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
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'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
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
The driver of a tractor trailer was taken to an Edmonton-area hospital last week with serious injuries after a collision in northern Alberta.
Police said a crew cab pickup truck was travelling westbound on Highway 2, just west of the Athabasca Bridge towing a utility trailer which started to fish tail last Friday afternoon. 79 more words
A team from Slave Lake is spreading holiday cheer to their northern Alberta friends by distributing boxes of homemade ornaments to Fort McMurray residents.
“Our project was not to fill somebody’s tree; it was basically to touch their heart,” Brenna Emes said. 839 more words