Archive by category Breaking News

Break news stories and press releases based on happenings taking place in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

Two teens departed

Two teens departed

Residents left behind in Fort McMurray’s worst disaster By DAWN BOOTH, Connect Weekly After a month of trauma and heartache, Wood Buffalo residents will soon …

A year of highs and lows for Brian Jean

A year of highs and lows for Brian Jean

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Wildrose Party Leader Brian Jean reflects on 2015  By VERNA MURPHY, Connect Contributor This year was a year of extreme highs and …

Wood Buffalo RCMP Report

Wood Buffalo RCMP Report

RCMP News Releases in Brief The “Wood Buffalo RCMP Report” is information compiled from news releases provided by the RCMP Alberta Media Relations and …

Where the local candidates stand

Where the local candidates stand

By VERNA MURPHY, Connect Contributor Connect Weekly conducted interviews in Q&A format with the local candidates in the Fort McMurray-Cold Lake ridings to …