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Editorial & Opinion

Has Sturgeon County fired its CAO?

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – County Council returned from lunch Tuesday afternoon to read one notice of motion on landowner compensation and to immediately go in camera to deal with a matter added to the agenda Tuesday morning.

Council had added a personnel matter to the morning’s brief council agenda and went in camera to discuss it at 12:55… […]

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County hears motion on landowner compensation

By 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

By 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

Photos 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

By 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

Editor:

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 They have feared repercussions, and though these people have agreed that the bills should be repealed, they have felt that they would possibly lose business, a job, or… […]

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Column: Coach’s Corner with Scott Rodda

By 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… […]