Unsafe conditions spur ice advisory

Spring thaw will result in dangerously thin ice

Unsafe conditions spur ice advisorySpring thaw will result in dangerously thin ice Portagers couldn’t wait to get on a frozen Crescent Lake — a huge salute to all the volunteers and sponsors that made skating on the lake possible — but it’s time to have warm fuzzy feelings. The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure (HFCMI) is advising the public…

Central Plains Cancer Services celebrates anniversary

Central Plains Cancer Services is celebrating 20 years of serving Portage and area citizens and is inviting the public to visit them April 4 for a “Come & Go” between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Central Plains Cancer Services celebrates anniversaryCentral Plains Cancer Services is celebrating 20 years of serving Portage and area citizens and is inviting the public to visit them April 4 for a “Come & Go” between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Cancer Services is located at 318 Saskatchewan Ave. E. Only two days later, La Prairie Lioness Club invites you to…

Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks board members

Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks board membersAre you looking for an exciting opportunity to provide guidance in supporting programs for the youth of our community? Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for new board members. “If you want to make a difference to kids in our community and build a resume -we have the opportunity for you,” BBBS says in a…

Raising money for jazz recording

Raising money for jazz recordingMickey Dumont The Portage Citizen Last Spring Juno Award winner Mike Rud visited Portage la Prairie to help with the “Spring into String” celebration of the guitar benefit concert for the guitar programs at Portage Collegiate Institute, École Arthur Meighen and the Rock Room at PCI. Today the accomplished jazz guitarist is 40 per cent…

Portage Pride releases parade date

Portage Pride releases parade date

Portage Pride releases parade dateIt's official. Portage Pride 2019 is all set for May 11 and will kick off the upcoming season of Pride celebrations in Manitoba! Portage Pride organizers say starting this year, the week of May 15 will be recognized as LGBTQ2 Day/Pride Week in Portage la Prairie. “We will be holding a community meeting in April…

Trustee recognized for 20-year milestone

Yvette Cuthbert was honoured at the Manitoba School Boards Association annual general meeting and conference March 14-15 for her long service as a school board trustee.

Trustee recognized for 20-year milestoneThe Portage Citizen Yvette Cuthbert is a force of nature many can’t keep up with. Many again believe that energy level can’t be sustained, but the always smiling and deceivingly quiet Portager is not out to prove anything other than ‘if something has to get done, get it done.’ Her dedication to community was once…

Central Plains RCMP report March 11-17

Central Plains RCMP report March 11-17The 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 2019-03-11 and 2019-03-17. During this time period police responded to 304 calls for service   Traffic violations 110      Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 5          Vehicle Collisions 1         …
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