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…

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.

Town officials get update on shelter project

The mayor said there were a couple of sites where he believes the project will receive less resistance from the community

Town officials get update on shelter projectKenneth Brown of The Clarion A location for the crisis centre’s safe shelter project is a hot topic in town, and council has received a report on the progress after a recent meeting. Council passed a resolution at a meeting on June 25 to establish a community committee chaired by Mayor Rod Perkins, and in…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Eatonia’s Golightly to enter provincial baseball hall of fame

Inducted in the individual category as a player/builder for his contribution to the rich Saskatchewan baseball history

Eatonia’s Golightly to enter provincial baseball hall of fameSubmitted by Jane Shury James D. Golightly of Eatonia, Sask., will be inducted into the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame, Individual Category, as a Player/Builder, for his contribution to our rich Saskatchewan baseball history. Jim Golightly was born in Eatonia on April 16, 1938. At the age of 14, Golightly began playing senior men’s fastball for four years in Mantario, Sask. In…

Dirt racers, tractor pull competitors ready to roar

Drag races set for this weekend. Event also features cabarets on both nights, monster truck rides and inflatable jumpers for the children

Dirt racers, tractor pull competitors ready to roarKenneth Brown of The Clarion The roar of blown engines will be heard east of Kindersley on the weekend with the return of dirt racers and tractor pullers to the East 40 Motorplex. The Kindersley Dirt Drags and Truck and Tractor Pulls take place on July 20-21 at the motorplex located five miles east of…

Youth pull handcarts across the prairie in pioneer re-enactment

Through heat and driving winds, they slept in tents, ate biscuits and stew, and struggled to pull and push a loaded cart over the hills and mud ruts

Youth pull handcarts across the prairie in pioneer re-enactment  Contributed story For four days from July 6-9, a group of 80 Saskatchewan teenagers gave up cellphones and the comforts of home to don pioneer clothing and pull handcarts for 30 km across the open prairie. Through exhausting heat and driving winds, they slept in tents, ate biscuits and stew, and struggled to pull…

Powerful storm system wreaks havoc on community

High winds, heavy rain cause widespread damage and some flooding

Powerful storm system wreaks havoc on community  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion A severe storm system and suspected plow wind has left its mark on Kindersley with varying degrees of damage to structures throughout the community. The Kindersley area was placed under a severe thunder storm warning on July 10 and at approximately 7 p.m., a violent storm system was unleashed…

Klippers add depth and youth over summer

SJHL team announces a three-player trade and signees for the 2018-19 season

Klippers add depth and youth over summerKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Iron Horse Kindersley Klippers have been busy in the offseason. The team has just announced a three-player trade and its signees for the 2018-19 season. The Klippers announced a three-player deal with the Drumheller Dragons on July 4 and the team acquired a pair of players from Drumheller for…

Bantam Royals go undefeated at tournament

Dominating bantam baseball performance in Macklin last weekend

Bantam Royals go undefeated at tournamentClarion Staff The Kindersley Bantam Royals are nearing the end of a successful season with two tournament wins including a dominating performance in Macklin last weekend. The tournament in Macklin was held on July 7-8 and there were six teams in the tournament. The Bantam Royals won all four of their games to win their…

Only five draws left in Chase the Ace

A total of $5,873 has been won by the 21 draw winners and the draws are held every other Thursday

Only five draws left in Chase the AceKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Community Service Group is hopeful ticket sales ramp up for its Chase the Ace draw with only five draws remaining before the draw ends. The most recent draw took place on July 5 at the Elks Hall. Darlene May, a volunteer that helps to sell Chase the Ace…