Local News

Ambrose speaks to region’s mayors and CAOs

Reading Time: 2 minutesOn Friday afternoon, the Town of Morinville hosted local Mayors and CAOs for a meeting with the Honourable Rona Ambrose Member of Parliament, Sturgeon River-Parkland and Interim Leader of the Official Opposition. Representatives from Morinville, Gibbons, Bon Accord and Redwater attended the meeting. Sturgeon County and Legal were unable to attend. […]

Local News

Police investigate break-in

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe RCMP in Morinville responded to a break, enter and theft at Pipeline business near Gibbons, Alberta on Oct. 21, 2015 at approximately 5:30 a.m.

An employee reported a company truck and laptops had been stolen. RCMP were successful in locating the truck and recovering some of the laptops the same morning in a nearby field. […]

Arts & Culture

Pioneer Days promises family fun with historical themes

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe Town of Gibbons and the Sturgeon River Historical Society are partnering for three days of family fun with an historical theme. Gibbons Pioneer Days take place July 17 to 19, and organizers are looking forward to welcoming residents and visitors from around the region for the event. […]

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Police get wanted man

Reading Time: 1 minuteMorinville RCMP’s General Investigation Section and Morinville RCMP General Duty Members, with the assistance of St. Albert RCMP Police Dog Section and support services from RCMP “K” Division Headquarters, captured a man who had been evading police for more than two years Feb. 18. […]

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Arts & Culture

Gibbons inviting region to celebrate its past

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Town of Gibbons is rolling out the relics and the red carpet next weekend for three days of family activities. The Town will hold its annual Pioneer Days July 19 to 21, and organizers are hoping those outside the community will come and check the festival out.

“We’re trying to bring Gibbons back to their roots and just provide some free activities for the community and surrounding communities to come and partake in,” said Eva Scrimshaw, the event and recreational coordinator for Crowsnest Community Services, which serves the towns of Gibbons and Bon Accord… […]

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Morinville

Morinville RCMP kept busy with Boonstock calls

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Morinville – RCMP members deployed from various detachments were kept very busy at the Boonstock Music festival over the Canada Day weekend. A significantly increased RCMP presence at Boonstock this year allowed officers to pro-actively enforce contraventions of the provincial Gaming and Liquor Act, federal Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and the Criminal Code… […]

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Morinville

Gibbons post office vandalized

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy Morinville News Staff

Gibbons – Morinville RCMP are turning to the public for assistance in solving a crime that occurred in Gibbons sometime between 9 p.m. Jan 25 and 6 a.m. Jan. 26. Police say an unknown individual or … […]