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Election 2010

Bertschi and Trapani differ on dealing with odour problem

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – During Wednesday night’s All-Candidates Forum held at Smith Music, mayoral candidates Lloyd Bertschi and Joseph Trapani offered different approaches to dealing with residents’ concerns about the odour coming from Champion Pet Foods, Morinville’s largest rate payer … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Voter displeased with incumbent’s tact

Reading Time: 1 minuteI was at the Forum on October 13th in Morinville. I was honestly impressed by what was spoken by you, your knowledge, your experience, your charisma, the way you answered questions. I do however think that it is disrespectful of you to … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Ask-A-Candidate Question 24

Reading Time: 2 minutesI attended the Forum on October 13th and I think almost every candidate, if not every candidate, spoke on the need for people to shop locally and to support our local businesses. I moved here in October 2008. I called both health clinics in Morinville to see how to get my family a doctor right here in Morinville … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Ask-A-Candidate Question 23

Reading Time: 1 minuteWhat are your thoughts on the percentage of Town of Morinville Employees that do not reside in Morinville – Contracted and full time employees? How do you think … […]

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Local News

Aspen House hosting caregiver support group

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Morinvillenews.com Staff

Morinville – Caregivers feeling the pressures of looking after their loved ones will soon have the opportunity to share their experiences with and learn from others who are fulfilling the same role. Aspen House will be starting a caregiver support group in November, allowing area caregivers to network with one another.
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Election 2010

Residents question candidates at driveway forum

Reading Time: 7 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Twelve of Morinville’s 15 mayoral, council and school trustee candidates braved a chilly evening to gather in a South Glens driveway Tuesday night, answering questions from about two dozen residents of the roughly 280-home subdivision located southeast of Morinville proper. Candidates Lucie Roy, Ben Van De Walle and Kerry Knight did not attend, although Knight sent regrets that she was double booked that evening.
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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Lack of time is no excuse

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

“They’re all the same, these politicians. They make promises and then don’t keep them. So my vote really doesn’t matter. Besides, I simply don’t follow it all and really don’t know who stands for what.”

Sound familiar?
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Local News

New business a family affair

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – After taking over the Ice Hut earlier this year, it didn’t take Monty and Shelley Wilson long to expand into other opportunities to provide Morinville residents with ice cream treats year round. The couple recently took over the former Morinville Cafe & Christian Bookstore location on 104 Street to open Best Friends Ice Cream Bar and More.
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Morinville Sports

Warriors defeated in home opener

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – It’s been a disappointing start to the 2010-2011 hockey season for the Morinville Warriors so far this month. Their original home opener against the Leduc Roughnecks set for Oct. 1 was cancelled due to a lack of referees and Saturday night’s home ice game … […]