A WestJet plane. (MARCEL CRETAIN/QMI Agency)

WestJet to charge for first checked bag

WestJet Airlines said on Monday it will start charging some economy passengers for their first checked bag, a change it expects will affect about one-fifth of its customers.

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius leaves the High Court in Pretoria on September 11, 2014, after receiving the verdict in his murder trial. (AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA)

Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide on Friday, escaping the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend.

Team Toba Bronze Medal Winners at the 16U Girls Canadian Invitational Championships in Saguenay, Quebec were in the back row (l-r) Marc Bissonnette (coach), Patti Hacault (manager/assist coach) and Rodney Ledochowski (coach). In the middle row were (l-r) Sophie Bissonnette, Jolene Rondeau, Jenai Buchanan, Jade Ledochowski, Brittany Langlais, Mandy-Jo Stratuliak and Caitlin Wilkinson. In the front were Jamie Johnson, Laura Kilbrei, Caitlin Culleton, Katie Heppner, and Courtney Procter.

Team Toba wins national bronze

Winkler’s Katie Heppner and “Team “Toba” played exceptional offensive and defensive baseball at the 16U Girls Canadian Championships.

The Zone IV soccer season kicked off Sept. 8 with the Morden Thunder visiting the GVC Zodiacs in south division action. They join Altona's W.C. Miller, Vita's Shevchenko School and Gretna's Mennonite Collegiate Institute in the south division. The north division features Winkler's Northlands Parkway Collegiate, Sanford, Carman, St. Claude/Notre Dame/Gilbert Rosset, and Morris. (GREG VANDERMEULEN/Winkler Times)

Zone IV soccer is back

The Zone IV soccer season kicked off Sept. 8 with the Morden Thunder visiting the GVC Zodiacs in south division action.

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