The festival was started in 1982 by the Manitou Rapids Art Council of Pine Falls / Powerview and is dedicated to Paper, Power, Pea and Pickeral. Thus the four Ps.
Now is also the perfect time to go blueberry picking and huckleberry picking along the Beaches of Lake Winnipeg.
Blueberries and Huckleberries are basically the same thing though some say the real Huckleberry has larger seeds, making it more difficult to eat.
Chanterelle. Unlike other mushrooms Chanterelle are easy to recognise. They are bright yellow, and grow in a funnel shape.
A good place to go Chanterelle picking is Elk Island this time of year.
August and early September are the perfect time to go to Manitoba’s Beaches! Weather is warm, mid to upper 80s, it is the sunniest time of year and the mosquitos have quieted down. Enjoy the summer by renting a cottage for a week.
The already badly decomposed body had been found floating in a barrel in the Lee River on Wednesday when two residents of Fisher’s Grove discovered the barrel and its contents while repairing a dock.
Health officials have not found any mosquitos infected with West Nile this year in Manitoba.
On the other hand the count for the caught: Culex tarsalis is slightly on the rise. Culex tarsalis ist the type of mosquito that can potentially carry the West Nile parasite
The Victoria Beach Police waited on tables at the Idle Thyme Restaurant last weekend. This was part of a fund raiser for the Children’s Wish Foundation. The fund-raiser was a success. Abot 1800 Dollars were collected to be donated to the Foundation.
For most of us in this area the outages only lasted for a few hours. Some parts of Vancouver on the other hand have been without power for 3 days already – and some won’t be able to turn on their electric stove till late Wednesday according to the BC Hydro Company. 2000 customers were without power there. The traffic lights didn’t work and absolute chaos resulted. I’m glad that didn’t happen here! Could you imagine being without traffic lights for 3 whole days?