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Let the handgames begin

K’atlodeeche First Nation hosted its fourth-annual handgames tournament over the long weekend. Eight teams participated with players from the Hay River Reserve, Hay River, Fort Smith and Whati, and the Alberta communities of Meander River, Bushe River and High Level. There were fewer teams at the Aug. 5-7 event than in previous years because it […]…

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Paddling event evolves

Suddenly and somewhat surprisingly, kayaking on the Hay River appears to have become a popular thing to do this summer. In fact, a Town of Hay River recreation program had to be revamped because of a large increase in participation compared to last summer. Dale Loutit, the town’s recreation programmer, explained she began the summer […]…

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