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Aspen House hosting caregiver support group

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Morinvillenews.com Staff

Morinville – Caregivers feeling the pressures of looking after their loved ones will soon have the opportunity to share their experiences with and learn from others who are fulfilling the same role. Aspen House will be starting a caregiver support group in November, allowing area caregivers to network with one another.
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New business a family affair

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – After taking over the Ice Hut earlier this year, it didn’t take Monty and Shelley Wilson long to expand into other opportunities to provide Morinville residents with ice cream treats year round. The couple recently took over the former Morinville Cafe & Christian Bookstore location on 104 Street to open Best Friends Ice Cream Bar and More.
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Byfield acclaimed as Wildrose Alliance Candidate

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Riviere Qui Barre – With the close of nominations Friday, well known columnist, editor and publisher Link Byfield was acclaimed as the Wildrose Alliance’s candidate for the Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock riding. Byfield is best known for his 18 years as editor and publisher of the Alberta Report, for being the founder of the Citizens Centre for Freedom and Democracy, and for being one of the founding members of the Wildrose Party when it began three years ago.
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Resident takes in some strange house guests

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By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – CFCW morning hosts Sharon Mallon and Danny Hooper have been popping up around Morinville this week, or at least a reasonable facsimile of them has. The life size replicas of the popular country station have been living with Morinville resident Beth Laton since Sunday.
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Homeless to get ID card

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy 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

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy 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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Gibbons Town Council sworn in

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy 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

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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

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy 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 … […]