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Local News

Police investigate laundry room theft

On February 6th, 2016 at approximately 5:00 a.m. a lone male entered the laundry mat at 10605 -100 avenue in Morinville, Alberta. The male then proceeded to breach the change machine emptying it of its contents. […]


National Column: ‘Fighter’ Mulcair’s pitch to the faithful

Thomas Mulcair went behind closed doors Saturday to plead for his job.

And he did it at the epicentre of last autumnís NDP carnage, downtown Toronto, speaking to party activists in the heart of the city where his New Democrats were wiped out in last autumnís federal election. […]

Arts & Culture

Man in Black to highlight Morinville Rotary fundraiser

The Rotary Club of Morinville is hosting an evening of entertainment dedicated to Johnny Cash, the Man in Black, an American icon who organizers say “personified the perseverance of the human spirit.” […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Reinforcing the community identity of Morinville

It is with a delighted heart that I am writing to you to express my undoubted support and excitement for the grand opening of the Morinville Fish and Game association’s new clubhouse. With the challenges that rural communities can face with reinventing themselves, it is very refreshing to see that the people of Morinville have come together to reconstruct the community center and contribute to a stronger communal identity in town. […]

Local News

Police investigate grab-and-run from Morinville Shell

On March 6th, 2016 at approximately 9:30 p.m. an unidentified male entered the Shell Gas Station located at 10609 100 Avenue in Morinville. The male walked around the store placing a pair of sunglasses onto his head and then walked up to the till and grabbed a tray of lottery tickets. […]

Arts & Culture

The week in photos

Above: Teacher Cyril Binette assists magician Sheldon Casavant with a straight jacket escape by watching the timer. The magician performed […]

Local News

Morinville resident receives caring award

Michael Dullege of Morinville was recognized with a Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award Friday in a ceremony at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts in Vancouver. Dullege received the award from Governor General David Johnston. […]

Local Sports

Morinville Sport Shorts

Wolves Jr. Girls take gold The MCHS Junior Girls took gold and the Zone Championship on the weekend. After defeating […]

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Alexander Chief charged with sexual assault

On Mar. 4, 2016, Chief Kurt Burnstick of the Alexander First Nation was charged with one count of sexual assault. It is alleged that this assault was committed against an adult female who is known to Chief Burnstick. […]


National Column: Glow of Paris a distant memory

When Canada’s premiers sit around the table with the prime minister, the elephants will always find a way to squeeze into the room.

Maybe because it has been so long, we’d simply forgotten.

Local News

Morinville CPO Sergeant wins provincial award

Town of Morinville Community Peace Officer, Sergeant. William Norton received the Alberta Association of Community Peace Officers’s (AACPO) Award of Excellence during the Annual Regimental Banquet Feb. 25. […]

Morinville News

Detective presents fraud prevention advice to Rotary

Big promises and no return was the message from Edmonton Police Service Economic Crime Unit Detective Bill Allen, the Rotary gues speaker Mar. 2.

Allen, who was doing a Fraud Prevention Month presentation, said he does about 70 presentations a year, 50 of those to seniors. […]


National Column: East and West on same side of pipeline debate

When all is said and done, there is no rational reason for this week’s climate-change gathering of first ministers in Vancouver to feature an East-West brawl over pipelines.

Unless the premiers of the energy-producing provinces are irresistibly inclined to lead a charge on windmills, they have no reason to get on their high horses in order to cast themselves as champions of their resources industry. […]