Team Alberta has selected Sturgeon County resident Alex Sorochan for the Team Alberta lacrosse team. The 14-year-old Grade 8 Namao School student will head to Nationals in Saskatoon August 1 to 7. […]
On Jan. 13 at approximately 7:30 a.m., Morinville RCMP received a call of a suspicious and intoxicated male walking in and around the Cardiff area. The male wasn’t from the area but had spoken with a passing motorist and told them he was trying to get to a friend’s house. […]
by Stephen Dafoe
Cardiff – Though many slo-pitch players would probably wish the snow would just go away so they can put cleats to grass and shale, it did not stop softball players from hitting the snowy fields at Cardiff Hall recently for the annual Sno-Pitch fundraiser for Youth Basketball. Sixteen teams took to eight makeshift diamonds for the yearly tournament, an afternoon of sports followed by an evening of food and music. Parents of local youth basketball players volunteer to make the event a success…. […]
by Ashley Janes
A private meeting has been scheduled for Nov. 18 to discuss the future of the Cardiff Corner intersection. MLA Maureen Kubinec, the Minister of Transportation, Honourable Ric McIver, Mayor Lisa Holmes, Sturgeon County Mayor Tom Flynn, and Deputy Mayor Gord Putnam will all be in attendance. Shortly after Council’s Swearing In Ceremony on Oct. 29, Kubinec said that she had spoken with McIver who agreed that a meeting should be set to discuss further development of the intersection in order to make it safer. When asked about the meeting, Kubinec said that she was optimistic they would make progress… […]
By The Morinville News Staff
Morinville – It’s a sign that has been around for decades, one found in the windows of homes and businesses that tell children in distress or danger that safety awaits behind the door. But now a local Block Parent is hoping to find a couple more volunteers to help keep the program alive in Morinville… […]
Photos by Lucie Roy
Cardiff – A Centurion tank made small work of several vehicles Saturday afternoon during the Morinville Centennial Show ‘n’ Shine at Cardiff hall. The popular post WWII British tank was a popular draw for the weekend car show… […]
By MorinvilleNews.com Staff
Sturgeon County – A woman has been flown to hospital by STARS air Ambulance after the vehicle she and a female passenger were travelling in collided with a train Thursday morning.
By Stephen Dafoe
Cardiff – Sturgeon County Deputy Fire Chief Pat Mahoney said a fire that destroyed a Star Key Place home last Friday may have been arson.
“It’s still under investigation,” Mahoney said. “The RCMP were on scene as well and it’s believed to be arson at this time. There was one male individual that was taken into custody for it.”
The Deputy Fire Chief said the fire, which broke out around 12:45 in the afternoon, was the third fire in the Cardiff area that day.