2017 Wildfire Commemorative Edition

May
02
2017
2017
Wildfire
A look back at the recovery timeline of the last year.
May
02
2017
2017
Wildfire
Emily Ryan and Aaron Hodgson died as part of the larger evacuation during the 2016 wildfire, and because of that, we have had so much support.  In fact, lots of days it’s our family, neighbours, friends, and community that give us the courage to keep fighting through our grief to…
May
02
2017
2017
Wildfire
In May of 2016, Darby Allen was the face of Fort McMurray. When he was emotional the world cried with him, and when he finally smiled we all felt as if everything was going to be fine. Kevin Thornton sat down and chatted with him shortly after he’d retired from…
May
02
2017
2017
Wildfire
It was a cold and rainy day when I returned to Fort McMurray.  It was June 9, 2016, a few days after the First Responders, on First Responders Way, had welcomed back the first community members who still had homes to go back to.  I was not one of those…
May
02
2017
2017
Wildfire
Beginning on May 3 there was a team of people whose effort, and voices, became a beacon of light in a very dark time for our community. The Country 93.3 and 97.9 team tirelessly dedicated themselves to keeping everyone updated - a resource that offered familiarity and comfort to listeners…
May
02
2017
2017
Wildfire
In the boreal forests, many plant and wildlife species have not only adapted to fire, but their continued survival and success are dependent on it. There are flowers that can only grow after a fire, colourful flowers that are determined to show us that through raging hardships, beautiful things can…
May
02
2017
2017
Wildfire
#FORTMCMURRAYSTRONG It’s been almost a year since the team at Your McMurray Magazine embarked on putting together our first commemorative edition. It’s hard to believe we’re already marking the one-year anniversary of the 2016 Wildfire.

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