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Three new events added to Friday’s CAF Sports Day lineup

October 17, 2017 at 2:31 pm

Jeff Gaye PSP sports and fitness staff have added three new sports to make Friday’s CAF Sports Day the biggest and most diverse in the event’s five-year history. Cricket, yoga and rugby sevens are new this year, bringing the Sports Day lineup to 10 different sports and physical recreation activities. Other events include hockey, curling, squash, volleyball, disc golf, a spinn-a-thon and a scavenger hunt. Cold Lake participated in the inaugural Sports Day in CanadaRead More

Gear up for CAF Sports Day

Gear up for CAF Sports Day

October 17, 2017 at 2:26 pm

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye Sports fandom brings out our tribal nature, at its best and at its less-than-best. My own tribe, Saskatchewan Roughrider fans, used to be respected as the best, most loyal fans in the country. Fans from other CFL teams always thought we were kind of cute. That was when the Riders were perennial losers. Now that the team has had success and is at least marginally competitive, other fans don’tRead More

The 4 Wing Fire Department dropped in at MFRC Child Services last week to teach the children about fire safety. The visit was part of Fire Prevention Week. As always, Sparky the firehouse dog was a favourite visitor.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

High Five for Sparky

October 17, 2017 at 2:21 pm
Pte Chase Kirk, left, receives his Refueller of the Quarter certificate from W TEME O Maj Audrey Morales. Pte Kirk issued 865,339 litres of fuel between July and September to earn the honour.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Refueller of the Quarter

October 17, 2017 at 2:19 pm
The 4 Wing Band shone at its 35th Anniversary concert Saturday night.
Photo: OS Justin Spinello, Wing Imaging

4 Wing Band wows the crowd at 35th Anniversary concert

October 17, 2017 at 2:18 pm

Jeff Gaye There was a celebratory mood in the 4 Wing Theatre Saturday night as the 4 Wing Band marked its 35th anniversary with a special concert. Thirty-seven volunteer musicians filled the hall with sound, performing a widely varied program of traditional band music. “It was absolutely fantastic,” said 4 Wing Bandmaster WO Jeremy Duggleby. “We had a great crowd, and the band played exceptionally well.” The band performs a lot – approximately 75 engagementsRead More

4 Wing Fire Chief Lt Robert Holland, 4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle and Sparky proclaim October 8 to 14 as Fire Prevention Week.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Fire Prevention Week has its roots in 1871 Chicago fire

October 10, 2017 at 5:43 pm

4 Wing Fire Service Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 conflagration that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres. The fire began on October 8, but continued into October 9 when it did most of its damage. According to popular legend, the fire broke out after a cow – belonging to Mrs. Catherine O’Leary –Read More