Portage la Prairie RCMP have arrested two people in High Bluff after executing a drug search warrant.
The 2014 Koats for Kids campaign in Portage la Prairie has wrapped up with 902 winter clothing items collected, slightly down from the 938 collected in 2013.
A pilot project that took place at two schools in the Portage la Prairie School Division had staff and teachers raving about the strong start they were able to get off to this fall.
Even at their best, holidays can be stressful enough, said Aldene Moroz, Sunset Palliative Care volunteer co-ordinator.
A St. Ambroise teenager was honoured recently with a youth achievement award.
The Community Foundation of Portage and District handed out grants to the ArtsSmarts program and Tupper Street Family Resource Centre, as well as giving an annual installment to Sunset Palliative Care from the Dr. Kenneth J. and Joyce Collier Fund at the Portage and District Arts Centre on Nov. 25.
The City of Portage la Prairie is looking at eliminating carcinogens in its drinking water after the province directed it to reduce the number of trihalomethanes in its water distribution system.
A new active transportation program may be seen soon in Portage la Prairie — and all because of an unsuccessful attempt at launching one for Mission Possibilities.
A new website aims to promote aboriginal careers in the field of health while addressing the lack of health care workers in the province at the same time.