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A number of media outlets serve the residents and businesses of Sturgeon County, including community newspapers and online publications. The following is a listing of the area’s media outlets:
The Free Press
Based in the town of Morinville in Sturgeon County, The Free Press serves a vibrant mix of suburban, town, agriculture, and industrial sectors. In publication for 15 years, The Free Press is the only community newspaper to provide Total Market Coverage through Canada Post of Morinville, Gibbons, Legal, Bon Accord and the hamlets and surrounding Sturgeon County market. With a circulation of over 10,000 audited by the Canadian Media Circulation Audit, the Free Press is a member of the Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association and the Canadian Community Newspapers Association.
The Free Press is distributed via Canada Post to residents in the Sturgeon County area, except the Redwater area and is available online at:
The Fort Saskatchewan Record is part of Sun Media Corp. We publish every Thursday with free home delivery to city residents plus drops in Fort Saskatchewan, Bruderheim, Lamont & Gibbons.We cover the communities of Fort Saskatchewan, Sturgeon County, Lamont County, Burderheim, and Gibbons.
Based in the town of Redwater in the Northeast sector of Sturgeon County, where agriculture and industry meet at Alberta's Industrial Heartland, the Review serves a trading area that includes a portion of Sturgeon County as well as all of Thorhild and Smoky Lake Counties. With a track record spanning more than two decades The Review is a member of the Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association, the Canadian Community Newspapers Association and has circulation audited by the Canadian Media Circulation Audit of over 4,500 by providing Total Market Coverage of its trading area.
The Redwater Reviewis distributed to the catchment area around the Town of Redwater and is available online at:
MorinvilleNews.com is an online daily news source covering Morinville, Legal, Alexander First Nation, and Sturgeon County. The publication is dedicated to providing accurate, accountable and timely news, sports and editorial opinion on stories and topics affecting residents of the coverage area. In addition to providing a mixed media approach to covering the news online with articles, photos, videos and live streaming, MorinvilleNews.com also publishes a weekly news magazine called Monday Morning News which is distributed throughout Morinville and available in electronic format via our website.
St. Albert Gazette
St. Albert Gazette is published every Wednesday and Saturday by Great West Newspapers Limited Partnership. The Wednesday edition is delivered to residents in St. Albert, Morinville and Sturgeon County, including Sturgeon Valley and Cardiff.
The Western Sentinel
The Western Sentinel is published every second Thursday by the Edmonton Sun Publishing Company on behalf of the Department of National Defence, under the authority of the Commander, 1 Area Support Group. This publication serves Canadian Army units across Land Force Western Area. It also serves the broader military community, including serving and retired members of the Regular and Reserve Force, cadets, civilian employees of the Department of National Defence, and the military families.
s Fort Saskatchewan's only local FM station our broadcast area includes a substantial portion of Sturgeon County. They also report on activities and events in a number of County communities including Gibbons, Redwater and Morinville.
Their website offers Fort Saskatchewan and the Heartland a source for local news, weather, and sports.
Disclaimer: These media outlets are in no way affiliated with Sturgeon County and the opinions or content expressed in any of these publications do not represent the County. Publication descriptions were either provided by the individual media outlets or reproduced from their websites.