New staff settling in at Elizabeth Middle School

Principal Tammy Diemert says the year has started out on the right foot

New staff settling in at Elizabeth Middle SchoolKenneth Brown of The Clarion The first month of a new school year has just elapsed and a group of new staff members is settling in to their roles at Elizabeth Middle School. Elizabeth has welcomed four new faces to the school to start the 2018-19 year. The middle school has three new teachers including…

Growing project committee holds another Harvest Day

Students attending Harvest Day are split into groups and rotate through various educational sessions

Growing project committee holds another Harvest DayKenneth Brown of The Clarion Committee members for the Prairie West Growing Project are continuing to provide an annual educational opportunity to Grade 7 students in the area. The Prairie West Growing Project supports the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFB) and the committee responsible for the growing project has been holding an event known as Harvest…

Getting into the act: Judy Lavoie a key part of dinner theatre productions

Director for the Kindersley Players, a volunteer adult community theatre group

Getting into the act: Judy Lavoie a key part of dinner theatre productionsJoan Janzen of The Clarion The lyrics of an old song “we’re here for a good time” are well suited to Kindersley volunteer Judy Lavoie, who loves being director for the Kindersley Players, a volunteer adult community theatre group. This group began in the late 1980s with two one-act plays before beginning the dinner theatre…

Council announces new chief administrative officer

Audrey Hebert, the town’s former director of corporate services, takes over

Council announces new chief administrative officerClarion Staff The town’s elected officials have announced Audrey Hebert as the town’s next chief administrative officer (CAO). The announcement was made official at the council meeting on Sept. 24 and a resolution was made to appoint Hebert, the town’s former director of corporate services, as the town’s next CAO. Mayor Rod Perkins made the…

Group effort brings music to Kindersley’s Heritage Manor

Volunteer musicians perform weekly – bringing pleasure to the residents and the band members

Group effort brings music to Kindersley’s Heritage ManorJoan Janzen of The Clarion Every week, the residents at Kindersley’s Heritage Manor look forward to a group of volunteer musicians coming to visit their facility to provide some old-time musical entertainment. “Some say it’s the highlight of their week,” says pianist Marilyn Stevenson. “It’s a wonderful way for seniors to keep mobile if they…

Kobras shine bright under the lights

The Kobras scored on every possession and the defence stymied the Spartans, resulting in a 73-6 Kindersley victory

Kobras shine bright under the lightsClarion Staff Kindersley Composite School Kobras broke out of a two-game slump Friday night under the lights against the visiting Meadow Lake Spartans. The cool damp evening proved to be just what the football team needed.

Montana’s to open doors later this fall

Restaurant is being built next to the Best Western Plus Hotel on 13th Avenue East

Montana’s to open doors later this fallKenneth Brown of The Clarion Another new dining option is coming soon to Kindersley. The restaurant’s owner says the Montana’s BBQ & Bar is on track to open before the end of October. The Montana’s is being built next to the Best Western Plus Hotel on 13th Avenue East. West Fraser Developments Ltd., the hotel’s…

Challenging, yet positive, weekend for Goose Festival

Mass cancellation of outdoor events on Saturday due to the roughly 10 centimetres of wet show

Challenging, yet positive, weekend for Goose Festival    Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The 46th annual Kindersley Goose Festival had its challenges with a mass cancellation of outdoor events on Saturday. Still, it was a good weekend of events. The festival took place on Sept. 20-23, but most activities and events on Saturday and Sunday were cancelled due to the roughly…

Klippers continue hot play after first loss

Kindersley now has four wins and one loss in the young SJHL season

Klippers continue hot play after first lossKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Iron Horse Kindersley Klippers have continued their hot start to the 2018-19 Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League season with a pair of wins over a span of three games in four nights. The Klippers won a close game at home against the Melfort Mustangs on Friday night, winning the game…

A simple, genuine tribute to the Humboldt Broncos

Hockey fans of West Central Saskatchewan asked to take part in ceremony on Sept. 29

A simple, genuine tribute to the Humboldt BroncosThe Klippers Hockey organization wish to take this opportunity to invite you to join with us in welcoming the 2018-19 edition of the Humboldt Broncos to the West Central Events Centre and honour the lost and affected lives of the April 6 tragedy in the following way: On Saturday, Sept 29, we invite you to…

NHL and Klippers alumni get out for a cause

After event included stories from the pros, along with live and silent auctions

Kenneth Brown of The Clarion Eight former professional hockey players, along with Kindersley Klippers alumni and local players, have teamed up to entertain audiences on and off the ice. The former pros, Klippers alumni and local players took to the ice at the West Central Events Centre (WCEC) on Sept. 22 for a friendly, yet…

Eaton School welcomes several new staff members

The newcomers all have a mentor to lean on at the start of the school year

Eaton School welcomes several new staff members  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion A total of five new staff members have started the year at Eaton School in Eatonia, and the school’s principal says everyone has started out on a good note. “We’re off to a really good start this year,” said Lisa King, the principal, adding that the school’s returning staff…

Plenty to do during Goose Festival

Festival kicks off in traditional fashion with the Goose Plucking and Potato Peeling events

Plenty to do during Goose FestivalClarion Staff The 46th Kindersley Goose Festival kicks off tomorrow with the usual potato skin shredding and feather flying contests at the stage along Main Street. Goose Festival takes place on Sept. 20-23. Events take place throughout the community on all four days of the festival, but Saturday is the busiest day with events focused…

Staying active and offering support

Helping to raise funds for Parkinson’s research, support services, education and advocacy

Staying active and offering supportBy Joan Janzen of The Clarion Every year, for more than a decade, Nancy Kelly has participated in the Parkinson SuperWalk in Saskatoon, helping to raise funds for Parkinson’s research, support services, education and advocacy.   “I’ve been the top fundraiser in Saskatchewan for six years,” Nancy said.

Lions remain undefeated after four games

Elizabeth Middle School has two games left to close out the six-man junior football league regular season

Lions remain undefeated after four gamesClarion Staff The Elizabeth Middle School Lions have passed the midway point of their season and the team is perfect going into an away game tomorrow night in Macklin. The Lions hosted the Eatonia Spartans on Sept. 17 for their final home game of the six-man junior football league season. The Lions won 60-0 to…