Fisher Branch RCMP are still searching for Skylar Andrew McPherson, who was involved in a robbery on Peguis First Nation Jan. 4. Charged with Armed Robbery, McPherson is believed to be in possession of firearms and may have fled to Winnipeg.
2017 was a good year for the Interlake Women’s Resource Centre, a grass roots, community-based resource centre that has been dedicated to working with women and families in the Interlake since 1984. After being understaffed in recent years, the IWRC was fully staffed in 2017, which opened up their availability to travel and see more clients than in previous years.
Winnipeg based RCMP Cst. Gordon Olson of the ICE unit (Internet Child Exploitation) visited Dr. George Johnson Middle School to deliver a presentation to students about online safety and exploitation Jan. 11.
Phil Veness spent the better part of nearly four decades working with and advocating for children with disabilities.
Selkirk now boasts a population of 10,278, which is a significant number, as it represents the highest population it’s ever seen.
Nearly 150 people gathered at Boston Pizza in Selkirk to celebrate the premiere of Manitoba-shot series Burden of Truth.
A number of local arena business persons and individuals, who made an impression on our communities, died during the past 12 months.
Chad Gaborieau, who gave back to the community in many ways, died Jan. 7.
The sight of hundreds of kids on the frozen Red River just north of Selkirk was most welcome as the fourth annual KidFish Ice Derby took place Jan. 7.
The City of Selkirk is celebrating the launch of the new CBC original series Burden of Truth when a flag was raised at Selkirk's Waterfront Jan. 5.
Gimli recently voted “No” on allowing the retail of marijuana, or cannabis, to be sold in their community next summer. The provincial government is asking each municipality to have their final say on behalf of their constituents, on whether or not to allow cannabis to be sold in their communities in the new year. The federal government plans to mak
The first baby of 2018 for Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority (IERHA) arrived at 2:50 p.m. Jan. 1 – making this the first New Year’s baby born at the region’s new Selkirk Regional Health Centre.
Why did the prairie chicken cross the road? To get counted in the 55th annual Balmoral Christmas Bird Count of course.
Selkirk mayor Larry Johannson and Kasper Transportation vice-president of operations Scott Spak cut the red ribbon to officially launch the commuter service between Selkirk and Winnipeg.
Gord Henrikson knows when you issue a challenge to Tri S folks, they respond. They did just that on Nov. 18 when they donated $58,005 to the Selkirk and District Community Foundation during Endow Manitoba’s 24‐hour Giving Challenge.
Walter Whyte School in Grand Marais presented Christmas Traditions.
The Peguis Juniors lost one and won another in their KJHL games Dec. 9 and 10. The loss did not dent their title hopes as the Juniors are firmly atop the league’s central division standings with 28 points as of Dec. 11.
What could be more Canadian than going to a skating party?
farming couple from Riverton, who spent the better part of a year doing philanthropic work in South Sudan, an African country, are heading back to the continent to continue their charitable efforts. To help support their mission, Brian and Ruth Dyck will be having a coffee house fundraiser called Linking Arms with Africa at the Riverton Community H