The Vermilion Ponderosa. Photo Submitted. The Ponderosa Restaurant was a much-adored location for Vermilion locals.
Originally built by Les Kreller in early 1964, the Ponderosa was a staple to Vermilion locals. The restaurant was the perfect hangout for all ages from teenagers to seniors, reportedly having ‘the best mushroom burgers’.
The Ponderosa switched hands only a few times; in 1969, it was sold to the Letawski family, who built and lived in living quarters above the
Francis Carlson was driving around Vermilion and noticed what looked like a freshly painted train with the 100th Anniversary logo at the Vermilion Train Station on June 17.
The Canadian National Railway Company was created on June 6, 1919. To commemorate their 100th Anniversary, they will celebrate with a mobile commemorative train stopping in various cities throughout the year. The CN celebration in Edmonton will run from July 18 - 23.
“I found it amazing and being a coi
The Vermilion Elementary School Grade 2 students were full of excitement as they visited the Vermilion Heritage Museum on June 13.
President of the Board of Directors, Jean Murie, welcomed everyone on the tour and mentioned that there were several items at the museum over 100 years old.
Murie noted that although others had tried, Mr. Mills opened our safe after 41 years, and the story has now reached all over the world. Volunteer, Tom Kibblewhite, who was there at the time
The Vermilion Heritage Museum Mural revealed on June 3 in celebration of Canada 150. Photos Angela Mouly Community members were eager to appreciate traditional arts and history as they gathered at the Vermilion Heritage Museum who celebrated Canada 150 by hosting a Mural Unveiling on June 3. Replacing a similar previous mural, the new one included provincial flowers and is expected to last many years. “The original was painted on corrugated plastic, and the new one is a digit