Connor Tate commits to Arizona university

Kindersley competitor will attend the 11th-ranked golf program in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, where he’ll get to golf and study business right in Phoenix

Connor Tate commits to Arizona universityAndrew McCormack of The Clarion The papers are signed and Kindersley’s Connor Tate will be golfing for the Arizona Christian University Firestorm come the 2017-18 school year. Tate will attend the 11th-ranked golf program in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, where he’ll get to golf and study business right in Phoenix. It’s been a…

Bumping and bucking: Kindersley sets rodeo record

A record 411 contestants took part in the Canadian Cowboys Association event, which drew strong crowds all three days

Bumping and bucking: Kindersley sets rodeo recordAndrew McCormack of The Clarion The West Central Events Centre was bumping and the beasts were bucking for the Kindersley Indoor Rodeo Thursday through Saturday. A Canadian Cowboys Association record for contestants was set. There were an estimated 411 entries for the three-day rodeo, the most in the half-century existence of the CCA. Every seat…

Flatlanders build new racing track

Kindersley club set to flip around their bleachers and start building a new track just to the south of the site of the currently-flooded old dirt track

Flatlanders build new racing trackThere’s exciting news for fans of the racing scene – the Flatlanders are set to flip around their bleachers and start building a new track just to the south of the site of the currently-flooded old dirt track. The last race was on July 9, 2016. The remaining contests were cancelled because of all the…

Woman receives prison term for employee fraud

If a hotel guest did not have an Aeroplan card, the accused would use one of the six fraudulent cards to collect Aeroplan points after the guest paid for the room

Woman receives prison term for employee fraudNews arising from court in Kindersley on May 23: Anna Mae Amugod has pleaded guilty to several fraud charges and she has received a sentence of six months in prison after appearing in provincial court last week. Amugod was working at the Nova Inn Kindersley at the time of the fraud. The hotel is owned…

Kindersley U16 team earns soccer gold

Like the U16s, the U12/14s had a 2-2 record, but finished in third place in their five-team division. The U10s had a tough go, as their bracket wasn’t tiered. But they battled hard

Kindersley U16 team earns soccer goldAndrew McCormack of The Clarion The three Kindersley Storm soccer teams were in action this past weekend, and the U16s came home from Swift Current with a gold medal. The U12/14 Kindersley Storm and the U10 Kindersley Storm were in Saskatoon at the Hollandia Cup and the U12/14 squad also had a solid finish. Like the…

Two major projects part of 2017 Kindersley budget

Property owners will see an average increase of less than one per cent to the the municipal portion of their property taxes

Two major projects part of 2017 Kindersley budgetThe Town of Kindersley has adopted a budget with minimal municipal tax increases for most property owners, and with two major projects soaking up most of the budget. Council members adopted the town’s 2017 budget, mill rate and mill rate factors at a meeting on May 24. A news release states that the town has…

Great Plains College celebrates 2017 graduation

Kindersley campus students completed programs including adult basic education, administrative assistant, early childhood education, continuing care assistant, fourth class power engineering and primary care paramedic.

Great Plains College celebrates 2017 graduationKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley campus of Great Plains College held its graduation exercises for the 2016-17 school year, and a total of 54 people are moving on to the next chapter in their lives. Teachers, staff, students and various guests attended the college’s 2017 graduation ceremony and scholarship presentation program held on…

2017 town budget projects $248,336 surplus

Drop in mill rate leads to hold on some infrastructure spending while moving ahead with new aquatic centre

2017 town budget projects $248,336 surplusKindersley Town Council’s first budget of the term will result in a mill rate drop of more than five mills and spending on certain infrastructure and other programs put on hold as funding slows and Council focuses attention on the design-build of the new indoor aquatic centre. At its May 24 Regular Meeting, Council approved a…

Charges laid in fraud investigation

More than 250 complaints received involving a Kindersley travel agency

Charges laid in fraud investigationCrossroads staff In January, 2016, the RCMP received multiple complaints of fraud involving a travel agency business in Kindersley. As a result of investigation and consultation with Crown, 44-year-old Leslie Glauser is charged with one count of Fraud Over $5,000, section 380(1)(a) of the Criminal Code. “This 16 month investigation was lengthy, in part, due…

Braden Close a two-time national champion

Kindersley man wins Canadian Sledge Hockey Championship with Team Alberta – and he remembers it all this time, unlike last year when he suffered a head injury

Braden Close a two-time national championBy Andrew McCormack The Clarion Braden Close won his second title with Team Alberta at the Canadian Sledge Hockey Championship in Montréal on May 14 – and he remembers it this time. A year ago, the now-21-year-old centre hit an opponent head-on with three seconds left in a 3-1 gold-medal win over Ontario and suffered a…