Week in photos

Lucie Roy Photos

Here is some of what our lenses captured last week.

He’s a lumberjack
PC leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk tries his hand at the Lumberjack Challenge during Saturday’s Country Fair in Morinville. Though putting up a strong effort, Lukaszuk’s time was topped by Councillor Brennan Fitzgerald, who scored the best time of the day at 2:42.

– Lucie Roy photo

Charity Shop
Sad news for charity shop
The Helping Hand charity shop on 100 Avenue announced last week they will be closing in mid-September. Sources from the shop say the store’s lease is not being renewed by the building’s owner. There are no plans to relocate the store that has helped many over the years.

school light
Sturgeon School Division employee Dave Hellinga guides the last of five light standards painted by the students off a truck to be installed in front of the school. – Lucie Roy Photo

Morinville RCMP, CPOs, EMTs and firefighters were called to the scene of a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of 100 Avenue and 100 Street. Aug. 19. Morinville RCMP did not respond to our request for details by our press deadline Aug. 24.

The 59 year-old cairn, located at the corner of the St. Emile Roman Catholic Church in Legal, was being soda blasted on Wednesday. The cairn will then be sealed before a new coating is applied. There are four plaques on the cairn: the Knights of Columbus, one for the priests, one for Town of Legal, and one from the former Legal Legion to representing veterans that served. The cairn is used on Nov. 11 for Remembrance Services but is not a cenotaph. – Lucie Roy Photo

A farmer works in the field behind Legal’s Chateau Sturgeon Lodge Wednesday.

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