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Morinville News

Couple working together to make people look good

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – There’s a new hair team in Morinville looking to cut, trim and style their way into the hearts of Morinvillians. Moe and Maya Rahal recently opened M&M’s Hair Team Beauty Salon on 100 Street next to Kelli’s Deli and Bakery… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: From the desk of RCMP

By Staff Sergeant Mac Richards

Summer is quickly coming to a close and with that, comes the start of another school year. Every year the Morinville RCMP receive numerous complaints from bus drivers…. […]

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Morinville News

Active Living Fair provides snapshot of community choices

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The auditorium of the Morinville Community Cultural Centre will be filled with more than 30 local organizations, groups and businesses next week, each offering residents the opportunity to learn more about what they have to offer. The Active Living Fair takes place Sept. 6 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and organizers… […]

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Morinville News

Artists and art patrons needed for annual gala

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – For the third consecutive year, Morinville and area residents will have an opportunity to attend a cultural gala that is not only full of life but helps to save lives as well. The Celebrating Life and Culture Gala, set to take place Sept. 29 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre, is a dual purpose event: raising funds for the Sturgeon Community Hospital… […]

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Schools and youth

Sturgeon teachers win provincial public relations awards

Executive members of Sturgeon ATA Local No. 27 accepted four provincial awards this year at the annual Alberta Teachers’ Association Summer Conference in Banff (Aug. 13 – 17). Four Public Relations and Political Engagement Awards are awarded to teacher locals across the province for their ability to engage members and … […]

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Morinville News

Morinville Council candidate profile: Kevin Wedick

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Former mountie, federal government employee and current fire and explosion investigator Kevin Wedick was the final person to file nomination papers Thursday. The 52-year-old has lived in Morinville off and on for more than 30 years but has been in the community uninterrupted since 1994… […]

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Morinville News

Morinville Council candidate profile: Joseph Trapani

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Former Morinville Town Councillor and mayoral candidate Joseph Trapani is once again seeking a seat on Council. Trapani ran against incumbent Mayor Lloyd Bertschi in 2010 and was defeated by a narrow margin. That loss removed Trapani from being a part of council. He is looking to take a run at mayor… […]

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Morinville News

Morinville Council candidate profile: Sheldon Fingler

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Local business owner and past Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce President Sheldon Fingler was the second prospective candidate to file papers Thursday morning.

Fingler, 40, was born and raised in Morinville and said he has always been active in the community. In addition to living in the community his entire life… […]

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Morinville News

Morinville Council candidate profile: Jackie Luker

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Jackie Luker was the first to file nomination papers in Morinville’s bi-election Thursday. The mother of two has lived in Morinville for the past six years with her husband Joel Chevalier. She is a part owner of SJB Promotions, a company that brings concerts to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre and is the owner of Straight Up Bar and Beverage Services, a company that provides bar tending for weddings and other events. … […]

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Morinville News

Bi-election to be a contested affair

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – There could be a six-way race to fill the seat left vacant by former Morinville Councillor Ben Van de Walle who stepped down July 16 after being diagnosed with leukemia.

Nominations for Morinville’s Council bi-election closed at noon Thursday after a two-hour period where residents could file the requisite nomination papers with five elector signatures and a $100 deposit.,,, […]

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Morinville News

Details emerge on town house vandalism

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Charges are pending against a 21-year-old Morinville man who is a suspect in causing approximately $20,000 in damage to a construction site on 101 Avenue near the Royal Canadian Legion Branch. Constable Yelena Avoine of the Morinville RCMP Detachment said police received a report of glass being broken at the site around 5 a.m. Tuesday morning… […]