Health foundation and friends support Heritage Manor upgrade

New furniture for the sun room purchased using funds from last year’s harvest by the Kindersley Antique Threshing Club and funds from Elsie Neil and family

Health foundation and friends support Heritage Manor upgrade  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The residents of Heritage Manor have a new space to enjoy thanks to a contribution by the local health foundation made possible by its special donors. The Kindersley and District Health and Wellness Foundation (KDHWF) has purchased new furniture for the sun room at Heritage Manor using funds that…

Heritage designation revoked for sod house property

James Addison built the sod house from 1909 to 1911. The property remains a national historic site

Heritage designation revoked for sod house property  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The Addison Sod House is no longer a provincial heritage property because the historic property’s current owner asked to have the designation revoked. A Revocation Order of the Provincial Heritage Property status was made on July 11. Gene Makowsky, the minister of Parks, Culture and Sport, ordered the revocation…

Grant recipients approved for 2018

The town had $45,154 to allocate as part of the program and a total of $70,624 was requested by and eligible to the 22 applicants

Grant recipients approved for 2018Kenneth Brown of The Clarion An adjudication committee has approved the 2018 Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) recipients, and council has learned about the results. Details of the successful 2018 KCIP grant recipients were provided to council members for their meeting on July 16. The Town of Kindersley receives funding from Saskatchewan Lotteries based on…

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…

CAO Morton announces departure from Town of Kindersley

‘We will begin our search for a new CAO immediately,’ says the mayor

CAO Morton announces departure from Town of KindersleyClarion staff Bernie Morton, the Town of Kindersley’s chief administrative officer (CAO) since 2012, has announced his resignation to pursue other professional opportunities. His last official day will be July 20. “It is with deep appreciation and some sadness that we accept Bernie’s resignation and wish him well as he pursues the next stage of…

Town focusing on mosquitoes early in season

Malathion, an insecticide, is known to be effective in eradicating mosquitoes and ticks, which have also been a problem in recent years

Town focusing on mosquitoes early in seasonKenneth Brown of The Clarion It didn’t take long after the first heat and rainfall of the season for mosquitoes to become a problem so the Town of Kindersley is tackling the issue early this season. The town is taking a two-pronged approach to battling mosquitoes in response to another early-season presence by the pesky…

Town tax assessment appeal deadline May 29

Only property owners whose assessments have changed since 2017 will receive notices

Town tax assessment appeal deadline May 29Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The assessment roll for the Town of Kindersley has been opened and property owners in town have until near the end of May to appeal their assessments. A notice of preparation for the assessment roll has been issued and officially opened April 27. Anybody who wishes to appeal an assessment…

Complaint highlights challenges with heavy haul roads

Oil hauling company operator calls Highway 658 ‘the Devil’s road’

Complaint highlights challenges with heavy haul roadsKenneth Brown of The Clarion A truck driver has expressed his ongoing concerns with the 658 primary grid road from Highway 7 north to the border separating Kindersley and Winslow. The complaint focuses on the portion of 658 north of Highway 7 in the RM of Kindersley. There are similar concerns with the 657 primary…

Premier makes stop in Kindersley

Scott Moe in riding to support Saskatchewan Party candidate Ken Francis. Byelection set for Thursday

Premier makes stop in KindersleyKenneth Brown of The Clarion The province’s new premier was in Kindersley last week to support the Saskatchewan Party’s byelection candidate and to greet citizens. Scott Moe, who won the party’s leadership race in January, replaced the popular Brad Wall as the province’s premier. Moe was in town on Feb. 23 and it was the…

Town council approves lighting project

Alley between Fourth and Fifth Streets West, alongside Kinsmen Park, to get lights to promote safety

Town council approves lighting projectKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have given their consent to proceed with a project to add new outdoor lighting to an alley that runs alongside Kinsmen Park. Lights will be added to three power poles in the alley between Fourth and Fifth Streets West. The alley runs alongside the park, and…

Public meeting to focus on cannabis issues

After a brief presentation at Tuesday’s town hall meeting, people can ask questions and raise concerns

Public meeting to focus on cannabis issuesKenneth Brown of The Clarion People are invited to attend a town hall meeting next week to discuss the implications of new cannabis legislation expected to be adopted later in the year. The Kindersley RCMP and Town of Kindersley are hosting the town hall meeting on Cannabis Legislation at the Elks Hall on Feb. 27…

Former MLA pleads guilty to environmental charges

The charges against Bill Boyd are related to the altering of shoreline, wildlife habitat and ecological land along a stretch of the South Saskatchewan River

Former MLA pleads guilty to environmental chargesKenneth Brown of The Clarion Former Kindersley MLA Bill Boyd has pleaded guilty to charges under provincial wildlife and environmental acts, and has signed orders to remedy the damages. Boyd was at provincial court in Kindersley on Feb. 6 before Judge Robert Jackson. Robert Ard, Boyd’s defence lawyer, entered guilty pleas to two charges but…

Kindersley riding byelection information for voters

Eligibility, advance poll dates and locations, registration deadline for March 1 provincial riding vote

Kindersley riding byelection information for votersClarion Staff A byelection has been called for the Kindersley provincial riding on March 1 and Elections Saskatchewan officials are reminding eligible residents to get on the voters list if they’re not already registered. Residents can go to www.elections.sk.ca for information. Saskatchewan Party candidate Ken Francis, New Democratic Party of Saskatchewan candidate Travis Hebert and…

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…

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…