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Local News

Morinville Council Briefs

Council passed a motion regarding a resolution being proposed by the Town of Whitecourt and Strathcona County to support the Northern Gateway Pipeline Project at the upcoming Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) Convention in early October. […]

Local Sports

Jets one for two on opening weekend

The Morinville Jets opened the 2016-2017 CJHL season over the weekend with a 3-2 road loss to the Stony Plain Flyers Friday night and a 6-2 win over the Beverly Warriors at home Sunday night. […]

Morinville News

Talk of the Town

Above: The Town’s newly named Youth Centre is MY (Morinville Youth) Loft. – Lucie Roy Photo Morinville Public School students […]

Arts & Culture

Get steamed and kick off October Library Month

With October just around the corner, the staff at the Morinville Community Library will be foregoing their usual cold weather wear in favour of bright white lab coats. Why? Because there is no better attire for the launch of a STEAM Makerspace. […]

Sturgeon County

County recognizes its volunteers

On Wednesday night more than 250 residents of Sturgeon County, representing more than 50 Community Volunteer Organizations, gathered at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre for the Sturgeon Proud Awards Night. […]


National Column: Mulroney’s unhelpful advice

Once in a blue moon, or maybe a bit more often than that, someone who should know better offers the prime minister of the day some strikingly flawed advice.

Such is the case of Brian Mulroney’s recommendation that Justin Trudeau personally take charge of the controversial Energy East pipeline file. […]


Province supports student mental health

College and university students returning to classes across Alberta this fall will continue to have access to mental health services on campus, the province reported Thursday morning.

Arts & Culture

Early Childhood Education Program helps little ones grow

The Morinville Community Library is excited to announce the launch of their 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program which began accepting registration Sept. 5. This internationally acclaimed program has garnered plenty of attention in libraries across North America since it was first launched by the 1000 Books Foundation in Nevada, USA in 2013. […]

Morinville News

Morinville Youth Centre launches new name

Sept. 13 was the Launch day for the new location, new name, new look and new logo for the Morinville Youth Centre.

Youth Worker Erin Debusschere made the unveil and presentation before more than 50 youth joined by Mayor Lisa Holmes, Deputy Mayor Brennan FitzGerald, and Councillors Nicole Boutestein and Stephen Dafoe. […]