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Morinville Sports

Curling ready for another season

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Local curlers will soon be back on the ice for another season of throwing stones and hurrying hard. The Morinville Curling Club will open their doors Sept. 13 for their annual registration night. The event takes place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the curling club lounge at the Ray McDonald Sports Centre… […]

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Local News

Weekend in photos

The Legion event kicked off with grown men being wheeled up 101 Avenue in baby clothing and continued at the Legion with a charity dunk tank and other activities, including military displays. — Stephen Dafoe photo… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Best live show this year

With campers, tents and patio furniture soon to be packed away, children back in school and registered for after school activities, we now turn our attention to fall and the long and cold winter that will surely follow. We also look to things for adults to do in the coming weeks… […]

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Arts & Culture

Fall festival will close with big rock show

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Four local and regional rock bands are rehearsing to prepare for Rocktober, the heavy-hitting musical finale to this October’s Morinville Food and Jam Festival. The show, featuring the Paul Smith Band, Canyon Rose Outfit, Whiskey Boyz and Edgore, takes place Oct. 5 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre… […]

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Morinville

Rotary Club holding open house on recreation facility

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – If the Rotary Club of Morinville has their way, there will be a new multi-use recreational facility within Sturgeon County within the next five years. The service club of roughly 50 members is spearheading an initiative to get a recreation facility built, and are holding an information gathering session at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Sept. 18 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m… […]

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Election 2013

Former Councillor Joseph Trapani to run again

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Former Councillor Joseph Trapani will be running for a Council seat in the 2013 election. A resident of Morinville since 1996, Trapani is a widower with two children, Jessica 23 and Christopher 22. Trapani was first elected to Council by acclamation in 2007. He lost his mayoral bid against incumbent Lloyd Bertschi in 2010 by a 141-vote margin.

Trapani said he believes those who run for office should do so for the good of the town and not for their own agenda or future political ambitions. “You have to love and care about the Town of Morinville and not be afraid to tell the world that you are from Morinville and are proud of it,” Trapani said. “Be a candidate because you care and not because it would look good on your resume.” … […]

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Morinville Sports

Roadrunners get new name and look

By Stephen Dafoe

The Morinville Youth Basketball Association, who have run under the name the Morinville Road Runners for the past eight years, will take to the courts this season as the Morinville Orijen Sabretooths. The new name reflects the $12,000 sponsorship the Morinville Youth Basketball Association received from Champion Petfoods, the maker of Orijen bran pet foods, gave to the association earlier this year…. […]

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Local News

Town holds ceremony for new rescue truck

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Town of Morinville rolled out the red ribbon Thursday night to officially launch the Morinville Fire Department’s new $850,000 rescue unit.

The Pierce Quantum Heavy Rescue Truck arrived at the Morinville Fire Department Aug. 22 and was ceremonial put into service by the department’s firefighters, who have been training on the truck for the past two weeks ahead of Thursday night’s public launch… […]

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Local News

The day in photos

A trio of card sharks enjoy a game of Scribbage, a derivative version of Cribbage, at Higher Grounds Espresso bar on 100 Avenue Tuesday afternoon. The coffee shop will host a cribbage tournament Friday evening… […]

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Legal

Our Morinville and area in photos

Our Morinville is an opportunity to view life through our community members’ lenses. Photos can be of our and surrounding communities, cool photos from places our readers have visited. The pages are wide open on possibility…. […]