Local News

The week in photos so far

Above: A squirrel keeps his distance from a Morinville News photographer in St. Jean Baptiste Park. On Monday afternoon Morinville […]

Local News

Province asking drivers to give students a brake

With approximately 5,000 school buses transporting more than 400,000 children to school each day across Alberta, the province is cautioning motorists to be careful as school resumes.

The government says nearly half of the drivers who involved in bus collisions committed an error, the most common of which is following too closely. […]

Columns

National Column: New era of peacekeeping will bring new risks

Harjit Sajjan’s office offered me an interview with the defence minister. This was more than a week ago now, after Sajjan landed in Vancouver from a weeklong visit to Africa. And if you want the truth of it I sat on the interview for days because I wasn’t entirely sure what to make of it. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial Archives: School zone safety a two-way street

Coming home the other day, I had to brake for a young man riding along the road on his bicycle, weaving around oblivious to anything except the text message he appeared to be sending on his cell phone. I hit the brakes a second time as he weaved out in front of me once again on the next street, still trying to navigate the cell phone with one hand. […]

Arts & Culture

Culture Days to feature Oktoberfest and Maker Space locally

Alberta Culture Days run from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, and the province is expecting a full weekend of hands-on art workshops, live musical performances, historical exhibits, and a wide variety of artistic and cultural activities. […]

Morinville Sports

Froment confident MYBA in good hands

Coach Serge Froment saw a group of girls graduate this year that he began coaching when they were in the second grade. The local chiropractor and basketball coach has been with the Morinville Youth Basketball Association (MYBA) since its inception. […]

Morinville News

Bedford is the new man at the helm of the MYBA

The Morinville Youth Basketball Association has a new president. James Bedford, a Morinville resident for the past 12 years, takes over this season from Serge Froment, the man who has been at the helm of the association for years and who helped lead several teams to City and Provincial Championships. […]