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The Mayor’s Gala last September did more than honour artists. It suddenly presented Back Porch Swing, one of the invited entertainers, with a fresh fan base.

School Notes

The percentage of St. Albert Catholic students achieving the acceptable standard in last year’s diploma exams dropped in seven of 11 subjects: Applied Math 79.5 per cent, down from 86.3 the year before Pure Math 81.5 from 83.2 English 30-1 87.
Home sale to boost hospital foundation

Home sale to boost hospital foundation

The community of Morinville rallied together like never before over the last few months to collaborate on a new fundraising project for the Sturgeon Community Hospital Foundation.
SAM kids show and sell responsibility for World Vision

SAM kids show and sell responsibility for World Vision

Two Grade 6 students from Sir Alexander Mackenzie say that you can have fun and do something important at the same time. They had an idea better than a lemonade stand and with a better message too. The message was 'responsibility'.

Court Briefs

A man who used a payphone like an ATM, among other crimes, was handed an eight-month jail term last week.
Studio Theatre

Studio Theatre

Ann-Marie MacDonald’s Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) fanned the flames of feminist controversy when it first debuted in 1988.
City to close Coal Mine Road

City to close Coal Mine Road

A stretch of Coal Mine Road will be closed indefinitely in order to spur development in the annexed lands.
Morinville High stages sweet treat

Morinville High stages sweet treat

How many of us would like to win a lottery with a golden ticket, a passport to untold riches and a magical world dotted with a chocolate river, giant mushrooms, cupcakes and lollipops? If you have a sweet tooth, it’s the ultimate castle in the
Gish school enjoys surge in enrolment

Gish school enjoys surge in enrolment

There was a time when Elmer S. Gish was a school with a questionable future, dwindling student numbers and a poor reputation that kept even nearby residents from enrolling their children.
Health Monitor

Health Monitor

A popular line of baby cribs with a unique drop-side that has been in the marketplace since 1993 is being recalled due to a potentially hazardous flaw.