by Stephen Dafoe With more than 5500 break-and-enters at Alberta businesses last year, the RCMP is providing tips on avoiding break-and-enters with a focus on ATM thefts. Thirty-percent of the break-and-enters occurred in the months of [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-09-02
The Basic License Driver’s Handbook has the following to say on school bus dangers: “The greatest danger to the safety of students on a school bus happens when motorists pass a bus while it is [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-09-01
by Lucie Roy New school, new year, first students, first teachers first bus drivers. It was quite the excitement on Monday at Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools St. Kateri Academy, located at Westwinds Drive in [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-09-01
The Sturgeon Sting is looking to grow its AA program and inviting players to try-out for its U15 and U18 teams this September. The Sturgeon Sting is a AA hockey program consisting of elite U13, [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-09-01
As of Monday afternoon’s update, Sturgeon County is now out of the province’s Watch designation with 7 cases or 25 active cases per 100,000 of population. A watch zone is designated by the province when [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-31
Above: First place winner- Adrianne Humen – RCMP Morinville. Inset: Hope, the SVS service dog. –  SVS photos by Stephen Dafoe Sturgeon Victim Services (SVS) held their Third Annual Court dog Run on Sunday morning [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-31
submitted by the Town of Morinville  The Town of Morinville has collaborated with the Musée Morinville Museum, Morinville Historical and Cultural Society Celebrate Culture, Morinville Art Club, Morinville Community Library and the Government of Alberta [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-31
by Colin Smith INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS Deciding on how to spend $1.7 million on infrastructure projects is the not-too-unpleasant task Morinville Town Council now faces. The money is the Town’s share of $1.1 billion in funding [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-31
by Colin Smith Wearing masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus will not be required in Morinville, at least for now. At its regular meeting Tuesday Morinville Town Council decided against making mask-wearing [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-28
by Stephen Dafoe Registration for the Morinville Youth Basketball Association’s (MYBA) 2020-2021 basketball season has opened, and this season the organization says it has capacity for close to 200 young athletes. “This is higher than [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-28
by Stephen Dafoe The Government of Alberta released their first-quarter report Thursday, forecasting a $24.2 billion deficit it says is due to the economic impacts of  COVID-19 and a crash in oil pricing. The first-quarter deficit [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-27
Above: New owners of the former Ray McDonald Sports Center from left: Bob Flegg, Andrew Archer and Fred Lobay. – Lucie Roy Photos by Colin Smith The Ray MacDonald Sports Center officially has a new [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-27
submitted by St. Albert RCMP St Albert RCMP are asking the public assistance to identify a female involved in several credit card frauds, in convenience stores in St Albert. The female used stolen credit cards [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-27
by Stephen Dafoe RBC’s Canada United campaign is giving Canadian shoppers an opportunity to win one of 25 $10,000 prizes by shopping locally between Aug. 28 and 30. Shoppers can enter the contest on Canada [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-27
by Stephen Dafoe The NDP Official Opposition continued its call on the UCP to limit class sizes by using existing empty space to physically distance students. “Every day, I’m hearing from parents and teachers who [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-27
by Aaron Wudrick, Federal Director of Canadian Taxpayers’ Federation As Preston Manning used to say the last time the federal deficit was so big, when you’re in a hole the first thing to do is [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-27
The Ray McDonald Sports Center has been sold. Today’s Council meeting includes a presentation by the new owners. Colin Smith will have details on that later this week. – Lucie Roy Photo Deon Piercey sent [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-26
by Stephen Dafoe Premier Jason Kenney did a limited cabinet reset Tuesday, moving Doug Schweitzer from Justice and Solicitor General to Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation. “Minister Schweitzer made important progress tackling rural crime, [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-25
by Stephen Dafoe Newly-elected Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) Leader Erin O’Toole announced his senior staff appointments Tuesday morning. Tausha Michaud, who served O’Toole as Senior Advisor when he was Canada’s Minister of Veteran Affairs, [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-25
Above: The letters were removed from the Ray McDonald Sports Center recently. – Lucie Roy Photo The Town of Morinville is pleased to announce the sale of the Ray McDonald Sports Center to the Alberta [...]... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-25
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