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Rob Fox hoping to unseat Storseth in election

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – Seeking the role of Member of Parliament for Westlock – St. Paul is Liberal candidate Rob Fox. Fox, who became the Liberal candidate for the riding more than a year ago, was born and raised in the Bonneyville – St. Paul area and worked 28 years in the oil industry before moving on to consulting and investing work. The candidate chose the Liberal Party because it aligns with where he has always been… […]

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Brian Storseth looking to return to Ottawa

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – Westlock – St. Paul conservative candidate Brian Storseth is hoping to return to Ottawa in May to resume his role as Member of Parliament for the riding.

“It’s been a real honour over the last five-and-a-half years to represent the people of Morinville and Sturgeon County area,” Storseth said. “Obviously I’m hoping to continue to represent them… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Daisies and attack ads

Reading Time: 2 minutesIt’s 1964 and a little girl stands in a field of daisies. She’s holding one in her hand and like all children of that era; she makes her own entertainment with the flower. She begins to pluck off a petal at a time, counting down one by one. But soon, the little girl’s out of sequence counting is replaced with the countdown of an adult, finger on the button of a nuclear warhead, ready to launch the world into certain Armageddon … […]

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Morinville mother running for Green Party in federal election

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A Morinville stay-at-home mother has thrown her hat in the ring for the federal election, running as a Green candidate in the Westlock – St. Paul riding. Lisa Grant, who moved to Morinville approximately two years ago with her military husband, ran in the last provincial election under the Green Party banner, obtaining five … […]

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Duathlon coming to Morinville

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Easter weekend will see the return of the Iron Warriors Foundation for their second annual fundraising duathlon in Morinville. The Ice Breaker Duathlon will take place Apr. 23 at the Ray McDonald Sport Centre, combining two 2.5-kilometre runs bookending a 15-km bike ride… […]

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Arts & Culture

Storyteller brings his tales to Morinville

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – About two dozen area seniors spent Wednesday afternoon listening to stories at the Morinville Seniors Rendez-Vous Centre. But these stories weren’t tales told over a friendly game of crib. Storyteller and performance artist Tom McCormack brought his unique talents to town, entertaining his audience for 90 minutes with a mixture of story, song, music and some pretty authentic animal impressions as well as other natural sound effects… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Voter asks what MP Storseth has done for us lately

Reading Time: 2 minutesDear Editor,

With the Federal Election thrust upon us, I have started to research candidates in our area. It can be difficult living in a province and area that has a PC blue voting mentality built into its culture. As a fiscal conservative and social liberal, I find the culture of voting for the same party frightening. Where is the accountability for our politicians in Alberta to do the very best job or be voted out? […]

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Open Mic Night offers community a chance to show its talent

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce’s annual Trade Show is not the only place to find entertainment next Friday night. Higher Grounds coffee shop will be holding their first Hot Dogma open mic night Apr. 15, a gathering of local talent in a relaxed atmosphere that organizers are hoping will bring out the community’s talent… […]