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RCMP warning of Lethal drug

RCMP have confirmed a lethal drug is circulating in the Edmonton region. Pills sold as Oxycontin in St. Albert have been analysed by the RCMP Drug Lab and are determined to be Counterfeit Oxycontin, which was actually Fentanyl in this case… […]

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Local business ensures free skating for residents

The owner of Morinville’s Free Press newspaper, Ed Cowley, surprised Council on Tuesday night with a $2,500 donation towards public skating at the Ray McDonald arena. Council was preparing to evaluate their options regarding rink rates when Chief Administration Officer Debbie Oyarzun announced the good news… […]

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Columns

Column: Joe Morinville

I know it was 10 days ago that Diamond Jim Prentice announced his new cabinet and you already read all there is to read about all of that going on with the PCs, but you ain’t read my thoughts yet… […]

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Arts & Culture

Fall festival to put the pink in Pink Floyd

Three local and regional rock bands are rehearsing to prepare for Rocktober, the second annual heavy-hitting music finale to Oktoberfest: Food and Jam Festival. The show, featuring the Paul Smith Band, Edgore, and Seventh Gear takes place Oct. 5 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre and is a joint venture between the Morinville… […]

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Local non-profits looking for new board members

by Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Two local non-profit organizations are currently looking for skilled board members to assist them with the work they do. The Midstream Support Society and Morinville Community Library Board are both currently looking for members. The former is looking for up to four new members, the latter is two short of a full complement of 10 board members… […]

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Week in photos

The Hands Across The Sea (HATS) Grandmother to Grandmother group held a fundraising event at the Morinville United Church on Saturday afternoon. The afternoon featured a bake sale, silent auction, tombola activities,…HATs […]