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Letter: Ask the experts

Morinville residents who attend this weekend’s Morinville Trade Show have the opportunity to get information and to ask questions on photo radar enforcement at the Town of Morinville’s booth. It is time to separate FACT from FICTION. There seems to be a consistent message in the media comments made by those opposed to photo speed enforcement. They want you to vote “yes” to eliminating it! Their suggestion is that the RCMP and Community Peace Officers fill the void left by the removal of photo speed enforcement. What would this mean for the residents of Morinville? Who better to ask than our local Experts on this subject matter… […]

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Letter: Rumours, Rumours and more Rumours

I have been a resident and a taxpayer of Morinville since August 1st, 1981. I have been a very active volunteer in my community, having been involved with hockey, baseball, the Museum, the Historical Society, and numerous community projects and events.

During the past municipal election our present Mayor and Council said they wanted to interact with citizens, get out into the community and listen to whatever issues or concerns residents wanted to discuss… […]

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Letter: What I love about Morinville

Dear Morinville News Editor;

I recently saw a Facebook post by a young woman I was able to assist in relocating with the involvement of the JMMF last summer and fall. This young woman fled extreme abuse in her third trimester and was here on a temporary VISA in a country not her own. She had no resources, knew few and stumbled into our community… […]

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Letter: Photo radar not about safety

After taking in all the discussion about photo radar, we all must make our own decision, and mine boils down to one factor. Safety.
I’m not talking about a reduction in speeders. If you change a speed limit from 50km/hr to 60km/hr (as was done on 100 Street by No Frills), you’re going to have a reduction in speeders, but that improvement isn’t due to photo radar… […]

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Letter: Concerned Photo Radar Citizens respond

There have been quite a number of articles, letters and comments published concerning the upcoming photo radar vote on April 14th in Morinville, with many statistics and other statements made in support of retaining photo radar. Some of these however are questionable. […]

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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… […]