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Happy B-day Phil

So…I might be one of those people…I like to finish my Christmas shopping by October. (It may not actually happen, but I LIKE to try.) And this year I will be able to finish birthday shopping for Phil at least four months before the actual day. 135 more words

Running

Sometimes you just can't win!

Digging in the forest we are always encountering tree roots. It’s a great test when you miss them all. Most days your shovel is sharp enough that you hardly notice the roots as the shovel blade slices through them. 98 more words

Archaeology

Financial impact of Fort McMurray wildfire reaches almost $10 billion

An assessment of the total financial effect of last spring’s Fort McMurray wildfire is pegging the direct and indirect costs of the blaze at almost $10 billion. 523 more words

Local News

Picture of the Week

Do you think she’ll start? While surveying harvest blocks in the Marten Hills by Slave Lake, we found an old car parked on the side of an old overgrown road. 31 more words

Archaeology

'He knew he was going to die': Homicide victim found on Paul Band First Nation feared for his life, mother says

Christian Grayhorseman knew he was a wanted man.

So sure was he that his life was in danger, the last time they spoke on the phone, he told his mother, Roberta Gray, to say goodbye to his three sisters and a brother. 478 more words

Local News

Year in review: For Dan Barnes, a hopeful trip back to Slave Lake five years after their fire

The Fort McMurray fire was still ablaze, that city’s 90,000 residents newly displaced, when I arrived in Slave Lake on May 6 in search of advice. 176 more words

Local News

Picture of the Week

Welcome to a snowy day in the Swan Hills! We found a small archaeological site on this point, overlooking this big beaver pond which had just started to freeze over. 19 more words

Archaeology