Preventing ATV accidents

Maranda Lanouette operates her powerchair — a motorized wheelchair — to a treed area near the STARS Air Ambulance base in Winnipeg. Someone guides her

Poet Victor Enns gave advice about to customers at Klean-All Laundry for its first annual poetry contest. A selection of the poems will be showcased at the Ship and Plough May 25 startingat 7:30 p.m. (File photo)

Prose between cycles

This week, some Gimli residents won prizes for the time spent at a laundromat—not doing laundry, but learning poetry.

The Manitoba women’s hockey team defeated B.C. 2-1 in overtime to win bronze at the 2016 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships in Mississauga, Ont. May 7. (MASRC)

Cast in bronze

Both Manitoba men’s and women’s teams took home bronze medals at the 2016 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships which were in Mississauga, Ont. May

Fifteen international students participated in the Rotary conference’s opening ceremonies May 13. (Kaitlin Vitt, Interlake Publishing, Postmedia Network)

Rotarians in Gimli

Local Rotarians hosted a conference in Gimli to maintain and build relationships and discuss what they’ve done well and what they can improve, the con

Interlake School Division bus driver Bill Smedts tells the board of trustees about his humanitarian efforts in Guatemala at their meeting May 9. (Adam Peleshaty, Interlake Publishing, Postmedia Network)

'Here's to the bus driver'

A pair of schools in Guatemala are very thankful for an Interlake School Division bus driver and the new connections made with two schools in ISD.

(File photo)

Trio source of pride

In one morning, there were three additional reasons to be proud of the Interlake and its residents.

STARS Air Ambulance and emergency crews at the scene of a May 7 ATV accident in a gravel pit located in the RM of Woodlands. The driver of the ATV is facing charges of impaired driving causing bodily harm. (RCMP)

Charges in ATV accident

Following an all-terrain vehicle accident in a gravel pit in the RM of Woodlands, charges are pending against the driver.

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