Chimo Beach and Wheatland: wake up!

Al Harvie

Wheatland, Man.

Sitting in a meeting with members of the RM of Daly council, I realized I could have been sitting in on a council meeting of 100 years ago. Local businessmen and farmers, probably in about the same mix now as in 1914, doing their best for their community.

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It’s a bumpy ride

Jessie Bell

Rivers, Man.

Those who would like a bumpy ride should drive over some local parking lots and back lanes. After a wheel hits the first pothole, speed is immediately reduced, only to get ready for the next hole.

 

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Right in the centre - It’s only a matter of time

By: Ken Waddell

myWestman.ca

The garbage dump at the City of Iqaluit is on fire and it’s reportedly going to cost millions to extinguish. That’s not surprising as the dump is quite large and obviously very remote. The city is waiting to see if some other level of government is willing to pay to put out the fire.

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My perspective - Racing into fall

By: Kate Jackman-Atkinson

myWestman.ca

We’re only just into August and summer is still in full swing, as we try to get the most out of the short season.  But across the region, some people have already turned their attention to the fall. For those interested in government, this fall will be an exciting time.

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Homebodies - Old dogs and children

By: Rita Friesen

myWestman.ca

I paused to speak with a couple of gardeners who were admiring the plantations in the yard of their home. A late afternoon shower had dampened the topsoil, but there had not been enough rain to wet the earth beneath the trees.

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