It was an evening in China for local businesses Thursday night during the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce’s annual Awards Night Gala. This year’s event sold more than 230 tickets, a 40 per cent increase in turnout over 2014’s event. The evening’s theme was a tribute to the Chamber’s recent business trip to China and included Chinese drummers and dancers as well as a Chines buffet by Chef Doug Adsit of The Green Bean. […]
At their Oct. 27 regular meeting, Council unanimously passed all three readings of an Intermunicipal Affairs Committee Bylaw, which aims to encourage greater cooperation between the Town and Sturgeon County.
Council’s decision followed an accompanying Bylaw being passed by County Council that morning. To show support for the bilateral initiative, County Councilor Jerry Kaup and a member of County staff attended the Morinville Council meeting. […]
The Morinville Detachment is offering up some Halloween tricks to ensure the real treat this year is safety. There are some simple tips to remember before your little ghouls and goblins head out to collect their candy loot. […]
Freddy Kruger, Leatherface, Jason, Pinhead and Pennywise from Stephen King’s IT are hanging out with Chucky, a zombie with a severed head, and that creepy girl from the Ring. They’re all in a Morinville neighbourhood in preparation for giving trick-or-treaters a good Halloween scare. […]
Morinville Community High School (MCHS) was the recipient of two cheques from Morinville Sobeys last week. Store owners Shaun and Susie Thompson presented the school with a cheque for $529.23 for the school’s Urban Agriculture program, and one for $1226.38 for the school’s HOWLS (Honour, Ownership, Welcoming, Leadership and Safety) program.
Franchise owner Shaun Thompson said they were happy to work with the schools and happy to help with the work being done there. […]
Upon reading the letter from C. White, my first reaction was that the comments were a total exaggeration. I am sure Cardiff Road is the most police patrolled road in the universe, especially on holidays or weekends when unsuspecting visitors might be travelling to Cardiff or the golf course or park (i.e. photo radar at the South Glens entrance at 8 a.m.) Easter Sunday morning or on the days of the Cardiff Garage Sale.
The Junior B Jets and Senior AA Kings took to the ice over the weekend with minimal results.
The Jets were first to hit the ice over the weekend, taking to the road to face the Stony Plain Flyers. After 60 minutes of ice time, the Jets brought home their third straight loss, this one a 5-3 deficit. Both clubs were scoreless in the opening frame Friday night, and the Flyers built their win with 3-2 and 2-1 ratios in the second and third period.
The world awaits Justin Trudeau.
Specifically, there is a seat waiting for him at summits looming in coming weeks, a G20 gathering in Turkey, an APEC summit in the Philippines, a Commonwealth meeting in Malta and an international summit on climate change in Paris. […]
Television and radio personality Bob Layton performed a show for about 200 local seniors in Morinville Thursday night. The dinner, catered by Kelly’s Deli, and Bob Layton show was a fundraiser for seniors transportation and included a $1000 cheque presentation from the Sturgeon Foundation.
It was a double row of Wolves receiving gold medals Saturday night after a two-day home court tournament. Both the MCHS Junior Boys and Girls teams were victorious in the gold-medal finals, played simultaneously in the school’s gymnasium. […]
The cabinet Justin Trudeau unveils on Nov. 4 will have to hit the ground running.
From recasting Canada in the anti-Islamic State international coalition, to deciding the fate of the just-negotiated Trans-Pacific Partnership, beating a ticking Supreme Court clock on medically assisted suicide, rewriting the Conservative anti-terrorism legislation and setting up an inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women, many of the items on the incoming government’s to-do list are time sensitive. […]
Alberta’s current royalty review has come at a challenging time, with low oil and gas prices dragging down our economy and creating uncertainty for many Albertans. Once again, we face the cyclical nature of our energy industry. It is not the first time we have seen this and it definitely will not be the last.
Edward Arthur Vallee continues to elude police and is believed to be hiding somewhere in north Edmonton. The 31-year-old man is wanted on several outstanding warrants, some of which relate to an incident wherein firearms were stolen.
He may be armed and is considered to be dangerous. […]