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Local News

County residents could see 7.42 per cent increase in taxes

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – The average Sturgeon County homeowner is looking at an increase of roughly $98 in property taxes in 2012. That’s the verdict after day one of Sturgeon County budget talks. Some member of County Council met with administration Wednesday morning for the first of a series of budget discussions, looking at the overall picture and some more detailed examinations department by department… […]

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Local News

Community unites to remember fallen Morinville soldier

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Yellow ribbons will soon dot the community, silent tributes to Master Corporal Byron Greff, who was killed by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan Oct. 29. Although words of grief have been expressed throughout the country and Greff is being remembered as a soldier, a husband and a father, fewer seem aware that Greff lived with his family in Morinville where he coached minor hockey… […]

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Schools and youth

Morinville Jets taste defeat at home

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Beverly Warriors took the Morinville Jets down a notch Tuesday night, coming from behind to win the contest 5-4 in Morinville’s barn. The loss is the Jets first defeat in six outings, and brings the club’s record to 10-3-1 this season… […]

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Local News

Sturgeon County CAO resigns

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – County Council accepted the resignation of County Commissioner Chris Micek Tuesday afternoon, that resignation effective the same day. The news of Micek’s departure was sent to media by way of a press release Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m… […]

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Local News

Charity Garage Sale extended

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The bargains are still on at Pleasant Homes in Morinville. The company’s annual charity garage sale, held over the weekend, has been extended to Nov. 5. Although many bargain hunters attended the weekend event, the event fell short of expectations and Pleasant Homes decided to run it through this week… […]

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Local News

Halloween comes to town – photos

Photos By Stephen Dafoe

Children and adults got in the Halloween mood Monday, donning costumes or colours to celebrate or at least acknowledge the day. Below are some photos from around Morinville that capture the day’s trend… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Coach’s corner with Scott Rodda

By Scott Rodda, head coach of the Morinville Jets

Another successful week for the Jets, both on and off the ice. This past week saw the Jets beat the Mustangs in a thriller on Wednesday by skating to a shoot-out victory and then downing the Icemen in Wetaskiwin by a score of 7 to 3. The win against the Mustangs was an ugly win as the Jets showed a lack of discipline and allowed the game to be… […]

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Local News

Spooktacular day for seniors

Morinvillle – The Seniors Halloween event held at the Morinville Legion Oct. had approx 60 people in attendance. For those in costume the judging was made by their peers and the amount of noise they made as they cheered them on. Best Dressed Halloween costumes… […]

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Morinville Sports

Weekend hockey round up

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Jets dominate West Division
The Morinville Jets defeated the Wetaskiwin Icemen 7-3 Sunday. The road game victory extends the Junior B club’s winning streak to five consecutive games, and brought the Jets record to 10-2-1… […]