Swan Valley Star and Times News

Well, the race for election is on for a few municipalities, but the Town of Swan River Council candidates have all gotten in by acclamation. The new Town of Swan River Council consists of returning Mayor Lance Jacobson and Councilors at Large, Don Bobick (incumbent), Tracy Boychuk, Corinna Medwid, David…
Tuesday, 20 September 2022 08:13

Harvest sun

A combine in the Municipality of Swan Valley West empties a load into a grain cart in the light of the setting sun on Monday (Sept. 12). Although the beginning of harvest was later than normal for some, many farmers are well on their way to collecting their crops for…
Tuesday, 13 September 2022 08:01

Chalk the Walk

From Sept. 9-11 people from all walks of life were invited to Chalk the Walk for World Suicide Prevention Day, which took place on Sept. 10. With chalk available through the local Hero Club and Prairie Mountain Health representatives, community members were invited to beautify our community with images and…
Tuesday, 06 September 2022 08:22

Harvest lights

The aurora borealis lit up the skies across the province this past week with a show happening on varying levels every single night.
Tuesday, 30 August 2022 08:07

Fun Festivities

The Swan Valley Museum held their Harvest Festival on Sunday (Aug. 28) with a packed crowd taking part in the games and activities.
Tuesday, 23 August 2022 07:56


Two local youth have been trending on the streets by selling lemonade and iced tea to keep the people around them hydrated during the warm weather. Here,Benson Bordian (left) and Landen Rooks (right) work together on selling some fresh iced tea.
Tuesday, 16 August 2022 08:11

Tree nursery

The Swan River Kinsmen Nursery School (SRKNS) benefited from the Greening Canada’s School Grounds program, getting several trees and shrubs of different varieties planted in their playground, contributing to the natural play atmosphere, and provide other benefits such as food, clean air, shade, shelter, wildlife habitat and aesthetic beauty. The…
Tuesday, 09 August 2022 08:07

Circus Funtastic

Swan Valley residents filled the seats set up inside the Swan River Community Centre on Thursday (Aug. 4) for a one-night only visit from Circus Funtastic, a travelling circus company featuring super costumesand all of the usual circus fun with clowns, high wires, stunts and bags of popcorn to share…
Tuesday, 02 August 2022 08:12

Midway fun

Crowds flooded the midway at the NorthWest Round-up and Exhibition this past weekend keeping it filled with activity from opening until closing.
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