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EDS Fire Calls Last Night
Jul. 03 2015 We have some information from the Town of Edson in regards to smoke observed in Edson last night.


Grizzly Bear Moves On
Jul. 03 2015 The Town of Edson has just shared an update on the location of the grizzly bear that had been seen near the golf course

Power Outage Explained
Jul. 02 2015 Hinton is down to just one tranformer, after a fault last weekend that caused an outage from 9pm saturday to just after 1am sunday morning.

Canada Day Links
Jun. 30 2015 Tomorrow, Canada day parades and events will run across the West Yellowhead.

HIV Testing Day
Jun. 29 2015 Saturday was HIV Awareness day in the united states, and that awareness event inspired HIV west yellowhead to hold their own events, both monday and tuesday, in Jasper.

HIN Boys Struck
Jun 26 2015 The monday before last, June 15, at roughly 5pm, two youth were struck by a newer model black Dodge 1500.

Susa Creek School
Jun. 26 2015 Grande Cache's Susa Creek School celebrated a milestone last week.

HIV Awareness
Jun. 26 2015 Saturday was National HIV testing day.

EDS Habitat Needs Residents
Jun. 25 2015 Edson's Habitat for Humanity is looking for new residents.

Geothermal Power for Hinton?
Jun. 25 2015 Geothermal energy is believed to be one of very few perpetually renewing energy resources on the planet.

EDS New School
Jun. 25 2015 In a letter released this morning, Grande Yellowhead Public School division officially announced that they will make a recommendation to the province that the new school facility replace ...

YC Grants
Jun 25 2015 Another round of grants from yellowhead county family and support services will help three local groups.

Kirchner Machine
Jun. 25 2015 In an effort to help local farmers reduce environmental impact of grain bagging, yellowhead county has purchased a Kirchner machine plastics roller.

EDS Fire Bylaw Update
Jun. 24 2015 Last week, Edson town council voted in the towns new fire bylaw.For most, changes to the fireworks and facility false alarm sections wont be an issue.

Tour of Alberta Volunteering
Jun. 24 2015 This September, The West Yellowhead plays host to a world class in the Tour of Alberta.

CEAC Problems
Jun. 24 2015 Councilor Matthew Young can see a couple of messages in CEAC's report card released last week.

A and W MS Theft
Jun. 24 2015 We've just received word from the jasper RCMP that the individuals from the A and W Ms society theft in Jasper have been identified.

Highway 16 Update
Jun. 23 2015 Last night, we received word that the geotechnical work is close to complete on the so called sinkhole on the right handed lane highway 16 east bound.


Miette Fatality
Jun. 23 2015 More details late last night from the jasper rcmp regarding the closure of the miette hot springs road.

BearAware Storage
Jun. 23 2015 With a grizzly possibly at large in the wilder areas of edson near the golf course, its important to be bear aware.

Miette Fatality
Jun. 23 2015 Shortly before noon yesterday, Jasper RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision on the miette hot springs road in jasper national park.

Bear Damage
Jun. 22 2015 Food conditioned Grizzly Bears in Jasper national park are causing property damage at several sites throughout the area and potentially being a public safety risk, and that has prompted P...

Bear Update
Jun. 22 2015 Edson's wild visitor from friday, a large grizzly bear who took down a moose calf near the golf course, may still be at large in that area.

Bear Update
Jun. 19 2015 We have confirmed more information about the bear in Edson (on friday).

CEAC Report Card
Jun. 19 2015 Wednesday, the Town of Hinton received their report card.

Stolen Skid Steer Video
Jun. 18 2015 We now have more information from the edson RCMP about last weeks skid steer incident.

Weather and Fire Update
Jun. 18 2015 A near certain forecast of heavy rain for friday has two events in the region canceling their plans.

EDS Council Notes
Jun. 17 2015 The town of edson made a number of large decisions this week

Wild Mountain Mashup Winnners
Jun. 16 2015 We've received word from Wild Mountain Music, surrounding the official winners for the Wild Mountain Mashup.

Aboriginal Day
Jun 15 2015 This saturday, the eagle newsroom will join with many west yellowhead residents in celebrating National Aboriginal Day in Jasper.


Wildfire Update
Jun. 15 2015 Thanks to rain over the weekend, Wildfire Alberta reports the fire advisory has now been lifted for the Edson Wildfire Management Area (EWMA).

GC Wildfire Update
Jun. 14 2015 As of Sunday morning, Wildfire Alberta reports the Rockslide Creek wildfire was classified as out of control at approximately 14,000 hectares in size, the same size it has been since Frid...

Got him
Jun. 14 2015 We now have the official story from the RCMP surrounding the Emerson Creek Road incident on Thursday and Friday.

Heritage Rodeo Comes Home
Jun. 12 2015 The move back into the outdoor beauty of Jasper National Park is significant to the hosts of the Jasper Heritage Rodeo.

LobsterFest
Jun 12 2015 Tomorrow in Jasper, the 17th annual Lobsterfest comes to the Jasper Activity Centre.

Wild Mountain Mashup
Jun. 12 2015 Tomorrow night is your last chance to take in great live acts, as they compete for a shot at Hinton's Wild Mountain.

Wildfire Update
Jun. 11 2015 Just before 5pm Thursday, wildfire alberta shared new information about the Willmore wilderness fire.

(UPD) RCMP Chase
Jun. 11 2015 A harrowing video posted to facebook thursday has social media in uproar this (friday) morning.

United Church Fundraiser
Jun. 11 2015 Saturday Night between 7 pm and 1 am, head down to the legion to help a local church get a much needed roof.

One Horse Town
Jun. 10 2015 Hinton is now competing with other communities under 50,000 people in trying to earn themselves a "One Horse Town" Party, featuring Tim Hicks and the Road Hammers.

GC Fire Update
Jun. 10 2015 Due to the very high wildfire hazard and windy conditions, a fire advisory is in effect for the Edson Wildfire Management Area (EWMA).

RCMP Chase
Jun. 11 2015 The eagle is following a developing story in Edson.

Archives Open
Jun. 09 2015 The Eagle News Josh Yaworski was one of the first people through the doors at noon on tuesday, to get a look inside Hintons archives and meet the new staff.

Marmot Basin Pans Approved
Jun. 09 2015 On Friday, local MP Jim Eglinski announced the approval of marmot basin's long term plans.

GC Wildfire Update
Jun. 09 2015 There is an out of control fire in Willmore Wilderness Provincial near Rockslide Creek just north of the Jasper National Park boundary and approximately 40 kilometers south of Grande Cach...

Heart Report 2015
Jun. 08 2015 Some shocking details coming out of this months heart and stroke foundation report.

Challenge in the Rockie - Soccer
Jun. 05 2015 Only a few months ago, hockey players and parents from across the province flocked to hinton for the challenge in the rockies hockey tournament.

Coal Branch Archives Reopening
Jun 05 2015 Debuting Tuesday at the hinton library, new driving tour brochures for the town of hinton.

Threatening Vehicles EDS
Jun. 09 2015 We're trying to find out more following some strange reports in Edson.

Grizzly Warning
Jun 02 2015 A grizzly bear has been frequenting the area of Jasper, and a portion of Pyramid Bench, prompting a warning and temporary area closure.

Road Closure HIN
Jun. 05 2015 GS Holdings, developer and contractor for a residential development on Baker Street, wishes to inform Hinton residents of a road closure.

Fast Eddy Soap
Jun 04 2015 Back in March, Hinton welcomed home an old resident in Fast Eddy.

MD Walk HIN
Jun. 05 2015 Tomorrow is the annual Hinton Safewalk Walk for Muscular Dystrophy.

(UPD) RCMP Chase
Jun. 12 2015 A harrowing video posted to facebook thursday has social media in uproar this (friday) morning.

YRAF Returns
Jan. 15 2015 The Yellowhead Regional Arts Festival returns for its 30th year April 25, but it takes entrants into the competition to make it a success.

Candidates Debate
Apr. 15 2015 An all candidates debate has been scheduled for Monday.

HIN Special Event Tents
May 06 2015 Feature from this weeks town council meeting

Not a Sinkhole
May 06 2015 Official word from the town of hinton during tuesday's town council, explaining some details about the closed lane of highway 16 in hinton.

Knifepoint Extortion
May 7 2015 Tuesday, Hinton RCMP began an Extortion with a weapon investigation, after a victim came forward to police.

RCMP Looking for Joshua Theunissen
May 11 2015 Hinton RCMP are searching for an adult male, after string of investigations involving him were opened last week

RCMP Looking for Stephen Larocque
May 11 2015 Hinton RCMP are searching for an adult male, for outstanding warrants.

Fox Creek Man a Hero
May 19 2015 A Fox Creek man businessman and volunteer fighter is being called a hero - after lending local RCMP his boat to save 3 people after their boat had capsized on Iosegun Lake.

Wildwood Bronc Bustin
May. 28 2015 Wildwood Bronc Bustin, a highlight event for yellowhead in the spring, is this weekend.

C.O.W Bus Returns
May 28 2015 TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, the classroom on wheels brings a number of early literacy tools to local children under the age of 6 and their parents.

JAS Fire Update
May 28 2015 Crews are making good progress toward extinguishing Saturday s successful prescribed fire.

Elk Calving
May 28 2015 Most west yellowhead residents know better than to approach wildlife on the highway and on trails.

Volunteers for Firefit
May 27 2015 This weekend, firefighters from across the province descend on edsons griffiths park, to compete in the Scott Firefit Championships Western Alberta.

Silver Hair Tea
May 27 2015 There's lots going on for seniors helped by the resident care society.

David Chalk
May 26 2015 The Hinton MS Society, along with Community Futures and Alberta Health Services is hosting a fundraising event this thursday, featuring guest speaker David Chalk.

Firefit
May 25 2015 Big events in Edson this weekend, as the Scott Firefit Championships Western Alberta comes to Edson.

Wheelchair Marathon
May 25 2015 A big social event for area seniors is coming up, this weekend in the parks west mall.

MD Dance Cancelled
May 25 2015 Last week, we told you about the Muscular Dystrophy events coming up in June.

Got Him
May 21 2015 At roughly one pm this afternoon, Hinton RCMP arrested Joshua Theunissen, taking him into police custody folllwoing a brief foot chase and struggle in hinton.

Muscular Dystrophy Walk
May 21 2015 In two weeks, The first weekend of june will bring the annual Walk for Muscular Dystrophy, and all of the surrounding events.

YC- Niton Fire Update
May 21 2015 The Niton Fire is now being listed as held, and has been pushed back to just .36 of a hectare in size.

Treed Bear
May 20 2015 We've received official word from a Public Affairs Officer at Solicitor General and Public Security Brendan Cox that the bear who was treed in Edson last week was removed from the tree unh...

YC - Niton Fire
May 20 2015 At this time, wildfire alberta is listing the wildfire burning north of highway 16 near niton junction as 1.5 hectares in size, and burning out of control.

YC - Niton Fire Update
May 20 2015 There's good news and sad news for the fire north of Niton Junction.

RCMP Man Hunt
May 20 2015 Last night, the Hinton RCMP recovered the stolen black F150 that has been the subject of many press releases, in the Skogg area of Hinton.

YC Wildfire
May 20 2015 Yellowhead County reports there is a wildfire just north of the hamlet of Niton near Township Road 541.


HIN Spring Cleanup
May 19 2015 Yesterday (today), town of edson employees gathered up waste throughout the community as part of spring cleanup, and the first week of june, so too will hinton crews gather in their commun...

Stolen Truck Back
May 19 2015 The stolen black f-150 eluding police appeared again this (yesterday) morning.


LodgePole Fire
May 19 2015 The Wildfire 8.5 km northwest of lodgepole is now classified as being held, now at 753 hectares in size.


Weed Inspectors
May 14 2015 In the coming months, you may see a white yellowhead county vehicle in rural areas.

HRH Plays
May 14 2015 News of another big success from Holy Redeemer Highs Drama department.

5/28 Fire Update
May 28 2015 The Edson wildfire management area (EWMA) responded to several lightning wildfire starts yesterday (WEDNESDAY) as several storm cells moved through the area.

5/27 Fire Update
May 27 2015 Wildfire albertas report last night states that The Nosehill Creek fire (EWF-039), located approximately 44 km north west of Edson, is considered out of control at 678 hectares.

5/26 Fire Update
May 26 2015 Firefighters made good progress on wildfire EWF-039 yesterday.

YC Fire Update 5/25
May 25 2015 The latest update from wildfire alberta reports Wildfire EWF-039, located approximately 44 km north west of Edson, is considered out of control, moving in a northwest direction and estimat...

5/24 Fire Update
May 24 2015 The Edson Wildfire Management Area (EWMA) currently has four wildfires being worked on. All are under control.

Band New Orleans
May 21 2015 Jasper parents of high school band students have alot to be proud of this month.

Fire Ban Jurisdictions
Jun. 02 2015 With many of our listening communities lying within ESRD managed areas, but still operating independant fire restrictions to the province and county, we contacted the Edson Fire Dept. to ...

Rosendahl Sworn In
Jun 01 2015 The west yellowheads newly elected representative in the legislature, Eric Rosendahl, is now sworn in as an MLA.

Human Rights Group for HCH
Jun. 01 2015 A new project at Harry Collinge high will stage an event this week.

Fire Update
Jun 01 2015 The wildfire hazard to ranges from high to moderate across the Edson WMA.

C.O.P.S
May 27 2015 Some Edson residents are noticing a cleaner community today, free of much the graffitti marring its public spaces only days before.

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