Volunteer Appreciation Week came to a close in Morinville Friday night with the Annual Lions Club Citizen of the Year event at the Rendez-Vous, an evening of honouring Morinville and Sturgeon County community volunteers with three distinct awards. […]
It has been five months since local business owner and motorcycle enthusiast Marty Robillard passed away at the age of 54, but the fundraising motorcycle ride he helped to hit the road will continue this year in his memory. […]
Council has unanimously passed first reading of their 2018 tax bylaw that would see Morinville residents pay a 0.96% increase ($19.86 per year on a $300,000 property) over 2017 in their property taxes. Until second and third reading pass, council still has an opportunity to make some changes to the rate based on expected impact of rate changes.
Morinville administration will be moving ahead with encouraging residents to offer their support to the community of Humboldt, Saskatchewan in the wake of the tragic bus accident on Apr. 6 that left 16 of people dead and 15 injured, with many still fighting for their recovery in hospital. The bus crash involved the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus and a semi. The collision is currently being investigated. […]
Morinville will be ready for the legalization of marijuana later this year with new Land Use Bylaw changes that would allow for the sale of cannabis in Morinville. While legalization is widely expected to take place following the royal assent of new federal law, each province and municipality will be required to establish their own rules and limits concerning various elements of marijuana control. […]
The government has released another round of instant savings on energy-efficient products. Instant savings of up to $15 per item are available in stores for a variety of easy-to-install, energy-efficient products, including programmable thermostats, low-flow showerheads, smart power bars, LED light fixtures, and LED yard lights with motion sensors (the latter a new addition to the program). […]
The world got pretty dark for Morinville resident Wesley Jones, so dark in fact that he attempted to take his own life two summers ago. But sitting across from him in a local coffee shop to talk about the experience and the road of life since, one can hardly imagine it. Jones sits upright, bright and positive about his direction and his mission. That mission is to find people the support that was not there when he needed it most. […]
My name is Louisa Wallace, we have started a Skate Canada Skating Club here in Morinville named the Skate Morinville Club. It is a skating Club that will be offering pre-Canskate, Canskate, Learn To Figure Skate and Star Skate programs starting September 18, 2018.