KCS Class of 2017 ready to take on the world

61 members of Kindersley Composite School received their diplomas on June 29

KCS Class of 2017 ready to take on the worldKevin McBain of The Clarion Sixty-one members of Kindersley Composite School (KCS) Class of 2017 received their graduation diplomas on June 29 on the stage of the Co-op arena. Teacher Ryan Street, acting as Master of Ceremonies, did a great job at keeping the evening running smoothly, even sprinkling tidbits of wisdom as the evening…

English public schools becoming less popular in Saskatchewan

French schools increased their share of students, as did Catholic schools. And independent schools and home-schooling options are becoming far more popular

English public schools becoming less popular in SaskatchewanChoosing a school other than your local English public school is increasingly popular in Canada and Saskatchewan is no exception. According to a recent analysis of Ministry of Education enrolment data by the Fraser Institute, the share of students attending English public schools in Saskatchewan showed one of the greatest declines in Canada over a…

Kindersley’s Canada 150 celebrations offer plenty of variety

Several venues will offer fun for the whole family, from entertainment to children's activities to food, all capped off with spectacular fireworks.

Kindersley’s Canada 150 celebrations offer plenty of varietyKenneth Brown of The Clarion Canadians everywhere will celebrate an important milestone this weekend and there will be lots for people to do in Kindersley with several groups holding events. To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, the Town of Kindersley is hosting activities at Baker Park starting at 11:30 a.m. That event runs until 2:30 p.m.,…

Kindersley cadet squadron holds annual ceremonial review

Several awards and promotions were handed out to reward many of the cadets for their hard work and dedication

Kindersley cadet squadron holds annual ceremonial reviewKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Royal Canadian Air Cadet Lloyd Sparky Ament Squadron closed out another year on June 3 with their annual ceremonial review. This year, they held the event on main street in Coleville. The cadets were in fine form for the day, which showcased a bit of what they learned…

KCS students honoured for excellence

The afternoon kicked off with the awarding of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award that was presented to graduate Sheldon Cannon for achieving the highest mark in the graduating class of 2016.

KCS students honoured for excellenceStudents who excelled this year in academics and athletics were recognized at the Kindersley Composite School awards last Thursday afternoon. The afternoon kicked off with the awarding of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award that was presented to graduate Sheldon Cannon for achieving the highest mark in the graduating class of 2016. Coaches of each KCS competing…

Addison family members receive heritage award

Two granddaughters of James Addison, who built the Addison Sod House, received a Heritage Award for stewardship of the provincial heritage property

Addison family members receive heritage awardKenneth Brown of The Clarion The family responsible for the Addison Sod House has received a Lieutenant Governor’s Heritage Award for its long-term stewardship of a provincial heritage property. Two granddaughters of James Addison, the man who built the historic sod house between 1909 and 1911, were at Government House in Regina on June 14…

Seniors Centre has new owners

Seniors Centre memberships have been dwindling due to many of our former senior members passing away or moving

Seniors Centre has new ownersKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Seniors Centre has new owners. The Kindersley and District Co-op has taken ownership of the hall, located near the Co-op grocery store, as of June 1. The president of the seniors’ club, the former owners of the building, said that it has been tough to keep up with…

Threshing club members show off their horsepower

It’s the third year that club members have seeded a crop for a harvest demonstration in the fall, but only the second year for the seeding demonstration

Threshing club members show off their horsepowerKenneth Brown of The Clarion Members of the Kindersley Antique Threshing Club have recreated yet another scene straight out of the pioneer days of a century ago in the fields of Saskatchewan. The club held its second annual antique seeding and tilling demonstration on June 9 on a plot of donated land to the west…

Man gets 10-year driving prohibition

Chad Henderson pleaded guilty to three charges, including disqualified operation of a motor vehicle, breach of probation and theft under $5,000

Man gets 10-year driving prohibitionA history of disqualified driving violations from 20 years ago, along with another charge, resulted in a decade-long driving prohibition for Chad Henderson. The man was sentenced in Kindersley court on June 6. Henderson pleaded guilty to three charges, including disqualified operation of a motor vehicle, breach of probation and theft under $5,000. He received…