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Editorial & Opinion

Seniors and Student views

Compiled by Lucie Roy

Seniors’ Voice – With Feb. 2 being Groundhog Day, we asked some local seniors if they were familiar with the tradition and if they believe in the groundhog’s predictions… […]

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Morinville Sports

Jets fall to Bruins, need to pick themselves up soon

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The Jets Sunday road trip to face the Strathcona Bruins was not the outcome the club was hoping for, nor was it the outcome needed as the road to playoffs winds down. The Jets were defeated 8-4 by the Bruins, who are currently sitting in fifth place in the CJHL’s East Division at 29 points and a .426 win record this season… […]

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Local News

We-Heart-Humans holds weekend clothing exchange

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Approximately 40 local women got together Sunday afternoon to swap clothes and to help support a couple of charities. The Woman’s Clothing Exchange, put on by the anonymously-run Morinville group We-Heart-Humans, was held at the Dance Connections studio on 100 Street. The local business donated the use of their … […]

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Local News

Distracted driving the focus in February

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Local RCMP will have their eyes open for those drivers whose eyes are anywhere but on the road. Each month law enforcement throughout the province focus on an different aspect of traffic safety and February has been designated as distracted driving month under the Alberta Traffic Safety Plan… […]

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Province

Kubinec ready to run for PCs

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock PC members gathered in voting booths throughout the region Jan. 28 to elect their candidate to replace long-serving MLA Ken Kowalski. That victor was Westlock County Deputy Reeve Maureen Kubinec… […]

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Local News

Morinville’s youth worker has plenty of plans to keep youth engaged

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – With piercings, a sleeve full of ink, and an office full of pop culture images and quotations from people she finds inspiring, it is easy to see Morinville’s new youth worker is comfortable in her skin. It’s an appropriate level of confidence for someone whose job is to make sure Morinville’s youth are comfortable in theirs and comfortable in the community they live in… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Now here’s something magical

You know you’ve encountered something pretty magical when you see kids happy to be learning. One group of kids are in a corner looking at books and creating art; another group is outside getting their photo taken by a parent. Under the roof of the two modular classrooms that now house Morinville Public… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Re Photo Radar Location Review

I would like to thank [Morinville CAO] Debbie [Oyarzun] for writing a well thought out document regarding photo radar. It is clear that the Town has “heard” the unkind things said about our “cash” cow. I’m pleased to see that there is actually going to be a review done and would hope that the findings are brought before the public… […]