Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Re our Apr. 8 editorial on volunteer recognition

After reading the editorial on unrecognized volunteers in your April 8th edition, I have to admit I felt adequately chastised and disheartened at the lack of people stepping up to nominate the plethora of deserving volunteers in our community. I am ashamed to admit that though my intention for nominations was good, it lacked sufficient follow through in a timely manner. Yes, the proverbial ball was dropped. I am sad that so many of these incredibly hardworking and kind-hearted community helpers did not get the chance at the recognition they so deserve. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Regarding The Chamber Directory

Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce and its Members are proud to present our 2015 Business Directory to the region. The publication is a service to our business community. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Alberta’s Second NDP Budget

When last week’s budget rolled out, it was revealed that the fiscal lion Prentice had pretended to be, was, in fact, a whimpering, six-week-old kitten. […]

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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… […]

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… […]