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Morinville Sports

Jets rally in third period to defeat Regals

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Tuesday night’s home-ice contest against the Spruce Grove Regals broke a three-game losing streak for the Morinville Jets. The 7-4 victory was also a reversal of fortunes from the 7-6 overtime loss the Jets suffered at the hands of the Regals Dec. 19. Tuesday night’s victory brings the Jets […]

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Local News

Local business up for provincial honour

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – After winning Morinville Small Business of the Year two years running, The Flower Stop is now a finalist in the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction.

The local flower and gift shop is one of four finalists in the Small Business Award category, one of 10 award … […]

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Local News

County to hold public hearing on parking bylaw

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – A public hearing is scheduled for Jan. 25 to offer Sturgeon County residents the opportunity to provide input on a proposed bylaw that would regulate parking within County boundaries.

Council gave unanimous approval to first reading of a parking bylaw for Sturgeon County during its Nov. 9 regular meeting, but is required to hold a public hearing prior to giving… […]

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Local News

Alberta Party to hold organizational meeting in Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A local resident is hoping to launch a new constituency association next week, but the party being supported is anything but new. The Alberta Party, which began in the mid-1980s as a right wing party and is now largely comprised of centrists, is looking to build a vibrant, action-oriented constituency association in the Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock Constituency… […]

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Local News

Hair Massacure entering its ninth year

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Ninth Annual St. Valentine’s Day Hair Massacure is now underway and organizers are looking for big things again this year for the charity that has raised money for the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and Make-a-Wish Northern Alberta in recent years.

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Local News

Talk about the towns

Compiled by Étienne Thevou

A proud graduate
Gunner Kevin Lafleche was home to Alexander for the Christmas holidays, fresh from his graduation ceremony in Shilo, Manitoba at the Land Force Western Training Centre Detachment Shilo… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Reader disagrees with Horner

Dear Editor:

Regarding: MLA Doug Horner, Recent Legislation and Transmission Lines:

MLA Doug Horner has recently distributed a pamphlet to Sturgeon and Spruce Grove residents in his riding. Unfortunately, he is still touting that the recent legislation that was passed by the PC’s bills 19, 36 and 50 do not take away land ownership rights … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Exotic animal ban much ado about nothing

A Morinvillenews.com editorial

By Stephen Dafoe

In a slow news week television news programs need to fill the same time slot that they do when the streets are flush with stories. It is therefore no surprise that a story about Morinville’s potential banning of elephants, armadillos and other exotic animals would find itself on the tube last week, complete with accompanying footage of Godzilla terrorizing Tokyo and that scene from Jumanji where the elephants were running wild in the streets.

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Arts & Culture

Monday Morning News – Dec. 27

2010 has been an interesting year for Morinville from January until this final week of the year. The Dec. 27 edition of Monday Morning News has taken a look back pictorially at 2010, revisiting the faces and events that made the news.
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Editorial & Opinion

Morinville has a year to look forward to

MorinvilleNews.com Editorial

By Stephen Dafoe

With Christmas 2010 behind us, we are all on the rapid road to New Year’s Eve and the changing of the calendar year. Out with the old and in with the new, as the idiom goes. But with respect to Morinville, 2011 will very much be a year of remembering and preserving the old while welcoming the new. While the sash-wearing baby in a top hat may be chomping at the bit to arrive Jan. 1, father time is not necessarily being shown the door.

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Local News

Morinville churches ready to celebrate

By Étienne Thevou

Morinville – The community’s churches are ready to open their doors to the faithful over the next two days. Most of Morinville’s churches will hold Christmas observances Dec. 24 and 25. The following is a list of dates and times:
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