Firefighters honour colleagues at ball

Chief Ron Hope he said 2018 was a slower year for the department with only 120 to 130 emergency calls

Firefighters honour colleagues at ballKenneth Brown of The Clarion The community’s firefighters have gathered to celebrate their efforts, and there was no shortage of service awards being handed out to the local volunteers. The annual Firefighter’s Ball was held on Feb. 2 at the Elks Hall. The event includes a catered meal, speeches, door prizes, raffles and entertainment, but…

KCS student to perform solo at Telemiracle

Chelsea Martin, 15, is scheduled to play her guitar and sing Folsom Prison Blues on March 3

KCS student to perform solo at TelemiracleKenneth Brown of The Clarion A Marengo area youth attending Kindersley Composite School (KCS) is about to take her musical talents to perform live during the annual Kinsmen Telemiracle. Chelsea Martin, 15, is scheduled to perform during the 24-hour Kinsmen Telemiracle on March 3 at 10:57 a.m. The young performer is playing and singing a…

Local couple overwhelmed by conditions in Cuba

Ruth and Lloyd Griffith are now gathering medical supplies to send to the impoverished country

Local couple overwhelmed by conditions in CubaJoan Janzen for The Clarion Kindersley residents Ruth and Lloyd Griffith encountered a surprising sight while on vacation in Cuba in 2018. Ruth corresponds with a close friend who pastors in the city of Bauta in Cuba, who had suggested helping their clinic would be a great project to get involved in. When Ruth and…

Forum organizers look to send strong message

In support of Canada’s resource sector, group wants Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act killed

Forum organizers look to send strong messageKenneth Brown of The Clarion A forum for those who oppose Bill C-69 takes place next week and it will give people the chance to help send an important message to the Canadian Senate. The West Central Saskatchewan Ag & Oil Resources Forum takes place at the West Central Events Centre in Kindersley on Feb.…

Kindersley rodeo earns top honours once again

The event features replays on a big screen and a digital scoreboard, plus increased prize money

Kindersley rodeo earns top honours once againKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Indoor Rodeo committee is celebrating another nod as the 2018 Rodeo of the Year for the Canadian Cowboys Association (CCA). The Rodeo of the Year award is voted on each year by all competitors at the CCA Finals Rodeo. Even competitors in the junior competitions get a vote…

Council sets date for municipal byelection

Deputy Mayor Shaun Henry has announced his resignation. Vote set for April 3 to replace him

Council sets date for municipal byelectionKenneth Brown of The Clarion Deputy Mayor Shaun Henry has announced his resignation and council has set the official date for a byelection to fill his seat at the table. A resolution was passed at the regular meeting on Jan. 28 to set a date for the byelection. Council also passed resolutions to set the…

Our volunteer firefighters love making a difference

The Kindersley Volunteer Fire Department has members who come from near and far

Our volunteer firefighters love making a differenceJoan Janzen for The Clarion The Kindersley Volunteer Fire Department has members who come from near and far. Mitch Hope, who grew up in Kindersley, has been part of the team since 2003. “I joined when I was 16. There were a few hoops to jump through to do that; there’s stipulations on what you…

Risk still exists as flu season winds down

Seven people have died in Saskatchewan due to seasonal influenza this season and three of the deaths involved children in their pre-school years

Risk still exists as flu season winds downKenneth Brown of The Clarion The risk of contracting the influenza virus still exists, and people can still be immunized to prevent against getting sick as the flu season winds down. The ministry of health publishes weekly influenza surveillance reports and the most recent report available on Tuesday morning is for the week ending on…

Sharing music for 19 years and loving it

Kindersley Community Choir director Clayton Braybrook works to inspire others

Sharing music for 19 years and loving it  Joan Janzen for The Clarion Clayton Braybrook of Kindersley has been directing the Kindersley Community Choir for 19 years and loving it! “Sharing music is a passion of mine, in any form. I love it!” he said, “I grew up with choirs. When I got the opportunity to take the reins, I grasped it…

Aquatic centre could open early in March, official says

Workers are putting finishing touches on some parts of the long-awaited facility

Aquatic centre could open early in March, official saysKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Aquatic Centre is getting closer to opening its doors to the public, perhaps as soon as March 2. Construction of the facility began in the middle part of 2017, so the project has been ongoing for roughly 18 months. At the end of 2017, the hopes of town…

Snow removal is everyone’s duty

Residents have 48 hours after a snowfall to clear sidewalks and walkways adjacent to their properties. Businesses have 24 hours

Snow removal is everyone’s dutyKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley has a snow removal bylaw and property owners are encouraged to educate themselves on the rules for removing snow in the community. People living in residential districts have 48 hours after a snow event to remove snow and ice from sidewalks and walkways adjacent to their…

Fine dining event supports Special Olympics

An annual fundraising evening offered fine food and entertainment served up by a local business and volunteers

Fine dining event supports Special Olympics  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion An annual evening of fine food and entertainment served up by a local business is helping to support the athletes involved with Special Olympics Kindersley. Each year the Kindersley branch of Hub International sponsors an evening of fine dining and proceeds from the event have gone to a different…

Residents express concerns with proposed park

Possible BMX area at O’Connor Park not supported. Drainage issues after heavy rain cited as one challenge

Residents express concerns with proposed parkKenneth Brown of The Clarion A group of residents in the O’Connor Crescent area have presented their concerns to the town’s elected officials regarding a proposed park project. The residents appeared as a delegation at a town council meeting on Jan. 14 concerned about the possibility of a BMX area being built at O’Connor Park.…

Future West Central Abilities facility will offer new opportunities

We do skills development, recreation and leisure, as well as vocational work: executive director Kim Edmunds

Future West Central Abilities facility will offer new opportunitiesJoan Janzen for The Clarion West Central Abilities has waited a long time for a new facility in Kindersley, but it looks like their new building will materialize in the near future, to be located at 122 1st Avenue West. “We’ve been in the planning stages for a long time. We’re hiring an architect to…
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