Swan Valley Star and Times News

Tuesday, 23 May 2023 08:10

Walk the Doc

Health professionals from the Swan Valley Primary Care Clinic visited Taylor School on Thursday (May 18) to educate students on healthy lifestyles before heading out for a loop around the Swan River Legion Park and back to the school to enjoy some watermelon...
Tuesday, 16 May 2023 08:07

Keep the Libraries Open

Members of the public gathered outside of the Town of Swan River Office to express their support for the North-West Regional Library (NWRL) on Thursday (May 11), which they felt may have recently been put in jeopardy...
Tuesday, 09 May 2023 08:13

In the Field

With the recent stretch of warm weather, farmers across the Valley were able to get into their fields and get the 2023 farming season underway.
Tuesday, 02 May 2023 08:16

Fun at the Circus

International circus outfit Cirque Luz Dalia performed two shows Thursday evening (April 27) at the Swan River Community Centre, as part of their Canadian debut tour this spring...
Tuesday, 25 April 2023 08:01

Lighting up the Night

The northern lights were out in full force Sunday night (April 23) with a nearly 360 degree show happening that was visible to the naked eye. All shades of green and even some purple exploded and danced across the sky for several hours starting around 10 p.m..
Tuesday, 18 April 2023 08:01

Spring in a Flash

Spring seemed to introduce itself to us in a flash, with temperatures rising quickly in the last couple of weeks, leading to a swift melt of snow and ice, leading to rising water levels and flooded roadways across the Swan Valley
Tuesday, 11 April 2023 08:37

On the Hunt

The Elbert Chartrand Friendship Centre held their Easter Egg Hunt where nearly 150 youth came out to hunt for eggs and for prizes.
Tuesday, 04 April 2023 08:26

Water and Ice

Children around the Swan Valley had much more time during the day to engage in recreational activities with their spring break from school, taking advantage of the local recreational facilities...
Tuesday, 28 March 2023 08:28

Thirty (We Are)

Swan School of Dance held their annual recital on March 22 at the SVRSS gymnasium.
Tuesday, 21 March 2023 08:24

We are the Champions

The SVRSS Tigers made history on Sunday, winning their first ever Westman High School Hockey League Championship Title. The team took the Neepawa Tigers in two games for the title. See the full story on B2...
Tuesday, 14 March 2023 08:07

Sunday Skate

Swan River had an extra ice skating surface this season, located on the south side of the Swan River Centennial Arena, intended for easy-going family skating sessions.
Tuesday, 07 March 2023 11:23

Provincial Gold

The Swan Valley U11 Stampeders gathered on ice to celebrate their gold medal win during the Hockey Manitoba U11 Rural A Provincial Championships on Sunday (March 5). The team dominated their weekend of play with the final battle coming against the Dauphin Kings gold team...
Tuesday, 21 February 2023 08:25

Home Ice Domination

The U18 Parkland Rangers dominated the Norman Northstars on Saturday when they hosted them at the Swan River Centennial Arena on Saturday (Feb. 18). The 12-4 Parkland win saw goals from Swan River players Andrew Pidskalny and Tavyn Boychuk with two from AP Trace Langan. Swan Valley Stampeders prospect Cash…
Tuesday, 14 February 2023 07:58


Last Friday night (Feb. 10) was Hockey is for Everyone night at the Swan River Centennial Arena. Presented by Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation, the night was intended to provide awareness and a positive environment for players, families and fans of every race, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation or…
Tuesday, 07 February 2023 08:00


Swan River McDonald’s celebrated their grand opening with family, friends and invited guests last Thursday (Feb. 2) before opening to the public the following day. Franchise owner Mihir Patel along with honourary guests Corporal Juanita Bettesworth and Town of Swan River Mayor Lance Jacobson cut the ribbon to signify the…
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