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Fatalities and injuries down on Alberta roads

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – Despite an increase in population and an increase in the number of drivers on the road, traffic fatalities and injuries on Alberta’s roadways dropped for the second consecutive year, according to statistics released by the province Tuesday … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Resident hoping to recover child’s bike

Reading Time: 2 minutesDear Editor:

What is our world coming to when someone has to steal from a little child? We live on a corner lot that faces the train tracks and trees. We have a fully fenced back yard with a gate that stays locked all the time; however, people still continue to jump over the fence in the back and then walk through the yard … […]

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Jets home opener to be a community party

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Like Santa Claus, the Jets home opener and tailgate party comes but once a year. And like the jolly old elf, the home opener brings with it a bag of goodies for kids of all ages. This year’s home opener and tailgate party is no exception and … […]

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Schools and youth

School beautification will provide year-long learning

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Enthusiastic first and second graders at École Georges P. Vanier School stepped out of the classrooms Monday afternoon to do a little digging, a little planting and a little watering. The students paired up with classmates to plant some new perennials and shrubs at the front of the school … […]

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Morinville Sports

Jets two for three in weekend tournament

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – There were no points to be earned by the Morinville Jets in this past weekend’s three-game Junior B exhibition tournament in Fort Saskatchewan, unless one counts the points rookie hopefuls were looking to earn with the club’s coaching staff … […]

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Competition gathers Sturgeon County’s firefighters

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – Firefighters from Redwater, Namao, Gibbons, Bon Accord, Morinville and Legal gathered in Citadel Park Saturday for the annual Firefighters Combat Challenge, an event that pits Sturgeon County volunteer firefighters against one another and themselves to navigate an obstacle course, completing a number of firefighting tasks in the best time … […]

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Active Living Fair deemed a success

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The inaugural Active Living Fair wrapped up at the Morinville Parrish Hall Saturday afternoon after four hours of offering the community a chance to see just what the community has to offer … […]

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Food Bank looking to better serve community

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Growth and the added needs of the community have prompted the Morinville Food Bank to take steps to become its own entity.

After years of operating in connection with the Midstream Society, the food bank is now operating as the Morinville Food Bank Society, although it will continue to operate from its current location in the Midstream Society’s Thrift Shop.
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GPS system to track offenders

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Calgary – A new research project being conducted at the University of Calgary will evaluate the effectiveness of using global positioning satellite (GPS) technology to monitor offenders in the community … […]