Regulars(Archives)

May
21
2015
Volume
3-4
Russell at the Bat. My memories of having played baseball are sketchy, little drips of recall connected to people, places and unforgettable sensations. I can’t tell you when I played, exactly. I suspect it was in my junior high school years, between Grade 7 and 9, but there is no…
May
21
2015
Volume
3-4
Not Your Usual Suspect… Vilia Tosio. “I have never really fit inside the box,” she says with a smile and an infectious laugh. Vilia Tosio, a resident of Fort McMurray since 2007 who has lived in locations around the world including her country of origin, South Africa, as well as the…
Mar
20
2015
Volume
3-3
Not Your Usual Suspect… Margaret Hewitt It might seem unusual for someone who had never worked in a bridal salon to undertake a massive renovation of part of her home, invest heavily in wedding dresses for sale and begin booking appointments with excited brides-to-be, but that is exactly what Margaret…
Mar
20
2015
Volume
3-3
The Slow Shift When I first came to Fort McMurray in 1996, information flow to families was pretty simple. You either relied on one of the two local radio stations, or the daily newspaper. You also probably kept a closer eye on the poster boards around town. It was a…
Mar
20
2015
Volume
3-3
Community Spirit 1.Off: Fort McMurray is a transient community of fly in, fly out workers and nobody really cares about the community in any real way.
Mar
20
2015
Volume
3-3
Family. Community. Home. These are three words I think of when I think about Fort McMurray. I’m blessed, and I know it, to have a wonderful family and a great connection to the community we live in. Fort McMurray has been great to us, and I know, a lot of…
Mar
20
2015
Volume
3-3
Since 1975, the YMCA has been serving Wood Buffalo as not only a place to be, but as a place to become. Dedicated to building healthy communities the YMCA services everyone, and are committed to demonstrating four core values: honesty, respect, caring and responsibility.
Mar
20
2015
Volume
3-3
Neil Fiander moved to Fort McMurray from Newfoundland last year, and has been entertaining audiences around town ever since. His unique comedy and magic combo has provided the perfect outlet for a guy who grew up loving the spotlight.

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