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…

Sweet Alibi next up in arts council series

Trio of performers blend soulful and powerful vocal harmonies with the sincerity of folk music and energy of roots music

Sweet Alibi next up in arts council seriesKenneth Brown of The Clarion A trio of performers known as Sweet Alibi are coming to Kindersley next week to entertain and help people get over the hump of their work week. In the sixth of eight concerts in the Kindersley and District Arts Council’s annual Stars for Saskatchewan series, Sweet Alibi will hit the…

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…

Town fills vacant council seat

Rob Anderson was the only person to submit nomination papers by the deadline on March 7, so he was acclaimed

Town fills vacant council seatKenneth Brown of The Clarion There will be no byelection to fill the vacant council seat created by the town’s former deputy mayor. Rob Anderson has been elected to council by acclamation. Anderson was the only person to submit nomination papers by the deadline on March 7, so he was acclaimed to council. Anderson took…

Poor attendance at cannabis town hall meeting

Cannabis legalization will trickle down to provinces and municipalities

Poor attendance at cannabis town hall meetingKenneth Brown of The Clarion A town hall meeting to discuss cannabis legislation and legalization has not turned out to be as fruitful for the Town of Kindersley as officials had hoped. Approximately 40 members of the public attended the cannabis town hall meeting on Feb. 27 at the Elks Hall in Kindersley. Town officials…

Rootsy duo up next for arts council

Tomato/Tomato offer a little bit of bluegrass, a little bit of folk and a little bit of country

Rootsy duo up next for arts councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion With a little bit bluegrass, a little bit folk and a little bit country, the next performers in the arts council’s 2017-18 series are an incredibly diverse married duo. The traditional sound of folk and bluegrass music comes to Kindersley on Saturday. Tomato/Tomato, a husband a wife duo, performs at…

Chamber to explore online shopping for Kindersley

The goal is to promote a culture that encourages online shoppers to shop in town

Chamber to explore online shopping for KindersleyKenneth Brown of The Clarion Online shopping is having an impact on businesses, and the Kindersley and District Chamber of Commerce hopes to capture a part of that online market for Kindersley. Rick Miller, a business owner and chamber of commerce director, came up with the idea to start a program to promote local businesses…

Wildlife federation holds annual fundraiser

Annual fundraising and awards banquet on March 3 drew about 200 people

Wildlife federation holds annual fundraiserKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Wildlife Federation (KWF) has been busy with its projects, and a successful fundraiser last weekend will help to support its efforts. The KWF held its annual fundraising and awards banquet on March 3 at the Kindersley Inn. Approximately 200 people attended the event and, while the fundraising total…

New Kindersley service club up and running

Royal Purple Society looking for more members. The club is dedicated to community service with special emphasis on children

New Kindersley service club up and runningKenneth Brown of The Clarion A group of citizens has come together to start a new Royal Purple Society lodge in Kindersley. Darlene May, president of the Kindersley Royal Purple Lodge, said the club was instituted on Sept. 19 and the club’s first meeting was held on Sept. 26. Only five members are needed to…