Local News

Sturgeon County unveils mapping feature to help explore the trails

Sturgeon County unveiled a new way to experience Sturgeon County’s trail system in time for International Trail Day on Saturday, June 5. Sturgeon’s new Get Outside Trails Map is available on the Sturgeon County website and in the Sturgeon County app. […]

Election 2019

County holding info session for prospective candidates

Sturgeon County is hosting an information session on Wednesday, June 23, starting at 7 pm, for residents interested in running for Sturgeon County Council in the 2021 Municipal Election taking place on October 18. […]


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. […]

Local News

Homeland Housing building new office at former school location

Homeland Housing will be moving into the building that was formerly known as the Yellow School. At its regular meeting, Town Council approved a development permit for a change of use and major renovation of the existing building at 10021 101 Avenue. […]

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. […]

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. […]