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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Recognizing the best we have to offer

A MorinvilleNews.com Editorial

February 14 marks a special occasion around our newsroom. Monday Morning News has just released its 13th issue marking more than three months of coverage in Morinville and MORINVILLENEWS.COM has been online providing Morinville and surrounding area … […]

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Local News

Morinville Round Up

Library in a plain brown wrapper

Morinville Public Library Manager Isabelle Cramp shields her eyes from the banned books held by librarians April Heppleston (left) and Pearl Lavallée (right). […]

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Morinville Sports

Jets corral Mustangs in first game of series

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville jets emerged from a rough first period Friday night to take the first game of a best-of-three series with the Edmonton Mustangs 6-4.

The Jets took on the Mustangs four times during the regular season, defeating the club twice and losing to them twice in overtime. Friday night’s contest showed the Mustangs… […]

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Morinville Sports

Jets enter playoffs Friday night

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Although the Morinville Jets position in the opening round of Capital Junior Hockey League playoffs was determined Sunday with the club’s final regular season game, just who they would be facing off against was not decided until Wednesday night… […]

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Local News

South Glens residents seeking solutions

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A South Glens resident brought her and some of her neighbours’ concerns to Morinville Town Council Feb. 8, another step in a process that began in 2006 when she and her family moved to the new development.

Monique Webb said since moving to the community she has been calling the Town whenever there was concern about something happening or not happening in the neighbourhood but found she was often passed back and forth between the Town office and the developer… […]

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Local News

Council votes to remove supplementary tax

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The only surprises new home owners will get this Christmas are the gifts under the tree. Morinville Town Council voted unanimously Feb. 8 to get rid of its supplementary tax bill for 2011, 2012 and 2013 subject to an annual review during the first quarter of each year. While the future of the tax remains open, home owners and developers will not receive a supplementary tax notice in 2011. […]

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Local News

County Council briefs

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – County Council held a brief but productive meeting Tuesday morning, dealing with a number of items on the agenda.

Scholarship changes
Council unanimously approved a recommendation to make some changes to the Dale McMillan Memorial Scholarship process… […]

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Province

Hinton mayor announces Alberta Party leadership bid

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – Former Deputy Premier Doug Horner and former finance Minister Ted Morton are not the only ones who have announced their intentions to run as head of their party. Tuesday morning three-term Hinton Mayor Glenn Taylor announced his plans to seek the leadership of the Alberta Party… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Guest editorial: AUMA 2010 report from Legal council

By Legal Councillor Phil Hughes

This Year the AUMA convention was held in Edmonton at the Shaw convention centre.

The AUMA gives elected officials in Alberta a chance to network, learn about programs available for their community, provide toolkits and resources to better their communities and allows them an opportunity… […]

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Morinville Sports

Vipers fall in first game of playoffs

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Legal – The Legal Vipers did not have much time to rest between regular season and playoffs. The club travelled to Slave Lake Friday night to play a previously cancelled game against the Winter Hawks and returned to home ice Saturday night… […]