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Editorial & Opinion

Ask-A-Candidate Online begins today

By Stephen Dafoe

A personal friend of mine running for mayor in another jurisdiction is fond of looking at his political campaign as being down one vote with a week to go. As such, he works tirelessly to make sure that he gets his message out to the voters … […]

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Local News

Local men pool talents to create classifieds website

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – As a contractor, Maurice Chauvet has seen two things: plenty of useable construction materials ending up in a landfill and home owners having a hard time locating the right contractors to help make their project a reality. It was that combination and the desire to provide a service that would help people find the contractors they need while providing them with a better way to dispose of their left over materials that led Chauvet to partner with his neighbour, computer specialist Donovan Elder … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Guest Editorial: Council candidate Paul Krauskopf

Guest Editorial by Paul Kraus Kopf

I was born and raised in Morinville. For many years I was in the retail sector and I worked for Sturgeon School Division for 16 years as a teaching assistant in Special Education. I retired from there two years ago. Currently I sit on the Attendance Board of Alberta Education as a continuation of my interest in education … […]

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Local News

Student looking to start Rotary group at MCHS

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – MCHS student Morgan Allen, who recently participated in the Rotary Club’s Rotary Youth Leadership Award program, is looking to take advantage of another Rotary-sponsored program to better herself, her school and the communities around her.
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Morinville Sports

Morinville Jets earn four-point weekend

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – After a dismal opening weekend, the Morinville Jets redeemed themselves with back to back victories over the Sept. 24 weekend. The club started out Friday night with a 10-1 victory over the (1-3-0) Stony Plain Flyers and added another two points to their tally with an 8-2 victory over the 0-3-0 Edmonton Mustangs Sunday afternoon … […]

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Local News

Province to honour fallen police Sunday

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – Members of the provincial law enforcement community will gather at the Alberta Legislature grounds along side Lieutenant Governor Donald Ethell, Premier Ed Stelmach, Solicitor General and Minister of Public Security Frank Oberle, family members and the public Sept. 26 to commemorate … […]

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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 … […]