Reading Time: 3 minutesA 2016 Pew Research Center report indicated that 62 per cent of American adults get their news on social media and 18 per cent do so frequently. Those numbers were up from the 49 per cent who did so in 2012, only four years earlier. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes(NC) Most of us centre our calendars around the summer months — it’s the time of year we get to enjoy basking in the sunshine and exploring the great outdoors. And when it’s camping, cottage and festival season, who wants to be stuck in the kitchen? […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesThis Sunday marks the end of our seventh year of providing community news. I started The Morinville News on June 11, 2010, when a local newspaper I was then freelancing for decided to suspend publication.
Reading Time: 2 minutesMore than 80 Morinville and Sturgeon County residents attended the Volunteer Appreciation and Awards Night at the Rendez-Vous Centre Friday night. The event was hosted by the Morinville Lions Club and Rendez-Vous Centre. The theme for the evening was Canada 150. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteWe’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our readers and advertisers for their support over the past 12 months. As we reflected back this week on all of the great news stories over 2016, we are reminded of what a great community Morinville is. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesAnother year nears its close, and we have been planning for the year ahead. Media is in a challenging place these days. Ad revenue across the country is dropping for print, online, radio and TV. Print publications are dropping like flies, but this one carries on and will continue to carry on. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesI started MorinvilleNews.com six years ago this upcoming Saturday when a local newspaper I was then freelancing for decided to suspend publication. Faced with the prospect of living in a community with only one regional news source and no paper with a true Morinville focus, I decided to offer one. Starting with the slogan “Get the news while it’s still news,” MorinvilleNews.com launched as a digital daily with a commitment to living up to the slogan I had chosen. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Morinville News will continue to publish a print edition each Wednesday as we believe that relevant print editions are still a valuable tool to inform the public. But we don’t stop there, nor did we start there. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesWe have had an advertising contract with the Town of Morinville for five of our six years of publication. For the past three years that contract has become a matter of public record due to my role on Council, as it should.
That means that the contract, normally approved by Town Management, must receive Council approval, and that the owner of this publication must leave the room, taking no part in the discussion or vote. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Jan. 6 edition of The Morinville News marks the start of our 6th year of print publication. With this edition comes a format change to a taller conventional newspaper style. […]