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RMWB Temporarily Closing Silin Forest Road Bike Park

Bikers across Fort McMurray are temporarily losing one of their biggest parks.

Starting today, the bike park on Silin Forest Road is closed as the municipality completes a full assessment determining the best way to rehabilitate the park.

Last year, the lower third of the area was damaged by the Horse River Wildfire.

The RMWB is setting up barricades around the damaged area but is asking the public to avoid the park for the time ...
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Trailer: Marvel’s INHUMANS

From the moment Agents of Shield came out I’ve been excited about the Inhumans. Check it out.

I’m not gonna lie. I’m not super excited. I’m sure the show will be phenomenal but Medusa, Maximus and other seem either lazily done or slightly miscast. Medusa’s hair barely moves and is no longer than any other long-haired woman’s hair. It should be down to her feet and huge. The only ...
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Bylaw Service Update: July 24 – 30

Bylaw Services is sending out their weekly update with photo radars and DriveSafe Intersection Safety Systems placed across Fort McMurray.

Photo Radars will be set up in the following areas:

    Alberta Drive
    Callen Drive
    Coventry Drive
    Franklin Avenue
    Heritage Drive
    Highway 69 - Saprae Creek Trail
    MacDonald Crescent
    Real Martin Drive
    Tundra Drive
    Christina Gordon Public School
    St. Kateri Catholic School
    Walter and Gladys Hill Public School
To view a list of all ...
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Five Medals for Fort McMurray Youth Competing at North American Indigenous Games

The RMWB is being well-represented at the North American Indigenous Games.

Indigenous youth from across Canada and certain parts of USA are in Toronto taking part in the games. This includes 14-year-old Salima Thibault and 12-year-old Alexandria Karamujic, both from Fort McMurray – competing in many swimming events for Team Alberta.

The two have already won 5 medals – two golds and three silvers.

Thibault won both golds, one in the 50 metre freestyle and ...

Communities In Bloom Judges Visiting Fort Mac for International Competition

The RMWB is putting its best foot forward, while Communities In Bloom judges are in town evaluating our community.

The municipality is competing in the CIB’s International Challenge category against Bruges Belgium, Coquitlam BC, and Holland Michigan.

CIB encourages communities to enhance the visual appeal of neighbourhoods, public spaces, and parks through the use of flowers, plants, trees, and landscaping.

Judge Bob Lewis tells Fort McMurray News they’ve got the sense that Fort McMurray is ...

Baby, Baby, Baby No!

Bye bye Beiber is the message today for fans in China. The pop singer has been banned from the country in an attempt to “purify the nation”.

Recently, the Stratford, Ontario native has had a number of run ins with the law while spending time in the country.

Beiber isn’t the only artist to have been banned from the country, as Maroon 5 was forced to stop touring there in 2015 after their keybord player ...
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Gamblers Anonymous Back in Fort McMurray

For the first time in over a decade – Fort McMurray has a gamblers anonymous program.

It was brought back by Troy Siemers, a local who’s struggled with gambling addictions for 25 years. He tells Fort McMurray News the wildfire played a big part in his relapse – also sparking his interest in bringing back the program.

“It’s one gambler helping another.”

Over the past year, Siemers believes he’s lost between $30,000 – $40,000. In ...
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