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This week’s Hails and Fails

our new feature that presents a thumbs up and thumbs down view of the area…

1 – We tip our hat this week to Judy Pattison, wife of Morinville Town Councillor David Pattison. When vandals took some Morinvillian’s garden lights from their yard and smashed them along the ravine crossing … […]

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Editorial: Congratulations, it’s ours!

Saturday night marked the first anniversary of the Morinville Community Cultural Centre, a facility that has had its fair share of both darts and laurels over the past 365 days. The anniversary celebration was marked with an evening of Gershwin music put on by musicians from Edmonton, including members of the Edmonton… […]

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From the Desk of the Fire Chief

Spring is here, it’s time to put away the snow shovels and get at the annual ritual of “spring cleanup” both inside and outside. While going through your home and yard, it is a good time to check for these unsafe conditions: … […]

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Editorial: Property crime is everyone’s problem

Let’s do a headcount shall we. Youth centre window torched twice, window broken once, back door busted once, maybe twice. Those expensive metal town logos on the Centennial Fountain ripped off the bricks and probably now hanging proudly in some lay-about’s bedroom, which is in turn in his mom and dad’s basement… […]

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Letter: Block Parent program saved

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Here is an update to this Association. We were able to retain the program as a current Block Parent, Jackie Luker, stepped up to Vice-Chair and new Block Parent Cassie Adams took on Secretary. I am the new Chair/Treasurer. .. […]

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From The Desk of the C.A.O – Debbie Oyarzun

From The Desk of the C.A.O – Debbie Oyarzun
– Chief Administrative Officer

The future is bright for businesses in the Sturgeon Region! Come spend this Thursday afternoon May 17, with key influencers & successful busines s owners to gain insight on what is happening in the region and explore opportunities. .. […]

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Letter: Small Town Saturday Night raises big bucks

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Our little red, plastic cup runneth over! We reached and then gratefully exceeded our fundraising goal of $60,000. The Legal Small Town Saturday Night presented by Travel Alberta and Big Valley Jamboree raised $93000! We will break ground on our dream playground this September… […]

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Editorial: In praise of our mothers

You’d think that carrying a baby around for nine months, then enduring the unimaginable agony of child birth would be the last thing a mother should ever have to do for her child. But we know that simply isn’t the case because motherhood is a life-long job… […]