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Fort McMurray International Airport Opens Interactive Observation Area with Art and Heritage Displays

Fort McMurray International Airport Opens Interactive Observation Area with Art and Heritage Displays

On the evening of Thursday, January 22, 2015, the Fort McMurray International Airport hosted an event to officially launch the newly outfitted …

2015 Learning Gardens recipients announced

2015 Learning Gardens recipients announced

The 2015 Learning Gardens selection panel has announced that Greely Road School and St. Anne School are the two recipient schools for this year’s …

Minor hockey players offered free admission to Saturday’s Oil Barons game

In honour of the annual Minor Hockey Week in Fort McMurray, the Fort McMurray Oil Barons of the Alberta Junior Hockey League are pleased to announce …

Conquering the mental health stigma – the importance of suicide awareness

Conquering the mental health stigma – the importance of suicide awareness

by Rebekah Benoit December, with its rounds of holiday parties, family gatherings around the Christmas tree and festive dinners, is a favourite time …

The Oil Sands Discovery Centre is reaching for the stars with the return of a mobile planetarium 

By Lindsay Ducharme “We are borrowing the planetarium from Edmonton.  The show is about a half an hour presentation on the constellations and the …

Community icon set to retire in March

Community icon set to retire in March

By Carol Christian After years of going full tilt thanks to a hectic schedule, there comes a time when a person really wants to slow down and enjoy …

The Heart of Wood Buffalo Leadership Awards are looking for your nominations to highlight the true “heart” of the community. 

The Heart of Wood Buffalo Leadership Awards are looking for your nominations to highlight the true “heart” of the community. 

by Lindsay Ducharme “The Heart of Wood Buffalo Leadership Awards are an opportunity to show someone you appreciate what they’ve done and say …

Fort McMurray International Airport Breaks Record with Over 1.3 Million Passengers in 2014

Fort McMurray International Airport Breaks Record with Over 1.3 Million Passengers in 2014

The Fort McMurray Airport Authority is pleased to announce that over 1.3 million passengers travelled through the Fort McMurray International …

Oil Barons to host major Soup Kitchen fundraiser Friday night

Oil Barons to host major Soup Kitchen fundraiser Friday night

One lucky fan will win return airfare for two to any WestJet destination with Frisbees for Food The Fort McMurray Oil Barons of the Alberta Junior …

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta’s 8th Woman of Inspiration 2014-2015 Presented by Syncrude Announced

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta’s 8th Woman of Inspiration 2014-2015 Presented by Syncrude Announced

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Syncrude are proud to announce the 8th nominee for the Women of Inspiration series 2014-2015: Ana Maria Mendez …


McMurray Musings CONNECTS

I think you dropped something

I think you dropped something

By Theresa Wells It never fails, although the worst days are Fridays when it seems many decide to stop by the new community mailboxes and collect the mail that has been accumulating in their box all week. They pull out their mail, sort it right there so it seems and then, ever …

Making it home

Making it home

By Theresa Wells As we begin 2015 we look towards a year that is certain to be both exciting and challenging in the region we call home. The price of oil and a variety of coming events and new opportunities combine to create an atmosphere of both anticipation and trepidation in …


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