Monthly Archives: September 2020

Swan Valley West Minutes – August 25, 2020

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 this 25th day of August, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha Glen Foster Bill Gade Matt Wills Darryl Pierrepont (via phone at 7:52 pm) Tyler [...]

2020/09/26Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision

RCMP Media Release | On September 24, 2020, at approximately 10:25 pm, Swan River RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 10, just south of Bowsman, Manitoba. A vehicle going north on Highway 10, collided head-on with a vehicle travelling south on Highway 10. The driver and sole occupant of the northbound vehicle, a [...]

2020/09/25Local Interest

Dauphin RCMP Investigating Suspicious Death

RCMP Media Release | On September 24, 2020, at 2:35 pm, Dauphin RCMP received a report of an all-terrain vehicle collision that occurred on Provincial Road 489, near Provincial Road 271 in the RM of Mountain. Officers attended and located a 35-year-old male, from Pine Creek First Nation, deceased on scene. The death is considered [...]

2020/09/25Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – September 22, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture September 22, 2020 | Northwest Region A cool start to the week followed by warm dry conditions allowed for good harvest progress in the Northwest region. Early in the week overnight temperatures dipped well below zero, resulting in heavy morning frost but daytime temperatures were close to [...]

2020/09/24Local Interest

Community Foundation Fall Grant Intake Now Open

Submitted by: Community Foundation of Swan Valley The Fall Grant Intake is now open! Applications are being accepted from organizations who did not receive a grant during the Spring 2020 granting period. Projects must benefit primarily the people of the Swan Valley Community which includes the Town of Swan River and the towns and rural [...]

2020/09/22Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – August 11, 2020

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 this 11th day of August, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha Glen Foster Bill Gade Matt Wills Darryl Pierrepont Tyler Kushniryk FO/ACAO: James Webb Delegations: [...]

2020/09/20Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – August 18, 2020

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding along with Councillors Moriaux, Wintoniw, Delaurier, Gray, Friesen and Whyte in attendance. Also Present: Staff – In person: Acting CAO P. Henkelman, Dir. PW D. Poole Via video conferencing: [...]

2020/09/20Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – July 28, 2020

Received September 10, 2020 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 this 28th day of July 2020 at 7:00 pm. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha Glen Foster Bill Gade Matt Wills Tyler Kushniryk ACAO/Finance Officer: [...]

2020/09/19Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – July 14, 2020

Received September 10, 2020 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 this 14th day of July 2020 at 7:14 pm. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha Glen Foster Bill Gade Tyler Kushniryk (via phone) Darryl Pierrepont [...]

2020/09/19Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – September 15, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture September 15, 2020 | Northwest Region A cool start to the week followed by warm dry conditions allowed for good harvest progress in the Northwest Region. While overnight temperatures dipped below zero, resulting in heavy morning dew, daytime temperatures reached 25○C. There were strong winds over the [...]

2020/09/18Local Interest

Prairie Mountain Health Lowered to Caution Level

ValleyBiz Story | Prairie Mountain Health Region will be lowered to the COVID-19 Caution/Yellow level effective Friday, September 18, 2020 . The change comes in in response to an improved situation in the region. Under the Caution/Yellow level masks are strongly recommended but not required and mask rules remain the same for schools. On school [...]

2020/09/17Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – August 4, 2020

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding along with Councillors Friesen, Delaurier, Moriaux, Wintoniw, Gray and Whyte in attendance. Also Present: Staff – In person: Acting CAO P. Henkelman, Director PW Derek Poole, CFO T. Gnida, [...]

2020/09/17Local Interest

Cowan Covid Friendly Fall Supper – September 27, 2020

Submitted by: Rose Kovachik Cowan Community Centre Covid Friendly Fall Supper Sept 27, 2020 Pickup Only/No Deliveries 5:00 – 7:00pm Suppers must be ordered in advance Order by Sep 23, 2020 Call 731-5100 The total number of meals available will be limited; therefore contact us as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Supper cost is [...]

2020/09/15Local Interest

RCMP Seek Info: Suspects May Have Been in Swan Valley

RCMP Media Release | The Manitoba RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in gaining more information on the movements of three suspects arrested last month in Norway House. On August 6, 2020, at approximately 8:35 pm, Norway House RCMP responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle that had gone through the COVID-19 checkpoint in [...]

2020/09/14Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – August 24, 2020

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the August 24, 2020 Submitted by: Jon Zilkey, Superintendent/CEO 1. The Board discussed the reopening of schools and different response plans that school divisions are working on due to Covid. This included looking at: a. The Divisional plan that was sent out on August 17 b. Looking at [...]

2020/09/13Local Interest

ACL Shows Appreciation for Direct Support Professionals

Submitted Story | Association for Community Living – Swan River is once again honored to embrace “Direct Support Professional Recognition Week” in Manitoba. September 6-12, 2020. Direct Support Professionals (DSP’s) are the bridge to meaningful lives of independence and community inclusion for thousands, providing the support and services that people living with an intellectual disability [...]

2020/09/10Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – September 8, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture September 8, 2020 | Northwest Region Weather this week made harvest operations a challenge in the Northwest region. There were several days of intermittent showers as well as cool overnight temperatures with heavy morning dew and then strong winds. Cold overnight temperatures also brought frost to many [...]

2020/09/09Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – August 12, 2020

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 a the Birch River Legion Hall in Birch River, MB. Members Present: Reeve: Robert Hanson Councillors: Stephen Nadolney, Nestor Rizok, Connie Forbes, Arnie Pedersen and Brad Wyatt. Councillor Malcolm was absent with notice. CAO Paige Larocque was [...]

2020/09/07Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – August 5, 2020

Regular Meeting of the members of the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, held in the Council Chambers in Minitonas, Manitoba this 5th day of August, 2020 A.D. at 6:06 pm. Present: Reeve: W. Pacamaniuk Councillors: G. Bartel, L. Hutman, C. Densen, S. Walmsley and W. Kolisnyk. CAO: Patti Simpson Absent with Notice: Councillor D. [...]

2020/09/05Local Interest

CFSV Accepting Applications for Education Scholarships

Submitted by: Community Foundation of Swan Valley Inc. The Community Foundation of Swan Valley is now accepting applications for the following education scholarships: Cherban Endowment Post-Secondary Scholarship – $1,525 “Jud” Scales Memorial Pharmacy Award – $500 Leach Animal Health Scholarships (2) – $1,225 each Please visit www.cfswanvalley.ca for applications, eligibility criteria & to contact Donna [...]

2020/09/03Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – September 1, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture September 1, 2020 | Northwest Region Despite a mix of weather conditions this week, some harvest progress was made in the Northwest region. Highest daytime temperature reaching 27°C across the region and dipping down into the single digit temperatures overnight, along with a couple of days with [...]

2020/09/02Local Interest

Julianna Moore Wins SVCU Virtual Talent Stage

Submitted Story | Swan Valley Credit Union (SVCU) made the decision to move our 2020 Talent Stage from a physical stage to a virtual one after COVID cancelled the Northwest Roundup and Parade this summer and despite the lack of personal contact it was very well received. Similar to past years we had 30 spots [...]

2020/09/01Local Interest