Glauser faces three years in jail as a result of fraud

Travel agent walked away from her Kindersley business in January 2016 and complaints started to surface

Glauser faces three years in jail as a result of fraudThe facts of a fraud case against a former Kindersley travel agent detail a downward spiral of events that led to her charge, a guilty plea and a prison sentence. Leslie Glauser, who operated T & T Travel Ltd., pleaded guilty in December to a single count of fraud with an amount exceeding $5,000 in…

Kindersley native publishes first book

‘I am a faith-based adventurer who enjoys people, ideas and the mess of life,’ says the author

Kindersley native publishes first bookKevin McBain of The Clarion Kindersley’s Ron Baker recently self-published his first of what he hopes will be many books to come. The book, In the beginning: 2005-2006 – Random thoughts as life goes on, is a compilation of selected blog posts he wrote over that period. “I just love to write and I have…

New premier calls for byelection in Kindersley

Voters will decide on March 1. NDP, Sask. Party candidates ready to campaign

New premier calls for byelection in KindersleyKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley constituency has been without a member of the legislative assembly since September but that will change with a byelection set for March 1. Premier Scott Moe was sworn in to office on Feb. 2 by Lt.-Gov. Vaughn Solomon Schofield. One of his first orders of business as premier…

Changes coming to Kindersley animal control bylaw

Microchip and dangerous animal provisions included; licensing fee now fixed; service dogs added

Changes coming to Kindersley animal control bylawKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley’s elected officials are about to adopt a new Animal Control Bylaw and one of the more significant changes is in the appearance of the bylaw itself. The new bylaw was given first reading at a town council meeting on Jan. 29 and its been put out for public scrutiny.…

Deputy mayor resigns to focus on MLA campaign

Ken Francis is running for the Saskatchewan Party in the upcoming Kindersley byelection

Deputy mayor resigns to focus on MLA campaignKenneth Brown of The Clarion Ken Francis, who is running for the Saskatchewan Party in the upcoming Kindersley byelection, has resigned from town council to focus on his election campaign. The Town of Kindersley’s former deputy mayor was in attendance for the council meeting on Jan. 29 but he submitted his formal resignation at the…

Ex-travel agent’s victims lost more than $1 million, Kindersley court told

Leslie Glauser has been sentenced to three years in jail after more than 250 complaints. She must also pay back nearly $200,000

Ex-travel agent’s victims lost more than $1 million, Kindersley court toldClarion Staff Leslie Glauser has been sentenced to three years in jail after a joint submission was made to Kindersley provincial court on Tuesday. Crown prosecutor Darren Howarth presented the submission as Glauser, a former travel agent who owned and operated T & T Travel in Kindersley, sat beside her lawyer Robert Robbenhaar. Howarth presented…

Kindersley firefighters honoured at annual banquet

Fire Chief Ron Hope said the department’s 20 members responded to 150 calls in 365 days spread out over an area of more than 3,800 square kilometres

Kindersley firefighters honoured at annual banquetKenneth Brown of The Clarion The community’s firefighters and their significant others were honoured at an annual banquet, with several members receiving service awards and other gifts. Members of the Kindersley Fire & Rescue Brigade and guests gathered at the Elks Hall on Feb. 3 for their annual Firefighters’ Banquet. The banquet included a catered…

Local woman donates to charities via contest

Kindersley resident Kim Mah won the CAA Celebrate 100 Years $100,000 pot. She gets to keep $50,000 and selected recipients for the other $50,000

Local woman donates to charities via contestKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley resident Kim Mah has been a CAA Saskatchewan member for about two decades and her longtime membership has paid off after winning a special contest. Mah was selected as the CAA Celebrate 100 Years $100,000 member winner in a contest held to mark 100 years of history for CAA…

Man gets elevated fine for impaired driving

Three drunk-driving cases in Kindersley court on Jan. 16

Man gets elevated fine for impaired drivingMarcus Holmes has pleaded guilty to drinking and driving, and has received an elevated fine due to a previous conviction for driving under the influence. Holmes was before Kindersley provincial court on a set of charges including impaired operation of a motor vehicle and dangerous driving, but the accused pleaded guilty to driving with his…

Kindersley council takes firm stance on SaskPower request

Town council roundup: bylaw changes, annual appointments, water treatment software deal, animal pound access expanded

Kindersley council takes firm stance on SaskPower requestKenneth Brown of The Clarion SaskPower is looking to build a new facility in Kindersley but council members are denying the corporation’s request to maintain a septic system. Council addressed the request at a meeting on Jan. 29. The town’s elected officials unanimously agreed with a show of hands that they don’t want the corporation…