Crime & Police

Fort Saskatchewan RCMP arrest male for multiple rural crimes throughout Alberta

On May 28, 2021, Fort Saskatchewan RCMP responded to a complaint where several residents of Lamont County were witness to a theft of fuel from a rural property. The residents were able to contact RCMP and provide detailed information regarding the suspect vehicle that was still presently in the area. […]

Local News

Council approves tax bylaw with a 1 per cent tax increase

It’s official. Morinville property owners will be paying 1% more in municipal tax this year following the passage of the 2021 Property Tax Bylaw at the May 25 regular meeting of Morinville Town Council. Council approved second and third reading 4-2. […]

COVID-19

Notley questions pace of Kenney’s Open For Summer plan

NDP Leader Rachel Notley expressed concern over the pacing of the UCP government’s reopening plan announced Wednesday morning. That plan would see the lifting of all restrictions by early July if hospitalizations continue down and vaccines continue up. […]

Crime & Police

121 impaired drivers charged over holiday weekend

Alberta RCMP and their enforcement partners removed 121 impaired drivers from Alberta roadways over the Victoria Day long weekend (May 21-24). Half of that number had a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or more.  […]

Local News

Jessie’s House receives $1.1 million investment from the province

Jessie’s House, a 35-bed shelter in Morinville serving Sturgeon County, St. Albert and the greater Edmonton area, received a $1.1 million grant Friday to assist more rural women and families fleeing violence to have a safe and supportive place to stay. […]