Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Shred Day a success – winners picked

H&R Block held their B.Y.O.BOX Annual Shred Day on Saturday, Sept. 24.

This event allowed our clients as well as the community to come to H&R Block’s open house and attend a brief Privacy Session that allowed them to be able to shred personal and sensitive … […]

Local Sports

Jets get clipped by Red Wings

The Morinville Jets suffered their first true loss of the CJHL 2016-2017 season. After an OT loss and back-to-back wins, the Jets lost 6-3 to the North Edmonton Red Wings on the road Wednesday night. […]

Local News

Mayors unite for regional event

A State of the Region Address with Sturgeon County Mayor Tom Flynn and St. Albert Mayor Nolan Crouse was held Wednesday morning with Morinville Mayor Lisa Holmes acting as emcee.

The event, held at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre, had more than 135 in attendance from across the region. […]

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Local News

Morinville Council Briefs

Council has unanimously approved four motions through a consent agenda, mass accepting administration’s recommended actions for all motions. This meant the approval of: […]


National Column: Why I quit Twitter

It’s a strange feeling walking away from something that has taken up a substantial fraction of your waking life for seven years. On Monday, I deactivated my Twitter account. […]


National Column: Lisée may have outsmarted himself

In the dead of the pre-referendum summer of 1995, a copy of a federal government memo summing up a recent meeting between a high-ranking Canadian foreign affairs official and a European ambassador was sent anonymously to my desk in La Presse’s Parliament Hill bureau. […]


Greater St. Albert Catholic acclaim Chair and Vice Chair

Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools have a new Board Chair. Trustee Serena Shaw, who has served on the Board since 2013, was elected Board Chair by acclamation at the Division’s Sept. 26 Organizational Meeting. Shaw replaces Morinville Ward Trustee Noreen Radford in the role. Trustee Rosalee McEvoy will continue in the role of Vice-Chair. […]

Local News

No-Frills donates $5700 to school hot lunch programs

Chris and Tracey Mansbridge of Chris & Tracey’s No-Frills in Morinville donated more than $5700 to four Morinville schools for their Hot Lunch Program. The cheque presentation took place Friday morning at No-Frills with representatives from Morinville Public School, Georges H. Primeau, École Notre Dame, and Morinville Community High School (MCHS) in attendance. […]

Local News

Talk of the Town

The first Canadian astronaut to walk in space was walking around Bon Accord over the weekend. Astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield, who has logged 2600 orbits of the earth, lived in space and on the ocean floor, was the keynote speaker at Bon Accord’s Equinox 2016 Festival Saturday. […]