Arts and Ag this year’s theme for the Gimli Ice Festival

This article appeared in the March 7, 2018 issue of the Interlake Enterprise…By Teresa Carey Every year the Gimli Ice Festival has a different theme. For the seventh edition, held in Gimli Mar. 3 and 4, “Arts & Ag” with a made in Manitoba emphasis was in the spotlight. Festival… Continue reading

Armstrong’s healing retreat nixed after zoning amendment opposition

. . .This story appeared in the February 7, 2018 issue of the Interlake Enterprise . . .By Teresa Carey The Rural Municipality of Armstrong, a land of swamps and fields, had begun an undertaking last year to amend a zoning bylaw to add a definition for “Nature Retreat and/or… Continue reading

Couple near Geysir builds sustainable lifestyle on the farm

This article appeared in the Jan. 17, 2018 issue of the Interlake Enterprise… Ivan Klymkiw and wife, Lydia Morales, purchased a 100-year-old home near Geysir last year. Frozen water pipes in both the house and 6,000 sq. ft. barn are only mild inconveniences for them at this point. It’s a… Continue reading

Riverton centre expanding its food bank and launching affordable housing project

This article appeared in the Jan. 10, 2018 issue of the Interlake Enterprise… The Riverton & District Friendship Centre recently purchased two properties which will help propel the organization toward increasingly lofty heights. Purchases of a 3,000 sq. ft. building at 89 Main St., formerly Riverton Building Supply, and a… Continue reading

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

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