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Morinville

Community Grant Policy sees some changes

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A year after Council initially requested revisions to the Town’s Community Grant Policy, a revised draft document came to Council Aug. 27 with some significant recommended changes. Council spent 40 minutes discussing the revisions before sending it back to Administration for tweaking. The document will come back to Council Sept. 10 for possible decision… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Loose dogs a problem in parks

Editor:

Lovely night over at the Fish and Game pond. Good to see lots of people from Morinville getting their exercise in such a beautiful place; however, one person thought allowing her three dogs to be off leash was a way to enjoy the evening… […]

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Election 2013

Boddez appointed Morinville mayor

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The community has a new mayor, at least until the next one is sworn in after the Oct. 21 election. Councillor Gordon Boddez was appointed mayor Tuesday night during the Aug. 27 meeting of Morinville Town Council. He fills the mayoral vacancy left by the June 30 passing of Morinville Mayor Paul Krauskopf. After beign appointed mayor, Boddez was sworn in and resumed his regular Council seat and not the chair reserved for mayor.

The discussion was the first order of business at Council’s Aug. 27 meeting. Deputy Mayor Lisa Holmes took nominations from the floor and Councillor Sheldon Fingler put forward Boddez’ name. Boddez was appointed mayor with a unanimous vote of Council… […]

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Uncategorized

Letter: Morinville’s finest

Dear editor:

Clearly, the people of Morinville are the best. We have never been there, but we should definitely come visit very soon after what happened to us last night [Aug. 25]. Driving home from Vancouver Island on Highway 16 around 10 p.m… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: RCMP offer back to school traffic safety tips

Morinville RCMP would like to remind the community to exercise extra caution as students in Morinville and throughout Sturgeon County head back to school on Sept. 3. Morinville RCMP along with the Morinville Bylaw and Sturgeon County bylaw will be in school zones starting next week and throughout the school year in order to ensure that drivers are observing the posted school zone speed limit… […]

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Local News

Aug. 28 print edition download

Our weekly print edition will be at our more than 100 locations in Morinville, Cardiff and Legal Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning.

This week’s edition is 24 pages of local and relevant community news…. […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Joe Morinville

Hard to believe Labour Day is this weekend. Seems fitting to me because if Labour Day came too early, that means that summer ended too early. Got me to thinking of the high and low points of this past summer… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: A different approach to traffic safety

You might have noticed two things if you happened to be driving westbound on 100 Avenue near the pump house during rush hour Thursday night: The photo radar truck was parked there looking eastbound for those rushing to get out of town, and a guy was standing on the sidewalk with a camera pointed towards the west. I was the man with the camera… […]

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Arts & Culture

Our Morinville and area in photos

Our Morinville is an opportunity to view life through our community members’ lenses. Photos can be of our and surrounding communities, cool photos from places our readers have visited. The pages are wide open on possibility. Each month we will select one photo as the choice of … […]