Members of the Royal Canadian Legion presented the Viking School students whose Remembrance Day posters, poems, and essays won prizes at the District Level. After coming in the top two places in the Viking contest, the students’ work was sent to the District Contest where six students won once again. Three of these works were sent to the Alberta/Northwest Territories contest, but did not move on from there. For more see the June 21/16 Weekly Review
On June 14, police received a complaint of a suspicious person at a rural property north of Viking.
The complainant advised a male subject on a motorcycle had been in his yard but departed when asked to do so.
Police later followed up Continue Reading
Starting Friday with sidewalk sales, bed races, a chili cookoff and live music, visitors and residents alike could take in everything that was happening around town, and Continue Reading
Students from Viking School’s Grade 6 class spent some time learning about flight first-hand from some local pilots on June 3. Yogi Miskew and Kevin Lefsrud of Viking gave presentations about flying and their small aircraft, explaining to students about the different parts of the planes and how they work. They also allowed students to sit inside their planes and… for more see the June 14/16 Weekly Review.
For the first time in more than five years Viking will have a Men’s Senior Hockey team. As of June 8, the Viking Gas Kings are officially part of the Sask-Alta Senior Hockey League.
According to Todd Ritchie, one of the people who worked to get the Gas Kings back up and running, this news is a long time coming. He says Continue Reading
Viking School held its annual Sports Awards on June 10. There were 49 awards presented, with 39 different students receiving them. The assembly started off with Principal Adam Madsen recognizing and thanking the many team coaches. Next, the elementary Volleyball and Basketball teams were recognized for their hard work by their coaches. Following that, the Jr. and Sr. High students were presented with their awards. For each sport there was a Female and Male Most Valuable Player (MVP) and Most Improved Player (MIP)… For more see the June 14/16 Weekly Review.
On June 6, police received a complaint from a local business requesting assistance with a male who was causing a disturbance and refusing to leave.
The male was located in the business, spoken to by police and directed to leave the premises.
On June 7, police received a complaint of suspicious activity at an abandoned property.
Police are following up on this matter.
On June 10, police responded to the theft of a travel trailer and a utility trailer from a rural residence in the Bruce area.
This matter is still under investigation… for more see the June 14/16 Weekly Review.
The students, who range from Grade 9 to 12 put on two performances, attended a workshop at the University of British Columbia (UBC), and got to do some sightseeing and bonding.
The band, made up of Continue Reading