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Warm Weather is Finally Here!

  The Wood Buffalo RCMP wants to remind drivers that on a warm day, a vehicle can become an oven for a child or pet. Temperatures inside …

Oil Barons veteran Durkee commits to Sacred Heart

Oil Barons veteran Durkee commits to Sacred Heart

The Fort McMurray Oil Barons of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) are proud to announce that third-year forward Adam Durkee (Nederland, CO) has …

Hot Mess Handbook:  In a rut or on a roll?

Hot Mess Handbook: In a rut or on a roll?

by LK Elliott Are you in a rut or on a roll? Have you ever felt like everything was going your way, and anything you ever wanted was attracted to …

Russell Thomas receives Rotary’s Integrity Award

Russell Thomas receives Rotary’s Integrity Award

The United Way of Fort McMurray congratulates Russell Thomas, Director, Communications & Community Impact, on being a recipient of the Oilsands …

The Odd Couple

by Curtis J Phillips   Your choice. Jack Lemmon as Felix and Walter Matthau as Oscar. Or. Tony Randall as Felix and Jack Klugman as Oscar. These …

HALOS creates 100 Women networking event to benefit local charities

by Lindsay Ducharme HALOS, Helping Assist Local Organizations Society, hopes to support a variety of non-profit organizations throughout the region …

Hot Mess Handbook: The great expectation

Hot Mess Handbook: The great expectation

by LK Elliott Did anyone notice in last week’s Hot Mess Handbook that the words “right” and “wrong” were in quotations? If you did notice, …

Markaz-ul-Islam celebrates groundbreaking ceremony on new Islamic Centre

Markaz-ul-Islam celebrates groundbreaking ceremony on new Islamic Centre

by Kiran Malik-Khan Eight years of hard work. Eight years of prayers. And, eight years of anticipation culminated in a historic, and emotional day …

Tar Sands Betties are looking for recruits

Tar Sands Betties are looking for recruits

by Lindsay Ducharme The Tar Sand Betties Roller Derby team is actively recruiting junior betties for the 2015 season. Junior Derby, which caters to …

Islamic Centre groundbreaking celebrates inclusive community project

Islamic Centre groundbreaking celebrates inclusive community project

by Carol Christian Though the wind picked up and the rain came down, spirits remained high for the hundreds of people attending the May 2 historic …


McMurray Musings CONNECTS

McMurray Musings CONNECTS: Counting the Votes

McMurray Musings CONNECTS: Counting the Votes

by Theresa Wells As you read this we will have finished yet another election in the Wood Buffalo region. Hopefully you are one of the ones who made the trek to the polls to indicate your choice for our regional representatives, but given the likely statistics we will see in this …

Destination: Staycation

Destination: Staycation

by Theresa Wells I was going to go to New York this summer. I have never been, but this was going to be my year to wander the Big Apple, to re-enact scenes from Breakfast at Tiffany’s, to traipse down Fifth Avenue…and it all sounded truly grand until I realized that this is …


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