Town looks to expropriate parcels of land

The land is being acquired to implement flood mitigation strategies, such as building a storm water retention pond

Town looks to expropriate parcels of landKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have resolved to start a process to expropriate land on the northeast edge of Kindersley in order to address drainage concerns. Council members passed a resolution at a meeting on June 11 to acquire land at the civic addresses of 701 13th Avenue East and 705…

Video contest earns Eaton School $7,500

A total of 36 schools entered videos in the contest and they each had a chance to win two cash prizes

Video contest earns Eaton School $7,500  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The video made by staff and students at Eaton School in Eatonia has earned the school a cash prize after being seen more than 13,700 times on YouTube. The school won the $7,500 gold star prize after participating in an initiative by the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) called The…

Eaton School video needs views to win

The school could win the $10,000 grand prize, or $7,500 that goes to the school with the video that gets the most views

Eaton School video needs views to winKenneth Brown of The Clarion The students and faculty at Eaton School in Eatonia have made a video and they need people to watch it online for a chance to win cash for the school. Nichole Bredy, a teacher in Eatonia, said the school has taken up a challenge made by the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation…

Town to hold waste extravaganza Saturday

Items that can be dropped off include adhesives, aerosols, oil products, batteries, cleaners, fuels, mercury, paint, light bulbs, pesticides and fertilizers

Town to hold waste extravaganza SaturdayKenneth Brown of The Clarion A wider range of materials including hazardous waste will be accepted at the town’s landfill this coming Saturday during the 2018 Spring Waste Extravaganza. The Town of Kindersley is extending its landfill hours on June 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The town and its partners are holding the…

KCS band members travel to Seattle

Journey took them through Red Deer, Golden, Kamloops, Seattle, Chilliwack, Penticton and Banff, and included an award-winning performance

KCS band members travel to SeattleKevin McBain of The Clarion On the morning of Thursday, May 17, 2018, members of the KCS band, all 103 of them, along with 24 adults and three bus drivers began their Journey Through Music Tour – the Swan Song. Their once-every-four-year journey took them through Red Deer, Golden, Kamloops, Seattle, Chilliwack, Penticton and Banff.…

Kindersley Threshing Club returns to field

The annual vintage seeding and tilling demonstration takes place on June 15 at the Kindersley and District Plains Museum

Kindersley Threshing Club returns to fieldKenneth Brown of The Clarion Members of the Kindersley Antique Threshing Club will be back in the field next Friday to show people how crops were seeded in the area a century ago. The club’s annual vintage seeding and tilling demonstration takes place on June 15 at the Kindersley and District Plains Museum. The demonstration…

Kindersley Rotary Club continues to impact community

Local clubs and organizations are being featured over a series of articles

Kindersley Rotary Club continues to impact communityKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Rotary Club has been supporting the community for more than two decades and the club is doing more to raise funds for its ongoing efforts. There are several ways to support a community, and joining a service club or fraternal organization is one way to give back. Membership…

Kindersley CAO heading west for new opportunity

Morton said he wanted to make sure the Kindersley Aquatics Centre project was well underway before he left

Kindersley CAO heading west for new opportunityKenneth Brown of The Clarion The head of the Town of Kindersley’s administration has announced he is moving on to a new position, and the search has already begun to find a replacement. A news release on May 25 states that Bernie Morton, the town’s chief administrative officer (CAO), has announced his resignation to pursue…

Council reinstates grant program for community groups

Mill rate set; cannabis decision deferred; airport lot lease amended; Bill O'Sullivan named to park board

Council reinstates grant program for community groupsKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have decided to reinstate the Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) grant after receiving a letter about the funding. Council passed a resolution at a meeting on May 28 to rescind a prior resolution made in March to suspend the KCIP grant for 2018. The Town of…

Students and seniors working together

Westberry students and residents from Caleb Village help each other plant flowers

Students and seniors working togetherClarion staff This year Grade 2 students were able to learn about gardening from some very experienced gardeners. The Westberry students and some of the residents from Caleb Village helped each other plant some flowers recently. “I had went to teachers’ camp – SaskOutdoors this past summer and this was one of the ideas they…