Kindersley Raiders win back-to-back titles

Fertile Valley Baseball League champions for a second year in a row after defeating the Kindersley Stallions in a three-game series

Kindersley Raiders win back-to-back titles    Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Raiders are Fertile Valley Baseball League champions for a second year in a row after defeating the Kindersley Stallions in a three-game series. Three of the largest crowds at Berard Field since the Baseball Canada Cup in 2010 enjoyed the thrilling best-of-three series played over three…

Town receives accessibility grant for aquatic centre

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities announces that Kindersley has been awarded a Jumpstart Accessibility Grant for $115,000

Town receives accessibility grant for aquatic centreKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Aquatic Centre will be more accessible than ever with the addition of two PoolPod Platform lift systems from a Jumpstart Accessibility Grant. Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities announced on Aug. 1 that the Town of Kindersley has been awarded a Jumpstart Accessibility Grant for $115,000 for the installation of…

Heritage designation revoked for sod house property

James Addison built the sod house from 1909 to 1911. The property remains a national historic site

Heritage designation revoked for sod house property  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The Addison Sod House is no longer a provincial heritage property because the historic property’s current owner asked to have the designation revoked. A Revocation Order of the Provincial Heritage Property status was made on July 11. Gene Makowsky, the minister of Parks, Culture and Sport, ordered the revocation…

Locals compete in trapshooting championships

Dan, Tim and Brooke Kachmarski of Brock shot in all events at the national event over the five days

Locals compete in trapshooting championships  Submitted b Lori Kachmarski The Canadian Trapshooting Championships were held in Brandon, Man., from June 27 to July 1 and three Brock residents took part. There were 134 shooters from Canada and the United States competing in an open class and a closed class for Canadians only. The participants competed in singles, doubles and…

Highway 7 corridor survey results now available

When asked how safe they feel on Highway 7 through Kindersley, 43% of respondents said somewhat safe, 37% said not very safe and 17% said not safe at all

Highway 7 corridor survey results now available  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The ministry of highways and infrastructure has released the results from a survey that asked motorists about the Highway 7 corridor through Kindersley. Ministry officials were looking for public feedback on the section of Highway 7 running through Kindersley. The portion of the highway from 15th Street West and…

All-Kindersley championship rematch in FVBL final series

The Stallions will hope for a different outcome to the series after losing the 2017 final to the Raiders in two straight games

All-Kindersley championship rematch in FVBL final series  Clarion Staff The Kindersley Raiders and Kindersley Stallions will lock horns in the Fertile Valley Baseball League championship for the second consecutive year. A trend of competitive baseball has continued in the 2018 FVBL playoffs. All four playoff series so far have taken all three games to decide the winners, and the Raiders and…

Town asking citizens for input on green space beside O’Connor Park

Suggested uses include a basketball court, tennis court, unsupervised miniature golf course, beach volleyball court, bocce ball or lawn bowling court, or an open green space

Town asking citizens for input on green space beside O’Connor ParkKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley is looking to use a parcel of green space adjacent to O’Connor Park and town officials are asking citizens to provide their ideas. O’Connor Park is a green space in Rosedale located east of Thomson Drive and within O’Connor Crescent. The town is hoping to get…

Peewee Royals provincial silver medalists

The final game pitted the Royals against Kipling. They came up on the short end of a very exciting 8-6 game

Peewee Royals provincial silver medalists  News staff The Kindersley Peewee Royals had a very successful provincial baseball tournament weekend held in Moosomin on July 27-29. They were able to go undefeated in round robin play, with victories over the Sask Five Giants 19-10, Kipling Royals 12-11, White Butte Broncos 12-2, and Saskatoon Braves 4-1.

Masonic Lodge still active in the community after 100 years

The local lodge has 54 members with about 25 to 30 active members and it's a partner in the Kindersley Community Service Group

Masonic Lodge still active in the community after 100 yearsKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Masonic Lodge has more than 100 years of history and the local fraternal organization continues to stay active within the community. There are several ways to support a community, and joining a service club or fraternal organization is one way to give back. Membership is down for most…

Local ball players to represent the province

Kyle Donaldson, Corson Harris, Dallas McGrath and Joel McGrath will all play for Team Saskatchewan at Baseball Canada events

Local ball players to represent the province  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion Four members of the Kindersley Stallions baseball club are travelling to eastern Canada this month to play in national tournaments for Team Saskatchewan. Kyle Donaldson, Corson Harris and Dallas McGrath are all heading to St. Thomas, Ont., to play for Team Saskatchewan in the 21U Men’s Championship on Aug.…

Flanagan inks one-year deal

Kindersley defenceman returns to the ECHL's Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Flanagan inks one-year deal  Clarion staff The Greenville Swamp Rabbits of the East Coast Hockey League have announced the signing of Kindersley native Sean Flanagan to a one-year deal. Flanagan re-signs after playing his rookie season with the Swamp Rabbits. He was one of only three players to play the entire 70-game schedule.

Stallions, Raiders hope to continue playoff runs

If both series ended last night, Game 1 of the FVBL final could be played as soon as tomorrow

Stallions, Raiders hope to continue playoff runsClarion Staff The Kindersley Raiders and Kindersley Stallions were scheduled to play games last night, and both series could have come to an end depending on one outcome. The Stallions were hosting the Oyen Eagles at Berard Field on Monday night facing elimination in their three-game semifinal series in the Fertile Valley Baseball League playoffs,…

iKids Camp: where kids can be kids

Thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers, this year’s camp offers numerous activities – from art, sports, crafts, a wet and wild day, and a talent show – captured on video for the parents

iKids Camp: where kids can be kidsJoan Janzen of The Clarion Kids have been heading to iKids Camp every week day in July in the Kindersley Christian Fellowship building on Highway 7 East. The non-profit organization called iKids is directed by Chantal McDougall, who says her greatest challenge is keeping the kids from being bored, but that same challenge is what…

Dirt racers and pullers put on show for audiences

Kindersley Dirt Drags & Truck and Tractor Pulls on July 20-21 at the East 40 Motorplex

Dirt racers and pullers put on show for audiences    Kenneth Brown of The Clarion Hundreds of fans packed the stands last weekend for two days of sand drags and truck and tractor pulls at the East 40 Motorplex. The competition was fierce. Competitors from across western Canada and parts of the United States came to the area for the Kindersley Dirt Drags…

Grant recipients approved for 2018

The town had $45,154 to allocate as part of the program and a total of $70,624 was requested by and eligible to the 22 applicants

Grant recipients approved for 2018Kenneth Brown of The Clarion An adjudication committee has approved the 2018 Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) recipients, and council has learned about the results. Details of the successful 2018 KCIP grant recipients were provided to council members for their meeting on July 16. The Town of Kindersley receives funding from Saskatchewan Lotteries based on…
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