Editorial & Opinion

Letter: County couple grateful for nomination

Norm and I would like to Thank Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association for nominating us for the Sturgeon Proud Awards for volunteering. They were presented on Wednesday evening at the Sturgeon County Dinner. It was such a nice evening. Kudos to all the County staff for a job well done.


Chamber informs council they want low business taxes to stay

The representative body of Morinville’s business owners has let Council know loud and clear what they want: keep business taxes low, even if it means residential taxes must go up. This comes after a presentation from Shaun Thompson, President of the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce presented to Council at their monthly Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting. The Chamber request is in opposition to recent discussions at Council about potentially splitting Morinville’s mill rates or at least having a discussion about the topic. […]

Arts & Culture

The Week in Photos

The Morinville Centennial Community Gardens held a Down & Dirty Earth Day Workshop on Sunday afternoon. The event included messy crafts, learning about endangered species of animals, composting and each attendee made their own terrarium to take home. […]

Local News

Morinville Youth Leadership group impresses council on mental health presentation

Morinville’s Youth Leadership group, a Town program designed to engage young people in local issues, made their first major presentation to Council at their Committee of the Whole meeting to universal praise from Council. The group, entirely made up of youth aged 12-14, presented to Council their concerns and action plans to deal with two major concerns to them: tobacco/vaping use and mental health. […]

Arts & Culture

Lions, Rendez-Vous and Morinville News partner for volunteer awards

Volunteer Appreciation Week came to a close in Morinville Friday night with the Annual Lions Club Citizen of the Year event at the Rendez-Vous, an evening of honouring Morinville and Sturgeon County community volunteers with three distinct awards. […]