Morinville Sports

Jets ground Flyers

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Morinville Jets picked up their third consecutive win Sunday night, a 5-2 victory over the 7-5-1 Stony Plain Flyers. The accumulation of wins puts the Jets at the top of the CJHL’s West Division with a 7-3-4 record. […]

Arts & Culture

Brokop bringing Patsy Cline Project to Morinville

Reading Time: 2 minutesSinger/songwriter Lisa Brokop has been performing for more than 20 years, much of that her original material. This weekend she brings the songs of music legend Patsy Cline to the stage of the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. Tickets are still available for the Nov. 5 dinner and show at $50 for adults and $40 for seniors and students. They can be purchased at the cultural centre during business hours. […]

Business

Morinville Sobeys assists MCHS with two school initiatives

Reading Time: 2 minutesMorinville Community High School (MCHS) was the recipient of two cheques from Morinville Sobeys last week. Store owners Shaun and Susie Thompson presented the school with a cheque for $430 for the school’s Urban Agriculture program, and one for $1511 for the school’s HOWLS (Honour, Ownership, Welcoming, Leadership and Safety) program.
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Local News

First Reading of 2017 Capital Plan shows near $20,000,000 budget

Reading Time: 2 minutesCouncil has unanimously passed First Reading of their 2017 Capital Plan, as well as their long-term plan update stretching to 2037. The Capital Plan outlines a budget for infrastructure spending for the municipality, as opposed to day-to-day expenses of running the Town outlined in the operational budget, which also received First Reading. […]

Local News

First reading of operational budget passes without any hiccups

Reading Time: 2 minutesCouncil unanimously passed First Reading of their 2017 Budget very quickly Oct. 25 following only a couple clarifying questions from Council. This is typical of First Readings, where councillors do not offer amendments or debate beyond clarifying the intent of the document. Many budget amendments are commonplace in this Council’s term and may come forward during Second and Third Reading. […]

Morinville Sports

Kings drop second Saturday nighter in a row

Reading Time: 1 minuteIt was a game of catch-up for the Morinville Kings Saturday night against the visiting Whitecourt Wild. The problem for the Kings is they never caught up long enough to pull ahead.

The Kings fell 6-5 to the Wild, their second loss in as many outings, and now sit in third place with a 3-2-0 record early into the season. […]

Arts & Culture

Morinville Public School students get musical [VIDEO]

Reading Time: 2 minutesMorinville Public School Grade 1 students have been learning about music, how music is recorded, and trying their hands at playing a variety of musical instruments. The school has sent five classes to Smith Music over the past two weeks as part of the school’s field trip program.
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Morinville

Morinville’s new schools could have solar panels

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe province announced Wednesday that the government is making funding available for the installation of solar panels at 36 school projects now in the planning or design phase that have not yet gone to tender. This includes the Greater St. Albert Catholic School Division’s K-5 and Sturgeon School Division’s 5-9 projects. […]