Santa Claus is coming to town

Santa Claus is coming to townThe 2018 Santa Claus Parade (Rotary Santa Parade of Lights) is set to launch this Friday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. The annual Rotary Santa Parade of Lights, a joint venture between the Rotary Club of Portage la Prairie and the Portage and District Chamber of Commerce, saw record-breaking numbers of floats participate in the…

New RCMP Inspector says community policing is teamwork

New RCMP Inspector says community policing is teamworkMickey Dumont/The Portage Citizen: As Chief of Police for the city of Portage la Prairie and the commander for the greater Central Plains detachment, Insp. Jarrid St. Pierre told the Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce/Rotary Club of Portage la Prairie Joint Luncheon Nov. 20, his vision for policing here is based on…

RCAF gala a classy affair

RCAF gala a classy affairRCAF gala a classy affair The Portage Citizen The Royal Canadian Air Force Gala (RCAF) black tie fundraising gala is right around the corner. Possibly the classiest public event in Portage la Prairie and area – tux and evening gowns – the April 21 gala attendees will wine and dine and then dance the night…