Monthly Archive: February 2017

Jason Kenney raises $5,000 for Ryley senior on GoFundMe 0

Jason Kenney raises $5,000 for Ryley senior on GoFundMe

Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership hopeful Jason Kenney has taken up the cause of a Ryley senior and raised $5,000 on a GoFundMe for William Yarmovich. Yarmovich, 86, says he sold his house in Ryley...

Tofield firefighters donate $15,191.62 to Stollery for specimen freezer 0

Tofield firefighters donate $15,191.62 to Stollery for specimen freezer

The Children’s Stollery Hospital Foundation was presented with a cheque for $15,191.62 by the Tofield Volunteer Fire Department Society last Thursday night at Station #1 in Tofield. FOR MORE SEE THE FEB 28/17 MERCURY

Here’s what else is making news in the Feb. 28, 2017 edition of The Tofield Mercury, on news stands now! 0

Here’s what else is making news in the Feb. 28, 2017 edition of The Tofield Mercury, on news stands now!

– Tofield mayor sad to see doctor leave – last day Feb. 28 for Dr. Muneer; – Ryley residents upset at village getting bad publicity; – Opinion: Editorial – Newspapers have to cover the...

Dr. Muneer leaving Tofield abruptly – Physician who bought clinic and home here moving on to Edmonton 0

Dr. Muneer leaving Tofield abruptly – Physician who bought clinic and home here moving on to Edmonton

Dr. Mohammad Muneer has practiced in Tofield for the past three years but says he has made the difficult decision to leave the community, citing several reasons for what appears to be an abrupt...

It’s Round 2 at Ministik School – Parents score points with impassioned arguments against closing rural school 0

It’s Round 2 at Ministik School – Parents score points with impassioned arguments against closing rural school

It was Round Two at the Ministik School Feb. 15 where the community heard that closing the elementary school would save Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) $533,000. To many at the public meeting, that...

Here’s what else is making news in the Feb. 21, 2017 edition of The Tofield Mercury, on news stands now! 0

Here’s what else is making news in the Feb. 21, 2017 edition of The Tofield Mercury, on news stands now!

– Village of Ryley solicitors write letter to the public stating the village “has gone out of its way” for elderly man with $4,000 painting bill who sold his house to pay it; –...

Ryley man sells home to pay $4,000 village painting bill – elder advocacy group calls it “virulent, ongoing elder abuse” 0

Ryley man sells home to pay $4,000 village painting bill – elder advocacy group calls it “virulent, ongoing elder abuse”

A Ryley resident’s cause has been taken up by the Elder Advocates of Alberta Society (1992) after he was forced to sell his house to pay a $4,000 bill from the village for painting...

Board changes meeting format after Ministik parents call it “manipulative” 0

Board changes meeting format after Ministik parents call it “manipulative”

A crowd openly rebelled against the format laid down by the Elk Island Public School (EIPS) for a meeting Feb. 7 on the possible closure of Ministik School. “We’re not little children,” said Gordon...