The Gym finds new home

The Gym finds new homeAfter a summer fraught with uncertainty, The Gym has reopened in what was once the United Church at the corner of Home St. and Plaza Ave. The Swan Hills Fitness & Lifestyle Association (SHFLA), the non-profit organization behind The Gym, had received the news at the end of June that the building housing The Gym…

Majestic Swans make an appearance

Majestic Swans make an appearanceThere are two species of swans native to Alberta, the Trumpeter Swan and the Tundra Swan. With a wingspan of close to six feet and weighing in at about 25 lbs, Trumpeter Swans have the distinction of being the largest species of waterfowl native to North America. Trumpeter Swans came close to extinction from overhunting,…

Autumn in the hills

Autumn in the hillsIt’s officially Fall! The leaves have been steadily turning, creating a beautiful explosion of colours in and around Swan Hills. They’ve also begun to fall, so get your rakes ready! The starting and ending of the seasons might seem a little arbitrary, but there’s a bit more to it than randomly picking a date on…

Paramotoring Above The Hills

Paramotoring Above The HillsSwan Hills residents have been seeing some new and interesting sights in the sky over the past few years. You may have found yourself walking around town on a quiet, still day, and then you hear a small engine in the distance. At first, you might think it’s probably a quad or something along that…
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