Unable to find proper moose for the children to ride on during Moosefest opening ceremonies, Friday, Moosefest organizers did the next best thing saddling up some horses to let kids enjoy a trot around Cooper Park. Photo by Michael Christianson
Scenes from the opening of Dryden’s Max The Moose Festival, July 14 at Cooper Park. The event was focused fun family games and events including a dunk tank featuring local emergency services members.
Chris Marchand is a native of Dryden, Ontario. He served his first newspaper internship at The Dryden Observer in 1998 while attending journalism studies at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops B.C.
He's worked desks as both reporter and editor at the Fernie Free Press as well as filled the role of sports editor at the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
Marchand was named editor of the Dryden Observer in Aug. 2009.