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Morinville Sports

Jets earn one point over opening weekend

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Jets opened the Capital Junior Hockey League season with a pair of losses Sept. 17 and 19, their only point coming Friday night after losing 5-4 to the Leduc Schwab Riggers in a shoot out … […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville Curling Club ready to rock this weekend

>By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Curling Club is hoping to pack the house this October with the start of another season of curling in Morinville. Registration for the 2010-2011 curling season takes place at the Ray McDonald Sports Centre at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 … […]

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Local News

Competition gathers Sturgeon County’s firefighters

By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – Firefighters from Redwater, Namao, Gibbons, Bon Accord, Morinville and Legal gathered in Citadel Park Saturday for the annual Firefighters Combat Challenge, an event that pits Sturgeon County volunteer firefighters against one another and themselves to navigate an obstacle course, completing a number of firefighting tasks in the best time … […]

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Local News

Wellness centre celebrates first anniversary

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – While many local organizations and groups gather at the Parrish Hall Saturday for the Active Living Fair, showing the roll they play in the health and vibrancy of the community, one local business will be opening its doors to celebrate its first year of helping with the health and wellbeing of individuals within the community.
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Car and train collide near Cardiff

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – A woman has been flown to hospital by STARS air Ambulance after the vehicle she and a female passenger were travelling in collided with a train Thursday morning.
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Community News Bites

By Étienne Thevou

With the official back-to-school clock set at one minute to midnight, many parents are rubbing their hands and clicking their heels with joy. But although the little ones may be back in class during the week, there is still plenty to do on weekends and evenings over the next couple of weeks … […]

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Photo radar delivers results in its inaugural year

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – More than 8,000 licence plates posed for the camera over the past year in Morinville. That’s the word from Integrated Traffic Services who delivered their report on the Town’s Automated Traffic Safety Program to Morinville Town Council last week … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Resident displeased with bylaw omissions

Letter to the Editor

The new Morinville Noise Bylaw and the Morinville Community Cultural Centre

Prior to the building of the Morinville Community Cultural Centre I brought up the concern that noise from events from this Centre could potentially have a negative impact on the residences of 99A & 99 Ave just across the street, affecting our health and property values … […]

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Police briefs

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Multiple mailbox mischief
Morinville RCMP are currently investigating a rash of vandalism to rural mailboxes. The destruction of federal property occurred over the three-day period Aug. 5 – 7 … […]

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RCMP looking for impaired drivers

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – The month of August has been targeted by law enforcement across the province as the month to get more impaired drivers off the road.

Constable Yelena Avoine with the Morinville Detachment said local RCMP will be working together with the province’s sheriffs … […]

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Government funding to help Chamber attract tourists

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The province is sending $70,000 the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce way, grant money from the government’s Department of Tourism, Parks and Recreation that the local business group will use to fund a Regional Tourism Action Plan (RTAP).

Chamber President Sheldon Fingler said he was pleased but not surprised to receive the funding announcement from Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Ken Kowalski last week.
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Police briefs

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Mischievous in Bon Accord

The Bon Accord Food Town was a target for vandals between July 18 and 19. Morinville RCMP report that someone climbed up on to the roof of the grocery store and damaged the chimneys and other roof-top structures. Entry to the business was not gained and police say the damage to the roof structures was done to vandalize rather than an attempt to gain entry.
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