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Morinville Sports

Morinville preparing early for summer hockey camp

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Town of Morinville, Sturgeon Hockey Club and the Morinville Jets are partnering this summer to bring a hockey camp to town. The camp will run from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2 at the Ray McDonald Sport Centre and promises to get players properly prepared to hit the ice in the fall… […]

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Local News

Employers have opportunity for summer job funding

By Morinville News Staff

Ottawa – Local employers are being encouraged to create student jobs and the federal government is offering some assistance to make it possible. Westlock – St. Paul Member of Paliament Brian Storseth encouraged businesses to apply for funding under the Canada Summer Jobs program… […]

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Morinville News

Gibbons post office vandalized

By Morinville News Staff

Gibbons – Morinville RCMP are turning to the public for assistance in solving a crime that occurred in Gibbons sometime between 9 p.m. Jan 25 and 6 a.m. Jan. 26. Police say an unknown individual or … […]

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Morinville News

Contest puts the snowman in Morinville’s Snowman Festival

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Families have a couple weeks to take advantage of the snow that has accumulated in their yards this winter. Judging for the annual Snowman Festival Competition will take place on Family Day (Feb. 18) and organizers are hoping prizes of $200, $100 and $50 in gift vouchers will provide extra incentive for Morinville families to get out and get creative in the snow… […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville Jets end their streak

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – After an undefeated streak that ran for eight consecutive games in January, the Morinville Jets suffered back-to-back defeats over the weekend. The Jets fell 6-1 to the St. Albert Merchants Friday night and lost 8-6 to the Beverly Warriors on Sunday… […]

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Local News

The weekend in photos

Peter Davies took his dogs Teeka and Milo for a walk at the Morinville Fish and Game Association pond trail Friday afternoon. Temperatures on the plus side of zero brought a lot of people out to enjoy the day. – Stephen Dafoe Photo… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

MLA Column: Alberta moves to protect electricity consumers

By Maureen Kubinec, MLA Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock

Electricity rates can be a concern for Albertans, especially month-to-month price volatility and the cost of new transmission lines.
On January 29, the Alberta government released new actions to make sure Albertans are paying the lowest electricity rates possible in a fair and competitive market. Those who are currently on the regulated rate option… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Healthy Routes: When does heart disease begin?

We are familiar with the vocabulary of heart disease –the words heart attack, angina, triple or quadruple bypass surgery, angioplasty, and stents are heard more and more frequently when discussing the health of family, friends, neighbours or co-workers. We are all advised… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: From the Desk of Financial Services

Did you know that you can take advantage of the Town’s monthly payment plan for your property taxes? Rather than paying your taxes in a single payment in June of each year, you can arrange with us to take one twelfth of your taxes directly out of your bank account on the 16th of each month… […]

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Arts & Culture

Suzie Vinnick evening to mix romance with the blues

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Community Cultural Centre is doing something a little different this Valentine’s Day; offering couples a romantic evening out with dinner and a show. Blues and roots music performer Suzie Vinnick’s concert will be preceded by a dinner prepared by Chef Doug Adsit, owner of the Green Bean.

Vinnick is an award-winning and Juno-nominated Canadian musician with several albums to her credit. Best known for her album Mabel ‘N Me, Vinnick has recently released Live at Bluesville, an album recorded in Washington, DC… […]