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Online census coming to Morinville

Online census coming to Morinville

s Morinville hopes a boom in its population will result in more cash coming into town coffers this year and, thanks to the Internet, fewer dollars going out.

Taylor makes leadership pitch in Morinville

Members of the Alberta Party's Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock constituency association got their first look at a leadership hopeful last week when Glenn Taylor paid a visit.
Award-worthy women

Award-worthy women

Helen Reddy’s feminist signature tune I Am Woman is a proclamation of inner strength that could easily serve as a mantra for International Women’s Day (IWD), celebrated on March 8.

ER protocols haven't erased problems

It's been two months since Alberta Health Services (AHS) launched new overcapacity protocols aimed at easing patient backlogs in emergency rooms, and while hospital officials claim the measures have resulted in improvements, others say challenges per

Roshuk granted day parole

A little more than three years since he was sentenced to 10 years in prison for manslaughter in the death of a St. Albert man, Jesse Jacob Leslie Roshuk was released on day parole last month.

Strathcona changes powerline stance

Strathcona County modified their stance on the proposed Heartland Transmission Line last week, arguing the proposed line should run through Sturgeon County instead.

Busy year for economic committee

It will be a busy year for St. Albert’s economic development advisory committee. Last week city council approved 10 priorities for the committee, known as SAEDAC, whose role is to advise council on economic development issues.

Towns steers clear of secular school debate

A delegation of parents concerned about the lack of secular education in Morinville took the issue to town council last week, but received only a polite audience. The group was led by Donna Hunter, a Morinville mother who has pushed Greater St.

Profitable year ahead for farmers

High prices will boost farm incomes to record levels this year, say new reports, but fertilizer and fuel costs could soon drag them back down.
St. Albert man coming home from Libya

St. Albert man coming home from Libya

A St. Albert man was scheduled to return home last night after a harrowing few weeks in Libya. Violent protests continued in the African nation of Libya as leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi continued his bloody crackdown on opponents to his rule.