Articles

Nov
23
2017
Volume
6-1
For five years the pages of Your McMurray Magazine have come alive with the stories of the people, places, and things of our beautiful region. We have been blessed with the talents, skills and passions of writers and photographers dedicated to telling these stories, and advertisers and supporters who passionately…
Nov
23
2017
Volume
6-1
When Connect Weekly newspaper discontinued in December 2016, a part of the community’s voice was lost. The announcement occurred one month after the Fort McMurray Today reduced its print schedule from a daily publication to twice weekly. Tim O’Rourke has served as the publisher for both papers. And though he…
Nov
23
2017
Volume
6-1
“Melissa has been a tremendous leader, not just for Wood Buffalo and Fort McMurray, but for the nation.  She has shepherded the community through extraordinary growth and unspeakable tragedy--all with an unwavering eye for what is right, both today and for future generations.  I’ve been very proud to call her…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
2016 was the inaugural year of our Top 50 Under 50 program and in 2017 we wanted to celebrate again! Following the wildfire, it became abundantly clear that our community was full of outstanding people; people who deserved to be recognized for all they were contributing.
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
With a struggling economy, a busy rebuild, and an impassioned municipal election, music and theatre were there more than ever to help us out when we needed an escape. Let’s take a look back at the year it was, and celebrate the accolades of our family, neighbours and friends.
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
On Saturday October 21, 2017, Arts Council Wood Buffalo hosted the second annual Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Awards at the Suncor Energy Centre for the Performing Arts. The sold-out event, named “The Midnight Speakeasy”, was inspired by the 1920s prohibition era and was beautifully decorated in black and white,…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Five years ago, 91.1 The Bridge moved into the Fort McMurray Composite High School in an amazing partnership with the Fort McMurray Public School District.  When the radio station (then KAOS 91.1) was settled in, Superintendent Doug Nichols asked Rick Kirschner, Executive Director of King’s Kids Promotions (the charity that…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Food, fun and a friendly atmosphere; it’s what Earls restaurants across Canada are known for, and the Fort McMurray Earls located in the downtown core is no exception. From a prime location right next to Highway 63/Memorial Drive to the enticing menu, Earls Fort McMurray has been a staple of…

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