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The West Beach at Grand Beach Provincial Park has received the Blue Flag eco-certification for 2017. (Brook Jones/Interlake Publishing/Postmedia Network)

West Beach at Grand gains Blue Flag honour

Two Interlake communities received the presitigious Blue Flag eco-certification May 17, just in time to celebrate Canada’s 150th. West Grand Beach at Grand Beach Provincial Park and Winnipeg Beach were selected to fly the flag, along with 25 other beaches across Canada.

The South Interlake Regional Library was the major topic for discussion at the June 5 Stonewall town council meeting

Stonewall Council Notes

The Town of Stonewall held its regular meeting of council May 17.• The SIPD building permit report indicated that the town permits were year-over-year and council is hopeful that this trend will continue into the future. • By-Law 05-17, establishing the Stonewall-Rockwood emergency measures board and creating the position of the emergency managemen

Dandelions are an edible plant that have a variety of uses in the kitchen (Brook Jones/Selkirk Journal)

Teulon Library teaching foraging skills

The Teulon Branch of the South Interlake Regional Library is inviting residents to learn which mushrooms are tasty and which are toxic at a forest foraging workshop they are hosting May 30.

Stonewall, Teulon get some love

The churches in Stonewall and Teulon will be hosting Love Stonewall and Love Teulon volunteer events, bringing people from all denominations together to give back to their community.

Unlocked: Stories of the Interlake Traveling Trunk Exhibit at the Manitoba Legislature (Katelyn Boulanger/Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times)

Manitoba Legislature gets Unlocked

Museums participating in the creation of Unlocked: Stories of the Interlake Traveling Trunk Exhibit were excited to find out the exhibit is making the journey to the

New Life Church seeking green thumbs

Stonewall’s New Life Church is looking for community members who would like to try their hand at gardening to come over and make their community garden greener.

Volunteers will be hard at work setting up for the annual Gracie and Gordon Garage Sale. (Brook Jones/Selkirk Journal/Postmedia Network)

Gracie and Gordon Garage Sale making its fifth deb

Coming up on May 27 – 28 is the inspiring annual event that raises funds for the St. Andrews School Music program and the St. Andrews Community Centre. The event was started five years ago, thanks to a young girl named Gracie Herntier.Gracie was in the first grade when she asked her parents if she could hold a garage sale to raise money so all the