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Province

Minister of Health visits Morinville

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The Honourable Gene Zwozdesky, Alberta’s Minister of Health, stopped in Morinville Tuesday morning to take a tour of Aspen House, both the existing facility and a soon-to-be-opened addition to the seniors’ facility. Zwozdesky was accompanied by Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA and Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, the Honourable Ken Kowalski… […]

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Arts & Culture

Geocaching arrives in Morinville

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Hidden throughout Morinville are a number of containers and canisters, all part of a global treasure hunting pastime called geocaching. The containers (called hides) are placed in a variety of spots and the location’s GPS coordinates are put on a website devoted to the activity. People in the community and those visiting can then spend a few hours or the whole day finding the hidden caches and recording their presence in the log book… […]

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Local News

Two Jets benefit from Servus scholarships

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Sunday night’s Jets home opener began with a special presentation from Servus Credit Union’s Morinville branch. Jets Justin Proulx and Jorey McRae were each presented with $500 cheques from the local financial institution… […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville Jets open season with a win

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Jet veteran Dalen Paul’s hat trick was a major contribution to Sunday night’s home opener victory for the Junior B club, a game which saw the Jets defeat the Leduc Schwab Riggers 5-2… […]

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Local News

Train collision claims life

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy Morinvillenews.com Staff

Morinville – A man is dead after colliding with a train Sunday afternoon. Morinville RCMP responded to a collision along Range Road 264 north of Secondary Highway 633 around 3:40 p.m. Sept. 18… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: A young community needs some young ideas

Reading Time: 2 minutesIf the full details on Morinville’s municipal census have shown us anything it is that Morinville is a young community. Seventeen per cent of our population is between the ages of 25 and 34. The median age for a Morinville resident is 33.6 years of age, a figure consistent with data revealed in the previous census. Another 17 per cent of our community is made up of residents between the ages of 12 and 24. […]

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Morinville Sports

Mavericks set to take to ice for fifth season

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Saturday mornings will soon see the bleachers of the Ray McDonald Sports Centre full of parents, grandparents and other relatives enthusiastically watching children play hockey. But for three hours each Saturday what will set the players on the ice apart from many other teams that will occupy the rink that day and throughout the week is the range of ages and genders playing together on the ice… […]

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Local News

Skate Park opens on Meet Your Community Night

Reading Time: 3 minutesStory and Photos By Lucie Roy

Legal – The combined grand opening of the Legal Skate Park and Annual Meet Your Community Event held Friday was well attended by more than 100 people despite the strong winds and the downpour of rain. Many of the youngsters showed up a few hours early to try out the Skate Park. Robert Proulx, Town of Legal Manager of Operations, said the skate park… […]

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Local News

And now for something positive

Reading Time: 1 minuteMorinville – Two traffic safety-conscious youth were recognized in August for their positive actions. Twelve-year-old Lauren Smith was caught wearing her bicycle helmet while riding her bike and 9-year-old Calvin Plamondon was spotted stepping off his bicycle to cross the road, looking both ways before crossing the street, and wearing his helmet at the time. Both youth were given positive tickets for their actions… […]