Hanna’s main drag came alive on the evening of August 14th with the rumble of hot rod motors, the sounds of classic rock from a live band, and a lot of cheering and clapping.
I was asked by the Hanna Herald to cover the CN Railroader Retiree Reunion that was held at the Historic Hanna Roundhouse on August 8th, 2015. I have to say that I was blown away by the transformation of the building since I did a photo shoot in there earlier this spring.
I broke one of my rules yesterday morning. I not only set foot on the wrong side of the camera — the side the lens is on — the camera in question also happened to be a video camera. More specifically, a webcam and this was for a Skype interview…
The EPIC Adventures Summer Program offered by the Town of Hanna is aimed at children ages 5 – 12. It is run out of Centennial Place from 9am to 4pm daily throughout the summer. Hanna’s Community Services Programmer, Angela McGillion, is in charge of the program. She is assisted by Megan Hein, the Program Manager. It’s basically a summer camp program that keeps kids occupied during regular work hours for those parents holding down jobs or simply those who want to keep their kids busy rather than spending the entire summer looking at a flatscreen or electronic device.
It’s time to talk about local tourism, which may not make me any friends. This is the blog post where I’ll be hailed as a genius, a deranged busybody, or a heretic. I’m coming up on my first year anniversary of living in Hanna, so these are the thoughts of a newly minted citizen on the town and some initiatives I’ve been witness to.
The family toddled out to Fox Lake next to Hanna last night for the Canada Day fireworks, which started at 11:30 pm and lasted for almost 14 minutes. It’s a bit unusual to have them on June 30th to my mind, but I understand this is done so that those who have to work early on July 2nd are able to attend as most have the 1st off. ..
Depression is an ugly thing. It’s like being in a submarine without a proper depth gauge. You’ve really got no way of seeing or knowing how deep down under you’ve gone until the pressure starts crushing your hull.
Prairie Oasis – owned and operated by the Special Areas Board – is a recreational area sitting astride a man-made lake about half an hour south of Hanna, Alberta. Easy access to it was definitely a plus for us when we moved to Hanna this past summer. It has a fantastic beach, lots of space for […]