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The latest from Byemoor and Endiang

News for the week of Aug. 18

The Wade Buchwitz Memorial Gymkhana went ahead on Aug. 12 after being postponed from a soggy July 1. It enjoyed a warm day and sunny skies this time. The event at the Endiang Riding and Roping Club’s outdoor arena drew 54 entries.

High Point winners in each age category were: Tinymite – Teagan Verhoeven, Tinymite Reserve – Byrnley Lourance.

Pee Wee – Brinley Rock, Pee Wee Reserve – Jensyn Duque.

Junior – Addison Rock, Junior Reserve – Kord Buchwitz.

Senior – Sarah Palmer, Senior Reserve – Darcy Erion.

It was a fun day for all involved and organizers are looking forward to hosting the 20th Annual Wade Buchwitz Memorial Gymkhana on July 1, 2023.

Happy Birthday wishes are sent to Mrs. Ethel Hayden of Calgary who celebrated her 98th birthday on Aug. 12. She enjoys good health and marked her special occasion with her family.

Ethel was raised where Jack and Yvette Hayden live now. She was the daughter of Endiang pioneers Ralph and Meta Waters.

Congratulations and best wishes to Mrs. Hayden for many more happy years.

Keep in mind the Byemoor Slo-Pitch Tournament is coming up in Byemoor on Aug. 19-21. A pancake breakfasts kick off each morning on Saturday and Sunday at the Byemoor Hall. The parade goes on Saturday at 11 a.m. Parade entries welcome, marshalling at the arena from 10 – 11 a.m.

The Kids Carnival begins at 1 p.m. at the arena on Saturday with a dance at the arena Saturday evening.

The tournament finals wrap up on Sunday afternoon. Come and enjoy some or all of the weekend.

A Celebration of Life will be held for Gladys McLeod in her home community of Fort Liard, NWT on Aug. 22. Gladys passed away on Aug. 4 at the age of 65 years. Our thoughts are with her family in their sad loss.

Happy 80th Birthday wishes are sent to Garry Keibel who celebrated his milestone birthday on Aug. 13. Best wishes for many more happy birthdays, Garry.

Happy Anniversary wishes are sent to Clifford and Lynda Wilkie celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary on Aug. 18. Enjoy your special day, Clifford and Lynda.

Redneck Wisdom for the day —

“When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.”

“Don’t judge folks by their relatives.”

“Don’t interfere with something that ain’t bothering you none.”