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…

Town focuses on early-season mosquito measures

It didn’t take long for the mosquito population to boom this spring, so the town has been applying the control chemical malathion in community green spaces

Town focuses on early-season mosquito measuresBy Kenneth Brown The Clarion The Town of Kindersley is taking a two-pronged approach to battling mosquitoes in response to a widespread early-season presence of the pesky little insects in 2017. It didn’t take long for the mosquito population to boom this spring, so the town has been applying the mosquito control chemical malathion in green…

Area performers ready to celebrate Canada 150

Concert on Sunday afternoon at St. Paul’s United Church to include fiddle music, jazz and classical music, among other genres

Area performers ready to celebrate Canada 150By Kenneth Brown The Clarion A wide range of singers and musicians from the area are coming together in Kindersley this Sunday to help celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday by throwing a concert. The West Central Saskatchewan Registered Music Teachers’ Association is presenting a Canada 150 Concert on May 28 at St. Paul’s United Church in…
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