Monthly Archives: August 2022

RCMP Investigate Structure Fire on Pine Creek First Nation

RCMP Media Release | On August 15, 2022, at approximately 12:35 am, Winnipegosis RCMP responded to a structure fire, at the BlueSky family wellness centre on McKay’s Point Road, on Pine Creek First Nation. When officers arrived the centre was fully engulfed in flames and the Fire Department was on scene. There was no one […]

2022/08/16Local Interest

CFSV Feature: Senior Meal Program

Submitted by: Community foundation of Swan Valley (CFSV) It’s not fine dining, but a recent grant awarded to the Swan River & District Community Resource Council allowed them to purchase a supply of paper products for the Congregate Meal Program. The delivery of a nutritious midday meal continued under extended COVID-19 restrictions. Good nutrition equals […]

2022/08/16Local Interest

Christian Fellowship Church Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Submitted by: Bethany Matejka | We enjoyed a great turnout and a beautiful day at Christian Fellowship Church’s 60th anniversary celebration on Sunday August 7, 2022. The day started off with a service where we were blessed by the wonderful singing and the encouraging preaching of Ralph Unger. After a delicious lunch, we had a […]

2022/08/14Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – July 5, 2022

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding along with Councillors Delaurier, Moriaux, Friesen, Bobick, and Whyte. Also Present: CAO D. Poole, CFO T. Gnida, Fire Chief D. Fedorchuk, Dir. of Works D. Harvey, Dir. of Recreation […]

2022/08/13Local Interest

Swan Valley Museum Harvest Festival – August 28, 2022

Submitted by: Candace Balbo | Swan Valley Historical Museum Harvest Festival Sunday August 28, 2022 2:00 pm -6:00 pm Highway #10 North Swan River MB Free admission to the grounds Featuring Festival Market “make it – bake it – grow it” Kid’s Zone Games & Goodies Clay Oven Fresh Baked Bread Corn on the Cob […]

2022/08/12Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Home Invasion

RCMP Media Release | On August 7, 2022, at approximately 5:05 am, Swan River RCMP received a report of a home invasion at a residence located on 5th Ave S in Swan River. Officers attended the location and spoke with the two victims, a 21-year-old male and 17-year-old female, who advised that two suspects, a […]

2022/08/10Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – August 9, 2022

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report August 9, 2022 Northwest Region A mix of temperatures and precipitation this week with day time temps reaching nearly 30°C and overnight lows dipping down well below 10°C; a cool -1.6°C was reported at the Swan Valley station for a very brief period. Winds were persistently strong for several days last […]

2022/08/10Local Interest

Cowan Trail Celebration – August 27, 2022

Submitted by: Rose Kovachik Cowan Trail Celebration Saturday, August 27, 2022 Cowan Community Centre Pancake Breakfast 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Pancakes, Sausages, Eggs, and Hashbrowns Adults $10 Horse Trail Ride Leaves at 10:30 am (rain or shine) Registration includes supper Adults $25 Ashley 204-525-2029 Beef Supper 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Wide Food Selection […]

2022/08/07Local Interest

All Saints Ukrainian Catholic Church Holds Annual Praznyk

Submitted by: Jenna Wintoniw On Saturday June 23, 2022, All Saints Ukrainian Catholic Church held their annual Praznyk with Father Joakin Rac conducting the Divine Liturgy followed by the Blessing of Water. The members and guests were then invited to a delicious lunch. Part of the Praznyk celebrations also included blessing of family graves.

2022/08/07Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – August 2, 2022

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report August 2, 2022 Northwest Region Generally cooler days this week with scattered showers throughout the week, ending with heavy rain Saturday night across the region. Rainfall amounts were heaviest in Roblin area with accumulated amounts of 75 mm; several days saw daily highs nearing 30°C. Overnight temperatures have also been cooler […]

2022/08/05Local Interest

Action Packed Weekend at the Northwest Roundup Rodeo

ValleyBiz Story | The Northwest Roundup Rodeo returned for 4 action packed days July 28 – 31, 2022 and the grandstand was packed for all the popular rodeo events. As always, there were plenty of broncs, bulls and barrels and ValleyBiz had a front row seat to bring you up close and personal with all […]

2022/08/03Local Interest

Garden Walk Not Dampened by Scattered Showers

Pictured above: Lilies in the garden of Lance and Coralie Jacobson Submitted by: Audrey Showdra with additional pictures from ValleyBiz | Although light cloud prevailed and a couple light rain showers fell, it certainly did not prevent many, many people from enjoying the Garden Walk sponsored by the Swan River Ladies Golf Club on July […]

2022/08/03Local Interest

Going a Little Bit Country at Tim Hortons Drive Thru

ValleyBiz Story | Following the Northwest Roundup parade on July 29, 2022 a few of the participants made their way through the Tim Hortons Drive Thru. It was an unusual sight to see a collection of riders on horse back and a wagon pulled by miniature ponies pull up, place their order and continue on […]

2022/08/02Local Interest

Swan Valley Welcomes Back the Rodeo Parade

ValleyBiz Story | The streets in Swan River were lined in anticipation as the Swan Valley Chamber of Commerce Parade returned on July 9,2022. The parade and the Northwest Roundup had been cancelled the last 2 years due to the pandemic. The parade theme was Horsing Around sing 1902 – Then and Now and some […]

2022/08/02Local Interest

Great Start for Swan Valley Farmers Market

Submitted by: Jena McKee | The 2022 market season is off to a great start, thank you to everyone who has been out shopping and checking out the variety of locally produced items the market has to offer! We have woodworking, coffee, veggies, baking, body care, essential oils, crochet crafts, jewelry and so much more! […]

2022/08/01Local Interest