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Calgary Sun
Two Fort McMurray evacuees killed in long-weekend crashes near EdmontonCoun. Keith McGrath, who knows the families of both victims. Natalie Anne Hawk
Two Fort McMurray evacuees killed in long-weekend crashes near Edmonton
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Coun. Keith McGrath, who knows the families of both victims. Natalie Anne Hawkins, 43, died following a collision in Fort Saskatchewan on May 20. RCMP said a Mazda SUV was struck by a Mercedes C240 around 9:50 p.m. The Mazda’s driver was... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Two evacuees killed in long-weekend crashesCoun. Keith McGrath, who knows the families of both victims. Natalie Anne Hawk
Two evacuees killed in long-weekend crashes
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 4 days ago
Coun. Keith McGrath, who knows the families of both victims. Natalie Anne Hawkins, 43, died following a collision in Fort Saskatchewan on May 20. RCMP said a Mazda SUV was struck by a Mercedes C240 around 9:50 p.m. The Mazda’s driver was... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Railway Museum picking up steamRailway Museum held its season opening on the Victoria Day long weekend and is
Railway Museum picking up steam
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 5 days ago
Railway Museum held its season opening on the Victoria Day long weekend and is now welcoming locomotive enthusiasts from Fort Saskatchewan and the area to experience a ride on their 1913 steam-powered train. The museum is in northeast Edmonton... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
RCMP highlight 2016 prioritiesNearly mirroring last year’s top priorities, the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP highlig
RCMP highlight 2016 priorities
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 5 days ago
Nearly mirroring last year’s top priorities, the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP highlighted improving traffic safety, reducing substance abuse and reducing crime and crime severity as target areas for 2016-17. “What’s most important is delivering local... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Volunteers host dinner for Fort Mac evacsIt took only six days for Fort Saskatchewan to show Fort McMurray evacuees what
Volunteers host dinner for Fort Mac evacs
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 5 days ago
It took only six days for Fort Saskatchewan to show Fort McMurray evacuees what the city is capable of. The Fort Saskatchewan Royal Canadian Legion Branch 27 and local volunteers hosted a hot turkey dinner for Fort McMurray evacuees on May 24,... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
City lifts fire banWith buckets of rain pouring over the Capital Region over the May 24 long weeke
City lifts fire ban
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 5 days ago
With buckets of rain pouring over the Capital Region over the May 24 long weekend, the City of Fort Saskatchewan lifted the local fire ban. The ban lifted on May 24 ended a 35-day fire ban. Strathcona County, Sturgeon County, and Bruderheim followed... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Council sinks first priority for swimming lessonsThe idea to give Fort Saskatchewan residents first dibs on swimming lesson regi
Council sinks first priority for swimming lessons
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 5 days ago
The idea to give Fort Saskatchewan residents first dibs on swimming lesson registrations has fallen dead in the water. In a 5-2 vote, city council sunk Coun. Arjun Randhawa’s motion to give Fort residents a two-day window to sign their kids up first... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Fury looking for growthAfter the Fort Saskatchewan Noyen Construction Fury Junior A captured all of th
Fury looking for growth
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 5 days ago
After the Fort Saskatchewan Noyen Construction Fury Junior A captured all of this season’s titles — the Alberta Junior Female Hockey League championship, the AJFHL Western Cup, and the AJFHL All-Stars — the Fury association is looking to attract... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Junior B Rebels struggle to turn the tideThat one had to hurt. No mercy was shown by the Sherwood Park Titans as they w
Junior B Rebels struggle to turn the tide
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 5 days ago
That one had to hurt. No mercy was shown by the Sherwood Park Titans as they whopped the Fort Saskatchewan Tier 1 Junior B Rebels 17-2 on May 19. “We were getting taken to school,” co-coach Trevor Mark said, “We wanted to go in and give them a... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Fort athlete wins silver at karate nationals35th Canadian Championship Tournament, which was held in Vancouver from May 20-
Fort athlete wins silver at karate nationals
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 5 days ago
35th Canadian Championship Tournament, which was held in Vancouver from May 20-22. Bargen lives in Edmonton but trains at Fort Saskatchewan Karate Dojo with local coach Rob Malo. Bargen started practising karate when he was about 10, and spent... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Fort Mac couple staying positivePositively resilient. A Fort McMurray couple who has temporarily resettled in
Fort Mac couple staying positive
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 5 days ago
Positively resilient. A Fort McMurray couple who has temporarily resettled in Fort Saskatchewan views losing their house to the wildfire as a humbling experience and an opportunity to start anew. “We had everything and now we have nothing. Now... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Gymnastics could be savedThe city might be coming to the aid of the possibly homeless Fort Saskatchewan
Gymnastics could be saved
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 5 days ago
The city might be coming to the aid of the possibly homeless Fort Saskatchewan Gymnastics Club. On May 24, city council unanimously agreed to bring back a project addressing land and building options for the club in the 2017 budget... Read more
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ECMConnection
City Of Fort Saskatchewan Chooses Infolinx WEB For Managing Physical RecordsSolution Includes Laserfiche Integration Kensington, MD (PRWEB) - The City of
City Of Fort Saskatchewan Chooses Infolinx WEB For Managing Physical Records
ECMConnection / Posted 5 days ago
Solution Includes Laserfiche Integration Kensington, MD (PRWEB) - The City of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada is a vibrant economic and cultural hub located on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. The City is home to more than 240,000... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Edmonton maximum security prison inmate dead, found unresponsive in cellwho was 38, was found unresponsive in his cell Wednesday at the Edmonton Instit
Edmonton maximum security prison inmate dead, found unresponsive in cell
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
who was 38, was found unresponsive in his cell Wednesday at the Edmonton Institution. He was later pronounced dead at Fort Saskatchewan Hospital. The correctional service said police and the medical examiner have also been notified. Croft, a... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Police make $100,000 drug bustPolice seized roughly $100,000 of drugs from a Fort Saskatchewan home on May 18
Police make $100,000 drug bust
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 6 days ago
Police seized roughly $100,000 of drugs from a Fort Saskatchewan home on May 18, including 1.1 kilograms of cocaine. The drug bust came about as the result of a joint investigation between Fort Saskatchewan RCMP and Edmonton Alert, an integrated... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Stifling Marauders hit winning streakthe one-on-one battles. Okotoks takes on the Chill at 9 p.m. on May 26 at Calg
Stifling Marauders hit winning streak
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 6 days ago
the one-on-one battles. Okotoks takes on the Chill at 9 p.m. on May 26 at Calgary�s Brentwood Arena. The Marauders� next home date is June 11 versus the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers. For full Marauders schedule information go to rockymountain... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Deadly collisions on Alberta highways to start long weekendcrash is still under investigation. Police believe drugs and speed were factor
Deadly collisions on Alberta highways to start long weekend
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
crash is still under investigation. Police believe drugs and speed were factors in a fatal crash that killed a woman in Fort Saskatchewan Friday night. At around 9:50 p.m., witnesses reported seeing a Mercedes C240 speed west along Highway 15,... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Teenage contestants help evacueestheir goal. Levesque, 17, was recently crowned Miss Teenage Central Alberta, a
Teenage contestants help evacuees
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
their goal. Levesque, 17, was recently crowned Miss Teenage Central Alberta, and Dunbar, 15, won the title of Miss Teenage Fort Saskatchewan. The pair were in Stony Plain and Spruce Grove earlier this week, where they collected donations from... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Woman killed after two-vehicle collisionPolice believe drugs and speed were factors in a fatal crash that killed a woma
Woman killed after two-vehicle collision
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 10 days ago
Police believe drugs and speed were factors in a fatal crash that killed a woman in Fort Saskatchewan Friday night. Fort Saskatchewan RCMP rushed to the scene of a major collision on Highway 15 near 94 Street at around 9:50 p.m. Witnesses reported... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
School boards accepting Fort Mac evacueesany families to go back up,” she said. The families registering with EIPS are
School boards accepting Fort Mac evacuees
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 12 days ago
any families to go back up,” she said. The families registering with EIPS are living or staying with other families in the Fort Saskatchewan area and EIPS is treating any new registrants as they would any family that moves into their geographical... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Organics pushed to 2018in 38 per cent of food scraps and almost 100 per cent of yard debris. A report
Organics pushed to 2018
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 12 days ago
in 38 per cent of food scraps and almost 100 per cent of yard debris. A report prepared by Tetra Tech EBA Inc., forecasted Fort Saskatchewan could achieve 50 per cent diversion once the organics stream is fully implemented across 7,400 curbside... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
New staff sergeant arrives in FortThe Fort Saskatchewan RCMP detachment has a new top cop — for now. Staff Sgt.
New staff sergeant arrives in Fort
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 12 days ago
The Fort Saskatchewan RCMP detachment has a new top cop — for now. Staff Sgt. Peter Tewfick of the Central Alberta District RCMP office is the interim detachment commander for the local detachment, which also oversees Lamont, Chipman, Bruderheim and... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Water report finds no deficienciesrenewal. A process that can take up to 10 years to be fully implemented but oth
Water report finds no deficiencies
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 12 days ago
renewal. A process that can take up to 10 years to be fully implemented but other municipalities who are similar in size to Fort Saskatchewan have started in the last five years. City administration will return to city council with recommendations... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Students reflect on risks of drunk drivingday but it doesn’t matter, it’s about that night and having a safe way home,” V
Students reflect on risks of drunk driving
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 12 days ago
day but it doesn’t matter, it’s about that night and having a safe way home,” Vibe said. This was the fourth year the City of Fort Saskatchewan presented a P.A.R.T.Y. scenario for graduating students. lmorey@postmedia.com twitter.com/LindsayDM... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Judo finds national successbut those four years involve getting points and traveling internationally. It’s
Judo finds national success
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 12 days ago
but those four years involve getting points and traveling internationally. It’s a big job to do but it’s not impossible.” Fort Saskatchewan Tolide Judo Kwai’s sensei Keith Bibbey and Welsey Enns also saw the podium at nationals. The pair placed... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Sting linebacker named All-StarFort Saskatchewan High School student Justice Momoka is one star that keeps on
Sting linebacker named All-Star
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 12 days ago
Fort Saskatchewan High School student Justice Momoka is one star that keeps on ascending. The Grade 12 football player has been named among the Metro Edmonton High School Athletic Association’s picks for high school football’s all-stars. “It’s a... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Power play trouble spells loss for RebelsThe sin bin did them in. The Fort Saskatchewan Junior B Tier 1 Rebels couldn’t
Power play trouble spells loss for Rebels
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 12 days ago
The sin bin did them in. The Fort Saskatchewan Junior B Tier 1 Rebels couldn’t keep their cool against the St. Albert Crude and lost 7-4 on May 13. The Crude capitalized and scored during four of 12 Rebel penalties. “We got into some power play... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
High scores mount for gymnasts in Okotoks“It was probably the best bar routine I’ve ever seen her do. It was her highest
High scores mount for gymnasts in Okotoks
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 12 days ago
“It was probably the best bar routine I’ve ever seen her do. It was her highest bar score of the year.” Due to injury, Fort Saskatchewan did not send any athletes to the Western Canadian Championships earlier this month. Their last competition... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Fort Elementary, Lion’s join forces for sightyour opportunity to help give the gift of sight. As part of Eyeglass Recycling
Fort Elementary, Lion’s join forces for sight
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 12 days ago
your opportunity to help give the gift of sight. As part of Eyeglass Recycling Month, students at Blair Ching’s Grade 5 Fort Saskatchewan Elementary School class are teaming up with the local Lions club to collect used glasses to send to people... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
A sandwich’s cultural odysseyQueen Donair, Donair Station, et cetera. It was a lot to wrap my mind around.
A sandwich’s cultural odyssey
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 12 days ago
Queen Donair, Donair Station, et cetera. It was a lot to wrap my mind around. I’ve discussed the shawarma shortage in Fort Saskatchewan with our federal MP, as well as a local crown prosecutor. Both expressed hope that one day, the donair... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Council tweaks transit routesThe wheels on the bus will now offer a smoother and faster ride along improved
Council tweaks transit routes
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 12 days ago
The wheels on the bus will now offer a smoother and faster ride along improved local routes. The Fort Saskatchewan Transit’s (FST) routes 582 and 583 were rejigged through consultation with engineering firm WSP/PB and a transit task force comprised... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Air quality fluctuating due to smokeair quality in the region, but not enough to cause major concern. Currently, t
Air quality fluctuating due to smoke
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 12 days ago
air quality in the region, but not enough to cause major concern. Currently, the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) rates Fort Saskatchewan at 3, which is low risk. But particulate matter from the smoke caused the index to measure at 7, which is... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Couple returns to Fernie after fleeing Fort McMurray firesfar as the eye could see people pulled over – because we all thought we were go
Couple returns to Fernie after fleeing Fort McMurray fires
Fernie Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
far as the eye could see people pulled over – because we all thought we were going home.” Thomas met Malchuk at a hotel in Fort Saskatchewan 13 hours after leaving Fort McMurray. The next day, their first priority was organizing a barbeque for... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Clavering native loses home in Fort McMurrayEdmonton area. What was normally a five-and-a-half hour trip took them 14 hours
Clavering native loses home in Fort McMurray
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 13 days ago
Edmonton area. What was normally a five-and-a-half hour trip took them 14 hours because of the traffic. They arrived at Fort Saskatchewan where they got a room at a hotel they stay at regularly. McNeil said everyone was being very generous when... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Son of former Edmonton police chief found guilty of second-degree murder in death of Dana TurnerSimpson of Court of Queen’s Bench said Friday. Simpson also said that Lindsay
Son of former Edmonton police chief found guilty of second-degree murder in death of Dana Turner
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Simpson of Court of Queen’s Bench said Friday. Simpson also said that Lindsay “understood what he did was wrong.” The Fort Saskatchewan woman’s body was found in the fall of 2011 dumped near Innisfail. A date for sentencing is to be set June... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Son of former Edmonton police chief found guilty of murderSimpson of Court of Queen's Bench said Friday. Simpson also said that Lindsay
Son of former Edmonton police chief found guilty of murder
Calgary Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Simpson of Court of Queen's Bench said Friday. Simpson also said that Lindsay "understood what he did was wrong." The Fort Saskatchewan woman's body was found in the fall of 2011 dumped near Innisfail. A date for sentencing is to be set June... Read more
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CBC.ca
Former Edmonton police chief's son found guilty of second-degree murder in girlfriend's slayinghis former girlfriend Dana Turner. The son of former Edmonton police Chief Joh
Former Edmonton police chief's son found guilty of second-degree murder in girlfriend's slaying
CBC.ca / Posted 18 days ago
his former girlfriend Dana Turner. The son of former Edmonton police Chief John Lindsay admitted he killed the 31-year-old Fort Saskatchewan woman in August 2011. Mark Lindsay's parents testify to their son's troubled mental state Mark Lindsay... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Local residents stand strong with Fort MacFort Saskatchewan continues to come together in a big way to help evacuees of t
Local residents stand strong with Fort Mac
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 18 days ago
Fort Saskatchewan continues to come together in a big way to help evacuees of the Fort McMurray fire. A multitude of fundraisers and initiatives have already taken place and show no signs of stopping. On Saturday, May 14, the Bear’s Den has teamed... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Five rangers drafted to WHLKirby Dach just made Fort Saskatchewan hockey history. The Fort Saskatchewan Ba
Five rangers drafted to WHL
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 18 days ago
Kirby Dach just made Fort Saskatchewan hockey history. The Fort Saskatchewan Bantam AAA Rangers centre was drafted second overall to the Saskatoon Blades during the Western Hockey League draft on Thursday, May 5. “It’s very special. There has been a... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Firefighters return from Fort McMurraysmoke layered on top of itself and climbed higher into the sky on the horizon a
Firefighters return from Fort McMurray
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 18 days ago
smoke layered on top of itself and climbed higher into the sky on the horizon about 100 kilometres up the highway, five Fort Saskatchewan firefighters prepared themselves for the biggest fire of their careers. With less than three hours notice... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Driven by kindnessit’s understandable that they were a bit skeptical. But it wasn’t long before
Driven by kindness
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 18 days ago
it’s understandable that they were a bit skeptical. But it wasn’t long before Gaudet and Chiasson were handed the keys to Fort Saskatchewan resident Chris Robertson’s 2005 Kia Amanti, free of charge. “I saw him on Twitter, so I messaged him, and... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Evacuees find refuge in the Fortevacuated individuals, couples, and families found their way to a volunteer-led
Evacuees find refuge in the Fort
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 18 days ago
evacuated individuals, couples, and families found their way to a volunteer-led temporary donation evacuee centre at Fort Saskatchewan’s Royal Canadian Legion Branch 27 since May 4. Leaning against the doorway to the Alberta Heartland... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
PC’s Ric McIver ready to engagephase of the River Valley Park capital project, which will continue to connect
PC’s Ric McIver ready to engage
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
phase of the River Valley Park capital project, which will continue to connect the River Valley park land from Devon to Fort Saskatchewan. During the ABA luncheon, Hicks made a presentation about the history and future of the River... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Rebels absorb first Tier 1 lossRebels have suffered their first Tier 1 defeat. The Fort Saskatchewan Junior B
Rebels absorb first Tier 1 loss
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 19 days ago
Rebels have suffered their first Tier 1 defeat. The Fort Saskatchewan Junior B Rebels saw a split weekend with a 10-0 win over the Saskatchewan S.W.A.T. on Saturday and a close 10-7 loss against the Calgary Chill on Sunday at the Jubilee Recreation... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Dogtrix cares for furry Fort Mac family membersalso collected truck loads of donated pet food and supplies which were dropped
Dogtrix cares for furry Fort Mac family members
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 19 days ago
also collected truck loads of donated pet food and supplies which were dropped off at the temporary evacuee center at the Fort Saskatchewan Royal Canadian Legion. Other local dog services such as Better Than Home, Fort Dog Fit, and Nincompups... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Caregivers recognized for servicefor local caregivers was held at Our Lady of the Angels Church on May 5. “It’s
Caregivers recognized for service
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 19 days ago
for local caregivers was held at Our Lady of the Angels Church on May 5. “It’s to show our appreciation to caregivers of Fort Saskatchewan. We want to thank them for their contributions. I’ve been a caregiver in my personal and professional life... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
City launches project to build civic pridein — you Gotta Love Fort Sask. And now the city is offering multiple opportuni
City launches project to build civic pride
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 19 days ago
in — you Gotta Love Fort Sask. And now the city is offering multiple opportunities for you to show it, too. The City of Fort Saskatchewan has launched an initiative called #GottaLoveFortSask, which highlights various fun activities residents can... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Council designates land for food bankoperated out of their current 1,600 square foot building for more than 20 years
Council designates land for food bank
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 19 days ago
operated out of their current 1,600 square foot building for more than 20 years and need the space in order to keep up with Fort Saskatchewan’s growing population. “I have seen how full that location is. Location wise, it’s a good location. It... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Forced to flee homeable to get out the way we did, given the circumstances." After a tiring 12 ho
Forced to flee home
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 20 days ago
able to get out the way we did, given the circumstances." After a tiring 12 hours in the car, she and her family reached Fort Saskatchewan, where they were provided food courtesy of the Royal Canadian Legion and a complimentary stay at the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Forced to flee homeable to get out the way we did, given the circumstances." After a tiring 12 ho
Forced to flee home
Barrie Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
able to get out the way we did, given the circumstances." After a tiring 12 hours in the car, she and her family reached Fort Saskatchewan, where they were provided food courtesy of the Royal Canadian Legion and a complimentary stay at the... Read more
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