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Eric Westhaver

Eric Westhaver

Eric Westhaver is a reporter with The Reminder in Flin Flon, Man. Raised in Flin Flon, Eric holds a Bachelor of Arts-Journalism degree from the University of Regina. Eric has worked in many fields as a journalist, including print media, documentaries, online reporting, radio and TV news. Since returning to his hometown paper, Eric has won 12 provincial newspaper awards and counting in Manitoba and Saskatchewan for his work. Eric is eager to share the stories and history of the north with anyone willing to listen.

Recent Work by Eric

Bomber Game Report: Yorkton hands Flin Flon a 5-2 road loss

Bomber Game Report: Yorkton hands Flin Flon a 5-2 road loss

Well, that was one to forget. The Bombers took a tough loss on the road Saturday night, falling 5-2 to the Yorkton Terriers.
Volleyball Kweens earn provincial silver, Kings barely miss medals

Volleyball Kweens earn provincial silver, Kings barely miss medals

Hapnot Collegiate's senior Kweens and Kings took their best shot at glory at provincials this weekend, with the Kweens coming second, just short of the school's first-ever provincial volleyball title.
Bomber Game Report: Flin Flon clinches season sweep over Melville

Bomber Game Report: Flin Flon clinches season sweep over Melville

🧹🧹🧹🧹🧹 The Bombers brought the brooms with them to Melville Friday night, beating the Millionaires 5-2 to sweep the regular season series.
Operation Red Nose holiday ride campaign underway, runs through December

Operation Red Nose holiday ride campaign underway, runs through December

After a pandemic pause for the past two years, Operation Red Nose is back offering safe rides home for wintertime revellers this year.
Culture Days 2022 earns national honour, biggest of kind among small towns

Culture Days 2022 earns national honour, biggest of kind among small towns

Flin Flon's edition of Culture Days this year has been ranked as the biggest of its kind among towns and rural areas across Canada.
Tremblay gets league MVP for November, WJAC training camp invite

Tremblay gets league MVP for November, WJAC training camp invite

December kicked off hot for Flin Flon Bomber Jeremi Tremblay. The forward was announced as the SJHL's most valuable player for November and was also named to a training camp roster for an international tournament.
More kids out of school sick, but not cause for alarm yet: FFSD

More kids out of school sick, but not cause for alarm yet: FFSD

More people are out of school sick within the Flin Flon School Division (FFSD), but the division says it is not time to panic.
Photo Gallery: A Doublewide, Texas Christmas with Ham Sandwich

Photo Gallery: A Doublewide, Texas Christmas with Ham Sandwich

Ham Sandwich hit the stage for their fall performance Nov. 25-26, taking on the production "A Doublewide, Texas Christmas". Here are scenes from the group's most recent show.
MLA Report: Fighting for health, highway funding, repairs

MLA Report: Fighting for health, highway funding, repairs

"As your MLA, I empathize with the difficulties people in northern Manitoba face as a result of government cuts to healthcare and infrastructure."
Main Street statue, outdoor retail strategy pitched to council

Main Street statue, outdoor retail strategy pitched to council

City council received a request for support and funding for a new Main Street beautification proposal, including placing statues and possible outdoor retail space on Flin Flon's main drag
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