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The North Western Marquette Festival held its first Festival session since March of 2020 on March 22, 2022. As is the way with Murphy’s Law (anything that can go wrong will go wrong) when the committee and dance schools finally found their way through the COVID complications to hold the…
Craft breweries have taken off in Canada in a big way. Between 2017 and 2018 the number of craft breweries in Canada increased by nearly 22 per cent. That’s because, of course, the market is there for the speciality artisan beers. Over the last five years, the numbers show, sales…
“Music is a medicine and a time machine. It can transport you back to a time when all was good. Even in the darkest minutes, hours and days, it heals. Sometimes when I play or listen to music I laugh or cry but regardless which, I always feel better after.”…
Tuesday, 05 April 2022 08:50

Preserving Ukrainian culture

The spirit of the Ukrainian people and their cultural traditions are alive and well in Canada thanks to people like Angie Esplen. She drove her children to dance practices and recitals for years and when they graduated from high school, Angie and other mothers decided to form their own group:…
Tuesday, 05 April 2022 08:41

Great day on the trails

The great weather brought out 27 people to Moose Lake Trail who enjoyed a afternoon by participating in skiing, snowshoeing, and chatting around a bonfire while roasting smokies and marshmallows, and sipping on hot chocolate! Riding Mountain National Park staff - Trail Maintenance Supervisor Ron Sykes and Outreach Co-ordinator Marjorie…
Tuesday, 29 March 2022 07:28

Museum board wants to test your memory

Yes, it’s cliche but a picture really does speak a thousand words. And the board of the Russell and Area Heritage and Arts Council (RAHAC) know that. Among their historical treasures RAHAC has hundreds of pictures of events and people of the area in days gone by. And they’re looking…
Wednesday, 23 March 2022 07:54

Catch the big one returns for round two

The Pas Rotary Club has been in existence for more than 90 years. And throughout those years it has consistently worked to raise funds to make The Pas a better place. As time goes on, the cost to build and maintain things like the walking path, parks for kids and…
“One man alone can’t defeat the forces of evil, but many good people coming together can.” - Harold S. Kushner Like so many millions of people around the world, Bonnie Kiliwnik was searching for a real way to help the people of Ukraine as they bravely fight back an onslaught…