Traffic survey focuses on Highway 7 through town

Traffic is expected to continue to increase so the ministry wants to identify and prioritize improvements along the busy stretch of highway

Traffic survey focuses on Highway 7 through townKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley residents are being given an opportunity to complete an online survey that will help to determine future improvements on Highway 7 in Kindersley. The Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure has released a survey as part of a public consultation. The survey focuses on the section of Highway 7 that…

Online shopping initiative moving ahead

ShopKindersleyOnline website will inform shoppers about all the products available at local businesses and disrupt the tide of online purchases

Online shopping initiative moving aheadKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley and District Chamber of Commerce is launching an initiative to get the attention of online shoppers, and the plan involves a new website. Rick Miller, who sits on the chamber’s board of directors, is spearheading the program being referred to as ShopKindersleyOnline. The chamber issued a letter to…

Kindersley volunteer to receive medal in Regina

Audrey Heit is one of 10 citizens receiving a Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal from the lieutenant-governor

Kindersley volunteer to receive medal in ReginaKenneth Brown of The Clarion Local volunteer Audrey Heit has spent a lifetime helping out in various ways, and she is about to receive a special honour to be recognized for her contributions. Heit, 76, is one of 10 Saskatchewan citizens receiving a Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal (SVM) later in April. Heit is part of the…

Choir to present cantata later this month

Performance takes place on April 15 at St. Paul’s United Church starting at 2:30 p.m. and includes the church's bell choir

Choir to present cantata later this monthKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Community Choir is holding its annual Easter Cantata well after the holiday in 2018 and the choir’s program will reflect the passing of Easter. There is also a change of venue for this year’s event. The choir’s Easter Cantata takes place on April 15 at St. Paul’s United…

Purple pansies support pancreatic cancer research

Pam Kosolofski of Eston sells four-packs of the flowers for $5 to help research into the deadly disease

Purple pansies support pancreatic cancer researchKenneth Brown of The Clarion Pam Kosolofski of Eston has been selling purple pansies for several years now to raise money for pancreatic cancer research and she’s not slowing down. Purple is the colour of choice for pancreatic cancer awareness, similar to how pink is the colour tied to breast cancer awareness. Kosolofski sells the…

Jeffery Straker to perform at musical fundraiser

Concert to support a future community centre as the new home for the performing arts in Kindersley

Jeffery Straker to perform at musical fundraiserKenneth Brown of The Clarion Saskatchewan singer-songwriter Jeffery Straker returns to Kindersley next week to perform at a special fundraiser, and he won’t be alone. Straker will be joined on stage by 12 members of the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra in a performance that features orchestral arrangements of his folk-pop songs. The concert is a fundraiser…

Klippers, town council discuss how to balance the books

Junior hockey team looks for help from the town; also will take proposals to the SJHL meeting

Klippers, town council discuss how to balance the booksKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Iron Horse Kindersley Klippers are experiencing challenges, as several junior hockey teams do, and the team is looking for further support from the town. Brett Sautner, the team’s president, appeared before town council at a meeting on March 26. The other members of the delegation were Clint Peterson, vice-president,…

Council suspends annual grant program for 2018

The funds will be used for the Wall of Champions, Canada Day fireworks and the Kindersley Aquatics Centre grand opening

Council suspends annual grant program for 2018Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have decided to suspend the Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) in 2018 to use the funding for the town’s needs. Council passed a lengthy resolution at its meeting on March 26 to suspend the KCIP grants for 2018. The town gets approximately $45,000 in annual funds…

Future of youth committee uncertain

The town cut the manager of culture and heritage position in order to focus on other fiscal priorities

Future of youth committee uncertainKenneth Brown of The Clarion An administrative change has shut down the Kindersley Youth Committee,and the program’s future is unknown just a year after earning provincial recognition. A decision was made early in 2018 to cut the manager of culture and heritage position from the town’s administration. Michelle McMillan, the former manager of culture and…

Fundraiser helps support new building project

Comedians Jody Peters and Dani Albert, and The Matt Davis Band entertained at the West Central Abilities event

Fundraiser helps support new building project    People fill up their plates at the Elks Hall on St. Patrick’s Day at a fundraiser for the day program building project for West Central Abilities Inc. (Below) Saskatchewan comedian Jody Peters entertains the crowd at the fundraiser. The entertainment included two comedians and two live bands. Kenneth Brown of The Clarion People…

Progress continues on new aquatic centre

Fundraising will get ramped up again as the weather improves, says the mayor

Progress continues on new aquatic centre  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion Construction and fundraising continue for the Kindersley Aquatic Centre project. The roof and outside walls have been put in place to close in the building. The work continues under the cover of a structure that is starting to look like a building. A building consortium of two companies including…

St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser coming up

West Central Abilities is hosting the event on March 17 at the Elks Hall in Kindersley to help with its new day program building

St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser coming upKenneth Brown of The Clarion The colour green gets associated with St. Patrick’s Day and organizers of a fundraiser on Saturday hope to generate a special green in the form of greenbacks. West Central Abilities (WCA) Inc. is hosting the fundraiser on March 17 at the Elks Hall in Kindersley. The agency is in the…

Town adopts standards and specifications for infrastructure

Council has also renewed an agreement for the digital billboard on the south side of Highway 7

Town adopts standards and specifications for infrastructureKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have adopted a new set of design standards and master specifications for infrastructure projects. Council members passed a resolution to approve the documents at their meeting on March 12. Mayor Rod Perkins said all previous standards and specifications would be replaced after the new documents were…

Stretchable plastics removed from recycle program

Loraas Environmental Ltd. says the ban is the result of regulatory changes in China, which offers the only viable market for post-consumer plastics

Stretchable plastics removed from recycle programKenneth Brown of The Clarion A change is coming to the town’s recycling program as residents will no longer be able to recycle post consumer plastics such as cellophane packaging. The Town of Kindersley’s recycling program is contracted to Loraas Environmental Ltd. The company has been accepting all plastics that have recycle numbers from one…

Six recipients receive funding from growing project

Field of Opportunities dispersed a total of $25,000 to groups in Kindersley and the Plenty-Dodsland area

Six recipients receive funding from growing projectKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Field of Opportunities (FOO) growing project provides grants to community groups in the area and the FOO committee had its most successful year in 2017. A crop has been grown for the past three years on a roughly 100-acre parcel of land north of businesses on Highway 7 in…