Sports & Recreation(Archives)

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It’s amazing how you can live in one place for almost your whole life and still get the opportunity to see it in a new light. I have to admit that when my husband brought up the idea of us buying a jetboat that he could drive up and down…
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NEWFIE CLUB – Start here… then end the night here. Not exactly your conventional dance club, The Newfoundlanders Club (see: Newfie Club) is a YMM gem. Located down on Reidel Street, the Newfie Club is a salute to the Newfie way of life.
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21
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YMM asked local Podollon Pub bartender Renee Petrie to whip us up one of her favourite drinks to celebrate the launch of the first issue and she came up with a delicious martini – the Wagon Wheel. Check out how to make it for your friends at home, or stop…
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21
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Maybe you’ve just moved here or maybe you’re a local. Either way, winter is inescapable and the coming of winter in this town sometimes takes on mythic proportions. A highlight of winter in the Wood Buffalo region is the annual Syncrude winterPLAY Festival, one of Events Wood Buffalo’s four major…
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21
2012
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IT’S BEING EXPANDED IN A MAJOR WAY MacDonald Island Park is already Canada’s largest community recreation and events experience, and it’s about to get even bigger. Construction is underway on a $127-million expansion that will include an Outdoor Performance Stadium, Shared Space Community Centre and Tournament Centre. Check out the…
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21
2012
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When the puck dropped at 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 18th at the Casman Centre, history was made for Keyano College. It was the first official hockey home game for Keyano College in the Alberta College’s Athletic Conference (ACAC). Excitement has been brewing for the start of the season since…
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21
2012
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The age old adage that one is either a lover or a fighter does not ring true with Wood Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2012 inductee, Sandy Bowman. Spend any considerable amount of time with this man, and you’ll conclude that he is both a lover and a…
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21
2012
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Many of the residents of Fort McMurray know that off-roading options here are limited. The more land allocated to the growth and development of Fort McMurray, the fewer accessible trails for these motorsports. That is, until 2012, when Shane Ganong founded the Northern Off-Road Society of Fort McMurray, a local…

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