Local News

Fire destroys County business and home

The remains of a Sturgeon County business were being demolished Tuesday afternoon after a fire ripped through A’bl Auto Electric Tuesday morning.

Sturgeon County Deputy Fire Chief Steve Douglas said the call came in from the homeowner around 7:20 a.m. Nov. 3 and 55317 Range Road 254. […]

Local News

Big showing, fewer answers at Town of Morinville rec event

Residents had yet another opportunity to share their vision for the Town’s rec centre project with Council last week. Morinville residents and rec stakeholder groups met with Councillors, the Mayor, and Architecture Tkalcic Bengert (ATB) — the Town’s contractor — Oct. 28 to hash out community expectations for the project. […]


Healthy Routes Column: In the Autumn of Our Years … Who will We Be?

If we had a brain transplant, who would we be? To the world, we would still appear to be ourselves, but we would have the memories, the knowledge and the emotions of another. Even though this is a bit of science fiction at the time, it does make us think about how the health of our brain determines who we are and what we are like.

Local Sports

Four points over the weekend for the Jets

Six was the magic number for the Jets over two games Friday and Sunday. The Jets pulled off a 6-1 win on the road Friday night against the Spruce Grove Regals and capped it with a 6-3 win over th visiting Strathcona Bruins Sunday night. The back-to-back wins broke a four-game losing streak for the Jets and elevate their record to 6-7-0 this season. […]

Local Sports

Kings struggle to find points early in

The Morinville Senior AA Kings have earned three points in four games this season after one win, two losses and one point for Saturday night’s impressive come back against the Slave Lake Winter Hawks. […]

Local News

The week in photos

Pathfinders member Morgan Christopherson takes a donation for a poppy from Cathy Pellerin outside Tim Hortons Saturday. Members of the Cadets, Scouts, Girl Guides and Pathfinders were seen across town with their trays. Every year the Legion conducts the Poppy Campaign to honour those who served, and to raise funds to support veterans and their families. In Canada, the poppy has been the symbol of Remembrance since 1921. One of the reasons for the adoption of the poppy was the poem In Flanders Fields by Lt-Col. John McCrae. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the iconic poem. […]

Local News

Morinville Council briefs

Council held their second regular meeting of the month Oct. 27. Here are some briefs from that meeting. Absent were Councillor Rob Ladouceur and Mayor Lisa Holmes. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Pedestrian safety police focus in November

Safety on Alberta roads is always our top priority. We all have a stake in our efforts to reduce the number of deaths and injuries on our roads. Government, law enforcement and the many traffic safety partners are working together to find solutions. Drivers also need to realize the importance of the role they play too. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Movies a hit with Friends of the Library

I would like to take this opportunity from the Friends of the Morinville Library Society to thank the Morinville News for sponsoring the free showing of Jurassic Park on Saturday, September 26th and the Minions on Friday, October 25 and offering the Friends the concession as a fundraiser. […]