Morinville Sports

Morinville Sports Shorts

Reading Time: 2 minutesKraft Hockeyville presented Morinville for Hockeyville organizer Wayne Gatza and Mayor Lisa Holmes with a cheque for $25,000, monies the community received for finishing in the Top 10. From left: Councillor Nicole Boutestein, Paul Smith of Smith Music (Hockeyville song), Stephen Dafoe of Morinville News (Hockeyville video), Wayne Gatza Organizer of the Morinville Kraft Hockeyville, Joe Kozakewich, Sales Representative Kraft Canada Inc. and Mayor Lisa Holmes. In front young hockey players Kayla Kluss, Alyssa Palma and Owen Kluss. […]

Local News

The week in photos

Reading Time: 2 minutesRotary District 5370 Assistant/Area Governor Brad Mastaler, Rotary Club of Morinville President Sheldon Fingler, member Danielle Reed, Livia Kummer — Rotary Exchange student from Switzerland, and member Shelley Porter pose for a photo Aug. 26. Kummer has just arrived in Canada for her one-year stay in the area. Last Wednesday was her first Rotary meeting in Morinville. […]

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Morinville Chamber ready for golf

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual Golf Tournament Sept. 14 at the Cardiff Golf and Country Club. Participation for the 18 holes and steak dinner is $100 a player or $400 per team. Dinner on its own is $40. […]

Arts & Culture

Active Living Fair hits this week

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe annual Active Living Fair takes place Thursday, Sept. 3 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre in conjunction with the Town’s open house. Thirty-five tables have been reserved for organizations and local businesses offering health, activity and awareness. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Back-to-school safety tips from Morinville RCMP

Reading Time: 3 minutesOver the next few weeks, many of Alberta’s students will be returning to classes across the province to start the new school year. The Morinville RCMP would like to remind students, parents and drivers of a few safety tips which will make the return to school a safe one for everyone. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Re: Photo Radar Site – Along Cardiff Road

Reading Time: 2 minutesAccording to the 2nd quarter reports from the photo radar contractor, a total of 43 hours was spent in this particular site and resulted in 351 tickets. Looking at the total stats for the 2nd quarter (April to June), 43 hours represents 9.5 per cent of their total hours logged for this quarter and 351 tickets represents 44.5 per cent of the total 788 tickets issued for this quarter. […]

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Town wins Health Education Award

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Town of Morinville is the recipient of the Providing Health Education Award.

Melonie Dziwenka, FCSS/Community Program Coordinator said she received an email Aug. 25 from Patrick MacQuarrie, Program Officer – Communities Choose Well, Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA). […]

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Movie night feeds those in need

Reading Time: 1 minuteEight boxes of food were hauled out of a truck into the waiting hands of Food Bank volunteers Aug. 25. The donations were collected the previous weekend by Sturgeon County residents John and Jeanne Hudson at their annual movie night.
“This is our third year – always on the same Saturday night,” siad Jeanne Hudson. “It is an open air lawn chair movie night. We invite friends and family.” […]

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Morinville Council briefs

Reading Time: 2 minutesAfter one response during a public hearing and little debate, Council unanimously adopted land use bylaw 13/2015 to accommodate a new duplex development along 101 Street and 97th Avenue within the bounds of the Coeur de Morinville Area Structure Plan. […]

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Rec centre update results in many questions from Council

Reading Time: 3 minutesCouncil received a significant Recreation Centre update at their first meeting since summer recess. CAO Debbie Oyarzun revealed that Administration will be making a recommendation at Council’s Sept. 8 meeting for the architectural and professional services to move ahead with the planning portion of the project. Oyarzun also noted the town has received 114 responses to their RFP (Request for Proposal) and that 17 companies agreed to attend an eventual on-site meeting to discuss their capabilities and ideas on the concept. […]