KRISTA BALSOM

KRISTA BALSOM

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Jul
26
2014
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When I’m in a boat, I’m in my happy place. And since summer is the time when I get to be out on the water in a boat, then summer is my happy season!
May
29
2014
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As we approach the summer months in YMM, there is a lot to celebrate in our community. Nothing is more exciting to me, and to thousands others, than the brand spanking new airport terminal that is opening up this spring.
May
28
2014
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Back in early April, Liberal Party of Canada leader Justin Trudeau spent some time in Fort McMurray. I had a chance to sit down with him and ask a few questions. Here goes…
Mar
27
2014
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Spring is my favourite season in Fort McMurray. After the long winter months of darkness, our days stretch longer and longer and we get the most beautiful long evenings to enjoy! I spent most of my long winter nights inside the rehearsal hall and then on the stage at Keyano…
Jan
24
2014
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Another year has begun in our region and with it comes new beginnings…and thankfully a little bit of quiet and rest after the very hectic fall and holiday seasons. Jason and I made a trip to Punta Cana to celebrate the wedding of our great friends, Jeni and Josh Hamu,…
Nov
25
2013
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Illustrations by Robert Woodbury Fort McMurray is a dynamic community, no one doubts that. It is increasingly important on a provincial, country and global scale due to the oil sands industry and thus has been given a great deal of influence. I set about creating a list of the important…
Nov
25
2013
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It’s hard to believe that only a year ago we launched the very first issue of Your McMurray Magazine. At the time we weren’t sure where the year would go, and how our first issues would be received by YOU - our readers! Luckily, you’ve taken our pages into your…
Aug
23
2013
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Fall always brings a lot of excitement to Fort McMurray. Maybe it’s the hustle and bustle of getting the kids back to school, or the return of everyone to our city after some fabulous summer vacations. This summer, I was lucky to travel to a lot of amazing destinations. Like…
May
19
2013
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“That white chef hat trumps everything,” says Andy Parker. When Chef Marco or Chef Billy come out from the kitchen and interact with the guests, it pushes the dining experiece to the next level. People love seeing that white hat out on the floor.”
May
19
2013
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After a long, never-ending winter, I’m really excited for the hot summer months! Fort McMurray really delivers on beautiful, long summer days that stretch into warm magical evenings! We get to enjoy daylight hours well into the night and personally, I think we should take advantage of that time and…

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