Well it has been two weeks since the recount in which I found out that my two days as a Morinville Councillor were over. I was very disappointed when I realized during the recount that I had lost my spot, but I also believe that things happen for a reason. Life goes on and so will I. I’m already pursuing some new areas of interest that will add to my growing list of service to Morinville… […]
Mayor and Council,
Congratulations to you all as you move into four years of challenging issues facing Morinville.
It is very early in your appointment but the 2014 Budget process is looming over everyone province wide. All municipalities will have to keep an eye on the Provincial Government and their obvious movement towards saving money … […]
Caviar Players is holding open auditions. We’re looking for energetic and eager people who are either interested in performing on stage or working behind the scenes. Everyone is welcome no matter what your experience is with theatre production. Never tried something like this before? That’s ok, come and check us out, ask questions and see if you want to be part of all the fun… […]
by Ashley Janes
Morinville – Since his official start date on Oct. 1, Morinville’s new Economic Development Coordinator (EDC), Schaun Goodeve, has been hard at work. Hired to develop and promote policy guidelines pertaining to municipal economic growth, he has wasted no time in pursuing those objectives. Only one month at the desk and he has already met with many town and business representatives, attended multiple town council meetings, and launched an initiative that is expected to strengthen the local economy throughout the next 25 years… […]
Photos by Lucie Roy
Morinville – The MCHS Awards Ceremony for the 2012-2013 School Year took place at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Tuesday night. More than 250 faily and friends attended the event. A total of 261 awards valued at $84,735 were presented. Awards included the Alexander Rutherford Scholarships, which encourages the pursuit of excellence by recognizing outstanding achievement. The award, supported by the Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund, was presented to 32 students who will receive a total of $67,600… […]
With the snow on the ground it’s become pretty clear that the missus and I won’t be doing any more yard work or making any trips to visit people out of town. So I guess I’m back to looking at the Facebook and reading the few western pocket books I can find what I haven’t read. Here’s some stuff I learned off the Facebook and the computer over the weekend. .. […]
by Stephen Dafoe
Morinville – A detached garage and all its contents were destroyed in a late night fire.
Morinville Fire Department and the Morinville RCMP received a call around 11:58 Monday night alerting them to the structure fire at 718 Grandin Drive. The garage fire was well on its way when crews arrived. One truck and one car were in the garage at the time as well as other contents. A neighbouring fence also received damage from the fire… […]
Congratulations once again to “The Magnificent Seven”, winners of a hard-fought election campaign.
You have now entered Stage 3 of your political journey, commonly referred to as “The Honeymoon Period” (Stage 1 being the Campaign and Stage 2 the Election itself). Over time, public government stints seem have evolved to allow successful aspirants approximately 100 days… […]
by Stephen Dafoe
Morinville – For the 16th consecutive year, Coach’s Corner will open its doors for the Annual Santa Store Auction on Nov. 16. The annual fundraising event for the Midstream Support Society’s Santa Store raised more than $22,038 last year for a community program that ensures low-income families are able to provide a Christmas for their children. … […]
by Stephen Dafoe
Sturgeon County – A family photo album sits on the kitchen table of Harvey and Christine Vranas’ home. In it are photographs taken at Christmas each year since the couple were wed in 1953. It is a walk through six decades of marriage and love, one that has resulted in an ever widening collection of people in the annual family photo. … […]
Morinville RCMP and Community Peace Officers attend the scene of a vehicle/pedestrian collision at the 100 Avenue and 100 Street intersection around 11:30 a.m. Friday morning. – Photo by Lucie Roy…. […]
by Stephen Dafoe
St. Albert – Though spring break is many months away for Morinville high school students, they will soon have the opportunity to trade holiday time for an inside look at policing and the opportunity to earn some credits in the process. St. Albert, Morinville and Stony Plain RCMP Detachments are teaming up for the 3rd Annual St. Albert RCMP Youth Academy takes place at Bellerose High School from Mar. 28 to Apr. 3, 2014 and is open to Grade 11 and 12 students… […]