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Developer tax incentive passes first reading

Mickey Dumont for The Portage Citizen – With arguably unprecedented financial interest in Portage la Prairie due to major business investments, real estate developers are also taking interest in the City of Possibilities and want to know what, if any incentives exist for them to do…

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Man sought in aggravated assault

RCMP RCMP Major Crimes and Forensic Identification units are assisting in the investigation of an April aggravated assault at a McKay Ave. home. Portage la Prairie RCMP were called to a home in the 1400 block of McKay Ave. on April 11 at 8:29 a.m….

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RCMP seek missing portage woman

Portage la Prairie RCMP are asking for community help in locating Karen Savanah Toth, 17, missing since April 6. Police say Toth was last seen by caregivers on April 6 and was reportedly travelling to Brandon to visit friends. She has not been seen or…

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New ride hailing service to launch

New ride-hailing service to launch The Portage Citizen An “Uber-like” ride hailing service may take to Portage la Prairie streets as early as April 15. Hire PTP (Personal Transportation Provider) principal Wasiq Razzaq may have taken Portage la Prairie city planners a bit by surprise…

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City sends feelings to Humboldt Broncos

City sends feelings to Humboldt Broncos The Portage Citizen The tragedy of 15 people dead and 14 injured after the bus taking the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a transport truck on a highway north of Tisdale, Sask., April 6…

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RCMP seek Alfred Terrance Sutherland

RCMP seek Alfred Terrance Sutherland Portage la Prairie RCMP Portage la Prairie RCMP are asking for community assistance in locating Alfred Terrance Sutherland, 30, of Sandy Bay. Sutherland is alleged to have been involved in a March 10 home invasion and has been charged with…