Local News

Composting at Roseridge [video]

This week is Waste Reduction Week, and one way you can reduce waste is through Composting. Roseridge Landfull Commission operates a Class I Compost facility. This video by Smith Consulting shows tells the story of that operation. […]

Crime & Police

Westlock RCMP Detachment warn of hazardous substances in street-level drugs

On Aug. 19, 2021, a drug analysis report was received by Westlock RCMP in relation to drugs that had been seized during a police investigation dating back to Apr. 27, 2021. Hazardous substances outside of what any drug user may expect or anticipate in street-level drugs were found. […]

Crime & Police

St. Albert RCMP Investigate sexual assault 

On July 24, 2021, a female attended the St. Albert RCMP detachment, reporting that she was sexually assaulted by her Massage Therapist during an appointment. An investigation was conducted by the St. Albert RCMP resulting in … […]

Local News

Namao School one location for Fallen Heroes documentary

Namao School was one of several locations chosen for Fallen Heroes: The Journey Home, a documentary by Combined Forces Productions that covers the repatriation of Canadian soldiers and citizens welcoming home the fallen […]


Villeneuve Airport getting new waterline

The Government of Alberta, Sturgeon County and Edmonton Airports held a press conference Thursday, announcing the start of a $2.2 million water line that will bring water from Villeneuve to the Villeneuve Airport. […]

Crime & Police

RCMP educate regarding Claire’s Law and domestic violence

This past spring, St. Albert RCMP Domestic Violence Unit and St. Albert RCMP General Investigations Section participated in online training for the new Act the Government of Alberta introduced; the Disclosure to Protect Against Domestic Violence (Clare’s Law), which came into effect April 1, 2021.  […]

Regional News

Alberta takes 50% stake in Sturgeon Refinery

The Government of Alberta is taking a direct equity stake in the $5.4 billion Sturgeon Refinery, a move the province says will reduce its costs and save an estimated $2 billion over the long term.   […]

Local News

Statement from the Alexander Chief and Council

Yesterday we awoke to the sad news of the fire that destroyed St Jean Baptiste Church. Our community of Alexander was saddened to learn that this iconic structure that had stood at the heart of the Town of Morinville for over 100 years, a structure that had been very much a part of our lives and memories as well, had been destroyed.  […]