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Ice skating a longtime tradition in Havre


November 30, 2018

Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

Two skaters race each other at the open skate Wednesday November 28, 2018 in Havre, Mont. Skaters of all ages and skill levels had space to skate during the event.

Open skate has been a long-standing tradition for some in Havre, spanning close to 40 years, moving to different locations until it found its present location at the Havre Ice Dome.

"It gives people something to do," volunteer Kasey Shettel said. " ... Families can do it. It's nice to have something that families can do together."

The Havre Ice Dome is run by volunteers and the Havre Youth Hockey Association. Shettel, who has been doing registration for hockey for two years, said Open Skate this year has seen an average 50 to 70 people a night.

Open skate takes place Wednesdays from 5:4...

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