Lisa Joy

The County’s Director of Planning and Development, Johan van der Bank was called upon to clarify the process for a development permit for the proposed RV site during a hearing in March 2017. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

Leaving Stettler County wasn’t his choice, says county planner who lost his job at height of Paradise Shores controversy

Things taken out of context and he was made target in attempts to stop development says van der Bank

The County’s Director of Planning and Development, Johan van der Bank was called upon to clarify the process for a development permit for the proposed RV site during a hearing in March 2017. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)
The County’s Director of Planning and Development, Johan van der Bank was called upon to clarify the process for a development permit for the proposed RV site during a hearing in March 2017. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

Leaving Stettler County wasn’t his choice, says county planner who lost his job at height of Paradise Shores controversy

Things taken out of context and he was made target in attempts to stop development says van der Bank

The County’s Director of Planning and Development, Johan van der Bank was called upon to clarify the process for a development permit for the proposed RV site during a hearing in March 2017. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)
Stettler RCMP ask public’s help in break-ins in Big Valley, Stettler

Stettler RCMP ask public’s help in break-ins in Big Valley, Stettler

Same person suspected of both break-ins

Stettler RCMP ask public’s help in break-ins in Big Valley, Stettler
Stettler court briefs

Stettler court briefs

The following matters were heard in Stettler circuit court before Judge W.A. Skinner

Stettler court briefs
A Calgary skyline. Pixabay

EDITORIAL: Alberta Advantage is gone: Fraser Institute

New challenges ahead says ATB

A Calgary skyline. Pixabay
60 years later Cook family massacre still haunts Stettler

60 years later Cook family massacre still haunts Stettler

‘I couldn’t have found (Robert Cook) guilty if I was the judge,’ says retired Judge David MacNaughton

60 years later Cook family massacre still haunts Stettler
60 years later Cook family massacre still haunts Stettler

60 years later Cook family massacre still haunts Stettler

‘I couldn’t have found (Robert Cook) guilty if I was the judge,’ says retired Judge David MacNaughton

60 years later Cook family massacre still haunts Stettler
POLL: Was Robert Raymond Cook guilty or innocent of massacring his entire family in Stettler in 1959?
POLL: Was Robert Raymond Cook guilty or innocent of massacring his entire family in Stettler in 1959?
The County’s Director of Planning and Development, Johan van der Bank was called upon to clarify the process for a development permit for the proposed RV site. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

UPDATE: Stettler County and its planner ‘depart ways’ at height of Paradise Shores controversy

His departure not connected to Paradise Shores, says Stettler County Councillor

The County’s Director of Planning and Development, Johan van der Bank was called upon to clarify the process for a development permit for the proposed RV site. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)
The County’s Director of Planning and Development, Johan van der Bank was called upon to clarify the process for a development permit for the proposed RV site. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

UPDATE: Stettler County and its planner ‘depart ways’ at height of Paradise Shores controversy

His departure not connected to Paradise Shores, says Stettler County Councillor

The County’s Director of Planning and Development, Johan van der Bank was called upon to clarify the process for a development permit for the proposed RV site. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)
Stettler losing a familiar face at the FCSS

Stettler losing a familiar face at the FCSS

Patrick Callin heads for new adventures

Stettler losing a familiar face at the FCSS
WATCH: Team Carey wins the 2019 Alberta Scotties

WATCH: Team Carey wins the 2019 Alberta Scotties

Beats Team Rocque during championship game in Stettler

WATCH: Team Carey wins the 2019 Alberta Scotties
About 250 people attended the Heartland Rally in Stettler to show support for the oil and gas industry Jan. 26. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

WATCH: Stettler’s Heartland Rally draws 250 people and more than 150 semis, vehicles

Convoy includes strong show of support from Stettler and area businesses

About 250 people attended the Heartland Rally in Stettler to show support for the oil and gas industry Jan. 26. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)
About 250 people attended the Heartland Rally in Stettler to show support for the oil and gas industry Jan. 26. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

WATCH: Stettler’s Heartland Rally draws 250 people and more than 150 semis, vehicles

Sundre-Rocky Mountain House-Rimbey MLA speaks at rally

About 250 people attended the Heartland Rally in Stettler to show support for the oil and gas industry Jan. 26. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)
Judge scolds Halkirk man before sentencing him t0 9 months in prison

Judge scolds Halkirk man before sentencing him t0 9 months in prison

Undercover police and Innisfail RCMP arrested man for possessing $65,000 worth of stolen instruments

Judge scolds Halkirk man before sentencing him t0 9 months in prison
Judge scolds Halkirk man before sentencing him to 9 months in prison

Judge scolds Halkirk man before sentencing him to 9 months in prison

Undercover police and Innisfail RCMP arrested man for possessing $65,000 worth of stolen instruments

Judge scolds Halkirk man before sentencing him to 9 months in prison
Stettler County’s SDAB hearing on Paradise Shores Aug. 16 was adjourned until Sept. 18, 2018, after legal counsel for RV Sites Canada requested the delay to give them time to go over almost 4,000 pages submitted by nine appellants. (Lisa Joy/Black Press)

Calgary Court of Appeal reserves decision on Paradise Shores development

Paradise Shores development north of Stettler along Buffalo Lake controversial from start

Stettler County’s SDAB hearing on Paradise Shores Aug. 16 was adjourned until Sept. 18, 2018, after legal counsel for RV Sites Canada requested the delay to give them time to go over almost 4,000 pages submitted by nine appellants. (Lisa Joy/Black Press)
Stettler County’s SDAB hearing on Paradise Shores Aug. 16 was adjourned until Sept. 18, 2018, after legal counsel for RV Sites Canada requested the delay to give them time to go over almost 4,000 pages submitted by nine appellants. (Lisa Joy/Black Press)

Calgary Court of Appeal reserves decision on Paradise Shores development

Paradise Shores development north of Stettler along Buffalo Lake controversial from start

Stettler County’s SDAB hearing on Paradise Shores Aug. 16 was adjourned until Sept. 18, 2018, after legal counsel for RV Sites Canada requested the delay to give them time to go over almost 4,000 pages submitted by nine appellants. (Lisa Joy/Black Press)
WATCH: Alberta Scottie’s Tournament of Hearts kicks off in Stettler
WATCH: Alberta Scottie’s Tournament of Hearts kicks off in Stettler
Stettler provincial court briefs

Stettler provincial court briefs

Drug charges stayed against Stettler man after disclosure deadline not met

Stettler provincial court briefs