Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: It’s time for a curfew in Morinville…

The recent rash of vandalism in Rotary Park and thefts from the Midstream Support Society had many people shaking their digital fists at “those damned kids” and their idle ways. Although there is no evidence as to the age of the culprits, the finger was immediately wagged at teens. Regardless of the age, the bad behaviour has some residents thinking – what’s the rest of the summer going to be like for property crimes?
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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Mock collision an important high school event

Sirens screamed through the streets behind Morinville Community High School (MCHS) Wednesday morning. Police, paramedics, and firefighters arrived at the scene of a two-vehicle collision that claimed the life of one teenager, sent another to the hospital, and saw a third charged with impaired driving. Then everyone took off the theatrical makeup and went back to class. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Council missteps on dropping rainbow crosswalks

Morinville won’t be quite as colourful this June as some of our Albertan neighbours following a discussion from Council that axed a proposal to paint a small Morinville crosswalk rainbow in honour of pride month. In place of this, Council unanimously passed a motion to raise a pride flag outside of Town Hall for some of June, in addition to an official proclamation from Mayor Lisa Holmes marking the occasion.
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