News Releases

04 July 2018

Wildfire Notice for Hinton Area 07-04-18 Update: 1:30 PM

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Wildfire Notice for Hinton Area 07-04-18 Update: 1:30 PM

WILDFIRE SITUATION | July 4, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. 

The Quigley Creek Wildfire (EWF-077) - Classified as Under Control at 1,274 hectares in size. 

In the past 48 hours, the fire has had significant rain which has greatly helped fire fighters to control the smoldering fire.  The fire is currently Under Control, meaning the wildfire is completely contained and will be extinguished.

**Please go to the Yellowhead County Facebook page to ensure you are reading the latest information post and srd.web.alberta.ca/edson-area-update for the most up to date wildfire information.

13 December 2016

211 Support Service In Yellowhead Region

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211 Support Service In Yellowhead Region

HEY211. Hinton, Edson, and Yellowhead County 211. One phone number to access community service program and service information.

15 June 2018

Potential Fraud Alert - Claims to be County Firefighter

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Potential Fraud Alert - Claims to be County Firefighter

There has been someone claiming to be a member of the Yellowhead County Fire Department allegedly collecting funds for MS on behalf of Yellowhead County’s Fire Department.

Yellowhead County does not solicit funds on behalf of organizations! If you are approached by someone claiming to be part of the County Fire Department, do not give them money and report the incident to the RCMP immediately.

09 January 2018

Council Highlights January 9, 2018

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Council Highlights January 9, 2018

Public Hearing 17.17 | Council Code of Conduct | Assessment Modifier Impact | YCFD Water Tanker

17 May 2018

Rope Rescue and Embankment Training for Firefighters

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Rope Rescue and Embankment Training for Firefighters

Hikers, oil and gas workers, canoers, and other recreational users and industry workers who find themselves stuck in a bad situation now have an extra lifeline to help get them out.

 

18 May 2018

Fulham School Gets a (Friendly) Visit from the Law

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Fulham School Gets a (Friendly) Visit from the Law

Yellowhead County’s Peace Officers and a member of the RCMP’s Edson Integrated Traffic Services Unit visited the school after patrolling the nearby highway for school-zone speeders.

01 June 2018

Teaching Youth: Farm Safety

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Teaching Youth: Farm Safety

Yellowhead County recently hosted a Youth Farm Safety day to teach local kids about identifying and managing farm hazards.

04 July 2018

Abundantly Yellowhead - Get to Know Your Neighbours!

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Abundantly Yellowhead - Get to Know Your Neighbours!

Have you ever wondered what you and your neighbours have in common? Or what special skills, or talents someone in your area might have that you never knew about? Or do you just have a hard time getting to know people in your neighbourhood, since everyone is so busy nowadays? The Abundantly Yellowhead grant covers the cost of creating a community network. Read on to find out what that could mean for you and your neighbours.

04 April 2017

Burning Un-Harvested Crops: what to consider

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Burning Un-Harvested Crops: what to consider

Crop removal not possible? Burning may be your last resort to remove crop residues prior to seeding. Important tips and information related to crop burning. Burning permits, from YCFD or AB Forestry, are required.

County Offices

EDSON OFFICE (MAIN)

2716 - 1 Avenue,Edson,AB. T7E 1N9
Phone: 780-723-4800
Toll Free: 1-800-665-6030
Fax: 780-723-5066

WILDWOOD OFFICE

53404 Rge Rd 92A,Wildwood,AB.
Phone: 780-325-3782
Toll Free 1-800-814-3935
Fax: 780-325-3783

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