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Letter: Clarifying The Morinville Community Gardens

Morinville Centennial Community Gardens has been a successful sustainable living initiative. After our first growing season using space behind the Morinville United Church (to grow fruits, vegetables and community spirit), we were thrilled that the Town worked with us to redesign the land at Champlain Park. Our group has received generous support from businesses… […]

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Column: From the desk of RCMP

By Staff Sergeant Mac Richards

Summer is quickly coming to a close and with that, comes the start of another school year. Every year the Morinville RCMP receive numerous complaints from bus drivers…. […]

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Column: Joe Morinville

With bi-election nominations closing Thursday, Joe has 10 reasons why he or anyone should not run for Town of Morinville Councillor:
You can take my advice or not. I tend to talk more than I listen!… […]

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Column: Introducing Tristan Turner, progressive columnist

As is well known, Alberta is not commonly perceived as a bastion of progressive political thought. From the rise of Canada’s most extreme, irrational and borderline comical provincial right-wing political party, to the establishment of unusually active right-wing policy analysis and advocacy groups – such as Sun News Network commentator Ezra Levant’s own ‘Ethical Oil’… […]

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Editorial: Good riddance to summer

Morinville can take pride in the summer it offered its residents. Commencing with St. Jean Baptiste Festival 2012 and winding its way through programs for children and adults, the community has once again made sure the ducks were in a row with things to do. Whether it was the weekly Farmers’ Market or summer student concerts… […]

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Column – Joe Morinville

God has a sense of humour – otherwise he would not have created annoying creatures!

1/ Mosquitos have to be the most annoying thing created and I think they are supported by the repellent companies who must cultivate mosquito eggs some place nearby!.. […]

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Editorial: Council is not an easy gig

It was with sadness we learned of the resignation of Councillor Ben Van de Walle due to health reasons. We are not alone in thanking the man for his service to the municipality or in wishing him a return to health. But his resignation and council’s subsequent decision to hold a bi-election… […]

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Annual Joe Morinville Awards [POLL]

It is once again, time for Joe to announce the nominees for this summer’s sizzling Joe Morinville Awards. Nominations will be accepted
by e-mail and in THIS online poll until Aug. 22. Winners will be announced in our Aug. 29 edition and awarded after in person… […]

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Column: Healthy Routes – Sunshine in Paradise

By Gladys Kublik
Owner Neighbors Vitamin Shop

If you are a gardener, then August is like a month in Paradise, harvesting those first succulent fruits of your labors is heaven on earth. Who can resist baby potatoes, carrots and beets, not to mention sugar sweet peas in the pod and don’t forget cucumbers, cool, crisp and flavorful. Probably the highlight for most gardeners is the taste of those first tomatoes ripened on the vine! … […]