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The Town of Winnipeg Beach. (Katelyn Boulanger/The Interlake Spectator/Postmedia Network)

Winnipeg Beach extends lagoon payment deadline

The Town of Winnipeg Beach extended its deadline for residents to pre-pay for the town’s lagoon upgrades to March 3. The original deadline was Feb. 13, but it was changed due to some residents not getting information about the payments on time.

Caroline LeClair (left) a registered dietitian with IERHA presented a nutrition and wellness program at SIRL’s Stonewall branch. Kelsey Dingwall (right) and her daughter Scarlet Dingwall attended the presentation. (Katelyn Boulanger/Stonewall Argus & Teulon Times)

Figuring out fiber and fat at the Library

The South Interlake Regional Library kicked off its wellness series hosting talks about health. The Interlake Eastern Regional Health Authority came by to present a nutrition and wellness session Feb. 15, which helped residents learn more about the reasons people eat and how to make healthier choices.

Sophie Amirault, 9, raises her arms, while her friend, Emma Barr, is all smiles.(Brook Jones/Selkirk Journal/Postmedia Network)

WOO HOO

There is plenty of winter fun to be had before the white stuff melts.

Selkirk mayor Larry Johannson continues to look forward to dedicated civic governance and major infrastructure projects. (Brook Jones/Selkirk Journal/Postmedia Network)

Selkirk in good hands

Selkirk mayor Larry Johannson couldn’t be happier with the kind of city Selkirk is transforming into as of late.Voters in Selkirk first elected Johannson as city councillor in 2006 and then elected him as mayor in 2010 and 2014.

Graph of Stonewall Population Growth 2016 (Katelyn Boulanger/Stonewall Argus & Teulon Times/Postmedia Network)

The Results are in

According to Statistics Canada, population and dwelling numbers are on the rise in Stonewall and Teulon. Numbers from the 2016 census were released Feb. 8, which prove the population of the local area has jumped up compared to the 2011 census numbers.“When you look at a 6% (growth), I think that’s a healthy growth it’s not growing at a rapid pace w

Amanda Clarke works on repairing a formerly rusty quarter panel at The Heavy's in Selkirk. (Katelyn Boulanger/Selkirk Journal/Postmedia Network)

Female student learning the skill of collision rep

Amanda Clarke is the first female work placement student The Heavy’s have had in their heavy collision repair and painting shop in Selkirk. “We have two two-week job placements in the course one in the middle and one at the end. I like to do work on semi-trucks but they don’t have a course on semi-trucks so I came here to work on trucks instead of

Billy Sylvester, a participant in the reverse job fair, points to his skills as an employee which he presented to prospective employers

Job fair twist turning the tables on finding emplo

Community Living Selkirk and H.A.L.E Autism wrapped up a 10 week long Job Smart course with a reverse job fair at the Gaynor Family Regional Library Feb. 8. The two-hour event provided the platform for participants to showcase their skills to potential employers.“We have noticed that there are a lot of great prospective employees and a lot of times

ICF hands out more grants for Canada’s 150

The Interlake Community Foundation is participating in the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, which is a grant program that will provide funds for more enhanced celebrations to honour Canada’s 150th.