Powerful storm system wreaks havoc on community

High winds, heavy rain cause widespread damage and some flooding

Powerful storm system wreaks havoc on community  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion A severe storm system and suspected plow wind has left its mark on Kindersley with varying degrees of damage to structures throughout the community. The Kindersley area was placed under a severe thunder storm warning on July 10 and at approximately 7 p.m., a violent storm system was unleashed…

Council addresses two major projects at meeting

Tenders sought for construction of a new fire hall and an extension granted to the construction deadline for the new aquatics centre

Council addresses two major projects at meetingKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have addressed several topics at a recent meeting, and two resolutions were passed regarding major capital projects in Kindersley. Council held a regular meeting on May 14, and members passed resolutions to publish a tender for construction of a new fire hall and to grant an…

Kindersley budget contains major capital spending

Expenditures of $23.1 million and revenues of $17.1 million mean $6 million is needed through borrowing and transfers from reserves

Kindersley budget contains major capital spendingKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley’s 2018 budget contains the largest capital investment for several years to come with nearly $11.5 million in capital expenditures. Council members approved the 2018 budget at a meeting on May 7. With expenditures of more than $23.1 million and revenues of more than $17.1 million, there…

Town’s $23-million budget includes three major projects

The aquatics centre and landfill started in 2017 and are scheduled for completion in 2018. The fire hall is also planned for completion this year

Town’s $23-million budget includes three major projectsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley council has adopted the town’s 2018 budget and the expenditures include three major capital projects including the aquatics centre. The Town of Kindersley adopted a total budget of more than $23.1 million at a special meeting of council held on May 7 at 8:30 a.m. It contains nearly $11.5…

Fire destroys historic Kindersley building

The former apartment building was converted into a 22-bed hospital in the 1920s, then converted back into apartment buildings. It was shuttered in 2012.

Fire destroys historic Kindersley building  Fire devours former hospital A part of history disappeared forever, consumed by fire early on Valentine’s Day. The Kindersley Fire department was called at 7:56 a.m. and took just six minutes to arrive on scene. A mutual aid call was sent out soon after and members of the Kerrobert Fire Dept. attended. The building…

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…

Town council denies request to reduce false fire alarm penalties

Council also affirmed the Kindersley Children’s Charter and the document will be displayed in public

Town council denies request to reduce false fire alarm penaltiesKenneth Brown of The Clarion Town council has once again upheld penalties for false fire alarms after a request to appeal fines. Members of council discussed a recent appeal of fines from two false alarm invoices on Nov. 27 at their regular meeting. The request came from a local hotel business after it experienced two…

Museum details busy year at annual general meeting

About 400 more visitors signed the museum’s guest book in 2017 than in 2016, for a total of nearly 2,000 visitors

Museum details busy year at annual general meetingKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley and District Plains Museum (KDPM) had a busy 2017 season. Members of the KDPM board met at the museum on Nov. 14 for their 2017 annual general meeting. Bill Warrington, chairperson of the KDPM board, also served as chairperson for the meeting. Board member Heather Wall served as…

Fire destroys building in industrial area

Kindersley firefighters were on the scene for eight hours. Several explosions were heard. The cause is being investigated

Fire destroys building in industrial areaA fire burned out of control on Nov. 7 at a shop located on Seventh Avenue West in Kindersley’s industrial area. Members of the Kindersley Fire and Rescue Brigade were dispatched to the fire at 3:37 p.m., and all units were returned to the fire hall and back in service by midnight. Several explosions were…