New legislation on impaired driving starts Dec. 1

Police will be able to administer stricter impaired driving penalties on the road starting Dec. 1, and first-time impaired drivers will be handled outside of court quicker through SafeRoads Alberta. 

Arts & Culture

Book Bites: 24 Days of Christmas Stories

With Christmas just around the corner, the Morinville Community Library is expanding their weekly story time to 24 days of Christmas and winter-themed stories for children. […]


Letter: Project looking to provide technology to those without access

While we have several action items on our plate, one we would like to bring to your attention is the provision of technology such as laptops, webcams, microphones and printers to locations where they can be used safely by members of the community who wouldn’t otherwise have access. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Unwrapping red tape on Christmas

The holiday season is here and families across Alberta are looking forward to the time-honoured tradition of visiting their local forests to gather firewood and to cut down their own Christmas tree. […]


Alberta launching rapid COVID-19 testing

The Government of Alberta says it will soon begin piloting point-of-care rapid testing for COVID-19, a move it says will provide faster, more convenient testing for the disease.


Editorial: How the King Cancelled Christmas

One day the King asked his Royal Advisor what he should do about an illness plaguing the land. The Royal Advisor, who was also a doctor and a scientist, gave the King a long list of things he could do and should do. […]

Local News

Morinville Council Briefs

Property tax installment payment measures introduced as a response to the economic disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic will become permanent if a bylaw introduced at the regular meeting of Town Council on Tuesday is passed. […]