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Fort family falling through the cracks

Corrina Paul is seated in a lightly-lit living room crafting a bracelet. She is keenly focused, despite the … [Read More]

Fort man hopes for Christmas miracle

Matt Beaudet’s wedding day is a day he’ll never forget, but not for the same reason most couples remember … [Read More]

Seeking spirits in Beaumont

Greg Pocha believes the truth is out there. He's just not sure where. The paranormal investigator, who … [Read More]

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Mother of slain woman slams justice system

It wasn’t enough that Wendy Yurko lost her daughter. She was even deprived of being able to put the day her … [Read More]

Father of man charged with murder says he warned police

The father of a local man accused of murdering an elderly Edmonton couple says he warned Fort Saskatchewan … [Read More]

Disabled woman accuses RCMP officer of assault

A Fort Saskatchewan resident alleges a local RCMP officer physically and verbally assaulted her for no reason, … [Read More]

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Omar’s Picks

More to sin tax than it seems

Nothing is certain except death and taxes. And nothing could be worse, except perhaps death by taxes. And there is no tax more related to its grim counterpart than the sin tax. We’ve already heard … [Read More...]

No Bull: Michael Roberts’ Story of Redemption

This story originally appeared in the April, 2011 issue of Downhome. Michael Roberts’ face is a canvas of pain. Almost his entire body is draped in ink, from faces and flames to skulls and … [Read More...]

Better to ask tough questions than be politically correct

A recent discussion about my dietary preferences reminded me that I’m a member of a group that provokes strong opinions and even stronger emotions. It’s certainly an interesting time to be a Muslim … [Read More...]

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