Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Morinville RCMP will be focusing on impaired drivers during the month of August, part of the detachment’s ongoing efforts to keep area roads safe by participating with provincial sheriffs and other law enforcement agencies. Each month, police have a particular traffic safety focus. In July, police kept their eyes on occupant restraints, particularly drivers not wearing them. Although August’s focus is on impaired drivers due to increased traffic, it is something the detachment is vigilant about year round. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesAbout 200 gathered in the Lakes Subdivision Thursday night for a balloon and butterfly vigil in memory of two-year-old Jade MacDonald, who lost her life July 25.
Community members gathered solemnly along the shores of the storm pond to pay their respects and hear the words of Pastor Greg Fraser of the Father’s House Christian Fellowship. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Town of Morinville is extending the deadline for this year’s Tour de l’Alberta until Aug. 5, and have been actively promoting the event in the hopes of getting more riders.
Global Edmonton’s Morning News featured an interview with Tour de l’Alberta Organizing Committee members Schaun Goodeve and Felicity Bergman July 24. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteBon Accord, Alberta – Morinville RCMP officers are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 14 year old Tranden OKEYMON. Tranden was reported missing on July 27, 2015 from Bon Accord and it is believed that he may be in the Edmonton area. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteAs pink and black ribbons continue to multiply on trees and lamp posts throughout the community, the Father’s House Christian Fellowship is planning a celebration of live for Jade MacDonald, the two-year-old girl who died in the Lakes Subdivision Saturday. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesSeniors and their families will have access to current mental health information and frontline health professionals who can help following the launch of the Government of Canada’s Seniors’ Mental Health Initiative. the project is a partnership between the government, Shoppers Drug Mart and the Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH). […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Government of Canada, Canadian Cancer Society, and the Running Room are partnering in what they are calling an innovative program to help quit smoking. The Run to Quit Smoking program launched July 28 and is designed to help participants learn to run 5 kilometres over a 10-week period while getting support to quit smoking. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesStuffed toys and flowers continue to line the scene of Saturday’s tragic drowning of a Morinville child in the Lakes subdivision.
On Monday night, street posts were adorned with pink and black ribbons as part of the Morinville Angel Ribbon Campaign, an initiative that started online with the Morinville Marvelous Moms Facebook page… […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe eighth annual Best Gardens Competition wrapped up Sunday morning with judges viewing the handiwork of six local gardeners competing in a variety of categories. This year’s entries were just over a third of the 17 competitors in 2014’s contest. Though the numbers were lower, there was no shortage of horticultural creativity in the front and back yards of Morinville homes… […]
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