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Morinville News

New salon offers two floors of hair and body care

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Pro Level Looks officially opened their doors Friday afternoon with a traditional ribbon cutting, but it is the cutting of men’s, women’s and children’s hair that will be part of the businesses focus, now that the doors are open… […]

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Morinville Sports

MCHS hiking trip remembers dedicated and loved volunteer

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Fred Scharmann Memorial Hiking Trip departs from Morinville Community High School (MCHS) Wednesday morning, an inaugural outing to the mountains in memory of a Morinville businessman remembered as an avid outdoorsman and community volunteer. About 20 MCHS students will take part in the three-day trip, returning Saturday…. […]

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Arts & Culture

Canyon Rose Outfit to release new CD

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Canyon Rose Outfit (CRO) is looking to put the roll back in rock and roll with their new CD, tentatively titled Rock and Roll Hangover. The 11-track CD will be available at independent record stores in Edmonton, through iTunes and at Rocktober, taking place Oct. 5 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre.

CRO frontman Christan Maslyk said the new album marks a turning point in the band’s direction and is the culmination of two years of time in the studio, culling 30 songs the band has written down to a manageable 11 songs… […]

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Morinville News

Henry to run for Council seat

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – After living in the community for more than a decade, Morinville resident Brent Henry decided it was time to serve on Council. The 48-year-old father of two spent 27 years in the regular army and retired last year as Logistics Officer with a rank of Major. Over the past nine years Henry was a financial controller and responsible for budgets ranging between $500,000 to $200 million. He is currently employed by Health Canada as the Nursing Operations Management Advisor… […]

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Local News

Local grocer heading in fresh new direction

By Stephen Dafoe

Mornville – Sobeys franchise owner Stuart Trenchard is excited about a new fresh direction he and fellow Sobeys stores are unveiling for their customers this week. The company has teamed with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to bring a healthier choice to the grocery chain.

“We weren’t taking control of people’s food,” Tranchard said of the industry’s position of straddling the fence… […]

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Morinville News

Lakes playground will go ahead despite some opposition

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A proposed Lakes subdivision playground will go ahead as planned despite some opposition to its placement. Council Chambers were packed Sept. 10 with residents, parents and children eager to hear what Council would decide based on four presentations for and against the development… […]

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Morinville News

Morinville lawyer to run for Council seat

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Long-time resident, lawyer and businessman Gord Putnam announced Wednesday morning he would seek a seat on Council in the upcoming municipal election. Putnam has been a resident of Morinville for the past 17 years and been active in a number of boards, committees and organizations, including terms as president of the Rotary Club of Morinville, chair of the Sturgeon Economic Development Committee and varyingly as board member, vice president and president of the Morinville Minor Hockey Association… […]

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Arts & Culture

Council opens coffers for community grants

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Council took advantage of their last opportunity to spend some money by dealing with the latest intake of Community Grant applications. Council weighed the merits of four grant requests for a total of $6,274, granting two applicants the full amount and offering to support the other two in other ways.

Under it’s current form, the Community Grant Program offers a maximum $2,500 grant to groups… […]

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Morinville News

Morinville Council Briefs

By Stephen Dafoe

Council had a steady stream of presentation and decisions during their last meeting. Below are some highlights from the Sept. 10 Council meeting… […]

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Local News

Our Morinville and Area in photos

Our Morinville is an opportunity to view life through our community members’ lenses. Photos can be of our and surrounding communities, cool photos from places our readers have visited… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Joe Morinville

Two weeks from now you’ll be reading all about who’s running this fall for a crack at being mayor or a member of Council. Been a lot written already about those what has said they’ll run. Here’s some thoughts I’ve had about the candidates and the election in general… […]

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Morinville News

Sept. 11 Print Edition download

Our weekly print edition will be at our more than 100 locations in Morinville, Cardiff and Legal Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning… […]

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Arts & Culture

Morinville set to Celebrate Life and Art at local fundraiser

By Ashley Janes

Morinville – On Friday, Sept. 27, the Morinville Community Cultural Centre will play host to the fourth annual Celebrating Life and Art Gala. The event raises funds for the Sturgeon Community Hospital by allowing local artists to sell their work to the public… […]