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Columns

Column: Seniors’ care faulted in throne speech responses

Not a lot was said about seniors in the Alberta government’s speech from the throne least week. In the speech given by Lieutenant-Governor Donald S. Ethell at the March 3 opening of the second session of 28th Alberta Legislature, the government congratulated itself for building a seniors’ care home in Strathmore… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Emergency safety concerns

A few days ago, while I was coming home from work at around 4:15 pm, I was driving down 100 Ave at the east entrance to Morinville. I was doing the speed limit (50KPH) and heading to Sobeys. There wasn’t a lot of traffic, but suddenly, there were two vehicles behind me that … […]

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Schools and youth

Around the schools

The Morinville Public School Junior High Open House was held Thursday night with an information session on the options for Grade 7 students starting in September 2014.Currently at more than 415 students and steadily growing they expect to reach the 520 mark next year. The sign up sheets were available for the complimentary courses with a Sports Academy, Dance Academy and Rock Band. Other courses such as drama, fine arts, robotics and digital photography are already covered … […]

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Province

AUMA with commitment to Premier’s Council

Edmonton – Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) members were pleased to hear Premier Redford announce this morning her commitment to striking the Premier’s Council by September 2014. Members of the AUMA Board met earlier today with the Premier to discuss issues and how to move forward…. […]

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Arts & Culture

Missoula Children’s Theatre to give youth a taste of life on stage

A little red truck will show up in Morinville later this month, a vehicle filled with actors, costumes and props, items necessary for a major stage production where the community is the cast. The Missoula Children’s Theatre is bringing their knowledge and skill to town to put on a week of rehearsals and two performances of The Wizard of Oz. All they need are 60 young people to help them… […]

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Local News

Morinville and Sturgeon County Police briefs

In the early morning of Feb. 19th, two males driving an older model GMC truck extended cab entered a property on Range Road 250 near Sturgeon Road and stole fuel, a Chevrolet truck and a yellow flatbed trailer. The two males are said to be in their 20s, of slim build but were covering their head and part of their faces at the time. The stolen truck was recovered a few days later in Gibbons without the trailer… […]

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Schools and youth

Shrove Tuesday packs in the pancakes at local schools

by Lucie Roy with Morinville News files

Morinville – More than 800 pancakes were served Tuesday at École Notre Dame Elementary School to 485 students and staff waiting to participate in the Annual Shrove Tuesday Breakfast. Many volunteers were on hand to lend a hand. Grade 3 students helped serve pancakes and juice as part of their Service Project towards Development and Peace… […]

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Local News

Mar. 5 Print Edition download

Our weekly print edition will be at our more than 100 locations in Morinville, Cardiff and Legal Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday, and in rural mailboxes Wednesday as well. If you are unable to obtain a copy at one of our more than 100 locations… […]

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Arts & Culture

Our Morinville in photos

Our Morinville is an opportunity to view life through our community members’ lenses. Photos can be of this and surrounding communities, cool photos from places our readers have visited. The pages are wide open on possibility. Each month we will select one photo as the choice of the month. That reader will receive a $100 Shop in Morinville gift certificate… […]