Local News

Rotary hosts year-end event, inaugurates new members

The Rotary Club of Morinville held its Year-End event on Wednesday, July 22. In his year-end review, outgoing President Pat Tighe spoke of an extremely fast-changing time for society, the globe, the country, the province and the region. […]

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Lions, SRCW and community gather to recognize volunteers

The Volunteer Appreciation event, in partnership with the Lions Club of Morinville, Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association (SRCWA), Town of Morinville and Rendez-Vous Centre was held Tuesday night at the Rendez-Vous Centre with more than 70 in attendance. […]

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Community Champions: Tammy Charpentier

Two years after Tammy Charpentier’s divorce she had gained a lot of weight. That started her on a path of fitness that led to her qualifying as a National Figure Competitor/ Physique competitor/Physique Nationals qualifier. […]

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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. […]

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Morinville registered for the Pet Valu Virtual Walk for Dog Guides

Morinville is one of the Alberta locations registered for the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, a national charity with its mission to empower Canadians with disabilities to navigate their world with confidence and independence by providing Dog Guides at no cost to them and supporting providing support on their life long follow-up services. […]

Columns

Guest Column: God’s 5 Cent Nickel?  

In 1939 I was 5-years-old, sent from Edmonton with my three older brothers to live on a farm near Morinville owned by my widowed Grandmother Ida Gibeault and managed by her 17-year-old son, our Uncle Ivan Gibeault. It was depression and wartime. […]

Business

It’s YOUR Business: Crazy Diamond Crystals

In this segment of It’s YOUR Business, Morinville Online’s Theron Hogg sat down with Byron Proulx, owner of Crazy Diamond Crystals, a relatively new home-based business in Morinville. […]

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. […]