Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Full disclosure

We have had an advertising contract with the Town of Morinville for five of our six years of publication. For the past three years that contract has become a matter of public record due to my role on Council, as it should.
That means that the contract, normally approved by Town Management, must receive Council approval, and that the owner of this publication must leave the room, taking no part in the discussion or vote. […]

Arts & Culture

Derina Harvey Band bringing Celtic Rock to town

A group of transplanted East-Coasters hit the stage this weekend with an evening of Celtic Rock, east coast music, and their own original jigs and reels. The Derina Harvey Band will perform at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Jan. 16 at 8 p.m. with cocktails at 6 p.m. and a catered dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person, and Andrew Webb Carpentry is sponsoring the event. […]

Morinville Sports

Morinville Jr/Sr hockey results

Both the Kings and Jets hit the ice Sunday afternoon, but the two clubs experienced different results. The Kings lost 3-2 to the Edson Ice on the road, and the Morinville Jets shut out the visiting Edmonton Ice 4-0. […]

Arts & Culture

Coffee and crayons to join forces

Locals will be picking up their crayons and their coffee cups at the Green Bean Coffee House and Bistro on Mondays starting Jan. 18. The local restaurant will be opening their doors to those who have taken up adult colouring. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays and all are welcome, including children. […]

Morinville News

Celebrating 100 years

Frank Prefontaine celebrated his 100th birthday on Saturday at Youville Home in St. Albert among friends and family, including his 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
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Morinville News

RCMP report reduction in serious traffic incidents over holidays

Traffic fatalities, injuries and damage to property were down between Dec. 23, 2015 and Jan. 3, 2016 compared to the same holiday period of 2014.

Provincial holiday traffic statistics released by the RCMP Jan. 5 show there was one traffic fatality and 95 motor vehicle-related injuries during the period as well as 1204 instances of damaged property. […]