Santa’s Hut program gathering donations for Christmas season

In its 25th year, the program allows local children 12 years of age and under to buy gifts for their parents and siblings for a nominal price

Santa’s Hut program gathering donations for Christmas seasonKenneth Brown of The Clarion The annual children’s Christmas shopping extravaganza known as Santa’s Hut is starting up for the season as donations of gift items and money are now being accepted. It’s a special year for organizers because the Santa’s Hut program is in its 25th year of operation. The program is operated by…

Local celebrities dancing for charity

You can vote for your favourite contestant online and contribute to a local charity at the same time

Local celebrities dancing for charityKenneth Brown of The Clarion Well-known individuals from three area communities will show off their best dance moves at a new charity dancing competition in Eatonia early in November. Ballroom Blitz will feature seven local celebrities and their dance partners competing at the Eatonia Community Hall on Nov. 4. They could win a grand prize…

Defibrillator program options weighed by Kindersley council

The town has an inspection program for 12 defibrillators but there’s no plan for their maintenance and replacement. Several are in private facilities

Defibrillator program options weighed by Kindersley councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley’s elected officials are interested in moving away from maintaining any defibrillators not located in town-owned facilities. Council members discussed the Kindersley Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) Project at a regular meeting on Oct. 23. They were provided with three options regarding the project. The town is now responsible for 12…

Laila Biali first up for new arts council series

Laila Biali's show on Saturday is the first concert of the performing arts series

Laila Biali first up for new arts council seriesKenneth Brown of The Clarion The first concert in an annual performing arts series features a renowned jazz musician whose performance includes songs by several other iconic Canadian artists. Laila Biali, an award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist, is known to combine traditional jazz with contemporary pop music on her albums in an effortless and complementary…

Ducks Unlimited banquet raises big bucks

All 180 tickets were sold prior to the event, but there were roughly 200 people on hand for the 36th fundraising banquet in Kindersley

Ducks Unlimited banquet raises big bucksKenneth Brown of The Clarion A sold out crowd packed a room on Saturday night at the annual Ducks Unlimited (DU) banquet in Kindersley. The banquet could end up being the most successful yet. The DU banquet was held on Oct. 14 at the Kindersley Inn. The banquet is organized by a local volunteer committee.…

Council approves fall recipients of community grants

12 community organizations get funding under semi-annual Kindersley Community Grant program

Council approves fall recipients of community grantsKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have passed a resolution to approve funds for 12 community organizations under the semi-annual Kindersley Community Grant program. Council members approved the grants at a meeting on Oct. 10 and a total of about $7,690 was approved for the 12 recipients in the fall intake. Each…

Rural Municipality of Kindersley to hold byelections

Only the eligible voters in Division 3 and Division 10 are to get their voices heard at next week’s Election Day poll

Rural Municipality of Kindersley to hold byelectionsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Residents of two divisions in the Rural Municipality of Kindersley are heading to the polls next week. The byelection has two candidates running in each division. The byelection takes place on Oct. 18 at the RM of Kindersley administration office from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Only the eligible voters…

Foundation wraps up Revitalize-A-Room campaign fundraiser

Work at revitazing the more 100 rooms at the integrated health centre not yet complete, but is well under way

Foundation wraps up Revitalize-A-Room campaign fundraiserKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley and District Health and Wellness Foundation (KDHWF) has wrapped up a fundraising campaign to upgrade more than 100 rooms at the integrated health centre. In February 2016, the KDHWF launched its Revitalize-A-Room campaign with the goal of raising more than $100,000 to upgrade patient and client rooms at…

Bill Boyd’s court date adjourned to Nov. 7

The former Kindersley MLA is facing charges of altering land and wildlife habitat

Bill Boyd’s court date adjourned to Nov. 7Clarion Staff Former Kindersley MLA Bill Boyd's lawyer has asked for an adjournment in order to continue discussing the terms of the case against him  with the Crown. Boyd is facing charges of altering land and wildlife habitat. Boyd, who lives on a farm south of Eston, was scheduled to make a first appearance at…

More community centre upgrades planned in near future

Centre board provides update to Kindersley town council; new kitchen, flooring still being planned

More community centre upgrades planned in near futureKenneth Brown of The Clarion Several upgrades have been made to the Norman Ritchie Community Centre (NRCC) since 2016 and the centre’s management board has provided an update to town officials. Two members of NRC Management Inc., the incorporated name for the management board, appeared as a delegation at a town council meeting on Sept.…
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