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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Children need public Junior high school

To whom it may concern,

We are the parents of two children who currently attend the Morinville Public School. The creation of this school came as a huge relief to us and our family but we are now anxious as our oldest daughter is in Grade 5 and it won’t be long before she’s in junior high with nowhere to go… […]

Schools and youth

Morinville Schools assist in bulb planting at Fish and Game Association pond

by Morinville News Staff

The Morinville Fish and Game Assocation pond will look a little more colourful next spring thanks to the efforts of students from Morinville Public Elementary School and Georges H. Primeau Middle School. Students from the two schools assisted Town of Morinville staff in planting daffodils and grape hyacinth (Muscari) bulbs at the pond Oct. 29… […]

Local News

Council loaded up with committees and boards

by Ashley Janes

Morinville Town Council finished their Oct. 28 regular meeting, their last until Nov. 25, with an organizational meeting. The annual meeting sorts out which committees and boards Council members will sit on, both individually and collectively… […]

Local News

Morinville Council Briefs

by Ashley Janes

At the end of their first year in office, Council’s meeting included a full agenda of items on Oct. 28 likely because this was Council’s last meeting until Nov. 25… […]

Columns

Column: Joe Morinville

You folks what know me know I’m a pretty even tempered guy what doesn’t get too upset and always tries to look at the positive side of stuff. But there’s some stuff that got me good and upset this week. So without farther ado, here is what’s got me madder than a meat eater at an all-you-can-eat vegan buffet… […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: PC claim of incomplete paperwork unfounded

Dear editor,

I was deeply distressed by recent claims made by the Education Ministers’ representatives in the local media coverage of the Morinville public education crisis. Jim Prentice and Gordon Dirks would have the general population believe that the lacking announcement of a new Public Jr. / High school is due to incomplete paperwork… […]