Local News

Town looking to fill the bus for the food bank

With food bank use increasing in Canadian communities, and no more so than in Alberta, they can use all the help they can get in feeding the hungry.

Morinville residents will have a great opportunity to do their bit during the 2015 Fill-A-Bus campaign that kicks off the Lite Up The Nite Christmas Festival. […]

Arts & Culture

Champion invests $37,000 for a number of community initiatives

Champion Petfoods celebrated the opening of the company’s new research facility Friday with a significant investment in community innovation and success. The monies were distributed to five local groups, each seeking to improve the quality of life in Morinville through education, health, arts and culture, cooperation, collaboration, and innovation. […]

Local Sports

Kings topple Barons

The Morinville Kings sit in second place in the North Central Hockey Leagues North Division at 4-2-1 after toppling the visiting Devon Barons 5-3 Saturday night.

As happens so often in Morinville Kings games, the club came from behind to win the game. […]

Local Sports

Jets fall to Merchants

The Morinville Jets started their Saturday night home game with a tribute to a former player and the granting of a scholarship in his name. […]

Local News

Community news briefs

Talking Junior Achievement Keith Pudwill, Program Manager Junior Achievement Northern Alberta and NWT was the guest speaker at the Rotary […]

Local News

Police report on dangers relating to children and strangers

On November 19th, 2015, Morinville RCMP received a complaint from Notre Dame school that two teenagers had attempted to lure a child away from the school. Upon further investigation by the Morinville RCMP detachment, three other children came forward to report similar incidents this same date; all related to the same teenage youth. […]


National Column: Refugee backlash will strengthen

Because this is Canada, the backlash begins in the most polite of fashions.

But make no mistake, a backlash against Justin Trudeau’s plan to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to this country is taking root and seems certain to build. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Knights launch hamper program

The Knights of Columbus St. Anne Council, on behalf of St. Jean Baptiste Catholic Parish and the Morinville Food Bank, re pleased to announce that they will b coordinating the Christmas Hamper Project for Morinville and District once again this year. Las year 103 hampers containing food and numerous children’s toys and gifts were … […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Youth exhibit some exceptional behaviour

I had the opportunity of attending the Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Cultural Centre in Morinville (Nov. 10). Morinville Community High School students and teachers organized this memorable event.

Arts & Culture

ELVIS ’56 brings the magic of the King to Morinville

Hailed as one of the most talented Elvis Tribute Artists (ETA) in the world, Cody Ray Slaughter has performed across the United States and on Late Night with David Letterman. The ETA made a stop in Morinville Nov. 17 as part of his Nov. 14 to 25 Canadian tour. […]

Local News

MCHS Jr. Boys grab gold

The North Central 3J/4J Volleyball Zones took place at Morinville Community High School Nov. 17. The Junior boys, who have had a solid season this year with a 21-2 record in league play, took gold in the final game Tuesday night. […]