Fine dining event a huge fundraising success

The owners of Kindersley Insurance Ltd., with staff and volunteers, served a four-course meal to raise $4,655 for West Central Abilities

Fine dining event a huge fundraising successKenneth Brown of The Clarion The owners of Kindersley Insurance Ltd. host an annual fine dining event to raise money for a local cause. The 2018 fundraiser has been declared a success. People gathered at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Jan. 27 to enjoy a four-course meal prepared by the owners of Kindersley Insurance with…

Community mourns loss of dedicated volunteer

Don Fuhrman, 66, spent most of his adult life volunteering on community projects and organizations, often as an inspirational leader

Community mourns loss of dedicated volunteerKenneth Brown of The Clarion Longtime volunteer and community champion Don Fuhrman died suddenly last week and the community now has a big hole to fill within the local volunteer base. Fuhrman, who was only 66-years-old at the time of his death on Jan. 18, spent the majority of his adult life volunteering his time…

Chase the Ace pot continues to grow

Ticket proceeds are split three ways: the biweekly winner gets 20 per cent, the ace pot gets 30 per cent and the pool fundraising effort gets 50 per cent

Chase the Ace pot continues to growKenneth Brown of The Clarion None of the biweekly winners from a local Chase the Ace draw has managed to choose the Ace of Spades. The ace pot will continue to grow for at least another week. The Kindersley Community Services Group has been running its Chase the Ace draw since September and nine draws…

Oasis Players return to the stage

The group cancelled its 2014 production and went on a lengthy hiatus while longtime director Lenore Bailey fought cancer

Oasis Players return to the stageKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Eatonia Oasis Players are preparing for their first production in five years and there are still tickets available for one or two of the group’s performances. The theatre group is doing three performances at the Eatonia Community Hall on Jan. 25, 26 and 27. The Oasis Players will present…

Deputy mayor to discuss future on town council

Ken Francis, the Saskatchewan Party’s candidate in an upcoming Kindersley byelection, has yet to determine how long he will serve on council

Deputy mayor to discuss future on town councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion Deputy Mayor Ken Francis is the Saskatchewan Party’s candidate in an upcoming Kindersley byelection and he has yet to determine how long he will serve on council. The deputy mayor was nominated to be the Sask. Party candidate on Jan. 8, and he will have to resign from town council…

Council tends to bylaw matters

Aquatic centre construction details ironed out; lots consolidated for non-profits; purchasing policy revised

Council tends to bylaw mattersKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley has been busy tending to its bylaws in recent weeks, and three more bylaws have received attention from the town’s elected officials. Council members have given the second and third readings to adopt an amendment to the town’s zoning bylaw, and given all three readings to…

Water main breaks keep town staff busy

The town’s annual operating budget includes money for anticipated water main repairs and reserve funds could also be accessed

Water main breaks keep town staff busyKenneth Brown of The Clarion There have been three water main breaks during the 2017-18 fall and winter season with the most recent one at the corner of Eighth and Third Street West. Water service was disrupted on Jan. 5 to several residents of Eighth Street West, all residents of King Drive and to one…

Town amends fees before adopting airport bylaw

Deputy Mayor Ken Francis said council discussed a range of information gathered from airports, user groups and other sources

Town amends fees before adopting airport bylawKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley has replaced landing fees with new annual fees in a new airport bylaw after airport users expressed their concerns with the new fees. Council members gave the final two readings to adopt the new airport bylaw at a special meeting of council on Dec. 21, but…

Kindersley’s Ken Francis earns Sask. Party nomination

Byelection date not yet set to replace Bill Boyd as riding MLA; town council will need to replace Francis if he wins the provincial byelection

Kindersley’s Ken Francis earns Sask. Party nominationKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley’s current deputy mayor, Ken Francis, has won a contested nomination to be the Saskatchewan Party’s candidate for the Kindersley byelection. A nomination meeting was held at the Kindersley Mall in the space formerly occupied by Home Hardware. More than 600 Saskatchewan Party members turned out to…

Country artist up next for arts council

Chris Henderson, one of the busiest touring acts in Canadian country music, will be in Kindersley on Jan. 12 at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre

Country artist up next for arts councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion A Saskatchewan-born country music artist is the next performer in the arts council’s Stars for Saskatchewan series. Chris Henderson, who was born in Estevan, has become one of the busiest touring acts in Canadian country music. He will be in Kindersley on Jan. 12 to perform at the Norman Ritchie…