Dewberry's Kurt Bensmiller is the champion of the second WPCA tour stop of the season. He led the way in Saskatoon with a total 4 day running time of 5:11.55. Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan's Evan Salmond - who won the season opening event in Grande Prairie - finished with the second best time in Saskatoon.
That is what it sounded like on 96.5 CKFM on Sunday, June 10th as Chad Fike from Cremona posted the top time of the day in heat number 2.
Fike got around the track in Saskatoon in 1:17.01.
The winner of the second WPCA tour stop of the season was Dewberry's Kurt Bensmiller.
Bensmiller says he added in some new horses this season and they wound up leading him to victory in Saskatoon with a total 4 day running time of 5:11.55.
He talks about winning a race early in the season.
Evan Salmond, Logan Gorst, Codey McCurrach and Jason Glass rounded out the top 5.
The WPCA chuckwagons head to Medicine Hat for a four day event starting on Thursday, June 14th.
The next World Professional Chuckwagon Association broadcasts on 96.5 CKFM are coming up from June 27th through July 2nd from Ponoka.
(Audio courtesy of Arnie Jackson with the WPCA Chuckwagon Radio Network)
The Didsbury Fair & Rodeo begins on Friday, August 17th, however there will be one feature event missing from it this year. Craig Anderson - President of the Didsbury Ag Society - says they have had to cancel tonight's Thunder on the Prairies fireworks display due to the partial fire ban which was put in place in Mountain View County back on August 10th.
67 fully serviced lots with power, water and sewer are located at Penhold's new RV Park. Mayor Mike Yargeau says the park is open and it has been steady with campers this summer but it has not been full yet. The Penhold RV Park grand opening is August 23rd at 3pm at the Penhold Regional Multiplex.
Smoke from forest fires in British Columbia continues to roll into Alberta, prompting warnings about air quality. Environment Canada says the smoke is expected to stick around for the rest of the week.
52 year old Ross Knight from St. Walburg, Saskatchewan was the winner of the penultimate event of the 2018 World Professional Chuckwagon Association season. He captured the $10,000 Dash for Cash in Dawson Creek, B.C during this year's Battle of the North.