Local Sports

Kings fall to Devon in overtime

The Morinville Kings took their second loss of the season Saturday night at home against the visiting Devon Barons. Although looking for another two points, the Kings earned one for their 3-2 OT loss. […]

Local Sports

Jets award Nick McRae scholarship

The Morinville Jets held a special moment of remembrance before Saturday night’s home game to honour the memory of teammate Nick McRae who was killed Sept. 3, 2012, in an ATV accident south or Edson. […]

Local Sports

Oilers and Flames logo licence plates available for order Monday

Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames fans will now be able to display their support on their vehicles. Service Alberta is introducing two new specialty licence plate designs that feature team logos, slogans and colours. Money raised from the plates will benefit the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation and the Calgary Flames Foundation.

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Local News

Council yet to decide on tax change impact on honorariums

Some $30,000 has been set aside in the proposed 2019 budget to shelter Morinville councillors from the effects of a tax change that would result in lower take-home pay.
However, Council has yet to decide whether to boost incomes to offset the tax change which comes into effect January 1. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Knights of Columbus Hamper Program underway

The Knights of Columbus St. Anne Council, on behalf of St. Jean Baptiste Catholic Parish, the Midstream Society and the Morinville Food Bank, are pleased to announce that they will be coordinating the Christmas Hamper Project for Morinville and District once again this year. […]


Guest Column: Family Violence, Leaving is Not Simple

Many people often ask victims of domestic violence why they stay. They are many answers.
The most dangerous time for any victim of domestic violence are the first eighteen months after leaving. When an abuser’s power and control are threatened, the violence often escalates. Death can be a consequence. Because family violence involves a vicious cycle of power and control, there are also many other reasons that make leaving difficult.