The following are articles written for the Fort McMurray Express, a weekly newspaper that was published from 1979 – 1994 in the now Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. I’m reproducing them here for the historical record. This is a work in progress. Follow my blog to get notifications as I upload dozens of articles from May, 1986 to March, 1987 while I worked full-time as a reporter.
May 14, 1986: What’s the fuss? Bringing cellular telephones on line
May 14, 1986: Shipping to New Mexico: Shell eyes new system
May 21, 1986: Late spring, few fires
May 21, 1986: Youth rescues stranded trio
May 21,1986: A guild with spirit: Brew Ha-Ha!
May 28, 1986: “People are afraid to complain”
May 28, 1986: Contractor protests
May 28, 1986: YMCA running out of cash
June 4, 1986: Chamber’s pleas for peace
June 4, 1986: Full steam ahead on by-law
June 4, 1986: “Special” athletes stalk gold: Carrying our banner to finals
June 11, 1986: An old game’s revival: Winning and losing your marbles
Father’s flight from the Klan: Searching out his roots