Monthly Archives: May 2016

4H Beef Spotlight – Liam Dodd & Waylon Jennings

Submitted by: Angela Mullin | I am Liam Dodd and this is my 4H Beef project Waylon Jennings. We’d like to invite you to the Swan Valley 4H Beef Show & Sale on the May 28, 2016. Get a group of friends together and buy your summer BBQ meat home grown this year! Support the [...]

2016/05/09Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – April 19, 2016

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman held in Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 19th day of April, 2016 A.D. at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve –C. Eisner Councillors: G. Bartel, J. Caruk, C. Densen, L. Hutman, L. Mychalchuk, S. Walmsley C.A.O. – K. Chartrand Additions to Agenda: 4.13 Westman [...]

2016/05/08Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – April 6, 2016

Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba on this 6th day of April, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with [...]

2016/05/08Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – April 20, 2016

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 at 6:00 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councillors Moriaux, Friesen, Delaurier, Jacobson and Sakal present.   Councillor Sakal arrived at 7:20 pm and Councillor Delaurier arrived at 8:30 pm.  Councillor Whyte was absent with permission. 1.  Call to order 2.  Adoption of [...]

2016/05/07Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – April 18, 2016

Minutes of the Special Council Meeting of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Monday, April 18th, 2016 in the R.M. of Mountain Council Chambers in Brich River, Manitoba. Members Present: Reeve: Marvin Kovachik Councillors: 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – Connie Forbes 5 – Jesse Larocque 6 – Brad Wyatt Attending by communication [...]

2016/05/07Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – May 2, 2016

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development May 2, 2016 | Northwest Region There were light showers on Sunday through the northern parts of the Northwest Region. Soil moisture conditions vary over the region with drier areas and localized ponding in Swan River and The Pas. Soil moisture is rated [...]

2016/05/06Local Interest

Swan River Fire Department Extinguish Structure/Brush Fire

Swan River Fire Dept. Media Release | At approximately 4:14 pm on Thursday May 5, 2016 the Swan River fire department along with RCMP and Prairie Mountain EMS responded to a report of a structure fire in the Municipality of Swan Valley West. Upon arrival the structure was fully engulfed with flying embers lighting the [...]

2016/05/06Local Interest

Good Turn Out at the Air Cadet Pancake Brunch

Submitted by: Barbara Lewis | Sunday, May 1, 2016 the 519 Swan Valley Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron had a pancake brunch at the Swan River Museum from 11 am to 2 pm as a fund raiser. Click any picture for a larger version. Proceeds go towards a trip to Europe in 2018, visiting Great [...]

2016/05/05Local Interest

4H Pancake Breakfast – May 14, 2016

Submitted by: Shannon Fullerton | Swan Valley Light Horse & Pony Club Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast Sat. May 14, 2016 8 – 10 am Swan Valley Ag Society Grandstand $5 per person 5 and under free Come out and support your local 4-H Club

2016/05/05Local Interest

Many Attend Anglican Church Tea

Submitted by: Jean Baskier | A large crowd gathered for coffee and a visit in the hall at the St. James Anglican Church on Saturday April 30, 2016 for the spring tea and bake sale. Click any picture for a larger version.

2016/05/05Local Interest

Drive One 4UR Swan River Day Care – May 14, 2016

Submitted by: Rebecca Popoff | Drive One 4UR School Sat. May 14, 2016 9am – 4:30pm Swan River Day Care Centre 439 Westwood Rd Only 15 minutes of your time for a great cause! Take a free test drive and Ford Canada will donate $20 for every driver up to $6000! All proceeds towards playground [...]

2016/05/04Local Interest

Top Notch Entertainment at Dolyna Dancers Concert

Submitted by: Nicole Clouson | The Dolyna Ukrainian Dancers performed to a packed house for the annual year-end Dessert Concert on April 30, 2016. Photos by Christine Klimuk. Click any picture for a larger version. The entertainment was top notch and included dances from various regions such as Poltava, Hutzul, Bukovanian, Transcarpatian and Polissia. The [...]

2016/05/04Local Interest

BBQ for Mental Health Awareness- May 6, 2016

Submitted by: Krystal Howson | Fri. May 6, 2016 11am – 4pm Extra Foods First BBQ of the year! Burger, chips, drink $5 Dunk store manager Darren Tower In the dunk tank – $1 a ball. All proceeds go to mental health awareness!!

2016/05/04Local Interest

Western Jamboree a Toe Tapping Good Time

Submitted by: Gwenda Wotton | Birch River Northern Neighbors hosted their 27 the annual Western Jamboree on April 30, 2016. About 20 participants took part. Click any picture for a larger version. Singing,Harmonica and Guitar playing was enjoyed by all that came out to enjoy the evening. Lots of good toe tapping music to dance [...]

2016/05/04Local Interest

Presentation: Helping Your Anxious Child – May 16, 2016

FREE Public Presentation Helping Your Anxious Child Mon. May 16, 2016 SVRSS Multi-Purpose Room, Swan River Professionals: 1:30-3:30 PM Parents and Community: 6:30 to 8:00 PM Register by Phone: 204-734-6621 or Email: jwigley@pmh-mb.ca Dr. John Walker is a Professor in the Department of Clinical Health Psychology at University of Manitoba. He has worked for many [...]

2016/05/03Local Interest

Over 300 Served at Geography Soup and Bun

Submitted by: Kevin Kirkpatrick | We had a very successful Soup and Sandwich with over 300 people packing the Elk’s hall. We were able to raise over $1500.00 dollars for our trip. Photos by Rob McDonald Photography. Click any picture for a larger version. The Banff Geo class of 2016 would like to thank all [...]

2016/05/03Local Interest

SVAPL Hosts Successful Soup and Bun Luncheon

Submitted by: Sherry Martin | Swan Valley Animal Protection League enjoyed a great crowd and a very successful Soup and Bun Luncheon on April 27, 2016 at the Elk’s Hall. Click any picture for a larger version. The homemade soup smelled and tasted fabulous! There was a huge array of yummy desserts. Folks had a [...]

2016/05/02Local Interest

Swan Valley Fine Arts Festival Fosters Artistic Development

Submitted by: Evelyn Bredin | The Swan Valley Fine Arts Festival Association encourages artistic growth and appreciation of the arts in the Swan River Valley. Click any picture for a larger version. It provides a public platform, in a supportive atmosphere, for artists at any level and age, assisting in their development through an adjudication [...]

2016/05/02Local Interest

4H Beef Spotlight – Morgan Staniland & Otis

Submitted by: Angela Mullin | Morgan Staniland and Otis!!! Morgan would like to invite you to come out to the Swan Valley 4H Beef Show & Sale on May 28, 2016. Show starts at 10am, bring a lawn chair & plan to have lunch. Sale follows the show in the afternoon. Join in the Auction, [...]

2016/05/01Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – April 5, 2016

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman held in Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 5th day of April, 2016 A.D. at 7:22 p.m. Present: Councillors: G. Bartel, J. Caruk, C. Densen, L. Hutman, L. Mychalchuk, S. Walmsley C.A.O. – K. Chartrand Absent with Notice: Reeve –C. Eisner Delegations: 7:30 [...]

2016/05/01Local Interest