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OCN’s Smart Farm has had a few successful harvests so far under their belts for the month of August. Despite not having any produce last year due to COVID-19, the return of the Smart Farm’s produce has been a huge success, leaving nothing to go to waste. “We’ve been in…
Wednesday, 17 August 2022 09:17

Local fiddler making her music mark

Local fiddler Caitlin Armstrong is making her mark in the fiddling world. For the second time, Armstrong is headed to the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Competition where she will compete against fiddlers from across the country. The event will be held in Winnipeg August 26 & 27th with Armstrong joining…
This past Saturday marked the third annual Remembering Kendara Memorial Walk in the tri-community. Kendara’s family started this walk to raise awareness of her case, with hopes to make it inclusive to all those who have missing and murdered Indigenous loved ones. “This year’s walk we decided to start transitioning…
Tuesday, 02 August 2022 13:14

Art show provides a hands on experience

If you ever wanted to try out different art mediums, the Try It Yourself Art Show hosted by Uptown Emporium 53, the Sam Waller Museum and The Pas Arts Council was the place to do so. The event was open to people of all ages and free for participants. It…
The weather was clear and the water was calm, perfect conditions for Wally's Place 3rd Clearwater Lake Boat Parade, held this past Sunday.According to Cheryl Antonio, 39 water crafts were registered from sea doos to pontoons to motorized canoes. “There was even a sasquatch sighting,” she said. The boats assembled…
Tuesday, 26 July 2022 12:35

Highway clean-up gang back at it

On Tuesday, July 19th members of the Hwy 10/60 gange were back at the junction and the truck turn off south of town.This was our third trip this year. In June we collected 17 bags of garbage and 11 bags of recyclables. A month ago it was considerably less and…
What started out as a fun and engaging way to host a parade has now turned into an annual tradition. Wally’s Place Boat Parade is hosting their third annual event this upcoming Sunday and there are some great prizes to be won.“This is the third Wally's Place Boat Parade,” said…
Earlier this month, local band Low Budget Rock Star had to unfortunately, with heavy hearts, say good-bye to the ultimate band mate, co-pilot, captain, brainchild and mentor of the band, Richie Cudmore. Cudmore was fighting a battle against cancer and although he never gave up, his body just couldn’t keep…
The family of Kendara Ballantyne is coming up on the third year of seeking answers and justice for what happened to her and it also marks their third year of not having her in their lives. The third Annual Remembering Kendara Memorial Walk is in the works and will be…