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Stettler pharmacies close in protest of provincial cuts

Three of Stettler’s pharmacies joined counterparts across Alberta last week in protest of the provincial government’s cuts

School boards salute HEART

Stettler’s HEART program has been recognized provincially as a co-winner of the Friends of Education award.

Big Valley kindergarten teacher in contention for provincial award

Big Valley kindergarten teacher Erin Stauffer has long wanted to be in the teaching profession.

MLA Strankman schooled on Clearview concerns

Almost a year after he was elected MLA for Drumheller-Stettler, Rick Strankman attended his first Clearview School Division meeting

Big Valley station banks on restored roof

The Big Valley railroad station is sporting a new cedar shingle roof

Klein’s early schooling included Mirror stint

Ralph Klein seemed to have a connection to everyone and everywhere.

Clearview nixes teacher agreement

A motion to ratify the tentative framework agreement as prepared by the Alberta government and the Alberta Teachers’ Association

Appeal to halt colony denied

An appeal by Ronald and Shelley Streit of Stettler has failed to halt the construction of farm dwellings for a new Hutterite colony

Winter goes out without whimper

The Stettler region was pummelled by the wild spring weather that smacked much of Alberta last week

Byemoor braces for school changes — principal

Change was in the air as Byemoor-area residents met with the Clearview School Division last Tuesday night to discuss

High school gains national honours

These are exciting times for a pilot project at William E. Hay Composite High School in Stettler.

County salutes volunteers

The surprise element caught the County of Stettler’s top award recipients off guard.

Erskine couple marks 70 years of matrimony

An Erskine-area couple, Charlie and Margaret Forsyth, mark a special milestone wedding anniversary on Wednesday.

Education takes hit as Clearview mulls provincial budget

Alarm bells rang in concert with school bells Thursday as the province introduced a budget that’s expected to cause major cuts

Take precautions during busy calving season

For many livestock producers, calving season is underway or just around the corner.

Grain-auger standard aims to curb injuries

There’s a new Canadian safety standard for portable augers used on farms.

Erskine teacher nominated for provincial excellence award

Erskine Grade 1 teacher Courtney Gillespie thought she was “just doing my job.”

Erskine to gain ‘safe, secure water supply’

Construction has begun on a pipeline to connect the hamlet of Erskine to the main water line

Local producers question return from agricultural changes for 2013

Agriculture Financial Services Corporation has announced imminent changes to its AgriStability and AgriInvest programs

Kinettes cover town with random acts of kindness

The Kinette Club of Stettler has taken steps to carry Kin Canada’s National Day of Kindness a little further.