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Jeremy Snook Memorial Raffle Achieves Fundraising Goal For Palliative Care Suites

After three years of the Annual Jeremy Snook Memorial Raffle, the Northern Lights Health Foundation has achieved their goal.

On Tuesday, NLHF announced after this year’s raffle, they will now be able to create three family friendly palliative care suites and no raffle will be held in 2018.

The raffle is in memory of Jeremy Snook, who died of brain cancer in late 2012 and is done in partnership with his parents, Brian and Gail. ...


Tuesdays Netflix Binge! “Bob’s Burgers”

I’ve loved this show for a long time and I am so excited it’s finally on the Canadian Netflix roster. Bob’s Burgers follows Bob Belcher typical American family man, his wife Linda who has a flair for the dramatic and none of the skill to make it work, Tina is his socially awkward 13-year-old daughter, Gene is his 11-year-old aspiring musician son and finally, his 9-year-old daughter Louise whose probably a sociopath. The family all ...
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KFC LAUNCHES COCKTAIL RECIPES WITH THEIR GRAVY!

Yup! You read that headline right… They are launching their own drinks and it sounds gross!!!!

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The Gravy Mary contains vodka, tomato juice, gravy and popcorn chicken as a garnish. Sounds delish to me...

Finger Lickin Sour contains gravy, Mezcal, Cherry liqueur, orange marmalade, lemon juice and an egg white.

The Southern Twist contains bourbon, gravy, brown sugar and black pepper

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Oil Prices And Job Creation Lead To Thriving 2018 Economic Outlook

Things are looking quite promising for the business outlook of Alberta in 2018.

That’s according to the Business Development Bank of Canada who released their annual study on Canadian entrepreneurs investment intentions on Monday.

The study finds business optimism in Alberta is the highest it’s been in three years, thanks to the thriving economy.

Pierre Cleroux is the BDC’s Chief Economist and he tells Fort McMurray News tells Fort McMurray News there were significant improvements ...


Applicants Needed For Board Of Directors Of Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation

The RMWB is following through on their commitment to economic growth, sustainability and diversification in the region.

Following council’s passing of a motion in November, the municipality is looking to fill the inaugural board of directors for the Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation.

The first steps will be developing a direction, strategy and values of the organization as well as appoint a CEO.

Task-force member of the corporation, Bryan Rabik says they are looking for ...


Wood Buffalo RCMP Seek Witnesses To Fatal Collision On Highway 63 Near Fort McKay

If you witnessed a fatal collision on Highway 63 earlier this month, Wood Buffalo RCMP want to speak with you.

Just after 5 p.m. on January 2, police say a pickup truck heading southbound struck a wideload transport truck about 3 kilometers north of Fort McKay.

The driver of the pickup, a 51-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Mounties are still investigating the collision. If you were in the area at the ...


Changes Coming To Curbside And Recycling Collection

Changes are on the way in the RMWB for garbage and recycling collection.

Starting on February 5, curbside collection will take place from Tuesday to Friday, meaning there will be a change to the 2018 recycling calendar and it may impact your collection day.

The municipality is adding and implementing five new fully automated garbage and recycling collection vehicles – to increase service delivery and efficiency.

In addition, temporary bins in Abasand, Beacon Hill, Stone ...
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Fort McMurray Girl’s Message In Bottles Found In Cornwall, England

Two bottles with a message in them written by a Fort McMurray girl have washed up on the shores of Cornwall, England.

Six months ago 10-year-old Jacquie Chmilar was visiting her grandparents in Newfoundland and Labrador when she set sail three bottles in different areas with a note explaining who she is and to contact her if found.

“She said that she’s always wanted to do it and hopefully get a response back. She’s been ...


Grade 12 Westwood Student Shortlisted For 100k National Scholarship

A grade 12 student from Westwood Community High School has been shortlisted for a prestigious scholarship.

Dhruv Patel is a finalist for the Loran Scholarship award, a national honour worth up to S100,000, given to a selection of students across Canada for excellence in community service and outstanding character.

Patel tells Fort McMurray News it means a lot to be considered one of the country’s brighter young minds.

“One of the biggest reasons I’ve done ...


26-Year-Old Man Dead Following Collision Involving Two Semi-Trucks On Highway 63

A 26-year-old man is dead following a collision involving semi-trucks on Highway 63.

The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Sunday about 4 km south of Wandering River.

Boyle RCMP says the man was pulled over adjusting his load when he was struck by a semi-truck.

The man from Chilliwack, BC was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other driver sustained minor injuries and was taken to hospital by EMS.

A part of the highway ...


 

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