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Wildfire Alert in Yellowhead County between Evansburg and Wildwood north of Highway 16. Updated

Description :     There is a wildfire in Yellowhead County along Highway 16 between Evansburg and Wildwood. Residents along Highway 16, west of Highway 22, up to Highway 16A in the affected areas are being evacuated, including residents in the Lobstick Resort Area. All residents in this zone must evacuate immediately.

Instruction :     An Evacuation Centre is being set up at the Evansburg Arena in Evansburg. The Emergency Information number for residents 1-833-334-4630. For preparedness information visit


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Yellowhead County FCSS Seeks Residents’ Input

Yellowhead County’s Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Department is looking for public input about FCSS programs and services!

To fill out our quick and anonymous online survey, click here.


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Carldale CN Crossing Temporary Closure

CN will be closing the Carldale rail crossing on Saturday, June 19, 2021, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM for maintenance work. Traffic will have to use the access via the East River road during that time frame.
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Celebrating Seniors’ Week

Yellowhead County would like to thank all of our incredible seniors for all that they do to keep our communities vibrant and thriving.

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Province-Wide Survey Identifies Rural Housing Challenges

In the fall of 2020, Yellowhead County took part in a large-scale, collaborative effort to measure homelessness throughout the eastern rural areas of the county. Read about the results here.


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Recreation and Parks Month Activity Guide

Recreation and Parks Month is all about helping people get outside and explore recreation with their family, friends, school, community, and more!

Download our activity guide for the month here.

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Road Bans Lifted on June 2

Road Bans in Yellowhead County will be lifted starting at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, June 2. You can view Ban Order #120 here.

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Tax Payment Deadline is June 30, 2021

The tax payment deadline for paying your 2021 Yellowhead County taxes is June 30th.
A penalty will be applied to all 2021 tax levies that are outstanding after the June 30th payment deadline. Find out all your payment options using the link below.

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County Municipal Campgrounds Ready for the Season

Yellowhead County campgrounds are opening May 14, 2021. Yellowhead County sani dump sites are open for the season.

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Council Adopts 2021 Budget

On April 13, 2021, Council adopted the 2021 Final Budget. A detailed summary of the budget is available to download.

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Land Use Bylaw Rewrite Survey 3 Summary

Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey. A summary of the survey results can be found on the link below.

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Council Highlights May 25, 2021

Click here to read the latest council highlights. 

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One Quick Call for Help

Emotional Safe Spot: FCSS Offers First Step for Mental Health. Residents can now call on Yellowhead County staff to anonymously speak about mental health. Call 780-325-3782 to speak to someone.

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