Alzheimer and dementia program coming to Gimli

This article appeared in the Jan. 10, 2018 issue of the Interlake Enterprise… January is Alzheimer Awareness Month, and a good chance to promote the Minds in Motion program, said Jan Keryluk, Community Wellness Facilitator with the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority (EIRHA) in Gimli. This program, developed by the Alzheimer’s… Continue reading

School bus driver recalls his years on the road

This article was published in the Jan. 3, 2018 issue of the Interlake Enterprise… Seventy-year-old Percy Marks of Bifrost-Riverton is in his fiftieth year driving school bus for the Evergreen School Division (ESD), a job he initially took because the hours fit in well with farm life. Back in April,… Continue reading

Christmas then and now, as seen through eyes of 92-year-old Gimli woman

This article appeared in the Dec. 20, 2017 issue of the Interlake Enterprise… “I was born between two rivers that flowed into the Red Sea in a place called Tarotino,” said 92-year-old Alma Belousow of Gimli, as she motioned to a plate of Christmas cookies she has baked herself. “Would… Continue reading

Local fisher, author shares unique vision about life

…By Teresa Carey. Published in the Jul. 9, 2015 issue of the Interlake Spectator. Fifty-three-year-old fisher and writer, Bruce Benson, can be found daily at his fish plant at Silver Harbour, near Arnes, filleting the pickerel he sells on site from one of the last utilitarian fish sheds left on… Continue reading

RM of Armstrong council violates province’s Municipal Act

This article appeared in the Jan. 16, 2013 issue of the Interlake Enterprise, by Teresa Carey… The reeve of the RM of Armstrong has sounded the alarm bell about his council’s decision to rescind a recently approved purchasing policy, a policy which is now required to be put in place by all municipalities… Continue reading

Louis Riel Institute partners with St. Laurent Aboriginal Head Start on Language and Culture Project

Published in the May 1, 2013 issue of the Interlake Enterprise, by Teresa Carey…   Families and teachers will soon have access to an invaluable language and culture resource, thanks to the Louis Riel Institute and the advisory board of the St. Laurent Aboriginal Head Start Program. Advisory board members… Continue reading

Electronic waste depots to be permanently situated in Teulon and Rockwood

by Teresa Carey… Rockwood Environmental Action Community Taskforce (REACT Inc.) held their annual general meeting at the Stonewall Collegiate Library, Apr. 4. There, news of two upcoming permanent electronic waste (e-waste) depots for the Town of Teulon and the RM of Rockwood was announced. These will be up and running… Continue reading

New marketing initiative in store for Manitoba’s tourism industry; ‘It’s Manitoba Time’ will be tossed

Published in the Apr. 3, 2013 issue of the Interlake Enterprise, by Teresa Carey… A new way of marketing tourism in Manitoba is about to be unleashed as a part of a rebranding initiative by Travel Manitoba. The old “It’s Manitoba Time” campaign we have all become accustomed to is… Continue reading

Chip Fletcher defends championship belt in Arborg; But it’s goodbye Chip, we’re gonna miss you.

  It was standing room only at the Arborg community Hall, when over 250 people crammed into the north room to take in the Steel Town Pro Wrestling (SPW) night, Mar. 23. This was Chip Fletcher’s last fight in Arborg, and his second last pro wrestling fight, forever. Fletcher’s final… Continue reading

Mayors, Reeves and CAOs hold annual meeting in Arborg; Doors closed on discussions on amalgamation

Appeared in the March 20, 2013 issue of the Interlake Enterprise, by Teresa Carey… The annual meeting of Mayors, Reeves and CAOs, put on by the Association of Manitoba Municipalities, was hosted by the RM of Bifrost this year. The day-long session was held at the Arborg and District Heritage… Continue reading