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Morinville Sports

Jets corral Mustangs in first game of series

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville jets emerged from a rough first period Friday night to take the first game of a best-of-three series with the Edmonton Mustangs 6-4.

The Jets took on the Mustangs four times during the regular season, defeating the club twice and losing to them twice in overtime. Friday night’s contest showed the Mustangs… […]

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Local News

Morinville’s 25-year plan closer to reality

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Residents had two opportunities Thursday to take a final kick at the cat with the Town of Morinville’s Municipal Sustainability Plan (MSP), a document that will guide and shape Morinville over the next quarter century… […]

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Morinville Sports

Jets enter playoffs Friday night

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Although the Morinville Jets position in the opening round of Capital Junior Hockey League playoffs was determined Sunday with the club’s final regular season game, just who they would be facing off against was not decided until Wednesday night… […]

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Local News

South Glens residents seeking solutions

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A South Glens resident brought her and some of her neighbours’ concerns to Morinville Town Council Feb. 8, another step in a process that began in 2006 when she and her family moved to the new development.

Monique Webb said since moving to the community she has been calling the Town whenever there was concern about something happening or not happening in the neighbourhood but found she was often passed back and forth between the Town office and the developer… […]

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Local News

Council votes to remove supplementary tax

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The only surprises new home owners will get this Christmas are the gifts under the tree. Morinville Town Council voted unanimously Feb. 8 to get rid of its supplementary tax bill for 2011, 2012 and 2013 subject to an annual review during the first quarter of each year. While the future of the tax remains open, home owners and developers will not receive a supplementary tax notice in 2011. […]

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Local News

County Council briefs

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – County Council held a brief but productive meeting Tuesday morning, dealing with a number of items on the agenda.

Scholarship changes
Council unanimously approved a recommendation to make some changes to the Dale McMillan Memorial Scholarship process… […]

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Province

Hinton mayor announces Alberta Party leadership bid

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – Former Deputy Premier Doug Horner and former finance Minister Ted Morton are not the only ones who have announced their intentions to run as head of their party. Tuesday morning three-term Hinton Mayor Glenn Taylor announced his plans to seek the leadership of the Alberta Party… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Guest editorial: AUMA 2010 report from Legal council

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Legal Councillor Phil Hughes

This Year the AUMA convention was held in Edmonton at the Shaw convention centre.

The AUMA gives elected officials in Alberta a chance to network, learn about programs available for their community, provide toolkits and resources to better their communities and allows them an opportunity… […]

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Morinville Sports

Vipers fall in first game of playoffs

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Legal – The Legal Vipers did not have much time to rest between regular season and playoffs. The club travelled to Slave Lake Friday night to play a previously cancelled game against the Winter Hawks and returned to home ice Saturday night… […]

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Local News

Morinville strikes up the brand

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The speeches have been made, the cake’s been cut and Morinville enters its centennial year with a brand new brand. Although the Town’s new logo and slogans were selected in December, the official launch ceremony was held Monday afternoon during an event that packed council chambers with local residents, business people and representatives from neighbouring communities.

The process of selecting a new brand for Morinville began last August with Focus Design Group guiding the community through the process of selecting an image that would represent… […]