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Column: Notley and the Jack Layton playbook

Rachel Notley has parachuted behind enemy lines for a BLT with avocado and a side salad.

The Alberta NDP leader, a woman chasing history in next Tuesday’s provincial election, sits in a cafe next door to the Chevron Tower. She’s essentially down the hall from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen and Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada. […]

Arts & Culture

Lots to do during National Youth Week

Several events are planned for National Youth Week (May 1-7), a week dedicated to celebrating youth and their active involvement in the community. The Town of Morinville has events planned for the after school period from May 3 to 7. Whether they are into sports, music or art, organizers promise a variety of activities. […]

Local News

Morinville Council Briefs – April 28

Council approved first reading of a bylaw to rezone an area of Grandin Heights to allow construction of single-family homes.

The zoning change for the 4.94-acre parcel of undeveloped land at 96th Avenue, west of Eastview Drive is being sought as part of a subdivision application by Prism Engineering/Grandin Heights Properties Ltd. […]


Alberta’s PC dynasty fragile with Prentice

The barbarians are at the gate again – and this time the dynasty is having trouble with the drawbridge.

As the Alberta election campaign enters its final full week, the Progressive Conservative dynasty – the country’s longest ever – is being entrusted to the increasingly shaky grip of leader Jim Prentice. […]


Column: Joe Morinville

Read there was only 150 what turned up for the All-Candidates Forum the Chamber and the Rotary Club put on with the Teachers’ Unions. I did a little search on the last forum that was put on by this rag and seen there was “approximately 400” came out to that one in 2012. […]


Sturgeon County’s Brooke Froment joins Team Alberta

Thirteen-year-old Sturgeon County resident Brooke Froment is looking forward to a summer of basketball with Team Alberta’s U-14 team. The former Orijen Sabretooth and current MCHS Wolves team member was recently selected to represent Alberta in four competitions taking place this summer. Sixty girls tried out for twelve spots over three sessions, one in Calgary and two in Edmonton. […]


Gatza new top man at Sturgeon Hockey Club

Local realtor, Morinville Kings President, and Hockeyville Morinville organizer Wayne Gatza is the new president of Sturgeon Minor Hockey. Vice President Doug Nysetvold, Secretary Donna Nelson, and Treasurer Roger Cyr join Gatza in forming the backbone of the new executive.

Arts & Culture

Primeau travellers head east to learn

The Georges H.Primeau Grade 8 Travel Club went to Ottawa, Montreal, and Quebec City last week. Students spent three days in Ottawa where they visited Parliament, the Royal Canadian Mint, the Museum of Civilization, Space and Aviation Museum, and the War Museum. They were even able to get tickets to Game 3 – Ottawa Senators vs the Montreal Canadians Apr. 19. Students left Ottawa for Montreal Apr. 21. […]