Santa’s Hut program up and running

The annual children’s Christmas shopping extravaganza requires donations of gift items and money

Santa’s Hut program up and runningKenneth Brown of The Clarion The annual children’s Christmas shopping extravaganza called Santa’s Hut is coming soon, and donations of gift items and money are now being accepted. The Santa’s Hut program is in its 26th year. The program is operated by the West Central Crisis and Family Support Centre with help from volunteers in…

Keeping the local food bank running smoothly

An average of 70 hampers go out each month within the Kindersley and Eston regions

Keeping the local food bank running smoothlyJoan Janzen of The Clarion On Monday afternoon in the third week of November, volunteers Heather Medcoff and Lois Huber were hard at work assembling food hampers at the Kindersley and District Food Bank, preparing for the monthly distribution of hampers to follow. Leslie Omness and Audrey Heit were also helping. “We put food donations…

Klippers still looking for more goal production

After 22 games this season, they have a record of 13-6-2-1 for 29 points, good enough for second in their division and third in the league

Klippers still looking for more goal productionKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Iron Horse Kindersley Klippers have finally gotten back into the win column after a string of losses. The team has been struggling to light the lamp. Kindersley returned to home ice last weekend after four Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League games on the road in Wilcox, Weyburn, Estevan and Melfort.…

Charity harvest group now taking grant applications

‘The purpose of this is activities or resources that youth would benefit from’

Charity harvest group now taking grant applicationsKenneth Brown of The Clarion Non-profit community groups in Kindersley and area are now able to apply for an annual grant through the Field of Opportunities (FOO) charity harvest group. Each year a group of local businesses contributes to growing crops on a 100-acre parcel of land north of businesses along 12th Ave. West in…

Sr. Klippers undefeated after three games

New additions Landon Longmire, Kyle Donaldson and Brody Ryberg have already made strong contributions

Sr. Klippers undefeated after three gamesKenneth Brown of The Clarion It was a good weekend for the Kindersley Sr. Klippers and the team has gotten off to a strong start this season. The team is undefeated after three road games. The Sr. Klippers sit tied atop the Sask West Hockey League (SWHL) standings after three games this season. The team…

Staying connected is essential for pastor

Lloyd Griffith strives to be involved in the community and, in particular, help those with disabilities

Staying connected is essential for pastorJoan Janzen of The Clarion When Lloyd Griffith became aware of West Central Abilities’ need for more space, he opened the doors of Clearview Community Church, where he serves as pastor. “Their office is here, clothing distribution is here, and the church board approved offering space for a community garden. It’s a mutual relationship.” said…

Remembrance Day service honours veterans

The Legion’s Poppy Fund provides tangible benefits to communities across Canada. About $17 million went back to communities in 2017

Remembrance Day service honours veterans    Kenneth Brown of The Clarion Community members have gathered to remember the sacrifices of veterans past and present on a day 100 years after the end of the First World War. The riderless horse once again led a group of Legion members and other marchers including members Air Cadets from the Legion Hall…

Aquatic centre project nearing completion

The Kindersley project started in the fall of 2017 and is expected to be operational by early 2019

Aquatic centre project nearing completionKenneth Brown of The Clarion The work continues on the new Kindersley Aquatic Centre and the project manager says the work is getting down to the final touches and fine tuning. The aquatic centre project is being built by a consortium of two companies: Pro-Bilt Structures Ltd., a local company, and Western Recreation and Development…

Town holding off on cannabis retailer decision

The mayor wants to talk to other municipalities with retail stores first to see what should be kept in mind

Town holding off on cannabis retailer decisionKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley’s mayor says council has decided to indefinitely defer its decision about whether to allow a cannabis retail store in the community. The town’s elected officials said earlier in 2018 that they would wait until the federal and provincial framework was in place to regulate the sale and use of…

Troy Becker wins Eatonia mayoral election

Becker, who replaces former mayor Steve Schwartz, was just finishing his ninth year as a councillor

Troy Becker wins Eatonia mayoral electionKenneth Brown of The Clarion Results have been announced after a byelection in the Town of Eatonia and voters in the community have elected Troy Becker to be the town’s new mayor. The byelection was held on Oct. 24 and there were two candidates running for the position of mayor. The two candidates were Becker…

Solo folk performer up next for arts council

Ian Sherwood, a singer-songwriter from Halifax, appears on the Norman Ritchie Community Centre stage on Nov. 9

Solo folk performer up next for arts councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion A talented folk artist from the east coast will be in Kindersley on Friday as the next performer up for the arts council’s Stars for Saskatchewan series. Ian Sherwood, a musician and singer-songwriter from Halifax, N.S., is performing on Nov. 9 at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre at 7:30 p.m.…

Remembrance Day service set for this Sunday

Kindersley Legion is holding its annual community service at St. Paul’s United Church

Remembrance Day service set for this SundayKenneth Brown of The Clarion It is that time of year again when community members gather to remember the sacrifices made by men and women who have served and died on the battlefield. Remembrance Day is on a Sunday this year, and the Kindersley Legion is holding its annual community service at St. Paul’s United…

The secret to staying young

Longtime volunteer Bill Mullock says you need to keep working, putting your skills to good use

The secret to staying youngJoan Janzen of The Clarion Bill Mullock has been volunteering in some capacity for the past 30 years. During warmer months, he can be found helping his nephew on the farm, where he is the “go for” guy, going for this and going for that. During winter months, Bill helps out at the Salvation Army…

Klippers take losses on tough road trip

‘We’re still playing the way that we want to play,’ said head coach Clayton Jardine

Klippers take losses on tough road tripKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Iron Horse Kindersley Klippers will look to rebound tonight in Melfort after a tough three-game road trip with three losses in three consecutive nights. The Klippers only managed to pick up one of six possible Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League points on the road trip with two losses in regulation…

Sr. Klippers win first game of season

The team returns to the ice this Friday in Luseland

Sr. Klippers win first game of seasonKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Sr. Klippers have kicked off their season on a winning note on the road. The team will see a lot of action on the road in the next two weeks. The Klippers won their first game of the season on Nov. 3 in Biggar where the team squeaked…
1 3 4 5 6 7 18