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Election 2010

Mayor and council acclaimed in Gibbons

By Stephen Dafoe

Gibbons – Once again this election cycle, Gibbons voters will have to find something else to do on Election Day other than vote. Monday’s nomination deadline passed with just enough nomination papers filed to fill the seven seats on Gibbons Town Council … […]

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Election 2010

Trapani to take on Bertschi for mayor’s seat

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Monday’s noon nomination deadline saw two names brought forth for the position of Morinville’s next mayor. Three-term incumbent Mayor Lloyd Bertschi is being challenged by one-term Councillor Joseph Trapani. Both Bertschi and Trapani earned their respective seats on Morinville Town Council by acclamation during the 2007 municipal elections … […]

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Arts & Culture

Talk about the towns

Compiled by Étienne Thevou

This past week and weekend has certainly been a busy one for people being recognized both for their achievements and for attending a multitude of events … […]

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Arts & Culture

Hospital Foundation holds artistic fundraiser

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Friday night’s Celebrating Life and Culture Gala gave Morinville and area residents a taste of wine and a taste of what the arts and culture scene could be like on a regular basis after the Morinville Community and Cultural Centre opens in early 2011 … […]

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Local News

Upgrader conditionally approved for Strathcona

>By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Strathcona County – The Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) has approved an application by TOTAL E&P Canada Ltd. to build and operate a 300,000 barrel-per-day oil sands upgrader in the Alberta Industrial Heartland area of Strathcona County … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Thinking about just what Morinville is

MorinvilleNews.com Editorial
By Stephen Dafoe

Advertising guru Fred Barnard once designed an ad with the phrase “One Look is Worth a Thousand Words,” and it is from this advertisement that many believe the expression “A picture is worth a thousand words” originates. Like most ad and marketing people, Barnard knew that a single image can often convey a complex idea or set of emotions … […]