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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Premier makes stop in Kindersley

Scott Moe in riding to support Saskatchewan Party candidate Ken Francis. Byelection set for Thursday

Premier makes stop in KindersleyKenneth Brown of The Clarion The province’s new premier was in Kindersley last week to support the Saskatchewan Party’s byelection candidate and to greet citizens. Scott Moe, who won the party’s leadership race in January, replaced the popular Brad Wall as the province’s premier. Moe was in town on Feb. 23 and it was the…

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…

Town council byelection set for April 11

The call for nominations closes on March 7 at 4 p.m.

Town council byelection set for April 11Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley has called for nominations to fill a vacant seat on town council. The byelection is scheduled for April 11. The call for nominations was made on Feb. 21 and the deadline to submit nomination papers is March 7 at 4 p.m. You can pick up and…

Town council approves lighting project

Alley between Fourth and Fifth Streets West, alongside Kinsmen Park, to get lights to promote safety

Town council approves lighting projectKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have given their consent to proceed with a project to add new outdoor lighting to an alley that runs alongside Kinsmen Park. Lights will be added to three power poles in the alley between Fourth and Fifth Streets West. The alley runs alongside the park, and…

Council working on industrial area road improvement

Heavy-haul traffic in the industrial area has a large impact on the roads, so council is studying ways to fund improvements

Council working on industrial area road improvementKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley wants to improve its roads in the industrial area, and officials are discussing options to direct funding towards the road improvements. Town officials discussed the establishment of a new Industrial Road Reserve on Feb. 12 at a regular meeting of council. No decisions were made at…

Kindersley town council raises water, sewer fines

‘You have to have some teeth in your penalties,’ said Mayor Rod Perkins about the increased fines

Kindersley town council raises water, sewer finesKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley is getting serious about its water and sewer systems. The town has made significant increases to fines in its water and sewer utilities bylaw. A special meeting of council was called for Feb. 15, so the town’s elected officials came together for a public session. The…

Public meeting to focus on cannabis issues

After a brief presentation at Tuesday’s town hall meeting, people can ask questions and raise concerns

Public meeting to focus on cannabis issuesKenneth Brown of The Clarion People are invited to attend a town hall meeting next week to discuss the implications of new cannabis legislation expected to be adopted later in the year. The Kindersley RCMP and Town of Kindersley are hosting the town hall meeting on Cannabis Legislation at the Elks Hall on Feb. 27…

New-generation recorder players opening eyes and ears

Flûte Alors! from Montreal is scheduled to perform at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre on Feb. 27 starting at 7 p.m.

New-generation recorder players opening eyes and earsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Jeanette Jackson of Kindersley has worked with local groups to bring a quartet of musicians to town that she says will have people thinking twice about the recorder. Flûte Alors!, an ensemble of four new-generation recorder players from Montreal, is scheduled to perform at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre on…

Minor ball delegate lays out field plans for town council

Town council byelection to replace Ken Francis has been set for April 11. Nominations close on March 7

Minor ball delegate lays out field plans for town councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley Minor Ball (KMB) has an ambitious plan they’ve presented to town officials. Chad Miller, the KMB president, shared plans with town council on Feb. 12 and detailed the organization’s proposed expenditures for 2018. He noted that the budget for capital improvements already included $40,000 in the approved preliminary budget…