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Morinville

March Against Monsanto to take place in Morinville

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A local version of the global March Against Monsanto is being organized for World Food Day on Oct. 12. Marchers will depart from St. Jean Baptiste Park at noon, marching down 100 Avenue to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre, where organizers will screen Genetic Roulette, a documentary about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO).

Organizer and Morinville resident Kimberly Porlier said she has been learning about GMOs and biotech foods over the past decade and has become more passionate about the matter since having children. “I’m concerned about reading the labels and seeing what’s in our foods… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Guest Editorial: Mayoral Candidate Lisa Holmes

>In 2010 I ran for Town Council because I love this community. As residents, you put your trust in me and elected me to represent you on Council. Now, three years later, I know that you have seen that I am a committed, passionate and strong elected official who proudly represents Morinville… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Guest Editorial: Mayoral Candidate Sheldon Fingler

I am Sheldon Fingler and I am running for Mayor of Morinville. I was born, raised and educated in Morinville and have chosen to live, work and play in this community that I love. I am a family man and father of three school aged children. I have worked as a public works foreman and also launched my own business that I have… […]

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Arts & Culture

Alberta Culture Days offers variety of events

Stephen Dafoe photos

Alberta Culture Days in Morinville started with a Thursday night tie-in event at the Morinville Community Library before the official Paint the Town Red art gala fundraiser for the Sturgeon Hospital Foundation. Below are some photo highlights of the weekend’s activities… […]

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Arts & Culture

German heritage plays a big role in fall festival

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Food, music and culture will be on tap before and after the real keg is tapped in St. Jean Baptiste Park next weekend. The Morinville Food and Jam Festival kicks off Oct. 4 with an evening of German history and heritage at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre, the Town of Morinville’s contribution to the two-day event… […]

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Legal

Police briefs

Theft from vehicles in Legal

On or about September 6th, 2013, during the early morning hours, unknown individual(s) entered unlocked vehicles in the Legal area. The individual(s) were targeting fuel cards and other small valuables. Since the incident, an unknown male attempted to get fuel with a stolen… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Joe Morinville

No two ways about it, we are now on the inside edge of election time in Morinville, a time when normal folks and not so normal folks start knocking on doors looking for our support on the ballot. Now I wrote this before nominations closed, but it looks to me like we could have as many running for Council this time as what voted in the election last time. Here’s what I think about campaign time… […]

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Local News

Sept. 25 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 we are mailing the paper to all homes in the community as this edition contains the full list of candidates and brief bios… […]