Cheveldayoff wins Canadian crown, competes at global beauty pageant

Brenda Cheveldayoff of Blaine Lake was featured on the cover of a glamour magazine after winning the Canadian Mrs. Canada Globe Classique crown

It’s a long way from the banks of the North Saskatchewan River to Palm Springs, California.

But for Blaine Lake’s Brenda Cheveldayoff, the journey has been both challenging and rewarding.

Cheveldayoff, known provincially for her dedicated work in preserving and promoting the historic Doukhobor Dugout House southeast of her hometown; is preparing to step onto the stage at the Mrs. Globe pageant in Palm Springs June 12-15. Continue reading “Cheveldayoff wins Canadian crown, competes at global beauty pageant”

KidSport raffle aims for sellout

A custom-built playhouse-garden shed is the grand prize in the 2019 KidSport raffle. At the ticket launch on May 3 were Lions Club members Syl Serblowski, Carol Conrad, Geoff Passey, Doug Ward, A&W owners Brian and Bernice Buffin, Clark’s Crossing Gazette publisher Terry Jenson and Martensville KidSport Coordinator Angie Reddekopp.

Organizers of the fifth annual KidSport raffle are confident that all 7,000 tickets will be sold before the big draw is held on July 4.

The grand prize in the raffle is a 100-square-foot playhouse  that doubles as a garden shed. Built by Grade 12 students at Martensville High School, the playhouse is valued at about $4,000. Continue reading “KidSport raffle aims for sellout”

Firefighters battle wildfire near Clarkboro Ferry

Firefighters from Warman, Osler, and Martensville were called to the scene of a large wildfire near the Clarkboro Ferry east of Warman.

The fire, which began on the west bank of the South Saskatchewan River near the ferry landing at about 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22, was fanned by southerly winds gusting up to 50 kilometers per hour. It spread rapidly up the riverbank and onto a stubble field. Continue reading “Firefighters battle wildfire near Clarkboro Ferry”

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