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Schools and youth

Scouts carry the torch for their founder

Lucie Roy Photos

Sturgeon County – It was an evening of flaming torches and a roaring campfire as local Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Ventures, Guides, Brownies and Sparks gathered to celebrate the birthday of Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting. The event More than 150 from Edmonton, St. Albert, Gibbons, Legal and Morinville gathered at the Sturgeon Agri-Plex Parking Lot for the 6:30 p.m. torchlight parade, which was followed by a fire, hot chocolate and comradeship… […]

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Local News

Morinvillians have their say on budget

by Calli Stromner

Morinville – Two nights of public consultation resulted in a clear message that Morinville wants the Ray McDonald Sports Arena issue to be resolved…and quickly. A total of about 60 Morinville residents came out to two 2014 Budget Open Houses Feb 18 and 19. Town staff and Council members were on hand for both evenings to answer questions about the budget process and provided information on several programs and services run by the town… […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville Jets end series and season on the road

by Stephen Dafoe

Edmonton – After a win and a loss over the Family Day weekend, the Morinville Jets took to the road Wednesday night for the third and deciding game in a best-of-three round one playoff series with the Beverly Warriors. Despite coming from behind as they had in the previous two outings the Jets just could not push the contest to overtime and fell to the Warriors 3-2… […]

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Local News

The day in photos

Open Houses looks at budget

Morinville held the first of two public open houses on the 2014 Budget Tuesday night at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. Residents had the opportunity to ask their questions and offer their input on a number of proposed projects, including $1 million allocated to move forward with a new arena… […]

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Arts & Culture

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… […]

Columns

Column: Joe Morinville

A reader of my column give me some ideas this week about Olmypic events and places we could use for them if Morinville ever got to host the Winter Olympics. Here’s some of their ideas and some of mine too… […]

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Arts & Culture

Hotel California brings Eagles experience to Morinville stage

by Ashley Janes

Morinville – Hotel California will fill the main hall of Morinville’s Community Cultural Centre (MCCC) Feb. 22 with the songs of The Eagles. Known as the original Eagles tribute band, they have performed for audiences of all ages, showing off musical styles including R&B, New Country, and Classic Rock. […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville Sports Report

MCHS Community High School Wolves Junior Basketball Tournament Men’s Draw was underway Friday at noon with a game versus the Redwater Renegades. The two-day event had games scheduled for all day Saturday… […]

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Local News

Interview with Fire Chief Ron Cust

It was announced last week that Ron Cust, Morinville Fire Chief for the past 12 years, will retire March 11, 2014. Ashley Janes had a chat with Chief Cust to look back on the past 12 years and ahead for himself and the department. … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

What are you talking about?

The Town of Morinville is proposing moving to a full organics program where garbage will be picked up every two weeks and the old yard waste will move to weekly from May through October, monthly November through April… […]

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Arts & Culture

Ballet Jörgen romantically entertains

photos by Stephen Dafoe and Lucie Roy

Ballet Jörgen spent a few days in Morinville last week ahead of Friday night’s Valentine’s Day performance of Romeo and Juliet. The ballet troupe spent Wednesday visiting Morinville Community High School… […]