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Members of the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group of stations in Battlefords banded together to raise money for the Red Cross on Fort Mac Monday on May 6, 2016.
Members of the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group of stations in Battlefords banded together to raise money for the Red Cross on Fort Mac Monday on May 6, 2016. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

'Fort Mac Monday' fondly remembered

By Roger White
May 2, 2017 - 2:33pm

One year ago, the people of Fort McMurray were staring down a wall of flame.

The wildfire forced more than 90,000 residents to evacuate their homes and destroyed more than 2,400 structures in its path.

North Battleford Library reference technician Carla Lamontagne, (left), helps Eleanor Crumblehulme, Director of Lakelands Library Region, who dropped into the local library to borrow some books on her day off.
North Battleford Library reference technician Carla Lamontagne, (left), helps Eleanor Crumblehulme, Director of Lakelands Library Region, who dropped into the local library to borrow some books on her day off. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Library’s interagency loans program restored

By Roger White
May 1, 2017 - 2:20pm Updated: May 1, 2017 - 2:54pm

Life is slowly getting back to normal for the Lakelands Library Region after a long period of uncertainly.

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