The Western Independence Party (WIP), whose manifesto mirrors that of the Bloc Québécois, had its inaugural meeting in 2001 in Yorkton. It was here that one of its founding members, Walter Hrappsted, joined the political arena, and this year he is looking to win the Kelvington-Wadena Constituency seat in the provincial election on April 4. […]
The call to the Invermay Fire Department came in at 4:50 a.m. and, with the aid of the Foam Lake Fire Dept., two pumpers and one water hauler were on the scene to deal with the blaze. Nevertheless, on March 12, the old skating and curling rinks in Rama were heavily damaged by fire. Both […]
The Spring 2015 Performing Arts and Leisure Society (PALS) Draft Horse Field Days were held during the windy weekend of May 16-17. About 15 teams were on hand Saturday for the demonstrations and competitions, followed by supper. Sunday started with a pancake breakfast and cowboy church service before the teams headed back into the field.
Holodomor was commemorated on Nov. 29 at the Rama Golden Jets Centre. The evening began as club members Eddie and Charlotte Diakow lit the Holodomor candle. Following a brief account of the genocide of 1932-33, time was taken to remember its innocent victims. Following a recital of The Lord’s Prayer, pieces of dry bread were […]
What a great way to kick off Seniors’ Week. A Saturday Nite Dance Party was attended by many seniors from surrounding communities when the Rama seniors hosted it on Sept. 27 at the Rama Golden Jets Centre. Highway 5 entertained at the Rama Golden Jets dance party. Band members included Mike Daviduk (centre) and Laureen […]