaver County Council’s Sept. 27 meeting highlights;

– Also inside this edition of the Mercury: Community Events; Help Wanted ads; Business and Professional Directory; Real Estate ads; Tofield and Area Church Directory; Classifieds and Blankets; and much more!!!