Food & Health

Food for Thought: Out of this world spinach and meatball soup

(NC) This veggie-packed meatball soup is technically for kids, but you’ll be tempted to sneak a bowl for yourself. “There is no age restriction on good taste, even if it comes in the form of a UFO-shaped noodle,” says Samara Foisy, registered dietitian for President’s Choice. “This is one of my favourite recipes since the pasta is also high in fibre and a source of protein.” […]

Arts & Culture

Morinville acting veteran bringing serious topic to Fringe

Playwright David Haas is no stranger to the Morinville stage, having performed with the Caviar Players from 2011 to 2013. One of his plays – A Health Unto Her Majesty – was staged by the troupe in 2012 during the St. Jean Baptiste Festival. Haas is now bringing another of his plays to the Edmonton Fringe Festival from Aug. 18 to 26. […]

Columns

National Column: Why swearing feels so bleeping good

Out of all the reasons President Donald Trump has to fire any of his White House bootlickers – incompetence and craziness come most immediately to mind – why was Anthony Scaramucci bounced after a mere 10 days on the communications director job for the relatively venal sin of phone-bombing profanities? […]

People

Lancaster Park student off to Finland with Rotary

While everyone was out enjoying the long weekend Victoria Kentfield of Lancaster was busy packing her suitcases.

Kentfield left Saturday for Oulu, Finland where she will be spending a year as part of a Rotary Club Youth Exchange Program. Oulu is the place of her host family and is a city and municipality in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia. […]

Local News

Firefighter Olympics on this weekend

The Morinville Fire Department is hosting the 19th Annual Sturgeon County Firefighter Olympics Saturday, Aug. 12, drawing in teams from Morinville, Legal, Gibbons, Bon Accord, Calahoo and Namao for a day of competition. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. behind the Ray McDonald Sports Center on 104 Street. […]