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Have your say on the future of indoor recreation and community facilities

The final open house on the future of indoor recreation and community facilities is approaching.   Administration is developing a master plan …

Council amends 2015 capital budget

Council amends 2015 capital budget

At last night’s Council meeting, Council amended the capital budget by deferring and cancelling several projects. At the March 10 meeting, Council …

Knight named first inductee into Class of 2015

Knight named first inductee into Class of 2015

Former mayor regarded as driving force behind MacDonald Island Park The Wood Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame (WBSHOF) is proud to announce Charles …

Film festival to return for its 5th year September 4th

Film festival to return for its 5th year September 4th

by Lindsay Ducharme Fort McMurray is once again proving the vitality of the local arts community in announcing the return of the Fort McMurray …

OPINION: Why Vote? Isn’t it obvious? So you can complain!

OPINION: Why Vote? Isn’t it obvious? So you can complain!

by Rebekah Benoit Every election year, I struggle to find an argument compelling enough to convince the average Fort McMurray resident to abandon …

Local fitness guru goes from “Hot Mess” to new self-help author

Local fitness guru goes from “Hot Mess” to new self-help author

by Rebekah Benoit Lauren Elliott had it all by anyone’s standards. The 25-year old was living her dream as a member of the National Women’s …

RMWB says solution on the horizon for Anzac residents’ water woes

by Rebekah Benoit When Nicole Funk’s plane lifted off the tarmac at Fort McMurray airport, heading for the sunny beaches and turquoise waters of …

Heart of Wood Buffalo Leadership Awards announce Finalists

The Heart of Wood Buffalo Leadership Awards organizing and selection committees are excited to announce – Finalists have been selected for the …

Fort Chipewyan Winter Road will close on March 23

The winter road will close for the season at 8 a.m. on March 23 due to warm weather and to accommodate work on the Firebag Bridge construction …


McMurray Musings CONNECTS

McMurray Musings CONNECTS: Who killed Santa?

McMurray Musings CONNECTS: Who killed Santa?

by Theresa Wells The headline of this article may seem odd given that the Christmas season is long over and hopefully most of us have take down our tree and all the trimmings. The sentiment the headline expresses, though, extends far beyond Santa and the Christmas season and …

Down with savings, daylight savings time, that is

Down with savings, daylight savings time, that is

by Theresa Wells When I was growing up in Saskatchewan I remember laughing at those other poor provinces to the left and right of ours who were involved in this whole “time change” business twice a year. We would quietly snicker about those poor suckers who had to change …


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