Local woman headed to penitentiary for trafficking

Investigators had video surveillance of the trailer showing several people coming and going in a pattern consistent with drug trafficking

Local woman headed to penitentiary for traffickingKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kaitlynn McCorriston of Kindersley has been taken to a federal penitentiary to serve a prison term of two-and-a-half years for trafficking controlled drugs. McCorriston was sentenced at provincial court in Kindersley on April 17. Facts of the case were heard during a trial on Jan. 9 and, although she was…

Zest of the West a huge success

Big Dippers pool fundraising event included food and beverage vendors, live music and a dance floor, plus raffles and a silent auction

Zest of the West a huge successKenneth Brown of The Clarion The second annual Zest of the West food and beverage tasting event will surpass the inaugural event for support, according to a spokesperson for the pool fundraiser. The 2018 Zest of the West was held in the Co-op Arena at the West Central Events Centre (WCEC) on April 21. The…

Tenders to be awarded for local infrastructure work

Town officials are pleased with what they’ve seen from the asphalt, concrete and deep services contractors that made submissions

Tenders to be awarded for local infrastructure workKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley is about to award the tenders to asphalt, concrete and deep services contractors for infrastructure projects to be completed in 2018. Kim Vogel, the town’s director of transportation and environment, said the tender process has closed for contractors to bid on the work. According to Vogel,…

Kindersley forum to help caregivers and parents

May 1 event to help those with children and young adults who have physical, intellectual and medical challenges

Kindersley forum to help caregivers and parentsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Several organizations are coming together in May to provide a forum for people who are looking after children and young adults who have a range of challenges. The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and the Sun West School Division are facilitating the forum for parents and caregivers of children and young…

Hillsburn to rock the stage in Kindersley

Hillsburn, a five-piece band, is touring on the strength of its newest album titled The Wilder Beyond. They're here on April 26

Hillsburn to rock the stage in KindersleyKenneth Brown of The Clarion The final concert in the arts council’s 2017-18 series features an East Coast band known for its upbeat indie rock stylings and three-part harmonies. Hillsburn started as a roots-folk band in Halifax, but the group has transformed into an indie rock band in just a short time. Hillsburn hits the…

Kindersley Co-op warns of scam

Customers have received calls claiming to be from a local pharmacy and asking for debit card and credit card information

Kindersley Co-op warns of scamKenneth Brown of The Clarion There is a wide range of scams out there, and the Kindersley & District Co-operative Ltd. is warning its customers about a new scam involving pharmacies. The Kindersley Co-op issued a notice last week stating that the organization had been made aware of a scam phone call being made to…

Groups express concern over suspended grants

KCIP has provided community groups with as much as $45,000 in annual funding for programs and activities

Groups express concern over suspended grantsKenneth Brown of The Clarion The suspension of a local grant program means community groups will not be able to access roughly $40,000 in funding for 2018. Concerns are being expressed. Town council members passed a resolution at a meeting on March 26 to suspend the Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) for at least one…

Town’s procurement and purchasing policy goes through changes

Council has agreed to have Square K Electric complete a maintenance plan for town facilities

Town’s procurement and purchasing policy goes through changesKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley has completed a process to review its procurement and purchasing policy. A resolution of council has been passed to approve the changes. Council members approved the revised procurement and purchasing policy at a meeting on April 9. Councillor Elyse Moss spearheaded the process to review the…

Varying styles blend at musical fundraiser

Concert shows what you get when you mix a folk-pop-singer-songwriter with about a dozen members from the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra

Varying styles blend at musical fundraiserKenneth Brown of The Clarion An audience in Kindersley now knows what you get when you mix a folk-pop-singer-songwriter with about a dozen members from the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra. Jeffery Straker, a singer-songwriter-pianist from Punnichy, Sask., performed with 11 members of the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra (SSO) at a fundraiser on April 6 at the Norman…

Folk musician up next for arts council

Stephen Fearing is one of Canada’s finest songwriters and has developed a national and international audience

Folk musician up next for arts councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion Well-travelled folk singer-songwriter and guitarist Stephen Fearing is performing in Kindersley this weekend as part of the annual arts council series. Fearing, a founding member of the folk-rock band Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, hits the stage at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre on April 14 starting at 8 p.m.…