Killam Wheat Kings wrap up the season on a high note; playoffs this weekend

KWK-2-Feb-9-16The Killam Wheat Kings of the NEAJBHL won both weekend games to wrap up the regular 2015-16 season on a positive note.

The Wheat Kings outplayed the Bandits on Friday, Feb. 5 in Killam, earning a 7-2 win. Continue Reading

RCMP dealing with more major theft; skid steer, trailer, ATV stolen from Killam


On Jan. 16 RCMP were notified of a Break and Enter to a garage in Galahad had occurred.

The complainant said that it had occurred about a week ago and that someone broke into his grandmother’s garage.

The door to the garage was kicked in and several tool boxes were opened and contents strewn around the building. Continue Reading

First World War project seeks ‘citizen historians’

A global project has been launched which will research the lives and wartime service of ‘Geordies’ – from the North-East of England – in the armies of Australia, New Zealand, Newfoundland, and Canada during the First World War.

‘Dominion Geordies in World War One’ – funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council – will seek to ‘crowdsource’ research by recruiting volunteer researchers in Canada and overseas. Continue Reading

Zumba in 180 countries around the world, now in Flagstaff


When Beto Perez forgot his music for an aerobic dance class he was teaching in the late 1990s, he had no choice but to bring in his personal music collection to the class.

That turned out to be the best thing that ever happened to him, and perhaps to the fitness world, as it marked the beginning of a new kind of dance class, Zumba. Continue Reading

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