Local News

Students learn about recycling on Earth Day

Earth Day turned into a week of activities at Ecole Notre Dame School. On Monday students learned about oil spills, Tuesday was protecting nature, and on Wednesday (Earth Day) it was learning about bottle recycling. Thursday’s topic is wild nature. […]

Local News

Sturgeon school trustees hear from expert on supporting LGBTQ students

Sturgeon School Division invited the University of Alberta’s Dr. Kristopher Wells, Director of Programs and Services of the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services, to their Apr. 22 board meeting. Wells’ 40-minute presentation on how best to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students was Wells topic for board members, educators, and media. […]

Local News

Sturgeon County volunteers appreciated

Sturgeon County gathered to recognize the outstanding people, boards, and organizations who volunteer in the communities Tuesday night. The event was held at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. Award presentations followed the supper. […]


Column: Ready—Set—Garden

Preparing your yard and garden now for the growing season ahead is not only smart but it also saves you time and money.

Doing a few projects now when there is time will prevent obstacles getting in your way when it’s time to get busy in the gardens. Here are a few things you can do now. […]


Column: Joe Morinville

We got a provincial election on and as far as I can see it, the only ones what really are excited about it is the candidates that’s running to be MLAs. The people don’t seem to be too concerned. […]

Arts & Culture

Schools excel at Music Festival

Morinville schools did well at this year’s St. Albert Rotary Music Festival (Apr. 13-22). Morinville schools numbered among the more than 700 performances in six venues scheduled for this year’s event. […]


Legal Ledger

The Greatest Show on Earth circus theme was a hit at the Legal School Open House held Thursday night. Trustee Cathy Proulx and MCHS Principal Todd Eistetter were both present at the event, which included a number of booths and […]