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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

Pukatawagan RCMP looking for suspect who escaped custody by running into bush

Pukatawagan RCMP looking for suspect who escaped custody by running into bush

Pukatawagan RCMP are looking for a man who made escaped police custody by doing a dash into the woods before being flown south for a court date.
Federal election 2021: Northern Manitoba, Sask. candidates answer local questions

Federal election 2021: Northern Manitoba, Sask. candidates answer local questions

Candidates in Churchill-Kewatinook Aski, Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River answer questions for Flin Flon and area
Campaigns reach final stretch run ahead of next week’s vote

Campaigns reach final stretch run ahead of next week’s vote

Haven't cast your ballot yet? Here's how you can do it in Flin Flon, Creighton and Denare Beach - both on election day and ahead of time.
Sask. brings back indoor mask mandate, will require vaccination or negative test proof starting Oct. 1

Sask. brings back indoor mask mandate, will require vaccination or negative test proof starting Oct. 1

Masks in all indoor public spaces and either proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test - those are the terms for a pair of new Saskatchewan health orders. The changes were announced by the province and public health officials Sept.
South African crews return home after month-long northern fire battle

South African crews return home after month-long northern fire battle

Crews head back home after fire fights in eastern Manitoba, near Flin Flon and Snow Lake
Flin Flon RCMP searching for man wanted on warrants, suspected of stealing truck

Flin Flon RCMP searching for man wanted on warrants, suspected of stealing truck

Flin Flon RCMP are on the lookout for an 18-year-old man with warrants for a long list of criminal charges.
Kodiaks football season opening game postponed, will play next weekend in Ahtahkakoop

Kodiaks football season opening game postponed, will play next weekend in Ahtahkakoop

The Creighton Kodiaks football team will have to wait a little bit longer to hold their home opener.
ALIR fire continues but northern fire severity dropping

ALIR fire continues but northern fire severity dropping

Fire upgraded from "not contained" to "ongoing assessment", other fires cooling off into fall
NHR sees slight COVID-19 case spike, Flin Flon district cases jump, Sask. cases stay high

NHR sees slight COVID-19 case spike, Flin Flon district cases jump, Sask. cases stay high

Sask., far north east 2 cases see dramatic rise, Manitoba numbers see slight incline
Bombers win some, lose some to start off exhibition season

Bombers win some, lose some to start off exhibition season

Bombers grab two wins against OCN, drop games with La Ronge, Kindersley