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Letter to the Editor: Re photo radar

We would like to comment on the recent Letter to the Editor by Mr. Wedick, on March 3rd, 2014 re: photo radar enforcement concerns. The full version of this letter will be posted to the Facebook page “Morinville Traffic Safety and Photo Radar Enforcement”… […]

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Letter: Sturgeon Midget 1 Mustangs win bronze

Congratulations to these 16 young adults whose dedication and hard work won them the Bronze Medal.

The 2013 / 2014 hockey season started out with many uncertainties. Our team started out with nine players, and two coaches. The rush was on to find more players and goalies. The week of our first tiering game our team was finally complete with the addition of two players released from… […]

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Letter: Mayor takes issue with column

Dear Editor,

I understand that the column “Conservative Views” is an opinion piece and reflects the sole opinion of the writer. However, I would like to offer clarification to your readers on one item in this piece that is factually incorrect… […]

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Letter: Roadside help appreciated

Dear Editor,

Yesterday (March 20) I was driving to work on Highway 37 and despite my efforts to drive safe, the wind and icy roads took my van into the ditch. My van went deep enough into the snow that I couldn’t open my driver’s side door… […]

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Letter: Emergency safety concerns

A few days ago, while I was coming home from work at around 4:15 pm, I was driving down 100 Ave at the east entrance to Morinville. I was doing the speed limit (50KPH) and heading to Sobeys. There wasn’t a lot of traffic, but suddenly, there were two vehicles behind me that … […]

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Letter: Morinville photo radar program concerns

I am a supporter of any enforcement initiatives that make our communities safer. I feel the public has been kept in the dark by our provincially elected officials relating to why we only see photo radar in municipalities versus rural Alberta. Alberta municipalities saw reductions in provincial funding in the late nineties. The province developed the Automated Traffic Enforcement Guidelines to allow municipalities to generate additional revenue within the boundaries of the municipalities… […]