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Arts & Culture

Primeau takes to the high seas for adventure

Reading Time: 2 minutesGeorges H. Primeau Middle School put on two performances of Treasure Island Apr. 15 and 16 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. The 50-minute performance, directed by Mr. O’Gormun, Ms. Workun, Ms. Debrule, Mrs. Rivet, and Mrs. Riley, took three solid months of preparation. […]

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Arts & Culture

Local comedian making name for himself one laugh at a time

Reading Time: 4 minutesby Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Sitting at a table, coffee in hand, 18-year-old Wyatt Zieger looks like any other recent high school graduate. But as soon as he opens his mouth, one quickly realizes there is something a little theatrical about the man. The way he talks, the way he moves his hands, the slight smirk on his face and an underlying edginess are sure signs this guy has held a mic and done some comedy. […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Be creative for Earth Day

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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

Reading Time: 2 minutesby 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

Reading Time: 2 minutesby 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

Reading Time: 3 minutesMorinville 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

Reading Time: 2 minutesLucie 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

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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

Reading Time: 1 minuteWho 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

Reading Time: 4 minutesMorinville 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… […]