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Local News

Ornament event puts new life into Christmas décor

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – For First Choice Tree Nursery’s resident designer Cory Christopher there simply is no time of year or location that cannot use a decorative touch. But while Christopher is equally at home decorating an interior or exterior setting throughout the calendar year, he has a particular fondness for the Christmas season.
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Schools and youth

Vanier students looking to help their community

]By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Watching a group of Grade 2 students marching around the gymnasium carrying cut out school buses to the tune of The Wheels on the Bus is a scene that could be seen in just about any school. But what made Tuesday afternoon’s performance special was the fact École Georges P. Vanier students were using the performance to kick off the first day of a worthy cause.

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Local News

Talk about the towns

Money for Morinville
Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Ken Kowalski announced Monday Morinville will be receiving just shy of an additional $90,000 from the province.

The Rotary Club of Morinville is set to receive … […]

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Morinville Sports

Titans continue undefeated streak

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Titans’ cheer squad got a real workout Sunday night running up and down the bleachers whenever their team rippled the mesh. Given the Titans’ 11-6 victory over the Edmonton Ice, the squad seemed to run the length of the rink as much as the team they were cheering for.

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Local News

Summer barbecue season results in Christmas joy

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Anyone who has passed through the doors of the Morinville Home Hardware store on a Friday this summer has likely encountered the tempting aroma of barbequed goodies being offered right outside the door. Burgers and dogs, bread and bacon wrapped shrimp have all been on the lunchtime … […]

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Schools and youth

Positive ticketing program rewarding youth

]By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – When Community Peace Officer James Alaeddine pulls someone over, it’s more often than not to give them a ticket or to educate them on why they might get a ticket in the future if they don’t change their behaviour. So it’s little surprise that when the peace officer rolls up on a 12-year-old girl riding her bike, the immediate reaction is to expect the worst.

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Arts & Culture

Country and folk show set for this Thursday

By Étienne Thevou

Article Contains Audio Content

Morinville – Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame and Juno Award-winning entertainer Gary Fjellgaard is coming to Morinville this Thursday, performing at the Morinville Parish Hall with folk singers Saskia and Darrel.

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Morinville Sports

Jets ground Flyers in Sunday home game

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Jets gave the Stony Plain Flyers their 16th defeat of the season Sunday afternoon, handily beating the lightly-dressed team 8-1. The Flyers, who were defeated 18-1 by the St. Albert Merchants Friday night … […]