Monthly Archive: February 2018

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Ryley Public works yard broken into

On Friday, Feb. 16, the Tofield RCMP responded to a call of a break in to the Ryley Public works yard. A lock had been cut on a shed. Members are checking the video surveillance, and this incident is still under...

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Tofield to formalize its COP program soon

It has been in the works since August 2017, but finally members of the Citizens on Patrol (COP) Society are heading towards formalizing the inititative, along with Mayor Deb Dueck and Tofield RCMP Sgt. John Powell. “The spate of crimes that have...

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Solar energy session in Ryley generates interest

On Saturday, Feb. 17, Ryley residents and community members from the surrounding areas attended an information session on the benefits of using solar energy. “I believe solar energy can be of benefit to all rural residents as well as municipalities including Ryley...

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Mercury’s student reporter wants to be a fantasy writer

In October 2017, Tofield’s Kylie Kuflay, a Grade 10 student took on the task of being the student reporter at The Tofield Mercury – a weekly community publication, which serves Tofield and area, and will be celebrating 100 years in the news and publishing...

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Tofield Bantams keep perfect season intact

Tofield Tier 3 Bantams (17-0-0) beat Vegreville 6-1 on Saturday at Tofield Arena with Gavin Heinrichs getting a hat trick (3g 1a). Other scorers were; Cody Anderson (1g 3a), Jesse Bueckert (3a), James Wipf...

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Growing industrial hemp

Growing industrial hemp is getting a lot of interest these days, according to a press release by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. The press release stated that the federal Cannabis Act will have significant impact...