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Legal

Tour de l’Alberta ready to roll through French corridor

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Cyclists have been riding through Sturgeon County in an organized fashion for nearly two decades, taking in the sights and scenery of the French corridor that is made up of St. Albert, Morinville, Legal and surrounding area. Originally based out of St. Albert, the Tour de l’Alberta will start and finish in Morinville for the fifth consecutive year July 22… […]

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Arts & Culture

Graffiti to kick off summer of youth activities

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Handing someone a can of spray paint and telling them to put their mark on public property may seem like an odd project to roll under the Town of Morinville’s umbrella, but that is precisely what will take place Wednesday afternoon.

Titled Graffiti in the Park, the afternoon program is a chance for youth to put their mark… […]

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Morinville

Blood drive coming to town this month

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Canadian Blood Services are calling on Morinville and area residents to help fill appointment slots at this summer’s blood clinics. The next Morinville clinic is set for July 24 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Seniors’ Rendez-Vous Centre… […]

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Morinville

Trio facing stolen property charges

By Morinville News Staff

Sturgeon County – A search warrant executed Friday afternoon resulted in three adults being charged with possession of stolen property. Following up on the joint efforts of Edmonton Police Services together with the Morinville and Drayton Valley RCMP detachments, police executed a search warrant in Sturgeon County… […]

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Legal

The weekend in photos

Big Valley – big bucks
Legal’s Small Town Saturday Night Committee made a cheque presentation to the Friends of Legal School Society at last week’s meeting of Legal Town Council. The cheque was in the amount of $87,030.67, monies raised during Legal’s Big… […]

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Morinville

Summer Reading Program promises to be all you can imagine

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – A summer of reading fun is just around the corner for local children aged 3 to 12. The Morinville Community Library’s Summer Reading Program is set to run July 16 to Aug. 24, offering several weeks of reading, crafts and entertainment. As in past years, the goal of the program… […]

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Arts & Culture

A summery Christmas lies ahead

By Morinville News Staff

Sturgeon County – It might be five-and-a-half months until Christmas, but Cory Christopher and the folks at First Choice Tree Nursery and Garden Centre simply aren’t waiting. They are holding their annual big Christmas event July 13 to 15 and have invited Mr… […]

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Morinville

Town looking to identify historic buildings

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Town of Morinville is looking for property owners and residents to come forward with information on historical buildings in town. The identification and research is part of the Coeur de Morinville Area Structure Plan (ASP) currently under way within Morinville’s Planning and Development Department… […]

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Local News

Big man and big heart combine to help food bank once again

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A local businessman is shifting gears this weekend, literally and figuratively, in the hopes of filling his gravel hauler with non-perishables for the Morinville Food Bank Society. Al Pangborn of Big Al’s Custom Hauling and Landscaping Supplies is holding his 2nd Annual Food Bank Drive July 14, and is hoping to exceed the 1,250 pounds of food he was able to deliver the local charity last summer… […]