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Firefighter rooftop campaign raises over $40,000 for local social profits

Firefighter rooftop campaign raises over $40,000 for local social profits

By Lindsay Ducharme Six local Fort McMurray Firefighters not only tolerated the cold when they camped out on the rooftop of the Tim Horton’s in …

Lululemon set to pop up in Wood Buffalo this spring

Lululemon set to pop up in Wood Buffalo this spring

By Lindsay Ducharme It seems as much more than simply flowers will be “popping-up” this spring in Fort McMurray. Lululemon has announced plans to …

It’s in the bag this Mother’s Day

It’s in the bag this Mother’s Day

By Lindsay Ducharme Women all over the world look forward to Mother’s Day, however, no other region gives mothers quite so much to look forward to …

Annual film festival now an international competition

Annual film festival now an international competition

By Lindsay Ducharme Since its creation, interPLAY has had the unique ability to capture the attention of entire Wood Buffalo community. This year …

Annual Ceilidh a celebration of spring

Annual Ceilidh a celebration of spring

By Lindsay Ducharme Cool weather certainly didn’t put a damper on the on the celebration when the Fort McMurray highland Dance Society hosted their …

Spring trade show returns this April

Spring trade show returns this April

By Lindsay Ducharme Spring in Wood Buffalo is highly anticipated for many reasons, among the top of the list is the return to warm weather and …

Weekly book babies

Weekly book babies

By Lindsay Ducharme It is believed by many that a lifelong love of reading begins early, and with that in mind the Fort McMurray Public Library is …

Lots of family friendly programs at Discovery Centre

Lots of family friendly programs at Discovery Centre

By Lindsay Ducharme Spring is upon and although Mother Nature seems content to bask in the cold weather a least a little longer, Wood Buffalo’s …

Q&A with the MLAs – Addressing the issue of accidents due to speeding

Q&A with the MLAs – Addressing the issue of accidents due to speeding

What can you tell me about the health advocate I have read about? The Office of the Health Advocates officially opened April 1 to help Albertans …

Three local teachers shortlisted for prestigious Provincial award

Three local teachers shortlisted for prestigious Provincial award

By Becky Benoit In the teaching profession, rewards come in many subtle forms. For Carmen Bacon, a teacher at Greely Road school, seeing the …


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Going Regional in Wood Buffalo

Going Regional in Wood Buffalo

By Theresa Wells I grew up in libraries. In fact, when we moved to Saskatoon from a small rural community when I was six years old going to the library became a weekly ritual. At first it was with my parents, but as I grew older I continued the tradition, going on my own for …

Unconditional love

Unconditional love

By Theresa Wells It had been a bad day. I came home tired and feeling slightly defeated. All I wanted to do was curl up in a ball and shut out the world. I was exhausted and sick and pretty certain that the entire planet was against me. I crawled into bed and pulled up


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