Oakville Archive – Winter Tourism

With the arrival of winter here are the top 9 reasons to visit Oakville in the snow.  Photos are courtesy of the Caddy Halliday Archive. These...

Reindeer Boogie

A Hoop and Holler Christmas card to brighten this Solstice season with a look at some of the Winter lights from around town over the past couple of...

Swap Beer Bottles for Gas… ?

Here is the latest image that James Kostuchuk dug out of the Yosh Tashiro archive at PCI.  It's... well... an odd promotion.  Perhaps not well...

ICE

From the Yosh Tashiro Archive at PCI. Some old Portage ICE. At the old Arena. Was this the one downtown across from the Portage Credit Union, or...

The Last Moments of The Albion Hotel

On Mothers Day, May 8th, 1983, every mother in town received the present they were hoping for. The end of the storied Albion Hotel. Built in 1883 by...

Portage la Prairie At Night

The punchline would state that this town looks better in the dark.  And while surveying our fair city by the light of day one may argue it would...

The Republic

See the one minute promo and the first seven minutes of the Republic. The Conspiracy. The Power. In 1867 an independent nation was declared in...