Citizens present concerns at RCMP town hall meeting

The three areas of focus were property crime such as theft, mischief, traffic offences and drug enforcement

Citizens present concerns at RCMP town hall meetingKenneth Brown of The Clarion A small crowd at Monday night’s RCMP town hall meeting in Kindersley has shared big concerns with four commanding officers for the Kindersley detachment. The town hall meeting was held on Nov. 5 at the Elks Hall in Kindersley. The meeting was attended by approximately 50 people who were able…

Volunteers make it happen

Gary Hamilton has been described as a tireless champion for Kindersley who has made our community better

Volunteers make it happenBy Joan Janzen of the Clarion “Volunteers don’t do what we do for the honors we receive,” said long-time volunteer Gary Hamilton. “We do it because there’s a need in our community and if we don’t do it, it doesn’t happen.” Nevertheless, Gary has been described as a tireless champion for Kindersley who has made…

Sr. Klippers start season on the road

The team opens the season at Biggar Jubilee Stadium on Nov. 3 against the Nationals starting at 8 p.m.

Sr. Klippers start season on the roadKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Sr. Klippers have finished the exhibition season and the team is preparing to start the 2018-19 season on the road this weekend in Biggar. The team opens the season at Biggar Jubilee Stadium on Nov. 3 against the Nationals starting at 8 p.m. The Sask West Hockey (SWHL)…

Officials present highway options at open house

Among the improvements: accommodating increased traffic, balancing mobility and access and maintaining the 70 km/h speed limit

Officials present highway options at open houseKenneth Brown of The Clarion Safety improvements will be made along the Highway 7 corridor through Kindersley and options have been presented to people during an information session. The options were presented to the public on Oct. 23 at the Elks Hall in Kindersley. Representatives with the ministry of highways and infrastructure, Town of Kindersley…

Kindersley senior hockey in transition

With a new board and coaching staff, it made sense for the team to adopt the old name and look, so the Sr. Klippers return

Kindersley senior hockey in transitionKenneth Brown of The Clarion The 2018-19 Sask. West Hockey League (SWHL) season will mark the return of the Kindersley Sr. Klippers hockey club to the league. The Red Lions are no more. Not only has the team adopted a recognizable name for senior hockey in the community, the Sr. Klippers have a new coaching…

Dave Burke’s service is spread throughout the community

No matter what the volunteer work, he enjoys the friendships he’s made through the years and serving the people in the community

Dave Burke’s service is spread throughout the communityBy Joan Janzen of The Clarion “I’ve been a firefighter since 1978, and been a Legion member for 37 years. I umpired baseball for roughly 34 years.” said Dave Burke. More recently, he’s taken the position of president of the Kindersley Community Service group.

Council fills CAO vacancy from within

Audrey Hebert brings more than two decades of municipal experience to the position

Council fills CAO vacancy from withinKenneth Brown of The Clarion Audrey Hebert has been announced as the new chief administrative officer (CAO) for the Town of Kindersley after working in the town’s administration for 11 years. The town’s elected officials conducted the process to find the next CAO for Kindersley and they decided to hire from within the organization after…

Water meter inspection finds several bypass valves

All 10 businesses have since removed the bypass lines to avoid penalties, town council told

Water meter inspection finds several bypass valvesKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley has inspected water meters at commercial properties in town and council has received a report on the bypass inspection project. Mayor Rod Perkins spoke about the project at a council meeting on Aug. 20 and he said council had received the final administrative report on the…

Storm damage assistance available to Kindersley citizens

Residents must start a claim with their insurers before they apply to receive funding through the provincial government program

Storm damage assistance available to Kindersley citizensKenneth Brown of The Clarion Residents of the Town of Kindersley with uninsurable losses from a severe storm early in July could now apply for funding assistance from a provincial program. Town officials applied to the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP) after a severe storm on July 10 caused widespread damage in the community. A…

Elizabeth students’ work included in books

Stories and poems, along with other student submissions from across Canada, were published in two books. The works of seven local students are included

Elizabeth students’ work included in booksKevin McBain of The Clarion Seven Grade 6 students from Elizabeth Middle School can now say they are published authors. Emilie Van Dyk, Justice LaClare, Alexus Bellisle, Ava Watchel, Mason Kucher, Lyndon Campbell and Lexi Pearce just received their books last week that their short stories and poems have been published in. Selected stories and…

Minor soccer celebrates successful season

‘Soccer continues to thrive in Kindersley thanks in large part to some great support,’ said local club president Darin Wildman

Minor soccer celebrates successful seasonKevin McBain of The Clarion Kindersley Minor soccer wrapped up its season last weekend with a fun round of games. This outdoor season saw 200 boys and girls from under-5 to under-17 participate. President of Kindersley Soccer Incorporated, Darin Wildman, said that it has been a great season. “It has been a great season,” he…

KCS celebrates student achievements

The Governor General Award given to the top student from 2017 went to Mallory Fries

KCS celebrates student achievementsThe Kindersley Composite School held its annual awards’ presentations Friday morning with student’s receiving recognition for their academic and athletic success. One of the top awards given out each year is the Governor General Award given to the top student from 2017. This year’s recipient was Mallory Fries. School and Community Council Academic Achievement Awards…
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