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Important Information for the Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo PC Nomination Vote

Active PC members in the provincial riding of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo go to the polls noon to 6 p.m. March 7 at the Clearwater Suites. The …

Keyano College Arts & Humanities Conference looks to go North of Understanding

Keyano College Arts & Humanities Conference looks to go North of Understanding

The full day, free, third annual conference takes place March 7. Keyano College invites the Wood Buffalo community to go North of Understanding this …

Ward 1 By-Election – Flett: Don’t call it a downturn, call it an opportunity

Ward 1 By-Election – Flett: Don’t call it a downturn, call it an opportunity

by Lindsay Ducharme Don’t call it a downturn, call it an opportunity. That’s the message by-election candidate Chris Flett is stressing in his …

Hey sledders…feeling lucky?

Hey sledders…feeling lucky?

by Carol Christian Get ready to gear up for the McMurray Sno-Drifters Association’s annual Poker Rally being held March 7. The rally heads out from …

Shamrock Shindig returns to raise funds for Educare

Shamrock Shindig returns to raise funds for Educare

by Lindsay Ducharme The seventh annual Shamrock Shindig will take place on March 14th at the Quality Hotel. “The Shamrock Shindig is a really, …

SPCA faces influx of dogs with complex medical needs

SPCA faces influx of dogs with complex medical needs

by Rebekah Benoit Adoptions have slowed dramatically in recent weeks at the animal shelter, says executive director Tara Clarke. “February was …

“Our Little Superman”: Baby Zack proves he’s a little fighter

“Our Little Superman”: Baby Zack proves he’s a little fighter

by Rebekah Benoit   Little Zack Zacharias is only six months old, but he’s already won the hearts of an entire community. It’s easy to see …

Municipality announces unofficial nominees for March 30 by-election

The nomination process for the 2015 by-election has come to a close. Ward 1 residents will go to the polls to elect one councillor on March 30, 2015. …

By-Election 2015 Nomination Day today

Residents are reminded that Nomination Day for the upcoming 2015 By-Election is today, Monday, March 2, 2015. Nominations for Councillor will be …

Bylaw Services weekly brief: March 2 to 8, 2015

To raise general awareness and improve overall compliance, Bylaw Services discloses a number of photo radar locations on a weekly basis. Photo radar …


McMurray Musings CONNECTS

McMurray Musings CONNECTS: Our darkest hour

by Theresa Wells I think it is safe to say that as individuals some weeks are tougher than others. And while it may seem this is an individual circumstance I would argue it is true for communities, too, with some weeks being far tougher – and far more heart breaking – than …

The face of the enemy

by Theresa Wells It wasn’t a surprise to learn this week that terrorists from a place far away suggested a target for terrorism much closer to our own soil. Terrorists, who prey on places where large numbers of people gather, suggest and select their targets with care, …


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