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Putting a little old-fashioned into the holidays

Putting a little old-fashioned into the holidays

By Carol Christian Anyone looking to put a little old-fashioned into their holiday spirit have a couple of festive choices thanks to a traditional …

High Valley hits Keyano Theatre Dec 4th

High Valley hits Keyano Theatre Dec 4th

By Lindsay Ducharme Alberta-based country music duo High Valley are bringing their County Line Tour to Keyano Theater on December 4th. High Valley is …

Scotiabank surprises local minor hockey team with a visit from the Stanley Cup

Scotiabank surprises local minor hockey team with a visit from the Stanley Cup

By Lindsay Ducharme One local minor hockey team got the surprise of a lifetime when hockey’s greatest prize, the Stanley Cup, made a surprise …

3rd annual Fair Trade Market greets shoppers Dec 1st

3rd annual Fair Trade Market greets shoppers Dec 1st

By Carol Christian It will be a galactic festive theme greeting Christmas shoppers Dec. 1 when they enter Holy Trinity Catholic High School for the …

Opportunity to develop long awaited seniors facility downtown gets support with successful land transfer of Willow Square

Opportunity to develop long awaited seniors facility downtown gets support with successful land transfer of Willow Square

By Lindsay Ducharme Christmas came early for the municipality and local seniors as the province announced November 20th the successful land transfer …

Wood Buffalo celebrates Sports Day in Canada with exciting weekend of ringette

The Fort McMurray Ringette Association is celebrating Sports Day in Canada with the Aurora Ring Tournament, a three-day showcase of ringette taking …

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 …


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Time to Walk the Talk

Time to Walk the Talk

By Theresa Wells It is increasingly troubling to hear news of pedestrians being struck by vehicles in this community. It seems to be happening with shocking frequency, and while a great deal has been said and written about pedestrian safety from the viewpoint of the …

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. …


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