Features(Archives)

May
23
2017
Volume
5-4
The Wood Buffalo Region is getting ready to welcome over 2,800 athletes, coaches and officials for the 2018 Alberta Winter Games. From February 16 - 18, 2018, athletes will compete in 22 different sporting events across 10 venues and three communities in the Region.
May
23
2017
Volume
5-4
Beginning his job as General Manager of the Fort McMurray Golf Club (FMGC)  April 1, 2016, it was no belated April Fool’s for Michael Gillan when The Beast (Fire 9, MWF-009, Horse Creek Fire) came into his and our world Tuesday, May 3, 2016.
May
23
2017
Volume
5-4
Arriving in town in 1973 from Nova Scotia, Ches Dicks became a community leader and the ultimate volunteer. He gave of his time to emcee numerous events and was president of various local adult leagues, be it gentlemen’s hockey or men’s fastball. He was also the Founding Father of the…
May
23
2017
Volume
5-4
There are few sports that bring together the sights, sounds, and smells of a season quite like baseball. The unmistakeable smell of fresh cut grass, the pop of the bat, or the thud of a throw hitting the cowhide wrapped around a player’s hand, and finally, there’s the breathtaking sight…
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
Sometimes our journey takes us to unexpected places, and events we weren’t prepared for opens doors to brand new possibilities. Someone who knows this better than most is photographer, real estate agent and philanthropist Brandon Cooper.
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
How do you build bridges? How do you eliminate, or at least minimize the “Us vs Them” mentality? You invite conversations, and the opportunities to seek to understand. You give back to your community by building a platform that answers all of these questions, and more. World Hijab Day YMM…
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
In 1983 the infamously-bearded rock band ZZ Top made the claim that ladies go crazy for a sharp dressed man – and for more than three decades local business Bob Barrett Men’s Apparel has been dedicated to outfitting the sharp dressed Fort McMurray man. Originally located in Peter Pond Mall,…
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
Across Canada, May is Sexual Assault Awareness month. This year, Waypoints (formerly the Fort McMurray Family Crisis Society) is continuing the conversation about the importance of obtaining consent by reminding the community that they “mustache you for consent” when engaging in sexual activity. The I Mustache You for Consent campaign…

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