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Morinville Sports

Jets earn back-to-back wins over weekend

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – The Jets back-to-back wins over the weekend bring the club to a 3-1-0 record this season. This weekend’s efforts put another four points on the club’s season tally as they defeated the Fort Saskatchewan Hawks and Edmonton Mustangs… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Healthy Routes – Food for the Brain

By Gladys Kublik
Owner Neighbors Vitamin Shop

Do a quick survey of the current health gurus from Dr. Oz to Andrew Weil to Dr. Mercola and you’ll find the number one health supplement recommended is Omega 3 essential fatty acids (EFAs). It is essential because the human body cannot synthesis it, but it is vital for normal development, growth and function. It is beneficial for a wide range… […]

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Arts & Culture

Quilters are scrap happy

Photos by Lucie Roy

Morinville – With more than 100 years of quilting experience between the seven members of the Scrap Happy Quilters at their disposal, the group have used their skills to create another 19 quilts for donation. Seventeen of the quilts measure 60 inches by 70 inches; the remaining three are baby quilts. The 19 quilts, which took the… […]

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Arts & Culture

Morinville in danger of losing iconic image

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – One doesn’t have to drive too far into town to catch a glimpse of the steeple rising above St. Jean Baptiste Church in downtown Morinville. But residents and visitors could soon be deprived of that iconic view if significant funds are not raised to save it. The historic steeple is in need of approximately $500,000 in restoration work to save it from loss to water rot.

“There is significant damage by water inside the steeple as well as other parts of the church, mainly the north roof,” said Father Ignacy… […]

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Morinville

Morinville open house shows possible shape of 100 Avenue

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – About 35 residents attended Wednesday night’s joint open house on the Coeur de Morinville Area Structure Plan (ASP) and Highway 642 Functional Planning Study. The three-hour event covered both projects in significant detail. The former is a project that would set guidelines for development in Morinville’s historic downtown core; the latter addresses the specific challenges of dealing with a main street that is also a provincial highway… […]

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Morinville

Councillors graduate from educational program

By Morinville News Staff

Edmonton – This year’s Alberta Urban Municipalities Association convention got off to a pleasant start for two Morinville Council members. At Tuesday night’s President’s Dinner Councillors Lisa Holmes and David Pattison were given their Elected Officials Education Program (EOEP) certificates… […]

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Morinville

Writer takes it to the streets

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – With a stack of papers under his arm and the latest edition of the Alberta Street News proudly displayed in his hand, John Zapantis stands on the corner of 100 Avenue and 100 Street in Morinville plying his trade like newspaper sellers did in years gone by. But Zapantis is no mere street corner paper vendor. He is also a writer, photographer and media spokesperson for the publication… […]