The week in photos

Rotary welcomes exchange student

Rotary District 5370 Assistant/Area Governor Brad Mastaler, Rotary Club of Morinville President Sheldon Fingler, member Danielle Reed, Livia Kummer — Rotary Exchange student from Switzerland, and member Shelley Porter pose for a photo Aug. 26. Kummer has just arrived in Canada for her one-year stay in the area. Last Wednesday was her first Rotary meeting in Morinville.

– Lucie Roy Photo

harry potter

Silent wizards

Town of Morinville employee Wanda Mulley looks over the Harry Potter Memorabilia Silent Auction held at the Morinville Community Library Friday.

– Lucie Roy Photo


Contest winner

ATB Financial Morinville announced the 3rd winner of their annual Las Vegas Draw. Ruth Knapp won one week of accommodations in a three-bedroom luxury town house in Las Vegas, Nevada and $800 in spending money. They encourage residents to visit Morinville ATB Financial and upcoming town events to enter next years’ draw.

Left to right: Darlene Lafond – Agent, Ruth Knapp – winner, Alicia Sullivan – Agency Manager.

– Submitted Photo


She’s all shook up

Morinville’s biggest Elvis fan Kiara Gauthier got to meet a bunch of Elvis Tribute Artists at the Blue Suede Music Festival. The young fan also had her birthday Friday and it was an Elvis-themed party.

Front row from left: Harold Schulz from Georgia, USA, Eli Williams from Vancouver, Paul Ellis from Abbotsford, Aaron Wong from Vancouver, Brett Wiggins from Port Angelas, Washington, Morinville’s own Rick Johnston, and young Elvis fan Kiara Gauthier. In the back is Darrell Douglas of Similkameen Valley, B.C.

– Submitted Photo


Working the field

A farmer harvested their crop recently in a field west of town on Highway 642. The province declared this season an agricultural disaster.

– Stephen Dafoe Photo


On the wing

A blue jay is caught in flight in a Morinville garden.

– Stephen Dafoe Photo

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