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…

Local woman helping raise money for cancer research

Kindersley’s Crystal Scribner knows all too well about the fight against cancer and hopes that one day soon a cure will be found

Local woman helping raise money for cancer researchKevin McBain of The Clarion In 2017 alone,  an estimated 206,300 people were diagnosed in Canada with cancer and more than 80,000 people died with the disease. The fight continues to find a cure to this deadly disease. It is a disease that affects people of all ages. Kindersley’s Crystal Scribner knows all too well…

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…

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…

Kindersley Storm soccer teams continue to excel

Under-13 team goes undefeated in their three-team division to claim the gold medal in Saskatoon

Kindersley Storm soccer teams continue to excelKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley travel teams continued to find success at soccer tournaments last weekend. The Kindersley Storm sent four teams to the Saskatoon Harder Avalon with all of them finding some success. Leading the way was the under-13 team, which went undefeated in their three-team division to claim the gold medal.…

Klippers go all in on defence picks in bantam draft

‘It was a strong year for defencemen so we decided to take this opportunity to load up on the back end,’ head scout says

Klippers go all in on defence picks in bantam draftKevin McBain of The Clarion The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League held its annual general meetings in Nipawin on the weekend with several items on the agenda, including the bantam draft, which was held Friday morning All six players that the Klippers chose were defencemen. Head scout Stef Cormat said that it was a good year…

KCS band members travel to Seattle

Journey took them through Red Deer, Golden, Kamloops, Seattle, Chilliwack, Penticton and Banff, and included an award-winning performance

KCS band members travel to SeattleKevin McBain of The Clarion On the morning of Thursday, May 17, 2018, members of the KCS band, all 103 of them, along with 24 adults and three bus drivers began their Journey Through Music Tour – the Swan Song. Their once-every-four-year journey took them through Red Deer, Golden, Kamloops, Seattle, Chilliwack, Penticton and Banff.…

Kindersley Indoor Rodeo another huge success

Committee president Tyler Ritchie says it takes a lot of people to put this event on and he praised their effort

Kindersley Indoor Rodeo another huge successKevin McBain of the Clarion The 27th annual Kindersley Indoor Rodeo held May 24-26 was another huge success. Committee president Tyler Ritchie said he was very happy how things went. “Everything went really smooth,” he said. “I think we are in a bit of a groove now. Everything moved along very well.” He added that…

New bench boss for the Jr. Klippers

Clayton Jardine takes over from Geoff Grimwood, who wants to move closer to his family in B.C.

New bench boss for the Jr. KlippersKevin McBain of The Clarion In just a few short days late last week, the Klippers found out that their coach/general manager would be leaving the team and a new coach/GM was hired. Geoff Grimwood, who was the coach and general manager of the Kindersley Klippers for three seasons, announced last Wednesday that the he…

Braden Close and Team Alberta make it a three-peat

Local sledge hockey player will take much-earned break before heading back to training in hopes of getting an invitation to the national team camp in September

Braden Close and Team Alberta make it a three-peat  Kevin McBain of The Clarion Local athlete Braden Close helped his Team Alberta to win their third straight national sledge hockey championship on the weekend in Richmond, B.C. The team had a gruelling schedule, playing five games in just three days. They persevered and won all five games in the four-team tournament.
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