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Region briefs: Gibbons adopts new logo

By Morinville News Staff

Gibbons – A new logo has been unveiled in Gibbons, the result of an eight-month development process that sought a design that was in keeping with the vision of the town’s Municipal Sustainability Plan, a document released in 2010.,, […]

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Legal

Partnership seeks input on regional recreation

By Stephen Dafoe

Bon Accord – The joint efforts of six municipalities were thrown up on easels Tuesday night for residents to take a look at and give their thoughts on. The Sturgeon Regional Partnership of Bon Accord, Gibbons, Legal, Morinville, Sturgeon County and Redwater laid out their initial work on a Regional Recreation Master Plan at an open house held at Bon Accord School Tuesday night… […]

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Around the towns – weekend edition

Morinville firefighter Joel Houle and Cpl. Matt Schuman pose for a photo atop Ladder 4. Morinville’s main truck was part of the Edmonton Garrison Fire Service’s Cpl.Matt Schuman’s Barbecue / Show ‘n’ Shine Fundraiser Saturday at the Garrison… […]

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Legal

Sturgeon Foundation restructures for future

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Four seniors lodge managers found themselves out of work at the end of April as part of an organizational renewal taking place within the Sturgeon Foundation, a seniors housing organization that operates facilities and housing units in St. Albert, Morinville, Legal, Gibbons, Bon Accord and Redwater.

The organization employed seven facility managers prior to the recent restructuring. Four of those were dismissed to allow the foundation to position itself to meet future challenges and opportunities… […]

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Pub robbed in Gibbons

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Gibbons – Jinglers Pub in Gibbons was the scene of an armed robbery early Sunday morning. Police say they responded to an armed robbery call at approximately 12:45 a.m. Jan. 15… […]

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Police beat

Compiled by MorinvilleNews.com Staff

New Year, new vandalism
Approximately $1,000 in Christmas ornaments were stolen or damaged at a 99 Avenue residence in Morinville during the early morning hours New Year’s Day… […]

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Sturgeon County approves 2012 library funding

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – County Council unanimously approved $144,695 in library grant funding for the County’s five libraries Tuesday morning. The approval allocates $22,671 to Bon Accord, $27,984 to Edmonton Garrison, $24,836 to Gibbons, $46,294 to Morinville and $22,910 to Redwater for the 2012 year… […]

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Morinville

Retired greyhounds finding new life with area families

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The loss of a family dog near Christmas two years ago set a Morinville woman on the path to discovering the joys of owning retired racing greyhounds and spreading that joy to other dog owners. Dorothy Coughlin, adoption representative for Morinville and St. Albert areas with Chinook Winds Greyhound Rescue, said shortly after losing her dog she was introduced to the breed at a cousin’s home… […]

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County commits to cost sharing but cultural centre funding in limbo

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – County Council unanimously approved 2011 cost sharing allocations Thursday afternoon, funds to be distributed to Morinville, Bon Accord, Gibbons, Legal and Redwater. The cost sharing agreement between Sturgeon County and the five municipalities ensures and guarantees equal access for county residents to the various services, programs and recreational facilities offered by the municipalities… […]

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Gibbons bank robbery suspect arrested

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – RCMP apprehended three men and one woman Friday morning in relation to a series of armed robberies in rural Alberta, including last Wednesday’s robbery of the Alberta treasury Branch in Gibbons. The suspects were arrested in the Beverly area of Edmonton… […]