Although Holden Council would like more information on a proposal to establish a charitable consignment store in the village, council members did express their willingness to work with those presenting the idea.

    Elaine Cooper, Julianne Foster, and Gail Alger presented Holden Council with a proposal for a charitable consignment store during the regular council meeting Monday, Nov. 16.

    It was explained that the proposed project is in consultation with  Family and Community Support Services (FCSS).

    The group asked council for its help in obtaining space for the store. It was suggested that  the front of the Village Garage would be a suitable location.


BMS presents Viking with $316,377

BMS-Town Cheque

    Beaver Municipal Solutions enjoyed a banner year in 2014 according to the annual report issued recently by the organization.

    Pierre Breau, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and General Manager of Beaver Municipal Solutions attended Viking town council on Monday, Nov. 16 and presented the town with a cheque for  $316,377.00, the town’s share of unrestricted surplus which is shared by the participating members.

    Chief Administrative Officer for the Town of Viking Jackie Fenton said the money would be set aside for infrastructure needs.

    Beaver Municipal Solutions is an organization which… for more see the Nov. 24/15 Weekly Review


Skori Bull

Minion Stuart, a bucking bull raised by Ellie Skori of Skori Bucking Bulls, was one of six Canadian bulls chosen amongst the best bulls in the world to be ridden in the Professional Bull Riding (PBR) finals in Las Vegas from Oct. 21-25.

According to Lane Skori, son of Ellie and Lori Skori who spoke to The Weekly Review on behalf of Skori Bucking Bulls, Minion was the only bull Continue Reading


Pine Cliff Energy Ltd. of Calgary announced last week that it has purchased natural gas weighted assets in the Viking and Ghost Pine areas from ConocoPhillips for a cash consideration of $185 million, prior to any closing adjustments.

Philip B. Hodge, President and CEO of Pine Cliff Energy Ltd. said in a telephone interview with the Weekly Review that while a purchase sale agreement has been signed, there is still a slight possibility that the deal could fail to close.

A news release regarding the purchase says that the asset purchase and sale agreement related to the acquisition, although binding between the parties, is subject to various standard conditions, including title review, rights of first refusal and regulatory approvals.

No assurances can be given that the acquisition will be completed as proposed or at all.

For more see the Nov. 17/15 Weekly Review


Remembrance day Veterans walking out

A large crowd attended the Remembrance Day services which took place at the Viking Community Centre on Wednesday, Nov. 11.

The service started with the Depositing of the Colours led by Legion President E. Sevcik followed by an opening prayer and hymn.

Following a number of Scripture readings, the Honour Roll was read and wreaths were placed.

The Last Post was sounded and followed by two minutes of silence which was broke by the playing of Reveille.

Following the singing of O Canada, a number of specially selected… for more see the Nov. 17/15 Weekly Review

Remembrance day Don Place - Wreath