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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Heading into our fifth year

Reading Time: 2 minutesJune 11 marks the completion of the fourth year of MorinvilleNews.com, the website that preceded The Morinville News, the print publication you now hold in your hand or electronic publication now appearing on your computer, tablet or smart phone… […]

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Morinville

MCHS recognizes its athletic excellence

Reading Time: 2 minutesMorinville Community High School held their Blue and White Sports Awards ceremony June 9, an annual recognition of the school’s top athletic achievers. The event, held in the Morinville Community Cultural Centre auditorium, saw roughly 70 awards being presented to students who have participated in a variety of sport offerings during the year. … […]

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Morinville

Province looking for more organ donors

Reading Time: 2 minutesby Morinville News Staff

Albertans will soon be asked if they wish to register to be an organ and tissue donor when renewing their driver’s licence. The move is the next step in the government’s plan to increase organ and tissue donor rates in Alberta, rates the government says have dropped nearly 40 per cent over the past decade… […]

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Local News

Community Gardens promoting backyard bats

Reading Time: 3 minutesby Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Backyard bats are the subject of an upcoming Morinville Community Gardens workshop taking place July 15. The local gardening enthusiasts are bringing in Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development bat expert Dr. Margo Pybus to do a session on bats and building bat houses. Cost of the workshop is $35, including supplies to build one. Registration deadline for the hands-on portion of the seminar is June 13; however, registrations will be accepted beyond the deadline for the speaking portion of the session… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: MORINVILLE 2014 first quarter 2014 traffic statistics

Reading Time: 1 minuteAt a recent Council meeting, Administration presented the Town’s 2014 First Quarter Statistics on photo radar tickets issued in Morinville.

Now those of you who have been following the photo radar saga in our community will remember that the recent ill-fated petition push was brought about because some residents, although not against photo radar per se, were against both the manner it was being employed as well as some of the locations receiving the most attention… […]

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Arts & Culture

Something funny is happening in Morinville

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe Morinville Community Library is kicking off this year’s St. Jean Baptiste Festival with an evening of stand up comedy, a fundraising event taking place on Friday, June 20, at 8 p.m. at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. The show will include sets by three comedians, including local up-and-comer Wyatt Ziegler, Edmonton native, Scott Belford, and headliner, Lars Callieou… […]

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Business

Morinville Housing Report

Reading Time: 1 minuteIt seems that the increased activity in Morinville experienced a slow down in the month of May. We are now showing normal activity and price fluctuations compared to the last few months… […]

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Local News

Weekend in photos

Reading Time: 3 minutesChristine Greeno gets ready to put her cinnamon buns in the oven Thursday night in the cultural centre kitchen. The Community Gardens had 21 people registered for the Cooking Cinnamon Buns Class. John Schneider, owner of Gold Forest Grains showed a simple recipe using 100 per cent organic soft white wheat flour… […]