Editorial & Opinion

Letter: How do we say Thank You to Morinville?

I’ve spent the last year thinking about how say thank you? The words say what I mean, yet they don’t seem enough. How do you express your gratitude to a community who opened their doors and hearts, gave you a sense of hope, and tried to help you find some normality during a time of chaos? Can a simple Thank You portray the everlasting impact of genuine kindness and love that a community showered on my family? […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Novice 4 win NDL1 Championship

The Sturgeon Mustangs Novice 4 won the NDL1 championship tonight. After being behind 3-1, we came back to win 4-3 in overtime. Game-winning goal from Luke Nonay. Other goals scored by Axton Achtemichuk, Marcus Fiddler and Ryan Ferrier. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Open letter to Mayor Flynn & Sturgeon County Councillors

March 20, 2017, Sturgeon County Administration (Land Use Planners) have spent two years preparing the new Draft Land Use Bylaw (LUB) that is currently before Council. The Draft LUB was only released to the public (County Residents/Ratepayers) on January 26th, 2017. Administration refused to provide copies of the Draft LUB prior to the formal release on January 26th (per request of JohnWasmuth to Clayton Kittlitz at November, 2016 “Open House” in Calahoo Hall). […]

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Letter: Eve of Victory Gala: Honouring the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

This formal, four-course dinner will be presented in a unique atmosphere with informative and enlightening keynote speakers including; Her Honour, the Honourable Lois Mitchell, CM, AOE, LLD Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, as well as, Brigadier-General S.C. Hetherington, OMM, MSC, CD, Commander, 3rd Canadian Division.
Uniforms, artefacts, photos and weapons will be displayed. War diaries of soldiers from Units in 3rd Canadian Division as well as letters written just before battle will be read, bringing the battle, a century past, into the present. Guests will also enjoy music performed by the Loyal Edmonton Regiment Band. […]