Headlines June 14:
Las Vegas Golden Knights clinch 1st Stanley Cup in 9-3 win over Florida Panthers, in the team’s 1st Stanley Cup in just 6th year of existence. Mark Stone’s hat trick help Vegas become fastest expansion team to win NHL title.
-Manitobans play key roll in Vegas WIN, from the front office to team on the ice. Mark Stone (Winnipeg), Zach Whitecloud (Brandon), Keegan Kolesar (Winnipeg) and Brett Howden (Oakbank) and Kelly McCrimmon’s (Brandon). Former Wheat Kings include Bob Lowes, Logan Thompson, Ryan Craig & Vaugh Karpan.
-Parts of southeastern, eastern, central & western MB, including Wpg, were under a special air quality statement Tues as wildfire smoke drifted into the province.
-Home sales are down once again in MB as numbers from the Manitoba Real Estate Association show a 12.4 per cent drop in sales in May compared to the year before.
-Missing Portage man not seen since April: RCMP. Richard Brian Tammie, 55, last seen at his home in Portage on April 27. Mounties got a report of his disappearance June 1.
-Portage man is dead after being hit by train: RCMP. CPKR & RCMP are investigating.
Congrats to former Wheat Kings & Toba represent!Mark Stone (Winnipeg), Zach Whitecloud (Brandon), Keegan Kolesar (Winnipeg) and Brett Howden (Oakbank) and Kelly McCrimmon (Brandon). (pic courtesy of the Brandon Wheat Kings.)
She’s not dead! Mourners were left stunned when a woman knocked on her coffin during her own wake. A 76-year-old woman in Ecuador was declared dead at a hospital over the weekend after a possible stroke and cardiac arrest. But during the wake, Bella Montoya was hitting the coffin, trying to get out. She was taken back to the hospital.
MODELO becomes top-selling beer brand in USA. Bud Light has lost it’s title as top-selling U.S. Beer, thanks in part to it’s marketing campaign involving a social media influencer.
Vanna White fears she will be fired from ‘Wheel of Fortune’: report. Pat Sajak is retiring leaving co-host Vanna White to wonder if she’ll be shown the door. Meantime, the rumor mill is swirling about Ryan Seacrest taking over.
Instant Pot’s parent company simmers into bankruptcy. Instant Brands, the maker of the Instant Pot, and other brands like Pyrex cookware and CorningWare, has filed for Chapter 11 in Texas.
Influencers overtaking journalists as news source. Influencers have overtaking journalists as news source according to a new report. Over 1/2 of young people now get news from personalities on social media.
To clean it up or just leave it. Mom Splits The Internet After Cleaning Daughter’s Messy Room While She’s On A School Trip.
First a TV service, now a restaurant. Netflix’s New Restaurant Will Bring Your Food Show Faves with a menu handcrafted by the streaming giant’s top talent.
Technology has done the impossible. It has brought the Beatles back together. The Beatles Will Release a ‘Final Record’ Made With Ai, Paul McCartney Says.
A job for Grandpa at the wedding. A Bride asks 95-year-old grandad to be ‘flower boy’ at her wedding.
One of our “Sun Seekers” is in Vegas, and we dared him to try out this place. If you’re over 350lbs you get to EAT FREE!!!