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Sep
14
2017
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FOR WEB
Holidays are almost over, yellow school buses are back on the road, and the kids are walking, cycling or being dropped off at school. With summer in the rear-view mirror, it’s time for Fort McMurray and area drivers to gear up for back to school safety. To help with the…
Nov
02
2017
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For Web
Few things in life compare to a deep belly laugh. You often hear ‘laughter is the best medicine’.
Nov
09
2017
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For Web
The 2017 We Scare Hunger Campaign in Fort McMurray just wrapped up and a whopping 3000 lbs of food was collected for the Wood Buffalo Food Bank.
Jan
14
2018
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For Web
This Valentine’s weekend, the Keyano Theatre Company is inviting us on a journey back to the glitz and glamour of the 1920’s, where a wedding is about to take place, the story told by an effervescent man in a chair.
May
11
2016
#YMM
FIRE
The wildfires of 2016 have impacted the lives of each and every one of the residents of Fort McMurray. Our community is a strong one, though; resilient, determined, and ready to rise again.
May
11
2016
#YMM
FIRE
I don't know how to look at trees anymore. I see them ablaze. I see them charred. I look away. At about 2:35 a.m., it'll be a week ago today, I was one of the estimated 18,000 who arrived in Edmonton because of "the beast" of a wildfire that engulfed…
May
11
2016
#YMM
FIRE
Just days ago, I announced the retirement of the community blog I have been authoring for five years. That blog, McMurray Musings, was about the community and city I call home, and the one that holds my heart: Fort McMurray, Alberta. I write this today in a sort of stunned…
May
11
2016
#YMM
FIRE
Late last night when I looked at my arms I realized they are a road map of fading bruises. The bruises vary in size and shape, but most have moved from the black and blue shade they have when they are fresh to a dull brown-yellow colour. They don’t hurt…

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