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Homeless to get ID card

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – Alberta’s homeless will now be able to obtain government-issued identification cards, allowing them access to services and programs. The initiative, unveiled by the province Thursday, addresses two of the biggest barriers homeless people face when trying to obtain personal identification … […]

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Love of the game keeps Mayor playing softball

By Stephen Dafoe

Gibbons – Being 71 hasn’t slowed Gibbons Mayor Bill Nimmo down in his desire to hold public office or his desire to play ball. And although the ten-term politician had no competitors during this municipal election cycle, he’ll be facing plenty of them south of the border in a softball tournament. […]

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Election 2010

Gibbons Town Council sworn in

By Morinvillenews.com Staff

Gibbons – While many municipal council and mayoral hopefuls were out pounding on doors Tuesday night hoping to secure support for their run at office, Gibbons mayor and council were being sworn in so they could begin their terms. […]

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Fire destroys home outside Legal

By MorinvilleNews.com staff

Sturgeon County – A late afternoon fire destroyed a Sturgeon County home Monday. The Legal Fire Department was called to a fire in the Range Road 260 / Township Road 575 area at approximately 4:13 p.m. Oct. 4 … […]

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Bicycle safety leads to recognition

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Riding around town on his bicycle, nine-year-old Ryan Flemming was recently stopped by Morinville Peace Officer Alaeddine. But the officer wasn’t stopping the youth to give him a lecture; he was stopping … […]

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Firefighters involved in more than fighting fires

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Story and Photos By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – It’s a typical Wednesday night at the Morinville Fire Department. The trucks and gear are polished and ready for inspection. But inside the fire station Morinville’s firefighters are learning about some new gear that can help them save lives.
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Morinville Fire Department offers fire prevention advice

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Approximately eight Canadians are killed each week by fires, most of which were caused by careless behaviour and therefore preventable. Locally, the Morinville Fire Department has responded to 72 calls in town so far this year, 30 of which have been fire alarm calls … […]

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Arts & Culture

Festival offers taste of what County has to offer

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

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Bon Accord – For four hours Saturday, Sturgeon County residents and visitors to the area had a chance to enjoy a perfect fall day and to sample a variety of seasonal flavours from Sturgeon County chefs, cooks and other food specialists all in one place … […]

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Wildrose leader expresses concern for landowners

By Stephen Dafoe

Bon Accord – Wildrose Alliance leader Danielle Smith made a brief stop at Prairie Gardens and Adventure Farm Friday afternoon to tour the facility and meet with local party supporters. The stop over was part of her tour through Sturgeon, Thorhild and Smokey Lake Counties this past weekend … […]