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Editorial: Time to crack down on snow removal

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe snowflakes hardly finish falling before someone calls us or sends us a tweet asking when their neighbourhood is finally going to get ploughed. We seldom remind the caller or tweeter that the Town does not employ us. We just provide them the well-memorized information that main roads, sidewalks and trails are done first, followed by arterial roads… […]

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Column: Joe Morinville

Reading Time: 2 minutesEditor’s note: Joe has no theme this week, just a random list of his thoughts – thoughts that seldom seem to have an order or theme to them…. […]

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Letter: Re MLA Column

Reading Time: 1 minuteMLA Maureen Kubinec’s Nov. 26th guest column shows what’s wrong with Alberta’s PC government. She states as fact that “One of the regular talking points of the Official Opposition is to claim that after 41 years of Tory rule, the province of Alberta is some grim, dark, horrible place to live.”… […]

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Column: Joe Morinville

Reading Time: 2 minutesNow that the weekend’s Light Up the Night Festival has officially kicked us into Christmas mode. It’s time for me to roll out my own Christmas wish list. I’m hoping Santa might be able to come through for me on a couple of them… […]

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Column: Alberta a great province

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Maureen Kubinec, MLA Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock Constituency

One of the regular talking points of the Official Opposition is to claim that after 41 years of Tory rule, the province of Alberta is some grim, dark, horrible place to live. It’s entirely untrue… […]

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Letter: In praise of Morinville Community Library

Reading Time: 2 minutesI will state my bias up front, in that I have been a member of the Library Board on and off since 2006. In that time, I have seen a few people and things come and go in the Library. I felt that I just had to add a few comments for the people who were not able to attend the Grand Opening on Sunday [Nov. 25]… […]

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Column: From the desk of Financial Services

Reading Time: 1 minuteIn October, Council passed first reading to Morinville’s 2013 Operating Budget and Capital Plan. Since that date, Council has held two open houses: one on Nov. 6 and the second on Nov. 8 as well as a forum as part of the Nov. 13, 2012 regular Council meeting…. […]

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Column: Joe Morinville

Reading Time: 2 minutesMorinville is becoming the centre of music for our part of the universe. Everyday some silly or serious event occurs in town and it reminds me of hit songs from days gone by!

1) Burning Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash – The Morinville Fire Department they hate that when that happens it makes their gear dirty!… […]

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Letter: Re Christmas shopping in Morinville

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Although I would love to shop and support my community, it never happens because the genius business owners usually close up shop by 6 p.m. I don’t know how many times I have had to go to Home depot because [the local alternatives] were closed… […]

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Column: Looking for Work? Join the Club!

Reading Time: 2 minutesCareer Employment and Counselling Services is excited to offer once again, our popular Job Club. The CECS Job Club is a chance for people who are looking for work to network and connect with other individuals who are experiencing the same challenges and experiences. It is facilitated by a qualified Employment and Career Counsellor who provides… […]