June 2018

Life

PCI grads ready to take on the world

Some of Portage’s biggest smiles were seen on young and more experienced faces as the community gathered to congratulate a large collection of youth as they say goodbye to high school and hello to fresh endeavours, whatever they may be. PCI Valedictorian Tee-Tee Appah summed…

Opinion

PRED ED comments taken to task

I am responding to Vern May’s column in the Herald Leader Press on June 14, 2018, which was truly astounding. Mr. May moved to Portage la Prairie and has been the Economic Development Officer (Executive Director of PRED) for approximately 1.5 years. In that time, he…

News

Herman Prior elects 2018 board

The Herman Prior Activity Centre recently elected its Board of Directors for 2018. Front row: 1st Vice-president Jo-Ann Voesenek, 2nd Vice-president Kay Humphrey, Secretary Harriet Turnbull, Treasurer Ed Enns, President Kathy Bryce Back row: Bill Kramble, Val Pogue, Irene Dunn, Sandra Sharpe, Pat Hay, Bunny…

News

Police report June 11-17

The following is a summary of police activity in the Central Plains Area (Portage la Prairie, Treherne, Amaranth and the surrounding Rural Municipalities). The reporting dates are between 2018-06-11 and 2018-06-17. During this time period, police responded to 381 calls for service   Traffic violations 130…

Entertainment

Don’t forget to vote, often

Mickey Dumont The Portage Citizen — Portage remains in the running to host the 2018 Coors Banquet One Horse Town concert. If you have done your country music civic duty you have voted once. If you intend to actually see this concert here featuring country…