Monthly Archives: March 2023

Dolyna Dancers Year End Concert – April 22, 2023

Submitted by: Ara Bartel Swan River Dolyna Dancers Year End Ukrainian Dance Concert Sat. April 22, 2023 2:00 pm Ecole Swan River South School Gymnasium 1015- 2nd Street South, Swan River MB. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from any Swan River Dolyna Dancer in advance or at the door. Ages 10 and under […]

2023/03/31Local Interest

Family & Friends Celebrate Ken Sutherland’s 90th Birthday

Submitted by: Lynda Bird | A great time was had celebrating Ken Sutherland’s 90th birthday on March 25, 2023. We would like to thank all the family that came from near and far and all the friends that made time to come for a visit. We appreciated the visit from Rick Wowchuk to give Dad […]

2023/03/28Local Interest

Strange Creatures Seldom Seen Tour – March 28, 2023

Submitted by: North-West Regional Library John Warms presents “Strange Creatures Seldom Seen” Tues. March 28, 2023 10:00 am to 7:00 pm Swan River Library Manitoba author, John Warms, is presenting his “Strange Creatures Seldom Seen” tour. Replica’s & displays on site! – Giant Beaver Skull – Platypus – Giant Frog – long and short-necked Plesiosaur […]

2023/03/28Local Interest

Great Turnout for March Coffee & a Chat

Submitted by: Services to Seniors The Coffee and a Chat sessions held March 14 and 16, 2023 were attended by 54 people. Topics this month were understanding your Health Care Directives, and Fraud-how to recognize fraud. Deborah Shultz, Nurse Practitioner explained to us that a health care directive is for any person of any age. […]

2023/03/27Local Interest

Swan Valley West – February 14, 2023

Regular Meeting of Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba this 14th day of February 2023 at 7:00 p.m. Present Reeve: Bill Gade Councillors: Brian Burick Carrie Blosha Terry Neely Brad Kushniryk Raymond McGregor Interim CAO:   Pat Ellingson Videographer:  Jeremy Bergen CALL […]

2023/03/24Local Interest

Disney on Ice – SRCC Women’s Curling Bonspiel

Submitted by: Alyssa Pitura The Swan River Curling Club hosted its 92nd women’s bonspiel on March 17-19, 2023. The Disney-themed bonspiel had a total of 28 teams participate. We want to extend a thank you to the following businesses and families for their event contributions: the Spicer Family, Swan Valley Consumers Co-op, New Era Ag, […]

2023/03/23Local Interest

CFSV Feature: Sunflower Early Learning Centre

Submitted by: Community Foundation of Swan Valley (CFSV) The Sunflower Early Learning Centre in Minitonas was recently awarded a grant for an infant playground. The staff have setup the equipment indoors allowing the children an opportunity to play on the equipment before the snow melts – “the kids LOVE it!” The outdoor infant space at […]

2023/03/22Local Interest

Participants Enjoy Another Great Billy Beal Fishing Derby

Submitted by: Carolin Foster | The 24th Annual Billy Beal Classic Fishing Derby at Whitefish Lake was a huge success! The $10,000 prize winner was Thomas McKay from Winnipegosis, MB. With 6 minutes left in the derby, his Northern Pike weighing in at 4 lbs. 2 oz. was the winning catch of the day! Ghosted […]

2023/03/21Local Interest

Mobile Addictions Clinic Pilot Project Underway

Submitted by: Prairie Mountain Health In partnership with Health Canada and Shared Health, Prairie Mountain Health (PMH) has commenced a pilot project to further enhance access to addictions services within the health region. With the support of $897,416 from Health Canada’s Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP), and in collaboration with local health partners and […]

2023/03/19Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – February 7, 2023

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, February 7th, 2023 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding along with Deputy Mayor Moriaux, and Councillors Bobick, Medwid, Powell, and Whyte. Councillor Boychuk was absent. Also Present: CAO D. Poole, CFO T. Gnida, Fire Chief D. Fedorchuk, Rec. […]

2023/03/19Local Interest

Municipality of Mountain – February 8, 2023

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, February 8th, 2023 at the Rural Municipality of Mountain Council Chambers in Birch River, MB. Members Present: Reeve: Keith Behrmann Councillors: Wilmer Malcolm, Stephen Nadolney, Nestor Rizok, Jarrett Mosiondz, Arnie Pedersen and Brad Wyatt. CAO Paige Wozny was present and […]

2023/03/19Local Interest

Learn To Curl Clinic A Great Opportunity for New Curlers

Submitted by: Kari Goethe There was an excellent turnout for the Learn to Curl Clinic that was held at the Swan River Curling Club on March 15, 2023. There were 35 curlers that came out to try out their skills and learn a little about the game of curling. A big thank you to all […]

2023/03/17Local Interest

Ken Sutherland 90th Birthday Visit – March 25, 2023

Submitted by: Linda Bird Ken Sutherland 90th Birthday Come and Go Visit Sat. March 25, 2023 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Bowsman Legion Hall Come and go visit for Ken Sutherland’s 90th Birthday. (Dad says tea is for old people). The only gift needed is your presence.

2023/03/15Local Interest

Where’s Waldo & Backyard Party – April 22, 2023

Submitted by: Kari Goethe Where’s Waldo? and Backyard Party Swan River Curling Club April 22, 2023 Where’s Waldo 4:00 pm Supper 5:30 pm Backyard Party 9:00 pm Fundraiser for the Swan River Community Center Where’s Waldo – 4:00pm start (meet at the Curling rink) – Form teams of 2-6 people of any age – Every […]

2023/03/14Local Interest

Beautiful Day at Bellsite Annual Poker Derby

The Bellsite Community Centre along with North Mountain Riders hosted the Bellsite Annual Poker Derby on February 26, 2023. Approximately 100 sleds participated, with 150 people enjoying the full course hot meal. It was a beautiful day of working, playing, and visiting! 126 Driver hands sold, 400 Ghost riders 1st prize $1428.00 to Greg Sauder […]

2023/03/12Local Interest

Spring Forward Tonight – Daylight Savings Begins

A friendly reminder from ValleyBiz that Daylight Savings Time begins tonight. The official time to set your clocks ahead 1 hour is: 2:00 am Sunday, March 12, 2023 Set your clock to: 3:00 am Each year, daylight saving time begins on the second Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November.

2023/03/11Local Interest

2023 Vintage Ride a Great Success

Submitted by Tammela Bobick Our club hosted its 16th annual Vintage ride on Saturday February 25, 2023 and Mother Nature was against us. We had extreme cold, minus 30 that morning and some winds. However, the people and sleds showed up at the Westwood Inn here in Swan River, Manitoba and by the time we […]

2023/03/10Local Interest

U11 A Team Wins Gold in 2023 Hockey Provincials

Submitted by: Amanda Dixon Congratulations to the U11 A Team on a Gold Medal Win in the MB Rural A Provincials! The team had a successful weekend which lead them to the championship game. The final game was played against Dauphin, with a score of 9-3. A tournament win to remember! Over the weekend, families […]

2023/03/08Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – January 25, 2023

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, January 25th, 2023 at the Rural Municipality of Mountain Council Chambers in Birch River, MB. Members Present: Reeve: Keith Behrmann Councillors: Stephen Nadolney, Nestor Rizok, Jarrett Mosiondz, Arnie Pedersen and Brad Wyatt. Councillor Malcolm was absent with notice. CAO Paige […]

2023/03/05Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – January 17, 2023

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Deputy Mayor Moriaux presiding along with and Councillors Bobick, Medwid and Whyte. Absent with Permission: Mayor Jacobson and Councillors Powell and Boychuk, and Chief D.Fedorchuk Also Present: CAO D. Poole, CFO T. […]

2023/03/04Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – February 13, 2023

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the February 13, 2023 Board Meeting Submitted by: Cameron Mateika, Superintendent/CEO 1. Kris Woodward and Kristy Ashcroft gave an excellent presentation on the MRLC Numeracy Achievement Project that was started in 2018 at Ecole South School. The data that shows the improved learning and areas where students need […]

2023/03/04Local Interest

Learn to Curl Free Clinic – March 15, 2023

Submittted by: Kari Goethe | Learn to Curl FREE Clinic! Wednesday, March 15 5:30 pm -7:00 pm This is your chance to come try curling to see if you might want to join the club next year! Open to all beginners age 6 and up, including adults. All equipment will be provided, just bring a […]

2023/03/04Local Interest