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Swan Valley West Minutes – March 16, 2017

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 16th day of March, 2017 at 5:10 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior [...]

2017/04/09Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – February 28, 2017

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 February, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior Written Notice: [...]

2017/04/08Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – February 13, 2017

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 13th day of February, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent [...]

2017/04/02Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – March 13, 2017

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the March 13, 2017 Regular Board Meeting Submitted by: Tim Mendel Superintendent/CEO 1. The Board was informed that the SVRSS exterior renovation had been approved, in principle, by the Public Schools Finance Board to go to tender. The Architect, Andrew Lewthwaite attended the Board Meeting to update Trustees [...]

2017/03/19Local Interest

Thunder Hill Ski Area Grand Opening and 50th Anniversary

Submitted by: Carolyn Baldwin | On March 4, 2017 approximately 70 people stopped by the Thunder Hill Ski Area to enjoy a beautiful day over looking the Swan River Valley to celebrate the end of an eight year project for the Thunder Hill Ski Club. Pictured above: Long time club member, John Cotton prepares to [...]

2017/03/09Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – February 27, 2017

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the February 27, 2017 Regular Board Meeting Submitted by: Tim Mendel Superintendent/CEO 1. The Board deliberated about the 2017-2018 School Division Budget. This is a difficult budget year given the decrease in provincial support coupled with wage and benefit increases. Given that reality, the Board will be presenting [...]

2017/03/05Local Interest

Band Festival A Great Opportunity for Growth

ValleyBiz Story | The Swan Valley Fine Arts Festival Association kicked off the 2017 Festival season with the Band Festival on February 21 through 24. The Band Festival features music students from across the Swan Valley. Click any picture for a larger version. Performances by individuals, ensembles and bands were held during the day at [...]

2017/03/05Local Interest

Benito School Hosts Fun Filled Dinner Theatre

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | This weekend Benito School students and Staff hosted a Dinner Theatre on February 24 & 25, 2017. Country-Ella is an interactive play set in a hillbilly county. Click any picture for a larger version. Based on the story Cinderella, narrated from the country point of view. Over 100 people were [...]

2017/02/28Local Interest

Swan River Hosts Atom Provincials – March 3-5, 2017

Submitted by: Craig Zamzow | Swan River hosts Hockey Manitoba Atom A Provincials March 3-5, 2017 See below for a season recap and provincials preview. Photo Courtesy of Wildflower Photography. Click for a larger version. Front Row (L to R): Christian Hart, Tavyn Boychuk, Andrew Pidskalny, Comrie Quill, Tucker Thompson Middle Row (L to R): [...]

2017/02/28Local Interest

Thunderhill Grand Opening / 50th Ann. – March 4, 2017

Submitted by: Carolyn Baldwin | Thunderhill Ski Club Inc. Grand Opening & 50th Anniversary Sat. March 4, 2017 1:00 p.m. 50 Years on the Slopes Thunderhill Ski Club (THSC) was started by the Benito Elks Club as a Centennial project in 1967. It began with a rope tow that was one of the longest in [...]

2017/02/27Local Interest

Hundreds Attend Fantastic Fireman’s Supper

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | The Benito Volunteer Fireman’s Association hosted their annual Fireman’s Supper on February 26, 2017. This year featured prime rib prepared and served by Benito Premium Meats. Click any picture for a larger version. Over 230 hungry supporters attended and we’re treated to a fantastic meal. Along with the feature protein [...]

2017/02/27Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – January 24, 2017

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 24th day of January, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster David Minish, Terry Neely, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent [...]

2017/02/26Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – January 10, 2017

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 10th day of January, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster David Minish, Terry Neely, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent [...]

2017/02/25Local Interest

Successful 10th Annual Open Bonspiel Held in Benito

Submitted by: Shirley Yaschyshyn | The Benito and District Recreation Centre was busy from February 14 through 19, 2017 where 27 curling teams took part in the 10th Annual Open Bonspiel Pictured above: Kim Pierce from Benito Premium Meats presents the First event trophy to skip Mark Maga, third Glen Maga, second Robert Vessey and [...]

2017/02/22Local Interest

Benito 10th Annual Open Bonspiel – Feb 13-19, 2017

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Benito 10th Annual Open Bonspiel Feb 13-19, 2017 4 Events – Pick a Prize $120 Entry Fee / Rink 32 team limit Saturday Banquet Included Entry Deadline February 11, 2017 Contact: Rick: 204-539-2811 Scott: 204-539-2667 (daytime)

2017/02/09Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – December 29, 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 this 29th day of December, 2016 at 5:40 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster David Minish, Terry Neely, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Delegations; [...]

2017/02/04Local Interest

Country-Ella Dinner Theatre – February 24 & 25, 2017

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk Benito School Presents … Country-Ella Dinner Theatre Fri. February 24, 2017 Sat. February 25, 2017 Benito School Gymnasium Doors open at 5:45 pm Country-Ella is a tale of a trendy city girl who visits her family in the country and the shenanigans that then ensue. An evening of food and fun [...]

2017/02/02Local Interest

Benito Annual Fireman’s Supper – February 26, 2017

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk Benito Volunteer Fire Department invites you to the Annual Fireman’s Supper Sun. February 26, 2017 Benito Rec Centre 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Prime Rib Cooked and Served by Benito Premium Meats $18 per plate – 12 years and up $15 per plate – 11 years and down Chinese Auction Everyone [...]

2017/01/31Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – December 13, 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 this 13th day of December, 2016 at 5:35 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish Terry Neely, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior [...]

2017/01/28Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – November 29, 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 this 29th day of November, 2016 at 7:12 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish Terry Neely, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Delegations; [...]

2017/01/21Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – November 8, 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 this 8th day of November, 2016 at 7:20 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior [...]

2017/01/19Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – October 25, 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 this 25th day of October, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior [...]

2017/01/17Local Interest

Benito Dump Attendant Shack Burned Down

ValleyBiz Story | A spokesperson from the Municipality of Swan Valley West informed ValleyBiz that the attendant’s shack at the Benito Landfill had been vandalized and burned down. The burned building was discovered by the landfill attendant on Friday December 2, 2016. “It appears this has happened since the dump was last open on Monday [...]

2016/12/06Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – November 28, 2016

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the November 28, 2016 Regular Board Meeting Submitted by: Tim Mendel Superintendent/CEO

2016/12/04Local Interest

Municipality Rebukes Fear Mongering by Local Broadcaster

Media Release Submitted by: Swan Valley West | Earlier yesterday (November 29th [2016]) two of the more reputable media outlets in the Swan River Valley asked the Municipality of Swan Valley West if the municipal water supply in the LUD (local urban district) of Benito was safe. The answer was and is an unequivocal YES. [...]

2016/11/30Local Interest

No Boil Water Advisory in Effect for Benito

ValleyBiz Story | Rumors are flying after concerns about the safety of the Benito Municipal water supply were raised over social media yesterday (November 28, 2016), citing staffing issues at the water plant. In a statement to ValleyBiz, David Minish, Media Spokesperson for the Municipality of Swan Valley West, said,”There is no concern as to [...]

2016/11/29Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – November 14, 2016

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the November 16, 2016 Regular Board Meeting Submitted by: Tim Mendel Superintendent/CEO 1. The Board approved the transportation request for two students from Saskatchewan to attend Benito School. This is part of the Interprovincial Agreement. 2. The Board was informed that a request for additional space was being [...]

2016/11/20Local Interest

Local Winners in Poster Contest at Manitoba Level

ValleyBiz.ca | Two students from Benito were recognized for having the first and second place winning entries in the 2015-2016 Manitoba State level of the Knights of Columbus Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest. Click any picture for a larger version. Rachel Negrave (left) won 1st Prize for the Alcohol Division Age 12-14 and Anika Badowski [...]

2016/11/09Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – October 11, 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 this 11th day of October, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster David Minish, Terry Neely CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior [...]

2016/11/07Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – September 27, 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 this 27th day of September, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely Administrative Assistant; Cheryle Zbirun Absent with [...]

2016/11/06Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – September 13, 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 this 13th day of September, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior Written Notice: Reeve; [...]

2016/11/05Local Interest

Benito Ladies Auxiliary Thankful for Support at Craft Sale

Submitted by: Jacee Zbirun | The Benito Ladies Auxiliary would like to thank everyone who came out to support their first annual Fall Craft Sale. Hope to see everyone next year! Click any picture for a larger version.

2016/11/04Local Interest

Education a Common Theme at Pre-budget Consultation

ValleyBiz Story | On Friday, October 11, 2016 Finance Minister Cameron Friesen was in Swan River to host a public, pre-budget consultation from 5pm to 7pm at the Westwood Inn. Local MLA Rick Wowchuk acted as the moderator for the evening. Click any picture for a larger version. Pre-consultation meetings are taking place in several [...]

2016/10/25Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – August 23, 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 this 23rd day of August, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely Administrative Assistant; Cheryle Zbirun Absent with [...]

2016/10/16Local Interest

Benito Fall Craft Sale – October 29, 2016

Submittec by: Jacee Zbirun | Ladies Auxiliary Fall Craft Sale Sat. October 29, 2016 10am to 3pm Benito Legion Hall Chili & A Bun Lunch Table rental $12 or $15 with electrical plug-in Please contact: Cheryle @539-2574 Cora @ 539-2357, or Isabel @ 539-2584

2016/10/09Local Interest

Cozy Afternoon at CNIB Tea & Bake Sale

Submitted by: Jacee Zbirun | The CNIB Tea and Bake sale was a cozy place to go on a rainy Saturday afternoon in Benito. Delicious desserts and great company made this a worth while community event a success! Click any picture for a larger version. Winners of the hampers were Mary Harness and Linda McCrea. [...]

2016/09/29Local Interest

CNIB Tea & Bake Sale – September 24, 2016

Submitted by: Jaci Zbirun CNIB Tea & Bake Sale Sat. September 24, 2016 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Benito Legion Hall Door Prizes Hampers 50/50 Draw

2016/09/22Local Interest

Perfect Riding Weather for Blue Sky Team Penning Jackpot

Submitted by: Michelle Buck | The Blue Sky Arena wrapped up their season this past weekend with a trail ride on Saturday, September 10, 2016 and a team cattle penning jackpot on Sunday, September 11, 2016. Click any picture for a larger version. Pictures by Carmi Hrabarchuk an Michelle Buck Saturday’s ride started and ended [...]

2016/09/14Local Interest

Trail Ride and Penning Jackpot – September 10 & 11, 2016

Submitted by: Michelle Buck | The Blue Sky Team Penning club is hosting a trail ride and team penning jackpot on September 10 and 11, 2016 at their arena south of Benito. Trail Ride Saturday’s trail ride leaves from the arena grounds at 11 am and includes lunch on the trail. The trail is suitable [...]

2016/09/07Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – July 26, 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 this 26th day of July, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior [...]

2016/08/14Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – July 12, 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 this 12th day of July, 2016 at 7:10 p.m. Present: Deputy Reeve; Terry Neely Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with [...]

2016/07/30Local Interest

Wide Selection, Big Bargains at Benito Library Garage Sale

Submitted by: Benito Library | Benito Library once again held a very successful garage sale. Bargain hunters from near and far came to check out the huge amount of items. Click any picture for a larger version. Thanks to all the people who donated such great items. There was exercise equipment, silver, crystal, antiques, dishes, [...]

2016/07/28Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – June 28, 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 this 28th day of June, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Terry Neely, Glen Foster, David Minish, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior Notice: Carrie [...]

2016/07/24Local Interest

Benito Library Garage Sale & BBQ – July 23, 2016

Submitted by: Gloria Stesenko | Gigantic Garage Sale Sat. July 23, 2016 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Benito Library Multipurpose Room BBQ Fundraiser 11:00 am – 2:00 pm $5 per person Sitting area next to Library Something for everyone … Exercise Equipment Antiques Collectibles Dishes Toys & Games Electronics Jewelry Small Appliances Purses … and [...]

2016/07/13Local Interest

Benito Marks Canada Day With Day Long Celebration

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Benito celebrated Canada Day 2016 with a full day of events. The day kicked off with a fantastic pancake breakfast hosted by the Benito Volunteer Firefighters Association. Click any picture for a larger version. At times the wait was a bit long, but in the end very worth the time [...]

2016/07/04Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – June 14, 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 this 14th day of June, 2016 at 7:05 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Terry Neely, Glen Foster, David Minish, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent [...]

2016/07/03Local Interest

Swan Valley Projects Receive Over $30,000 in Grants

Government of Manitoba Media Release | The Community Places program is marking 30 years of supporting recreational and cultural facilities across Manitoba by providing nearly $3.6 million in grants to projects championed by non-profit and community-led organizations, Indigenous and Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke announced today. “Over the last three decades, Community Places has helped [...]

2016/06/30Local Interest

James Wells Robson Donation Recognition – July 1, 2016

Submitted by: Municipality of Swan Valley West | Please Join Us for the unveiling of the James Wells Robson Commemorative Scroll July 1, 2016 at 11 A.M. Benito and District Recreation Complex Main Doors As we pay tribute to the Late James Wells Robson, in honor of his donation of land for our recreational site.

2016/06/29Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – May 24, 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 24th day of May, 2016 at 7:10 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Terry Neely, Glen Foster, David Minish, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon [...]

2016/06/26Local Interest

Benito Canada Day Celebrations – July 1, 2016

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Benito Canada Day Celebrations Fireman’s Pancake Breakfast 8:00 am – 11:00 am at The Rec Centre ALL DAY FUN 8 Team Slowpitch Tournament 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Kids Bouncy Castle & Activities 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Gymkhana 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm 55+ Horseshoe Tournament 1:00 pm Open [...]

2016/06/15Local Interest