Sirens screamed through the streets behind Morinville Community High School (MCHS) Wednesday morning. Police, paramedics, and firefighters arrived at the scene of a two-vehicle collision that claimed the life of one teenager, sent another to the hospital, and saw a third charged with impaired driving. Then everyone took off the theatrical makeup and went back to class.
The Strathcona Place Seniors Society is seeking entries for the 2017 edition of the John W. Bilsland Award. Inaugurated in 2015 to celebrate and foster the creativity of older writers, the award has enlarged its geographical scope.
Morinville won’t be quite as colourful this June as some of our Albertan neighbours following a discussion from Council that axed a proposal to paint a small Morinville crosswalk rainbow in honour of pride month. In place of this, Council unanimously passed a motion to raise a pride flag outside of Town Hall for some of June, in addition to an official proclamation from Mayor Lisa Holmes marking the occasion.
Justin Trudeau does not much like the House of Commons and the feeling is mutual.
This is not a statement on the people who sit alongside or across from the prime minister, or the latter's feelings toward them.
Hold the champagne. Wednesday's Dutch election wasn't quite the victory over populism it is said to have been.
Indeed, the results in full suggest that Dutch resistance to immigrants, particularly Muslim immigrants, remains high.
It’s another year of business as usual for Morinville businesses. Despite it being a tough 2016 economically for just about everyone on 100 Avenue and 100 Street, many local businesses will once again put their cash and their services out into the community to make Morinville an even better place to be.
We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our readers and advertisers for their support over the past 12 months. As we reflected back this week on all of the great news stories over 2016, we are reminded of what a great community Morinville is.
Another year nears its close, and we have been planning for the year ahead. Media is in a challenging place these days. Ad revenue across the country is dropping for print, online, radio and TV. Print publications are dropping like flies, but this one carries on and will continue to carry on.