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Morinville News

Second quarter sees low visit-to-ticket ratio

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Town’s Community Peace Officers (CPO) issued 18 tickets in 398 bylaw calls between April and June of this year. Administration presented the community’s second quarter report during the Aug. 28 Council meeting, Council’s first scheduled meeting since June… […]

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Morinville News

Joint training centre on horizon for Morinville Fire Department

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Council has given thumbs up on the first step necessary to establish a Fire Training Facility on East Boundary Road. Councillors voted unanimously Tuesday night in favour of allowing the Morinville Fire Department to enter into a joint use agreement with their St. Albert counterparts. Both departments will contribute equally towards the estimated $25,000 for the first two phases of the project… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: 22-days to decide

A week into the bi-election campaign, if one can truly call it a campaign, and we are faced with picking one of six candidates to fill one seat for one year and one month. While it is certain the province will make municipal terms four year terms by the next election, we understand Minister Griffith does not have the authority to… […]

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Local News

Wednesday print edition

Our weekly print edition will be at our more than 100 locations in Morinville, Cardiff and Legal Wednesday morning. This week’s edition is 32 pages of our regular round up of local relevant news plus full profiles… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Joe Morinville Award Winners

Well just as Morinvillians are getting set to fi gure out which if any of these Council wannabes they are going to elect into offi ce, our own polls on more important stuff like eating and drinking coffee closed…. […]

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Morinville News

Noon collision sends three to hospital

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – A Tuesday morning collision on 100 Avenue and 107 Street between a car and an SUV sent three to hospital, police report. The collision occurred in front of the Shell gas station on 100 Avenue when a car turning east off 107 Street and an SUV turning off 100 Avenue into the service station collided… […]

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Morinville News

Charges laid in Morinville town house vandalism

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Charges have been laid against a Morinville man in relation to approximately $20,000 in vandalism to a town house construction site on 101 Avenue. Twenty-one-year-old Iain James Marsh of Morinville was charged Tuesday with one count of resisting arrest, one count of mischief over $5,000, and one charge of break and enter… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Clarifying The Morinville Community Gardens

Morinville Centennial Community Gardens has been a successful sustainable living initiative. After our first growing season using space behind the Morinville United Church (to grow fruits, vegetables and community spirit), we were thrilled that the Town worked with us to redesign the land at Champlain Park. Our group has received generous support from businesses… […]

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Morinville Sports

Jets prepping for bigger season

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Jets delivered their most successful season in more than three decades last season, finishing at the top of their division in the Capital Junior Hockey League and going on to playoff semi-finals. This year the club is looking to go farther…. […]

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Morinville News

RCMP looking for bike-riding stabbing suspect

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – An early morning stroll home from the pub resulted in a stab wound for a 29-year-old Morinville man.

RCMP report a woman and two men were walking home from Rednex Bar Saturday morning when they were approached my three males riding BMX-style bikes. An altercation ensued and the bar patrons were allegedly attacked by the three bike riders. The incident took place around 3:15 a.m… […]

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Local News

The weekend in photos

Costume party
From left: Morinville Community Library Summer Reading Program coordinator Alyssa Turnbull sits alongside Willow Cooper (6) and Amy Begg (5) during the program’s wrap up party Friday afternoon. This year’s … […]