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Fill the kettle and help change a life

Fill the kettle and help change a life

By Lindsay Ducharme ‘Tis the season to be…giving! The Salvation Army of Fort McMurray is hoping Wood Buffalo residents will embrace the spirit of …

Nerdvana to host Nintendo Day Nov 23rd

Nerdvana to host Nintendo Day Nov 23rd

By Lindsay Ducharme While many holiday shoppers are eagerly anticipating the biggest shopping week of the year, local gamers are gearing up for their …

Health clinic opens in Fort McKay

Health clinic opens in Fort McKay

By Lindsay Ducharme Fort  McKay is now home to the newest health clinic in the region with the official grand opening of the Fort McKay Health …

Knights and Angels Foundation to host East Coast Christmas party to help students in need

Knights and Angels Foundation to host East Coast Christmas party to help students in need

By Lindsay Ducharme The Knights and Angels Foundation is an organization that is built on the spirit of the Wood Buffalo community taking care of its …

Budding Artist

Budding Artist

This week’s budding artist, grade 11 student Livian Nandwa at Father Mercredi High School, shows us her mastery of shutter speed and f/stop. These …

Convergence YMM gearing up for 2015 conference

Convergence YMM gearing up for 2015 conference

By Lindsay Ducharme The third annual Convergence YMM event may still be a few months away, however, event organizers have already begun preparations …

Province launches new small business initiative

Province launches new small business initiative

By Becky Benoit It’s been a long time since MLA and Minister of Innovation and Advanced Education was an up-and-coming lawyer, eager to start his …

Legion renovation and revitalization gets another boost

Legion renovation and revitalization gets another boost

By Carol Christian The renovation and revitalization fund at the Fort McMurray branch of the Royal Canadian Legion received a $3,000 boost last …

How much do you really know about Remembrance Day?

How much do you really know about Remembrance Day?

By Becky Benoit Remembrance Day is a time of familiar, time-honoured symbols. Come November 1, nearly everyone sports the bright-red poppy on their …

How will you remember? Renewing our connection with Remembrance Day

How will you remember? Renewing our connection with Remembrance Day

By Becky Benoit Along with the first flakes of snow and the falling temperatures, Remembrance Day is upon us once again. The response to the annual …


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The Santa List

The Santa List

By Theresa Wells It arrived in my email inbox late last night, unprompted. The return address is one I know well, although I rarely receive email from it as the holder of the account tends to prefer texting from the basement or shouting up the stairs when they need something. …

Bully Proof

Bully Proof

By Theresa Wells The troubling news of the suicide of a young woman in our community has prompted a lot of dialogue about many facets of raising our children, including the ability to promptly access mental health services for young adults and how to deal with both in-person and …


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