Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Patience is a virtue

Reading Time: 1 minuteEditorial cartoonist Jeff Koterba’s commentary on modern impatience (shown above) is funny because it is a reflection of just how impatient we have become as a society. As the comedian Louis CK observed: We live in a science fiction age and still no one is happy… […]

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Help us give you what you want

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Morinville News is about to start the fifth year of our weekly print edition and we are asking our readers to take this poll and tell us what types of news best resonates with you. […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: In praise of our firefighters

Reading Time: 1 minuteAn SUV collides with a moose on a highway outside Morinville. Within minutes they are there to get the collision victims out of the wrecked vehicles and en route to hospital. A garage erupts in flames and shifts to the home it is attached to. Within minutes they arrive to battle the blaze and to protect neighbouring homes from destruction… […]

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Columns

Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives

Reading Time: 2 minutesWorking smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!”… […]

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Column: Joe Morinville

Reading Time: 2 minutesI’d like to complain that I’ve been put on the sidelines for a couple weeks, but I’ve actually been away visiting family. But some stuff did go on while I was away so I might as well give youse my opinion on what I think about it all… […]

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Editorial: Heading into our fifth year

Reading Time: 2 minutesJune 11 marks the completion of the fourth year of MorinvilleNews.com, the website that preceded The Morinville News, the print publication you now hold in your hand or electronic publication now appearing on your computer, tablet or smart phone… […]

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Editorial – Time to get off the porch

Reading Time: 2 minutesFor many of us the front porch or back deck is where we spend a lot of our disposable time during the summer. There’s beer to be drank, burgers to be flipped, and sunshine to be experienced. Some of us never make it that far into the sunlight, preferring to spend our time indoors in the air conditioning watching TV…. […]

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Editorial: Mothers

Reading Time: 2 minutesYou’d think that carrying a baby around for nine months, then enduring the unimaginable agony of child birth would be the last thing a mother should ever have to do for her child. But we know that simply isn’t the case because motherhood is a life-long job… […]