Regulars(Archives)

Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
Each week I get to sit down for 30 minutes with leaders, volunteers and frontline life changers in the community.  The only difference with these visits is that they are done live on the radio thanks to airtime provided by KAOS 91.1.  I had been talking with Rick Kirschner (Executive…
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
1. How long have you lived in Fort McMurray?  I have lived in Fort McMurray for over nine years.
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
Happy 50th Birthday Mom! I wouldn’t be where I am today without my mom. Sure, that is true from a physical, biological perspective, but it’s so much more than that. My mother, Pauline Kelley, is a true force that has guided me throughout my life, more than she probably ever…
Jan
27
2017
Volume
5-2
Healthcare and the services that support it is a critical component of any community. Here in Fort McMurray, due to our geographical location, it is especially so. We have dedicated this edition of YMM to focus just about entirely on the “Health of YMM” and a lot of the faces…
Jan
27
2017
Volume
5-2
When Dwayne Vigilance and Ian Diaz were in high school they weighed 175 pounds and 125 pounds respectively. Now a bit older, Vigilance 43 and Diaz age 40 at this writing, Vigilance carries 220 pounds on his 5-foot-8 frame and Diaz 155 pounds on a 5-foot-5 frame. Getting older will…
Jan
27
2017
Volume
5-2
The alarm clock goes off.  You reach over and throw that stupid, invasive, good for nothing black box crashing out the window where it gets run over by a dump truck, a sand truck and a stampede of wild elephants….  Wait, still dreaming... Beep! Beep! Beep!!  Dammit.
Jan
27
2017
Volume
5-2
Off: Is health really a significant enough issue to devote an entire magazine issue to it? I mean, it’s just a basic part of life.
Jan
27
2017
Volume
5-2
I can think of so many individual stories of people who came to Fort McMurray on one career trajectory and found themselves moving in a completely different and surprising direction.  I’m a good example of this anomaly;  I came north 20 years ago as the natural next step in my…

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