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The solid rock in a hard place

The solid rock in a hard place

A memorable one-on-one with the McMurray Legion’s Bill Rockwell By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly The Legion Hall – it’s an establishment placed in …

A Day of Remembrance

A Day of Remembrance

Reflecting on why Canadians pause for silence The Government of Canada Every year on November 11, Canadians pause in a silent moment of remembrance for the men …

Christmas for Fort McMurray

Christmas for Fort McMurray

Over 400 local families will have a brighter Christmas thanks to High River residents Helga and Terry Lempriere. Shell Place was turned into a distribution …

Homecoming for a Hero

Homecoming for a Hero

By Theresa Wells, Connect Contributor Although the news was sadly expected, my initial reaction was unanticipated. Instead of the sorrow and grief I thought I …

A six month reflection

A six month reflection

Member of Legislative Assembly Report By Brian Jean, Leader of the Official Opposition Recently, at the Alberta legislature I had the opportunity to join …

The Next Chapter

The Next Chapter

Wellness experts to unite for upcoming seminar By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly Four local healers and inspirational speakers are reaching out to residents to …

Saving Thunder the Great

Saving Thunder the Great

Children’s book launched in support of the SPCA By Kiran Malik-Khan, Connect Contributor Mama held her breath as flames leapt tree to tree…I have to get …

A cold act of kindness

A cold act of kindness

Letter from the Editor By Dawn Booth, Connect Weekly When the weather changed and brought mounds of snow last month, it left worry on the minds of some of our …

Honouring the Heroes

Honouring the Heroes

Member of Legislative Assembly Report By Tany Yao,MLA of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo This week we had an opportunity to honour the heroes of the Fort McMurray …