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Grandson of transplant recipient wants you to be a donor

“It’s my mission to raise awareness on organ donation because, as one of 23 grandchildren to a double-lung transplant recipient, I can say on behalf of my family, it means everything to us. He keeps us in line,” Pirtle said in a release Thursday afternoon. “In my efforts, I will continue to inform people on how easy it is to register as a donor, to make posters and hand out pamphlets, and talk to your family and to push for my idea to have green ribbon coffee cups at Tim Hortons during Organ Donation Awareness month in April.” […]

Morinville Sports

Jets take another OT win

The Morinville Jets earned another two points in a home-ice overtime win against the Spruce Grove Regals Tuesday night. The win brings the Jets to 19-5-4 and keeps the club in the West Division’s top spot. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Merry Christmas to you all

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our readers and advertisers for their support over the past 12 months. As we reflected back this week on all of the great news stories over 2016, we are reminded of what a great community Morinville is. […]

Local News

Teen hopes Tim Hortons will help him spread a message about organ donation

Cooper Pirtle wants you to consider signing up to be an organ donor.

The 14-year-old teen from Sturgeon County has been working half his life, raising awareness about the importance of organ donation. So when he recently joined a leadership competition with a travel company called EF Tours (in hopes of earning a trip to Vimy Ridge, France), he, of course, chose to do his community ambassador project on organ donation. […]

Morinville Sports

Jets take Hawks in overtime

The Jets earned another two points Sunday night in a penalty-loaded contest with the Fort Saskatchewan Hawks. Sunday’s 5-4 OT victory for the Jets gives them an 18-5-4 record this season and the top spot in the West Division, two points and a game ahead of the North Edmonton Red Wings.

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Open Letter To Morinville Residents from Higher Grounds

It has been our joy to serve the town of Morinville for the last eight years: six as Higher Grounds and two as New Beginnings. By spending and giving money here, you have enabled us to donate thousands of dollars to local charities such as JMMF, Victims Services, The Food Bank, Midstream Support, and The Boy Scouts—to mention just a few. In addition, we were able to give monetary gifts to individuals, families, and communities in emergency need. […]