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Fire prevention for the holiday season

Fire prevention for the holiday season

Regional Emergency Services is reminding residents that many holiday traditions can increase the risk of a home fire. “Residents should be …

SSWC Holiday Hours

The Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre (SSWC), at Keyano College, will be closed Thursday, December 25 to Thursday, January 1 for scheduled …

Family friendly Craze set to welcome Alyssa Reid

Family friendly Craze set to welcome Alyssa Reid

By Lindsay Ducharme The Craze, presented by Fort McMurray REALTORS, is an annual highly anticipated, and attended, free, family-friendly New …

Santa’s Anonymous estimates over 570 families will benefit from 30th annual drive

Santa’s Anonymous estimates over 570 families will benefit from 30th annual drive

By Lindsay Ducharme Christmas has come early for over 570 families in Wood Buffalo thanks to the generosity and kindness of both …

Former Prime Minister Paul Martin visits local school to launch Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurial Program

Former Prime Minister Paul Martin visits local school to launch Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurial Program

By Lindsay Ducharme The Fort McMurray Public School District welcomed the Right Honourable Paul Martin to the region on December 12th to formally …

Fort McMurray Airport Authority Staff Raise Over $13,000 for Wood Buffalo Food Bank at Holiday Party

Fort McMurray Airport Authority Staff Raise Over $13,000 for Wood Buffalo Food Bank at Holiday Party

Fort McMurray Airport Authority is pleased to announce that $13,610 was raised in support of the Wood Buffalo Food Bank during their annual staff …

Jesse Meyer Featured in Airport Business Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40

Jesse Meyer Featured in Airport Business Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40

Jesse Meyer, Manager of Commercial Services at Fort McMurray International Airport, was selected as one of the top 40 aviation professionals under 40 …

Bylaw Services weekly brief: Dec. 15-21, 2014

Bylaw Services weekly brief: Dec. 15-21, 2014

To raise general awareness and improve overall compliance, Bylaw Services discloses a number of photo radar locations on a weekly basis. Photo radar …

Snowplows hit residential roads with onset of mild weather

Snowplows hit residential roads with onset of mild weather

With more mild weather in the forecast, the Public Works department is using its extra capacity to plow residential roads. “If you’ve been down a …

Oil Barons to retire #7 in honour of Scottie Upshall on January 10th

Oil Barons to retire #7 in honour of Scottie Upshall on January 10th

Oil Barons to retire #7 in honour of Scottie Upshall on January 10th The Fort McMurray Oil Barons of the Alberta Junior Hockey League are proud to …


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Musings on a year gone by

Musings on a year gone by

By Theresa Wells When I received the email reminding me that this week’s column would be my last in 2014 I realized I faced the same quandary I face every year at this time: what to write about. The last column before the holidays begin and closing out the year is a puzzler to …

A Very Merry Cat-mas To Me

A Very Merry Cat-mas To Me

By Theresa Wells ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…except if you have cats they are always stirring and up to some form of mischief, and at Christmas time the focal point for the mayhem is always the …


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