No Picture
Morinville News

Kings finish season in second place

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – With their first regular season in the North Central Hockey League behind them, the Morinville Kings are pleased with their 2nd place finish in the North Division and league overall. The Kings started the season with a .500 record in their first four games, but the club turned things around to take their next six games without interruption. In fact, the Kings went on to win 14 of their 18 games this season, three of those played over the past weekend… […]

No Picture
Local News

Morinville and Area Adopt-A-Pet Jan. 26 edition

The Morinville News has teamed up with the Morinville Veterinary Clinic once again to help get some of our community’s stray animals adopted out to good homes. We have produced a little video segment to let you see the animals currently in needs of homes, and we encourage our readers to share this commonity news segment with your friends…. […]

No Picture
Morinville News

RCMP officer and Military Police seize drugs and gun

by Morinville News Staff

A suspicious vehicles stopped through a partnership between Morinville RCMP and CFB Edmonton Military Police resulted in the seizure of drugs, cash and a weapon. Police stopped the vehicle on Highway 28 in Sturgeon County Jan. 24. A subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of approximately $3,600 in cash and a sawed off shotgun… […]

No Picture
Local News

Health Minister seeks Sturgeon River nomination

by Tristan Turner

Morinville – Early Wednesday morning, Rona Ambrose, the Federal Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for the riding of Edmonton-Spruce Grove, announced that she would be running for the Conservative nomination in the riding of Sturgeon River… […]

No Picture
Legal

Ambrose makes defibrillator program announcement in Legal

by Morinville News Staff

Legal – Federal Minister of Health Rona Ambrose, representatives from the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and an advocate of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) gathered at the Legal Curling Club Wednesday afternoon to announce the life-saving units would be installed in recreational arenas across the country. In her second stop of the day in the region, Minister Ambrose announced that more than 2,000 AEDs, an electronic device used to restart a person’s heart… […]

No Picture
Editorial & Opinion

Column: Joe Morinville

So the Oscar nominees were announced last Thursday and it got me thinking about how much I like movies and how much I hate the Oscars, except for my brother Oscar whom I watch the Oscars with.,,, […]

No Picture
Local News

Our Morinville in photos

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

No Picture
Arts & Culture

Battle Macchiato no trivial matter

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – If you know where Wayne Gretzky was married, who the first Prime Minister of Canada was or how many Oscars Daniel Day-Lewis has won, then Battle Macchiato is an event you may not want to miss. The fancy title is the moniker given to a new Library Trivia Night offering being offered outside the library… […]

No Picture
Editorial & Opinion

Column: Progressive views … on recreational facilities

Over the last few months there has been quite a bit of discussion surrounding the possibility of a new multi-use recreation centre being constructed within our community. The local Rotary branch has been one of the major supporters of the concept, and the proposal has been amongst the more significant items being discussed by the newly inaugurated … […]

No Picture
Editorial & Opinion

Column: Conservative Views … on recreational facilities

It is often said that in order to be more accountable to citizens, government must behave more like business. Government must establish strategic plans and measurable targets; provide a Return On Investment for every tax dollar spent; and demonstrate the height of efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of services and infrastructure… […]

No Picture
Local News

Exceptional women being sought for special recognition

by Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – Time is running out for residents to nominate exceptional area women for some special recognition. For the past 18 years, the St. Albert Bahá’í community has sponsored an annual celebration of United Nations International Women’s Day by recognizing the contributions women make to society through their generosity of spirit, courage, creativity, determination, steadfastness, leadership, enthusiasm, love, caring,… […]

No Picture
Local News

H&R Block is ready to shred

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – This weekend BYOB means bring your own box at H&R Block. Their annual Shredding Day and open house, running from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Jan. 25, is an opportunity for businesses and private individuals to have their confidential documents shred for free by Iron Mountain Shredding… […]