Sturgeon County

Sturgeon County

News stories from Sturgeon County

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Above and below: Local photographer and regular Morinville News contributor Donald Boutilier took these great shots of some old buildings around Morinville in Sturgeon County. The...

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The Government of Alberta announced Thursday morning it plans to fully twin the Highway 15 corridor between Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan.

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March 20, 2017, Sturgeon County Administration (Land Use Planners) have spent two years preparing the new Draft Land Use Bylaw (LUB) that is currently before Council. The Draft LUB was only released to the public (County Residents/Ratepayers) on January 26th, 2017. Administration refused to provide copies of the Draft LUB prior to the formal release on January 26th (per request of JohnWasmuth to Clayton Kittlitz at November, 2016 “Open House” in Calahoo Hall).

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The Government of Alberta says it plans to invest $500 million in 26 school projects as part of Budget 2017 in order to improve access to education and create an estimated 6000 jobs.

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Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association (SRCWA) held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Elections Mar. 14. The new President of the 776-member-strong organization is Zone 13/14 Director Bonny Swart-Atwood.

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Despite weekly curbside recycling pickup that helps Morinvillians keep items out of the landfill, plastic bags are one item not on the current recycling list. Morinville Sobeys franchise owners Shaun and Susie Thompson have pitched in to help out. The local business owners have brought in the NOVOLEX Bag-2-Bag program.

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Morinville, Alberta – The Morinville RCMP are looking for help in locating 15-year-old Nicolas Watkin. He was last seen at his residence in Morinville on March 4, 2017 and has not returned home since.

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The Musée Morinville Museum recently received a new item with local historical significance - a church organ used in St. Jean Baptiste Church before the restoration of the original 1925 Casavant Freres tubular pneumatic organ.

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Sturgeon County announced Monday that it had won the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for the eighth consecutive year.

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On Monday, the Wildrose called on the NDP government to justify hiring Ontario-based Ecofitt to run its Residential No-Charge Energy Savings Program, announced by the government Feb. 28.