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 Centennial? Looking at this shot, I suspect it was the...

The Great War Myth

I recently listened to a Manitoba Member of Parliament offer his narrative on the meaning of the Great War. He affirmed that the soldiers of the lost generation went into combat to preserve the Canadian values...

November 11

With Remembrance Day approaching, we take a look back with Yosh Tashiro, at some of the images surrounding the Cenotaph and the military presence in Portage over the years. Saluting the fallen as school...

Halloween

Here’s a few of Yosh’s snaps from Halloween past. The archive, albeit vast and full of treasures often lacks accompanying info. Let us know if you know anything about these “scary” photos. Now here's...

All that Jazz

This past Friday night at the Ripples art show at the Glesby, saw Bob VandenBroek and Helen White deliver a wicked jazz set.  Something we don't often see in Portage la Prairie.  If jazz is your thing,...

Autumn/Harvest

Thanksgiving. On Thursday, January 31, 1957, the Parliament  proclaimed:  A Day of General Thanksgiving to Almighty God for the bountiful harvest with which Canada has been blessed – to be observed on...

Let’s Go Bowling!

The building that the Portage and District Arts Centre sits, was once Portage la Prairie's  "...most modern building", housing the epic Delta Lanes 10-Pin Bowling Alley. Here's a look from the Yosh...

Elevator Fires

Remember all the elevators along the tracks. A few went up in flames. Here’s a look at one of the Pool elevators going up. If you were there, let us know. We’d love to hear about what you saw that...

Grain Elevators and The OverPass

Here are some shots of the a few grain elevators and the construction of the Skyline Bridge. Let us know if you recognize or remember anything you see. Skyline Bridge under construction Looking East...

Concert In The Park: Helen White

The concert in the park series has been running every Thursday night since July and continues for the month of August. Great live music takes to the bandstand stage from 6-8pm.  HnH cameras caught up with...