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Sturgeon County

County awards Cardiff Road contract with some changes

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – County Council unanimously approved moving forward with its upgrades to Township Road 554 (Cardiff Road) at its Apr. 10 meeting. Council unanimously approved an additional $1,636,000 for the reconstruction project and awarded the tender to Oil Berta Cats Ltd., one of seven companies who bid on the project… […]

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Local News

Sturgeon County approves first reading of mil rate bylaw

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – Council narrowly passed first reading of its 2012 tax bylaw which would see a split mil rate wherein residential properties would be taxed at a rate of 6.85 per cent increase and non-residential properties at a 5.35 per cent increase. The split rate would lower the municipal tax increase from the 6.85 per cent identified in the 2012 budget to 5.93 per cent. First reading of the bylaw passed with a 4-3 vote of… […]

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Morinville

Penny to run again for Liberals

By Stephen Dafoe

Barrhead – Health professional Leslie Penny is once again running for the Alberta Liberals in the general election. The long-time Barrhead resident is currently a Manager of Seniors Health with Alberta Health Services and just received a certificate from the Alberta College of Registered Nurses recognizing 40 years in the nursing profession… […]

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Legal

Grant running for the EverGreens

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A Morinville mother of two is running for provincial office under the EverGreen banner. Lisa Grant, who ran for the Green Party in the last federal election and for the Alberta Greens in the 2008 provincial election, is once again taking a run at political office… […]

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Local News

Around the town Monday

Academic recognition
Councillor David Pattison presented a certificate on behalf on the Town of Morinville to Joseph Girard on completion of the RCMP Citizen’s Academy. The graduation, the culmination of the 10-week program, took place Monday night at the Provincial Building. Pattison was joined by fellow Morinville… […]

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Morinville

Byfield seeks seat for Wildrose

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Wildrose candidate Link Byfield has been waiting for the provincial election since winning his party’s nomination 17 months ago. Byfield, who is perhaps best known as a journalist and publisher of Alberta Report for 18 years, received the party nod by acclamation in October of 2010… […]

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Morinville

Kubinec ready to run for PCs

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Recently nominated Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock PC candidate Maureen Kubinec has been making preparations for the provincial election; her campaign office in downtown Morinville opened just prior to the writ being dropped Mar. 26, and she’s spent the past couple of weeks making the rounds in Morinville… […]

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Local News

Local cats attend Edmonton show

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Cats from Morinville and Sturgeon County were among the Supreme Grand Championships shown at the Edmonton Cat Fanciers Club’s two-day Championship and Household Pet Cat Show held at the Edmonton Hotel and Convention Centre on the weekend… […]

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Local News

Fish & Game Association gathers to brag over dinner

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Approximately 340 adults and youth gathered at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Mar. 24 for the Morinville Fish and Game Association’s (MFGA) 20th Anniversary Brag Night, an evening fundraiser that combines a wild game dinner, auction, and the handing out of trophies to local outdoor enthusiasts… […]

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Sturgeon County

New rules for Sturgeon County dog owners

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – The bite got a little sharper for Sturgeon County dog owners after County Council passed third reading of an amended Dog Bylaw. The new bylaw seeks to create safer neighbourhoods and walking trails within Sturgeon County… […]