Arts & Culture

MCTV News celebrates 20 years

Last week Morinville Community High School teacher Greg Boutestein marked 20 years teaching at the school. This week he, students and alumni will celebrate two decades of MCTV News. The in-house newscast began a few weeks after Boutestein began teaching at the then new high school in 1995. Two decades later and the program has seen many crews produce many episodes of original content. […]

Local News

Hockeyville event packs the Mac for skating and KD

More than 100 residents and their children took to the ice at the ray McDonald Sports Centre Sunday afternoon for the final major Hockeyville event before the Top 10 finalists are announced Mar. 14 during Hockey Night in Canada. […]

Morinville Sports

Kings season comes to close despite strong fight

The Morinville Kings playoff season came to a close Sunday night after a 6-5 loss to the Devon Barons.

The Kings entered game five of a best-of-five series Sunday night needing the win. Tied at two games a piece, both teams came prepared to play for the win. […]

Morinville News

Morinville Sports Shorts

The Orijen Sabretooths took gold in the City Championships Saturday. The girls defeated NW Edmonton 61-21 to take the honour. They will take part in provincials in Calgary this weekend. […]

Local News

MFGA recognizes its hunters and anglers

The 23rd Annual Morinville Fish and Game Association (MFGA) Brag Night and Wild Game Supper was held Saturday at the cultural centre. The sold out event featured awards presentations for adults and youth, a live and silent auction and a variety of raffles. […]

Local News

Bon Accord bylaw seeks to reduce light pollution

Bon Accord Town Council gave first reading on a comprehensive Light Efficient Community Standards Bylaw on March 3, 2015. This new robust bylaw guides Bon Accord in its goal of reducing light pollution and glare and thus enhancing the well-being of the community through positive environmental actions. Furthermore, the passing of this bylaw enables the Town to apply to become Canada’s first International […]

Columns

Column: Election year brings in a new Mulcair and Trudeau

It’s an election year and that means last year’s versions of the two men who are bent on unseating Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are gone.

The 2015 versions of NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau are different in both style and message. […]

Columns

Column: Time to embrace a multi-debate formula

When it comes to the televised debates of the upcoming federal campaign, the only certainty is that there will be at least one in each official language and that the leaders of Canada’s three main parties will be on stage.
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Business

Chamber speaker offers the five Cs of leadership

Jim Ewing, one of the co-founders of Pro-Vison Solutions, was the guest speaker at the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce’s monthly meeting Mar. 4. Ewing’s presentation was called The 5-C Leaders’ Focus and offered five topics for business success: content […]

Local News

Buckle up or pay the consequences

Motorists who like to drive around town unencumbered by seat belts would be wise to buckle up, particularly this month.

March has been designated Occupant Restrain Month under the Alberta Traffic Safety Plan. Each month RCMP, Sheriffs, and their enforcement partners target a different aspect of traffic safety to educate the public.
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Local News

Morinville resident seeks answers on recycling program

Have you been wondering what happens to your recyclables after the blue bags disappear from the curb?

Morinville resident Linda Lyons did, her curiosity sparked by discussions on social media. So she went ahead and asked about it.

The answer is simple. […]