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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Be creative for Earth Day

Editor:

With Earth Day upon us, and a very strange winter full of rain and extreme cold drawing to a close, now is a good time to think about the environment. It doesn’t matter whether you care about climate change, or how dedicated you are to keeping your little part of the world clean; it’s simply about changing thinking patterns. Instead of buying something new, packaged in obscene amounts of plastic, styrofoam and cardboard … […]

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Local News

Residents vote to keep photo radar

by Calli Stromner

Almost 1,200 Morinville voters turned out to cast their ballot in the Apr. 14 plebiscite to determine the fate of photo traffic enforcement, with just over 55 % of electors choosing to keep the controversial traffic enforcement tactic… […]

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Morinville

MFRC reaching out to families

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre is looking to connect with local military families where there live. The organization is hosting a meet and greet night at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre May 1 at 6:30 p.m… […]

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Arts & Culture

The weekend in photos

Morinville Leap into Spring Expo committee members pose with Rachel Bulger, winner of the grand prize backyard package sponsored by Home Hardware and Pleasant Homes. Bulger’s name was drawn from all of those who entered the puzzle contest at the weekend’s Leap into Spring Expo. – Stephen Dafoe Photo… […]

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Morinville

Competition fierce for annual baby crawl

Lucie Roy Photos

Morinville – While residents were mulling over what the outcome would be on the Town’s photo radar plebiscite, a different type of speeder was racing through Morinville. Sunday afternoon’s Annual Morinville News Baby Crawl saw five competitors take to the Trade Show stage, each eager to take this year’ competition glory. Although all competitors were in top racing form, only the top three took trophies and prize packages home… […]

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Local News

Stabbing suspects arrested and charged

RCMP announced Saturday afternoon that Christian Dupas and Cory Nelson have both been found and arrested in relation to an incident that occurred in Morinville Apr. 7, 2014 at approximately 9 p.m. Dupas and Nelson are alleged to have attacked a 22-year-old male victim in the lobby of the apartment building where he lived, beating him and stabbing him with a knife. […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Petitioners upset with advance vote location

Who decides where the advance voting polls are set up – Council or Administration or both?

How convenient to have the 2nd advance voting poll at the Rendez-Vous open on Saturday April 12th from 10:00 until 4:00 right during the heavier traffic times for people going through the Trade Show… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Ask the experts

Morinville residents who attend this weekend’s Morinville Trade Show have the opportunity to get information and to ask questions on photo radar enforcement at the Town of Morinville’s booth. It is time to separate FACT from FICTION. There seems to be a consistent message in the media comments made by those opposed to photo speed enforcement. They want you to vote “yes” to eliminating it! Their suggestion is that the RCMP and Community Peace Officers fill the void left by the removal of photo speed enforcement. What would this mean for the residents of Morinville? Who better to ask than our local Experts on this subject matter… […]

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Local News

Suspects identified and wanted for stabbing

Morinville – RCMP are advising that Christian Dupas and Cory Nelson have both been charged with Aggravated Assault in relation to an incident that occurred April 7, 2014 at approximately 9:00 pm. Through further investigation it was revealed that Dupas and Nelson are believed to have attacked a 22 year old male victim in the lobby of the apartment building where the victim lives, beating him and stabbing him with a knife. The victim still remains in hospital at this time… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Rumours, Rumours and more Rumours

I have been a resident and a taxpayer of Morinville since August 1st, 1981. I have been a very active volunteer in my community, having been involved with hockey, baseball, the Museum, the Historical Society, and numerous community projects and events.

During the past municipal election our present Mayor and Council said they wanted to interact with citizens, get out into the community and listen to whatever issues or concerns residents wanted to discuss… […]