Local Sports

Learn to Skate program putting blades on the ice

Youth of all ages will have the opportunity to improve and refine their skating skills starting the third week of January. The Learn to Skate Program is expanding in 2016 to include offerings beyond the Learn to Skate 1 and 2 offered in the past along with power skating basics. […]

Morinville News

Father’s House Morinville now closer to reality

It was three-and-a-half years ago that Greg Fraser’s congregation gathered in a Sturgeon County field on Father’s Day to hear the news The Father’s House was the church’s new name and the spot they had gathered to worship that morning was where that new church would rise. […]


Column: Joe Morinville

Well, the owner of this rag convinced me that I ought to come back and start writing a column again regular. I originally didn’t want to do it because of a number of reasons, but mostly it was the number of dollars offered. More like the lack of the number of dollars offered. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Open Letter Regarding the Morinville Library

A recent letter to this newspaper outlined the issue with Sturgeon County funding to the Town of Morinville Community Library. While Keith’s arguments are valid, they focus on only one part of the funding issues. To support Keith and the Library, here are several other arguments that should be cause for Town Council and Morinville residents to reconsider the funding it gives to our Library.

Morinville News

Ambrose will continue to challenge Liberal government in New Year

At the start of 2015 local MP Rona Ambrose could have had no idea that she would end the year as head of the Conservative Party of Canada.

Then the job came open with Stephen Harper’s resignation as the party leader following the conclusive defeat of the Conservatives in the Oct. 19 federal election. […]

Morinville News

Around the town in photos

Theresa Sandstrom was the lucky winner of our 12 Pages of Christmas Contest. She dropped by our office over the holidays to claim her $600 in prizes, which included:

Food & Health

Canadian Blood Services are hoping you will give life in 2016

Canadian Blood Services (CBS) will be back in Morinville next month for their first of six blood donor clinics in Morinville. The Morinville Rendez-Vous Centre is the venue for the clinics, which are put on with the assistance of the Morinville Lions Club and Knights of Columbus St. Anne Council. […]

Arts & Culture

Performing arts were alive in Morinville in 2015

The arts were alive in Morinville in 2015 with multiple live performances taking place in the community each month. Whether it was student actors putting on their school’s annual production after months of rehearsals, professional travelling acts making a tour stop at the cultural centre, or locals getting together to put on a show, Morinville and area residents had plenty of opportunities to catch a live act last year. […]