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Arts & Culture

Legal fête ses 100 ans

by Lucie Roy

The Town of Legal celebrated its centennial over the weekend with a wine and cheese event for dignitaries and founding families Friday night, and a full day of events on Saturday that included a centennial dinner and an Aaron Lines concert at the arena. … […]

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Legal planning for its Centennial

by Lucie Roy – The Town of Legal will hold their centennial celebrations Sept. 5 to 7, and held a press conference Friday morning to announce a few details about the plans for that event. Some of the weekend’s activities include a concert with country singer Aaron Lines, military displays, an on-site museum of Legal’s history, family games, and fireworks… […]

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Legal has banner night for its volunteers

By Lucie Roy

Legal – The 18th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Night sold out early Friday night with a large number of staff and volunteers from a wide variety of community non-profit organizations in attendance. Special guests included the Legal Town Council and members of ACFA and Centralta Tourism Society. The program included the third Annual Volunteer Recognition nominations and a fiesta … […]

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Arts & Culture

Legal faces some monumental decisions

By Lucie Roy

Legal – The Town of Legal hosted a public meeting at the Legal School Sept 22 to discuss the community’s cultural vision and how the residents want to be represented. After the two-hour meeting, the decision is to have the residents of Legal present their viewpoint on a survey to be conducted in the next few weeks. The points in question include the location of the 20-foot wide by 30-foot tall steel monument (in or out of town), and whether murals should be installed on residential households… […]

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Local News

Skate park location meets with favour in public hearing

By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – Council opened its doors to the public Monday night for input on the approved sake park Legal recently received funding for. Five Legal residents attended the public hearing and were unanimous in their approval for the preferred location on 51st Avenue between the community’s curling club and basketball courts… […]

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Town of Legal releases its town manager

By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – The Town of Legal will be restructuring its administration after the dismissal of Town Manager Cory Brown over the weekend.

Mayor Albert St. Jean said an emergency council meeting was called Saturday to deal with some internal issues.
“What came out of that is that council has resolved that we terminate Cory’s position as CAO,” St. Jean said Monday afternoon, adding… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Visitor defends Legal’s murals

Dear Editor:

As an Anglophone Albertan from Pigeon Lake area with an interest in art and history I was concerned with an article in the Morinville News, May3, 2011, regarding the murals in the town of Legal, Alberta. A few weeks ago I was not aware that these murals existed until I had the opportunity to meet Mr. Chauvet… […]

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Legal moves closer to recreation subsidy

By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – Families who find their budgets a little short to cover recreational activities for their children may soon have some assistance from the Town of Legal. The idea of a recreational subsidy was put forward by the Town’s Community Services Board (CSB) and this week came before both Legal Town Council and the CSB for further tweaking. The proposal will return to council may 16 for final approval… […]

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Guest editorial: AUMA 2010 report from Legal council

By Legal Councillor Phil Hughes

This Year the AUMA convention was held in Edmonton at the Shaw convention centre.

The AUMA gives elected officials in Alberta a chance to network, learn about programs available for their community, provide toolkits and resources to better their communities and allows them an opportunity… […]

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Arts & Culture

Legal Christmas Festival a success

By Ruthann Weeks
FCSS Coordinator, Town of Legal

Sunday morning of December 5th saw a festive and well attended Christmas celebration at the Centralta Community Centre in Legal. The morning was packed full of events and activities! The grade nine class of Legal School put on a delicious pancake breakfast and raised … […]