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Our Hero: Herb Pearce

As we reflect back on 2016, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank and honour one of our local heroes, one who just happens to be our dad. August 2016, marked the end of an era: after 35 years of unfailing dedication and heroism, Herb Pearce, AKA Charlie 2, hung his Captain’s hat and retired from the Morinville Volunteer Fire Department. Standing proud at his side throughout his journey was our mom. His loving and supportive wife Vi, always there to offer comfort after the heart-wrenching calls, or to rejoice with over the victories.
It has always been a great source of pride having a firefighter for a dad. Even more impressive is that he did this in a volunteer capacity over and above his full-time career and family obligations. Thinking back on how many times he raced out the door to a call, it is hard to imagine the countless hours he gave to this community. In fact, it really wasn’t Thanksgiving if the tones didn’t go off five minutes into our family gathering. Such was life in our home. It didn’t matter the hour or holiday, if the tones went off, so did he. We can’t possibly express with words how proud and fortunate we are to call him Dad. […]

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Crime Stoppers help clear many files in 2016

Crime Stoppers Edmonton and Northern Alberta are hoping people will spread the word about the work the crime organization does during Crime Stoppers Month.

They have launched a Twitter campaign with a #31DaysofCS! Hashtag to spread the word on how tips to Crime Stoppers help solve crimes. […]


Shop in Morinville: We have a winner

René Chevalier was the winner of our 12 Shops of Christmas contest. Participating businesses drew one name each to narrow the field down to 12, and we drew René’s name Dec. 20. Mr. Chevalier chose to spend his $500 prize at JM Turner Goldsmith ($300), The Flower Stop ($100) and Liquor on Main ($100).