Arts & Culture

Festivals unite for two days of entertainment [VIDEO]

A member of the Brabec Brothers Bavarian Band performs during Friday night’s Oktoberfest celebration at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. Approximately 500 came out for the free evening of German food and culture. […]

Arts & Culture

Comedy and percussion mix for next Live at the CCC show

Comedy and percussion will mix with some of the community’s best food offerings Oct. 16 when the Morinville Community Cultural Centre brings BAM to the stage along with the return of A Taste of Morinville.

BAM spokesperson and group member Jean-Sebastien Dallaire said the group is looking forward to bringing their show to town. […]

Columns

National Column: Fighting politics of fear in PM’s backyard

The most passionate pushback on Conservative Leader Stephen Harper’s twin hot-button election issues is coming from his own backyard.

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi’s outspoken criticism of the Conservative leader’s court appeal on the issue of niqabs at citizenship ceremonies and the stripping of citizenship from convicted terrorists in many ways pulls back the curtain on the Alberta that elected him as mayor of its largest city and handed a huge provincial majority to New Democrat Rachel Notley. […]

Morinville Sports

Jets fall to Warriors

The Morinville Jets fell 5-3 to the Beverly Warriors on the road Wednesday night, giving the club their second loss in a row and a 2-2-0 record this season.

Penalties seemed to cost the Jets dearly in the Sept. 30 game. Three of the Warriors five goals were scored on the power play. […]

Local News

Town looking to fill board vacancies

The Town of Morinville currently has nine vacancies on three of its boards, according to information requested by Morinville News Thursday afternoon.

Vacancies are present on the Town’s Municipal Planning Commission (2), Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (2), and Library Board (5). […]

Local News

Pedestrian hit by car on 100 Avenue

Morinville RCMP responded to a 911 call at approximately 8:15 a.m. Wednesday morning involving a bicyclist and a car.

The car was heading westbound on 100 Avenue and struck an 11-year-old male riding his bicycle southbound on 104 Street as he was heading to school. The student was examined by EMS and released to his parents. His injuries were minor in nature. […]