Former Kindersley travel agent pleads guilty to fraud

Leslie Glauser, who operated T & T Travel, has pleaded guilty to a single count of fraud over $5,000. A sentencing hearing is set for Feb. 6

Former Kindersley travel agent pleads guilty to fraudKenneth Brown of The Clarion A former Kindersley travel agent accused of fraud has pleaded guilty to the charge. However, she will not be sentenced until after a court appearance in February. Leslie Glauser, who operated T & T Travel in Kindersley, has pleaded guilty to a single count of fraud over $5,000. More than…

Christmas Hamper Program drawing good support

Applications are now being accepted for the program, which provides food support and gifts for children

Christmas Hamper Program drawing good supportKenneth Brown of The Clarion Support for the local Christmas Hamper Program has been steady, says a co-ordinator with the project. The Kindersley branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) operates the Christmas Hamper Program. The initiative is in its 55th year. Donations have been accepted since Dec. 1. The program has received good…

Chase the Ace pot continues to grow

The draw winner gets 20 per cent of the money and another 30 per cent goes into the ace pot. The remaining 50 per cent goes to the aquatic centre

Chase the Ace pot continues to growKenneth Brown of The Clarion The lucky winner of the Kindersley Community Service Group’s Chase the Ace draw will walk away with a mitt full of cash from a growing ace pot. Gary Hamilton, a member of the Kindersley Elks and a spokesperson for the draw organizers, said the ace pot has grown to more…

Airport users express concerns with new bylaw

Council delays passing the bylaw, calls a special meeting on Dec. 21 to discuss the contentious proposals and hear from airport users

Airport users express concerns with new bylawKenneth Brown of The Clarion After concerns over Kindersley’s proposed airport bylaw were raised, town council has opted to delay passing it. The first reading of Bylaw 10-17, to regulate the Kindersley Regional Airport and to provide for airport authority, rules, regulations and fees, was given at a council meeting on Nov. 27. The bylaw…

Stage production aims to share Christmas spirit

Christmas Spectacular runs on Dec. 15 at 7 p.m., on Dec. 16 at 2 and 7 p.m., and on Dec. 17 at 4 p.m.

Stage production aims to share Christmas spiritKenneth Brown of The Clarion The meaning of Christmas takes centre stage when Dahling Productions presents its fifth annual Christmas extravaganza to Kindersley audiences. Dahling Productions, a local theatre company operated by Richelle Ortman, has been doing an annual Christmas production since 2013. The company’s history of presentations continues with an original musical titled Christmas…

Lagoon project requires grant to move forward

‘We’ve been told we’re close to the top of the pile for grant money,’ Mayor Rod Perkins says

Lagoon project requires grant to move forwardKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley wants to complete a major wastewater project but the expensive work has been put on hold due to the lack of grant funding in 2017. Town council members passed a resolution at a meeting on Nov. 14 to transfer $1.25 million to a reserve account. The…

Donations now being accepted for Christmas hamper program

The Salvation Army supplies the turkeys and the West Central Crisis and Family Support Centre supplies gifts for children

Donations now being accepted for Christmas hamper programKenneth Brown of The Clarion It’s the season for giving, and the organizers of an area Christmas Hamper program hope people are in the giving spirit as they collect donations of food and money. The Kindersley branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has been operating a Christmas Hamper program for more than 50…

Brock-area farmer donates estate to hospital

The late Donnie Duncan Donald’s estate is estimated at more than $1 million

Brock-area farmer donates estate to hospitalKenneth Brown of The Clarion An estate worth more than $1 million has been donated to the Kindersley and District Health Centre by a former Brock-area resident. Donnie Duncan Donald, a farmer who lived in the Brock area, named the health centre as the beneficiary of his entire estate. The total donation was $979,562 before…

Town council denies request to reduce false fire alarm penalties

Council also affirmed the Kindersley Children’s Charter and the document will be displayed in public

Town council denies request to reduce false fire alarm penaltiesKenneth Brown of The Clarion Town council has once again upheld penalties for false fire alarms after a request to appeal fines. Members of council discussed a recent appeal of fines from two false alarm invoices on Nov. 27 at their regular meeting. The request came from a local hotel business after it experienced two…

Support still needed for Santa’s Hut

The program gives children a chance to buy gifts for parents and siblings at a nominal price

Support still needed for Santa’s HutKenneth Brown of The Clarion More support is needed for an annual program that empowers children in six area communities by giving them a chance to buy Christmas gifts for their family members. The Santa’s Hut program gives children 12 years of age and under a chance to attend shopping events in their communities and…