Author: Marc Zienkiewicz

Hydro Dams can be Dangerous — Know how to Stay Safe

Hydro Dams can be Dangerous — Know how to Stay Safe

Water around hydroelectric generating stations is turbulent. Strong currents, undertow, and rapidly changing water levels can quickly turn a dry riverbed into fast-moving water. It’s the reason anyone fishing or otherwise spending time around hydroelectric dams in the Lac du Bonnet region — especially spillways — needs to exercise caution. Continue reading “Hydro Dams can be Dangerous — Know how to Stay Safe”

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Why Lac du Bonnet is in this Guy’s Blood

Why Lac du Bonnet is in this Guy’s Blood

Not many of us would choose to spend time in a building we believe is haunted, but Patrick Alexandre is one brave soul. The Winnipeg-based musician, who’s launching his new album In The Blood, has become a friend to Lac du Bonnet and its annual Fire and Water Music Festival. He’s performed at the festival numerous times, and in 2017 also served as artistic director for the community theatre group’s The Saga of J.D. McArthur and the Winnipeg River Princess. He first played at the festival when he was part of the Winnipeg band The F-Holes. Continue reading “Why Lac du Bonnet is in this Guy’s Blood”