Swan Valley Star and Times Community

Tuesday, 17 May 2022 08:16

Baseball Concession Ready to Go

When community members see a need and work together, it’s amazing what can be accomplished.About two years is what it took for the Baseball Legacy Committee (BLC) to put together a pitch for a new concession stand in Swan River Legion before they will be able to put it in…
Tuesday, 10 May 2022 08:33

Drive through dinner

Volunteers were hard at work on Saturday (May 7) at the Swan River Centennial Arena preparing and handing out boxed shore lunch to go to benefit the Swan Valley Sport Fishing Enhancement. Patrons had the opportunity to purchaseboat raffle and 50/50 tickets before being provided their dinners.
Tuesday, 03 May 2022 08:19

Raising Funds for Ukraine

The Bowsman Lions Club hosted a Ukrainian Relief Dinner on Saturday (April 30) at the Veterans Community Hall. Feeding more than 700 patrons perogies, cabbage rolls, beetniks and sausage, all proceeds will be donated to help Ukrainians in need during the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
Tuesday, 26 April 2022 08:12

Six Tires and a Dog

“You know it’s time to travel when you start to look like the person on your driver’s license…” This is the quote that Minitonas residents Bill and Tanya Oakes use as their mantra when it comes to their travels. They started a travel blog called 6 Tires and a Dog…
Tuesday, 19 April 2022 08:25

Craft sale

A spring craft sale was held at the Elbert Chartrand Friendship Centre on Saturday (April 16) with a number of vendors coming out to showcase their wares to the many customers who came through the door.
Tuesday, 12 April 2022 08:26

Why I Walk; my 15 year journey

Friedrich Nietzche wrote, “all truly great thoughts are conceived while walking”. The idea to write this article, while, maybe, not a “great” idea, did come to me while I was walking. Here goes...Many times through the years I have been asked “Why do you walk?” When first I was asked…
As inflation creeps in and the cost of food rises, the harder it is for some individuals and families to make ends meet. These factors also can impact how much food a community food bank can purchase. Tying all these things together, spring is an excellent time to donate and…
Tuesday, 29 March 2022 15:38

We're Back

The Swan School of Dance announced 'We're Back' with their annual recital on March 23, at the Veterans' Community Hall. The group has not been able to hold a recital since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The evening showcased dancers in Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, and Lyrical performances to…
Tuesday, 22 March 2022 07:33

Mardi Gras

Thunderhill Ski Club hosted their annual Mardi Gras day at the hill complete with races and even an easter egg hunt. Participants were encouraged to dress up and have some fun with prizes awarded for best costume as well as to the race winners. Get more details in this week's…