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County hears motion on landowner compensation

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – Council’s light agenda Tuesday was punctuated with the addition of a motion from Councillor Don McGeachy seeking the creation of a Linear Infrastructure Voluntary Enhancement System that would compensate landowners affected by projects like the Heartland Transmission Line… […]

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RCMP looking for graveyard vandals

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Three weeks after it is believed to have occurred, Morinville RCMP are turning to the public for assistance in finding out who was responsible for vandalism at the Morinville Cemetery… […]

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Morinville gets view of northern lights

Reading Time: 1 minutePhotos by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Clear skies provided an excellent opportunity for residents to see the aurora borealis Monday night. The illumination was clearly visible around 7:30 Oct. 24 and is caused by charged particles colliding with atoms in the high altitude atmosphere. The name aurora borealis is derived from the Roman goddess of morning and the Greek word for north wind… […]

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Auction family has Morinville connection

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Lucie Roy

Gibbons – Gordon Schlamp Auction Service held their first in-town Gibbons auction at the Community Hall Oct.23. The auction consisted of antiques, collectibles and miscellaneous items, and was held for an owner that was down-sizing his possessions… […]

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Letter to the editor: Support for Councillor Shaw

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In the last year there have been many Albertans who have expressed their concern about revealing their opinion about the recent legislation, Bills 19, 24, 36 and 50. They have feared repercussions, and though these people have agreed that the bills should be repealed, they have felt that they would possibly lose business, a job, or… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Coach’s Corner with Scott Rodda

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Scott Rodda, Morinville Jets Head Coach

Almost one third into the season, now’s a good time to weigh in on how the Jets season is progressing to date. Overall the coaching staff is pleased with the results, particularly with the low goals against average which is one of the best in the league. The attention being shown by our club defensively is awesome and certainly our goaltending is a huge part of that. Both [Mike] Saunders and [Brad] Miller have been very solid between the pipes… […]

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Two hit on 100 Avenue on same day

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Two people were injured on 100 Avenue Oct. 21 in two separate incidents on the busy roadway. RCMP have charged a driver in one collision and are looking for those involved in or who witnessed the second… […]

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Morinville

RCMP sees six impaired charges in two weekends

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – RCMP laid another two impaired driving charges over the Oct. 21 weekend, bringing the two weekend total to six. Police issued four impaired charges over the Oct. 14 weekend. These figures do not include additional 24-hour suspensions… […]

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Morinville Sports

Jets maintain top spot in West Division

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Sunday night’s 4-1 victory over the Stony Plain Flyers (0-9-1) provided the Morinville Jets with another two points on their road to league dominance. With an 8-2-1 record this season, the Jets are currently positioned in the top slot of the Capital Junior Hockey League’s West Division and tied for second place in the league overall… […]

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Vipers douse Hinton Heat

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Legal – The Vipers rebounded from a hard-fought shoot out loss against the Athabasca Aces Friday night to deliver the visiting Hinton Heat with a 13-4 upset Saturday evening. The win and shootout loss bring the Vipers to 1-1-1 on the season… […]

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Zombie Apocalypse hits Morinville

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – There was dancin’ at the Zombie Zoo Saturday night as a number of located animated corpses set aside their normal penchant for eating brains to gather in a herd to help feed those in need. The inaugural Zombie Apocalypse took place at Smoking Joe’s (formerly The Zoo) and came from the BRAINS of Eva Scrimshaw and Rayann Menard… […]