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Letting things slide

Adam Gnauck (above) and Christian Baty (below) take their turns on a giant slip ‘n’ slide during a gathering in Sturgeon County. The private event raised nearly $400 for the Stollery Children’s Hospital.

– Stephen Dafoe Photos



New hours for Farmers’ Market

Cheryl Smith of Red Apple shows some of the produce available at the Morinville Farmers’ Market Friday. The market has changed its hours for the remainder of the outdoor season. The market will now run from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Plans are to continue outdoors until at least the last Friday in September.

– Stephen Dafoe Photo

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Linda Lyons wrote: “First time I have seen the yellow-shafted flicker here. In the past, we had the red-shafted northern flicker.”



Barbara MacArthur writes: “Look what we found in Our breezy way last night. I couldn’t resist holding it so My Hubby could take a picture. It’s called a Tiger Salamander. It was about 12 inches. They are neat to pet as they are not slimy.”


Public Works out Monday building us horseshoe pits at Heritage Lake, part of the upgrades to the park planned for this year. – S Dafoe Photo


DC Transmissions painting an homage to the famous Route 66 on the side of their building today.


The owner of Morinville Home Hardware/Bumper to Bumper, Maurice Chevalier, presented a Cheque for more than $3,500.00 to the President of the Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation, Lynne Rosychuk.

Funds were raised from the Show and Shine held on June 25th as part of the Morinville St. Jean Baptiste Festival. This year’s Show and Shine had more than 100 vehicle entries, a military display and hotdogs and pop provided for all attendees.

Pictured Left to Right Kris Porlier, Karen Cust, Maurice Chevalier, Lynne Rosychuk, Mike Porlier and Kelly Parent.

– Submitted Photo

Morinville Fish and Game Pond

Here are some shots from our recent walk around the pond. Cormorant, ducks, dragonflies and cyclists.











– S Dafoe Photos

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