Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Child Care Questions

I write this while I wait for my coffee to cool, and my wife of 47 years ( today) to join me for breakfast, and we will watch the morning news as usual. […]

Crime & Police

Morinville RCMP Detachment joins Eagle Feather Protocol initiative

Thursday was a special day at the Morinville RCMP Detachment and an important step toward reconciliation. The Detachment held a ceremony to launch the Eagle Feather Protocol. The initiative will see eagle feathers distributed to all Alberta RCMP detachments, providing victims, witnesses, suspects, and police officers the option to swear legal oaths on an eagle feather. […]

Crime & Police

Fort Saskatchewan RCMP seek public assistance to locate missing female

Fort Saskatchewan RCMP are asking for public assistance to locate 32-year-old Amber Lee Carpenter. Amber was reported missing to police on April 22, 2021 and may be in the Fort Saskatchewan, St. Albert or Edmonton area. There is a general concern for her safety and well-being.  […]

Crime & Police

Sturgeon County man located deceased

Morinville RCMP alerted local media Thursday that 18-year-old Gavin Howes, who was reported missing Apr. 21, has been located deceased. The RCMP extended their condolences to the family of Gavin.  […]

Local News

Sturgeon County resident wins $1 million

Stephanie Bourque needed some time to catch her breath after scanning her LOTTO MAX ticket and discovering she won $1 million on the April 14, 2020 draw. The Sturgeon County resident claimed her prize almost a year later. […]

COVID-19

New legislation will see Albertans paid for time off to get vaccine

The Government of Alberta says it intends to amend the Employment Standards Code to make sure working Albertans get up to three hours of paid, job-protected leave to get the COVID-19 vaccine, allowing employees to take the needed time from work without fear of penalty, reprisal or loss of pay. […]