KRISTA BALSOM

KRISTA BALSOM

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All posts by KRISTA BALSOM

Apr
03
2018
Volume
6-3
Published in Regulars
Our regions seniors hold a special place in my heart. They hold this place there because they came before me and built our region into what it is today. Without them, we would not live in such a vibrant, diverse and strong community. Their contributions don’t stop in the past…
Feb
05
2018
Volume
6-2
Published in Regulars
It's Games Time!
Nov
23
2017
Volume
6-1
Published in Regulars
Happy Birthday Your McMurray Magazine! They say time flies when you’re having fun. I know this is definitely true as the last five years have just completely flown by! I still remember our very first issue and my very first press check in November 2012. It was a time filled…
Oct
29
2017
Holiday Guide
2017
Published in Holiday Guide 2017
Welcome to our 2017 Happy Holiday Guide! It’s hard to believe that we’re gearing up to celebrate another holiday season here in the beautiful region of Wood Buffalo, and yet there’s no denying it: things are about to get festive!
Oct
01
2017
Volume
5-6
Published in Regulars
As a local business owner, I’m very proud to be publishing an issue of YMM all focused on celebrating our local business community. The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is home to a wide variety of industry and small businesses that work hard every year to ensure the economic viability…
Jul
28
2017
Volume
5-5
Published in Regulars
I like to think I’m living proof that teachers can change lives. I know for certain that a collective of teachers throughout my life impacted me profoundly, and in honour of our very first back to school themed edition of YMM, I want to pay tribute to all of the…
May
23
2017
Volume
5-4
Published in Regulars
One of the oldest sentiments in sport is this classic phrase that brings about so much emotion and excitement in the young and old at heart. This is no exception for Fort McMurray as there are all sorts of ball being played! What gets me so excited for this summer…
Apr
30
2017
Home & Garden
2017
In 2016, the word “Home” took on a whole new meaning as all of us had to leave our houses and community, and venture out into a new version of “Home” thanks to the wildfire. For my family, it started out as spending a week with family on the Kennett…
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
Published in Regulars
Happy 50th Birthday Mom! I wouldn’t be where I am today without my mom. Sure, that is true from a physical, biological perspective, but it’s so much more than that. My mother, Pauline Kelley, is a true force that has guided me throughout my life, more than she probably ever…
Jan
27
2017
Volume
5-2
Published in Regulars
Healthcare and the services that support it is a critical component of any community. Here in Fort McMurray, due to our geographical location, it is especially so. We have dedicated this edition of YMM to focus just about entirely on the “Health of YMM” and a lot of the faces…

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