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Living through the aftermath

Living through the aftermath

Letter from the Editor By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly Life is moving forward in Fort McMurray… or is it? At times, it’s impossible to tell as it depends on …

Why pick on Waterways?

Why pick on Waterways?

ONE OPINION By Frances Jean, Connect Contributor Most of the lower town site is in the flood plain and at comparable elevations to Waterways. For instance, my …

The big return back to school

The big return back to school

From the Editor’s Desk By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly I long anticipated this month. As a mother with now two children attending school, I believed all …

How’s Fort McMurray? Part Two

How’s Fort McMurray? Part Two

The exit, the heartache and the emotional return By Dawn Booth, Managing Editor When I wrote an editorial back in January about a recent trip to Edmonton and …

When the Walls Come Tumbling Down

McMurray Musings Theresa Wells, Connect Contributor Pink, blue and mullet The news that the Twin Pine Motel will soon be demolished is a welcome …

Wood Buffalo unites culture on the daily

From the Editor’s Desk By DAWN BOOTH, Managing Editor of Connect Weekly Fort McMurray’s alive with multiculturalism and it’s celebrated with many hosted …

How’s Fort McMurray?

How’s Fort McMurray?

By DAWN BOOTH, Managing Editor of Connect Weekly I went on a short trip to Edmonton this past weekend. It’s a rarity in our family, as we’ve always avoided …