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Election 2010

Three candidates running for two Morinville trustee seats

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Three candidates have put their names forward to fill Morinville’s two seats on Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division No. 29’s seven-member board. The division pulls four trustees from St. Albert, two from Morinville and one from Legal. Cathy Proulx was acclaimed as Legal’s trustee, but Morinville’s race is between incumbent trustee Lauri-Ann Turnbull and newcomers Noreen Radford and Heather Thiessen … […]

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Local News

Changes at local garage lead to technician search

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – After seven years as an automotive mechanic, Melissa Morin is retiring from the lift and wrench to take on the full time administrative duties of running Morin’s Auto Service, the family-owned business Melissa and her brother Joel run. But there is more to the decision than simply needing to devote more time to the … […]

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Morinville Sports

CJHL Standings one week in

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – A week into the Capital Junior hockey League season has all 14 clubs with two games under their belts.
The Morinville Jets have been high in penalty minutes (47) thus far but low in points.
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Arts & Culture

Historical interpretive display opened in Lamoureux

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – With the snip of a ribbon last Saturday afternoon 138 years of Alberta history was preserved for future generations to learn from. Local residents gathered together with representatives from Sturgeon County and members of the River Valley Alliance to open a $35,000 interpretive display on the grounds of the 134-year-old Catholic Church in Lamoureux … […]

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Election 2010

Newcomers looking to earn spot on council

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – When the dust of Nomination Day finally settled Tuesday afternoon, six political newcomers remained poised to battle it out for the next four weeks, hoping to convince Morinville voters that they are ready and able to take on the challenges confronting a growing community … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Yes, Morinville, you will get your All-Candidates Forum

MorinvilleNews.com editorial

By Stephen Dafoe

In the last municipal election, Morinville’s mayor and six councillors were acclaimed. Acclaimed is a nice way of succinctly saying there were not enough civically-minded people in this community willing to commit to the time needed to force an election … […]

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Election 2010

Morinville councillors looking to keep their seats

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Four veteran councillors were still in the running 24 hours after nominations closed Monday. Candidates had until noon Tuesday to withdraw their nomination papers.
Returning to take another run at Morinville Town Council are councillors Gordon Boddez, Paul Krauskopf, Donna Phinney and Ben Van De Walle, four of council’s current six members … […]