Local News

Jessie’s House to open in Morinville next week

After years of planning, The Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation (JMMF) will open their emergency shelter, Jessie’s House, on May 19. The 9200 square foot, 35 room shelter was built in memory of Jessica Martel, a young Morinville mom who was killed in an act of domestic violence and is the first shelter built in Alberta in 22 years […]

Food & Health

Morinville Farmers’ Market moving to Sundays this season

The Morinville Farmer’s Market is returning to town this year, changing both its time and location. The market will run on Sundays from noon until 4 p.m. in the Morinville Rendez-Vous Centre’s parking lot. The first scheduled Sunday market is June 7.


Alberta COVID-19 Update May 12 – recoveries at 77%

Alberta reported another 45 cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 6,345. Of that number, 4,866 (77%) Albertans have recovered, and 118 (1.85%) have died, leaving 1,361 recorded active cases in Alberta. There are currently 73 in hospital, 12 of those in intensive care units. […]


Guest Column: The Dalai Lama

Earlier this year, Morinville News Publisher Stephen Dafoe visited Four Winds Public School to talk about journalism and how to write articles, columns and editorials. Below is an article one of the students in Lacey Brockhoff’s class wrote recently. Their project was to choose a Nobel Peace Prize winner that they were interested in or designated with. […]

Arts & Culture

Our Morinville: Interview with authors Christopher Raine and Riley Quinn

Morinville authors Christopher Raine and Riley Quinn both have their second books out this spring. Raine has recently released his second collection of poems: Where the Grasses Wept and Quinn have just released The Cove, the second book in his Lost Boys trilogy. […]


How to Thank a Nurse during National Nursing Week

The Alberta Registered Nurses Educational Trust (ARNET) has partnered with CWB Wealth Management to launched a campaign to raise funds for a Pandemic Nurses Education Fund ARNET says will help nurses prepare and respond to the continuing pandemic, as well as future pandemics.