Morinville News

Food: Greek Naan Bread Pizza with Tzatziki and Pork Meatballs

Looking for a delicious and unique twist on pizza night? This Greek-inspired naan bread pizza combines the flavours of the Mediterranean with the convenience of a quick and easy meal. Using naan bread as the crust and a creamy tzatziki sauce as the base, this pizza is topped with baked Greek pork meatballs, red onions, feta cheese, mozzarella, black olives, and red peppers. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or a fun weekend treat! […]

Arts & Culture

Decades of Dedication: Morinville Library Bidding Farewell to Longtime Staff

After two decades of dedicated service to the community, Library Manager Isabelle Cramp and Library staff member Margaret Meetsma will retire this summer, leaving a legacy of growth, creativity, and unwavering commitment. Both women have been instrumental in shaping the Library’s welcoming environment, ensuring it remains a cherished place for learning and connection. As they look forward to new adventures and well-deserved relaxation, their contributions will continue inspiring staff and patrons alike. […]

Local News

The twelfth annual Morinville Fire Department’s Combat Challenge on this weekend

Rushing into a burning building to save lives and fight fires is a serious enterprise requiring a proper mixture of skill and stamina, something few people see close up. But this weekend’s Morinville Festival Days provides attendees with the unique opportunity to see firefighters from Morinville and the area putting those skills to the test during the Morinville Fire Department’s Combat Challenge. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Celebrating 15 Years of Community News: A Reflection and a Call to Action

Tomorrow marks the start of our 15th year at MorinvilleNews.com. It has been a journey filled with dedication, resilience, and unwavering commitment to serving Morinville and the surrounding area. Our mission has always been to provide reliable, community-focused news, and as we step into our 15th year, it is a moment to celebrate our achievements, acknowledge the challenges, and look ahead to the future of community news. […]

Business

Small Business Confidence Surged in May, Reports CFIB

The latest data from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) indicates a significant boost in small business confidence. According to the CFIB’s Business Barometer, the 12-month small business confidence index surged by 8.8 points to reach 56.4 in May. This marks a return to more typical seasonal levels and is comparable to the 56.1 recorded in May 2023. […]

Columns

Column: The War Amps Commemorates the 80th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

On June 6, 1944, a pivotal moment unfolded as thousands of Canadian soldiers stormed Juno Beach in Normandy, in the heavily German-fortified coast of France. As the world prepares to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, The War Amps pays homage to the Canadians who made the ultimate sacrifice during the invasion, and the resilience of those who returned home severely wounded, many missing limbs. […]