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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: Flin Flon wins sixth straight, knocking off Melfort 3-2

Bomber Game Report: Flin Flon wins sixth straight, knocking off Melfort 3-2

There’s a winning streak brewing for the maroon and white. The Bombers grabbed their sixth-straight win Saturday night, winning 3-2 over Melfort.
RCMP searching for missing Winnipeg woman, possibly in Flin Flon area

RCMP searching for missing Winnipeg woman, possibly in Flin Flon area

RCMP are searching for a missing woman who may be in the Flin Flon area.
Bomber Game Report: Flin Flon snags 3-2 OT win on the road versus Melfort

Bomber Game Report: Flin Flon snags 3-2 OT win on the road versus Melfort

The Bombers stopped the SJHL's hottest team in their tracks Friday night, beating division rivals Melfort 3-2 in an overtime thriller.
COVID-19: Rapid tests, KN95 masks available in Creighton, Flin Flon

COVID-19: Rapid tests, KN95 masks available in Creighton, Flin Flon

COVID-19 rapid tests have been made available for the public in a few places in the community, most notably at Creighton’s main administrative building.
Geotechnical scanning wraps up for prospective Aqua Centre site

Geotechnical scanning wraps up for prospective Aqua Centre site

Plans to replace Flin Flon’s now-demolished Aqua Centre are inching ahead once again, with work underway to go over the likely site with a fine-toothed comb.
Bomber Game Report: Second win in as many nights for Flin Flon, beat La Ronge 2-1

Bomber Game Report: Second win in as many nights for Flin Flon, beat La Ronge 2-1

Another game brought another big win for the Flin Flon Bombers, who took down arch-rivals La Ronge in a spirited 2-1 tilt Wednesday night.
Bomber Game Report: Flin Flon grabs big 5-1 rivalry win on road against Ice Wolves

Bomber Game Report: Flin Flon grabs big 5-1 rivalry win on road against Ice Wolves

Did the Bombers have any rust in their first game in two weeks? Nope. They grabbed their second win of 2022 in La Ronge Tuesday night, beating the Ice Wolves 5-1.
Bombers set for return to ice following two-week COVID-19-caused pause

Bombers set for return to ice following two-week COVID-19-caused pause

The Flin Flon Bombers will be back in action on the road tonight after shelving several games due to lingering COVID-19 cases.
Over 50 workers test positive for COVID-19 in Hudbay's Manitoba operations: company

Over 50 workers test positive for COVID-19 in Hudbay's Manitoba operations: company

Over 50 Hudbay employees are now at home isolating having tested positive for COVID-19, the company confirmed Jan. 13.
Bombers pick up forwards, new goaltender ahead of roster deadline, deal and drop players

Bombers pick up forwards, new goaltender ahead of roster deadline, deal and drop players

This year’s junior A roster deadline day has come and gone - and it’s brought some changes for the Flin Flon Bombers.