Local News

Morinville Jets secure dramatic overtime victory in clash with St. Albert Merchants

 The Morinville Jets and the St. Albert Merchants came prepared to battle on Sunday, Jan. 7, giving hometown and visiting fans 60 minutes of exciting hockey. Ultimately, the Jets emerged victorious in a heart-stopping 5-4 overtime win. This victory marks the Jets’ second consecutive triumph over the Merchants and extends the Junior B club’s winning streak to an impressive 11 consecutive games. […]

Local Sports

Struggles continue for Morinville Kings as Westlock Warriors wins another

The New Year started like the previous year for the rebuilding Morinville Senior AA Kings, who fell 11-4 to the Westlock Warriors on the road in their first game of 2024. Saturday night’s road game was the King’s fifth consecutive loss and eleventh of the season. […]

Regional News

Gibbons Public Library Grand Re-Opening marks library’s 50th anniversary

The Gibbons Public Library is set to reopen its doors on January 20, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., following extensive renovations aimed at providing an improved experience for patrons. The event, which marks the library’s 50th anniversary, will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Story Time with the Mayor at 11:30 a.m., a Library Scavenger Hunt, snacks, and social time. […]

Notices and PSAs

PSA: Alberta RCMP reminds citizens about ice safety

The Alberta RCMP is issuing a warning to the public, reminding them to practice ice safety this winter. With the changing weather conditions and above-average temperatures, it is hard to tell the strength or thickness of ice by its appearance. […]

Crime & Police

Alberta RCMP issue 2,400 tickets over the holidays

Alberta RCMP issued 2459 tickets over an eight-day period from Dec. 24 to Jan. 1 as part of their #DecemberToRemember campaign. In addition tot he tickets, rCMP say they removed 189 impaired drivers from Alberta roadways. […]

Arts & Culture

Local artist’s work on display at the Museum

Fred Bahr moved to Morinville three years ago to be close to his family and is enjoying his time in the community. The retired laboratory scientist and coroner has been painting using mixed media for more than four decades. […]