Hurry! Hard! The Hay River Curling Club doesn’t want anyone to miss out on the season. With new programs, clinics, upcoming tournaments and the regular league season now in full swing, club president Davida Delorey said she’s hoping more people come out to play the sport she’s spent the last 30 years raving about. “We [...]
Aside from using bright orange pylons as make-shift trumpets, the bike helmeted wee-ones of Hay River left them in their stationary position and learned a few new rules on Saturday. Members of the Hay River Fire Department and by-law enforcement were out and about this weekend in order to make sure the younger-lings of the [...]
It wasn’t really a surprise to Gary Hoffman to win this year’s Alfred Mansell Citizen of the Year award during Friday evening’s Chamber of Commerce Gala at the Ptarmigan Inn. He had received two free tickets one day, and realized something had to be up. But regardless, he was still humbled and blown away by [...]
A Hay River Canadian Ranger patrol could be set up by the new year, Canadian Armed Forces officials said following the graduation of 15 local Rangers last week. With the addition of the latest graduates, there are currently 21 Canadian Rangers based in Hay River – more than enough to form a local patrol, Capt. [...]
It was a battle of old versus young in the final of the 48th “Bizness” Bonspiel this weekend at the Hay River Curling Club. The Delorey rink of lead Alison Billard, second Rob Billard, third Davida Delorey and skip Paul Delorey were up against the Finning rink, which featured the Amanda Moizis rink of Moizis, [...]
The Hay River Curling Club is getting things up and running for the season. A new executive is in place, consisting of president Davida Delorey, vice-president D’arcy Delorey, treasurer Kelsey Gill and secretary Cheryl McMeekin-Strang, who are doing what they can to continue the club’s upward climb from their slump several years ago. The two [...]
A big milestone for Hay River was recognized this past weekend. This August marked the 10th anniversary of the Hay River Heritage Centre, and celebrations were thrown on Saturday. Hay River residents and government dignitaries alike gathered besides the Museum for an afternoon of reflection and celebration of the Town.
Sylvia Boyer, Irma Miron, Alice Cambridge, and John Carroll of Hay River were honoured at the first annual Education Hall of Fame Ceremony, as Northwest Territories educators that made a difference and strong impact in the lives of children. Jackson Lafferty, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, recognized each of the 15 individuals in the [...]