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Column: Joe Morinville

Keeping it super simple this week because it is almost summer and I prefer to spend my time looking at old cars and being happy, not sitting indoors trying to figure what to write about for my weekly column… […]

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Dr. Oz Column: Deeper sleep without drugs

Skimping on shut-eye isn’t North America’s only sleep crisis. Many people turn in on time yet miss out on deep, refreshing slumber, and that’s one reason why 61 percent of women and 45 percent of men wake up feeling tired at least some of the time. Unfortunately, that lack of deep sleep leads to health issues that you worry about, that keep you up at night, that … well, you see the problem. […]

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Column: Joe Morinville

Got quite the email from someone the other week what was pretty hot under the collar about my latest column I wrote on my birthday. I say someone cause they didn’t sign their name at all to their email. Anyway… […]

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Column: Morinville Housing Market Report

Morinville’s housing market is, as I have mentioned before, showing the same trends that the whole of the Greater Edmonton Area showed a few months ago. Average prices are up year over year, days on the market are decreasing, and we are showing the record listed to sold ratios… […]

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Column: Joe Morinville

Thanks to everyone what wished me a happy birthday on the Facebook last Thursday. I noticed nobody run my picture in The Morinville News to recognize my 68th trip around the sun, but nobody did last year either. But they did run a funny cartoon by Bruce Humen of me getting helped up after playing a guitar solo. So anyway here’s my thoughts on birthdays and such… […]

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Healthy Routes Column: Maintain order and eject the freeloaders

by Gladys Kublik, co-owner Neighbors Vitamin Shop

We often compare our body to a vehicle on the journey of life. We like to think of it as a sleek sports car, but in reality it’s more like a bus. The science of genetics has discovered that we carry the DNA of a multitude of organisms besides our own. We are the vehicle for bacteria on our skin, microscopic mites in our eyelashes called Demodex, fungus between our toes and approximately a one-kilogram mass of organisms within our gut. We are the hosts of a world apart, a microbiome, and for the most part this is a good thing…. […]

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Progressive Views Column: Alberta NDP Leader Resigns

by Tristan Turner

While struggling to hold back to hold back tears, Brian Mason announced at a press conference Apr. 29 that he would be stepping down as leader of the Alberta NDP effective October 19. The bus driver turned politician has served as both an MLA and Edmonton City Councillor for more than 25 years, winning nine consecutive elections. In his near 10-year tenure as leader of Alberta’s New Democrats, Brian Mason has seen – and won – many battles on behalf of his constituents and all Albertans. Not the least of which was a fight he brought to PC Premier… […]