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Snowmobile Safety

Snowmobile Safety

Alberta Health Services By Garett Richardson, Health Promotion Facilitator The snow is starting to pile up and snowmobile enthusiasts are getting …

MP Yurdiga Slams Liberal Announcement Purchase

MP Yurdiga Slams Liberal Announcement Purchase

Member of Parliament News Release By David Yurdiga, MP Fort McMurray – Cold Lake This week Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced the …

The cost of green

The cost of green

Member of Legislative Assembly Report By Tany Yao, MLA of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo The cost of the NDP interfering in our electricity system will …

The Municipality vs. Dunvegan Gardens

The Municipality vs. Dunvegan Gardens

One Opinion By Frances Jean, Connect Contributor Impossible to understand, and I doubt whether the victim or the persecutor understands either. …

Annual Syncrude Food Drive in full swing

Annual Syncrude Food Drive in full swing

By Carol Christian, Connect Contributor When residents are out grocery shopping this weekend, they’re encouraged to purchase a few extra items to …

Santas Anonymous preparations underway

Santas Anonymous preparations underway

By Carol Christian, Connect Contributor Students and staff of Father Patrick Mercredi Community High School have again been joined by countless …

Christmas Kettle Launch

Christmas Kettle Launch

The Salvation Army of Fort McMurray held the official launch of the Christmas Kettle Campaign at the Peter Pond Mall on November 19. Majors Stephen …

The Gift of Remembrance

The Gift of Remembrance

Gripping one woman show pays tribute to veterans By Hanna Fridhed, Connect Contributor On November 14, the Keyano Recital Theatre was visited by the …

Treating Waterways equally

Treating Waterways equally

Letter to the Editor After the fire, the silver lining in this rebuild was that Fort McMurray could be built better than before, more beautiful. As …

Pressing the pause button

Pressing the pause button

From the Editor’s Desk By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly Like many of our readers, I have been struggling to get back into the swing of things after …


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Fast Life/Slow Cooked Baked Potato Soup

Fast Life/Slow Cooked Baked Potato Soup

Definitely Delicious By Terri Windover, Connect Contributor I’ve always made a classic baked potato soup on the stove. It’s easily my favourite soup. I mean really, it has bacon in it! Let’s face it though, my original recipe was not waistline friendly. So I went on a …

A ‘Better for You’ Banana Bread

A ‘Better for You’ Banana Bread

Definitely Delicious By Terri Windover, Connect Contributor This is the one you’ve been looking for. A healthier banana bread without the white flour and sugar. This recipe is bursting with flavor, especially if you add the chocolate chips and nuts… and really, why …