It would take years to master the art of dogsledding, but the heart of a musher can be seen in an instant. It appears when every obstacle is faced with a constant overcoming. Dale Swan, owner of Seppala Siberian Tours near Kitscoty, Alberta is one of ‘those’ mushers who always overcomes, and insists on praising his dogs more than himself. Handed trials from an early age, he was diagnosed with Dystonia, causing his brain to fire rapid impulses to his muscles. From age 9 – 18 h
The Vermilion Curling Club hosted the 17th Annual Jim Smith Memorial Junior Curling Bonspiel from January 31 – February 1.
According to volunteer Doug McCrae, junior curling has been happening in Vermilion for over 50 years.
The bonspiel was split up into three divisions of Grades 4 - 6, Junior High, and Senior High.
The tournament was at maximum capacity with 30 teams participating. Teams travelled from Vegreville, Elk Point, Lloydminster, Wainwright, Kitscoty, Islay, M
The Vermilion Ridge Riders Snowmobile Club held their 8th Annual Snowmobile Expo at the Vermilion Regional Centre on November 30.
Sleds and approximately 400 spectators came from all over Alberta and Saskatchewan. One sled came from British Columbia, and a spectator from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
“The common comment we receive is, ‘That’s what I had (or my dad or grandpa) when I was a kid.’ A lot of it is nostalgia, and many get interested in fixing up the sleds
Photos supplied The Mount Joy Snow Resort is excited to be open for the season. Located 20 minutes from Lloydminster, the volunteer-run facility offers ski and snowboard runs for a range of experience levels, as well as lessons, rentals, and birthday party options.
“We are looking forward to running a couple of events this year. We are thankful that people have been enjoying Mount Joy and taking advantage of the good snow conditions that we’ve had. We look forward to people