Peter Boys

Renee Lepard

Farmers hit the ice in annual bonspiel

A total of 30 teams competed in this year’s Cervus Equipment Farmers and Farmerettes Bonspiel

Renee Lepard

Service will bring local churches together in prayer

While Stettler’s churches share much in common — both in terms of their beliefs, and their outreach in the community

L: Bill and May Jamieson are pictured at their home in Points West Living on Friday

Halkirk couple celebrates 70 years together

Their marriage predates the United Nations, The Ed Sullivan Show and the Cold War, and after 70 years it’s still going strong.

L: Bill and May Jamieson are pictured at their home in Points West Living on Friday

JV girls tops in Lacombe tournament

Stettler’s junior varsity girls’ basketball team had a successful weekend in Lacombe, going undefeated

One win, one loss as Peewee girls host Wolverines

Stettler’s Peewee girls team hosted the Whitecourt Tar Energy Wolverines in back-to-back games

Kolby Ringdahl (14) of the Stettler Bantam B team shoots during a game against the Hanna Bantam Colts

U.S. team among competitors at tournament

Stettler’s Bantam hockey teams shone last weekend as they hosted an invitational tournament

Kolby Ringdahl (14) of the Stettler Bantam B team shoots during a game against the Hanna Bantam Colts
Keith Haustein

Bar Harbour Camp appeal attracts healthy support

An appeal from the board of Bar Harbour Camp has raised thousands in donations from former campers and other supporters since last fall.

Keith Haustein

Red Willow Ag Society board welcomes new members

The Red Willow Agricultural Society board got an infusion of new blood as it welcomed several new members

Senior boys reach finals in Lacombe tournament

Stettler’s senior boys’ basketball team reached the finals in a tournament in Lacombe’s Central Alberta Christian

Kayla Myshaniuk (14) of the Wildcats junior varsity girls basketball team goes up for a basket during a game against Red Deer’s Hunting Hills High School at William E. Hay Composite High School in Stettler on Wednesday

Jr. girls still confident after close loss to Hunting Hills

Stettler’s junior varsity girls basketball team remained upbeat after a narrow loss to Red Deer’s Hunting Hills

Kayla Myshaniuk (14) of the Wildcats junior varsity girls basketball team goes up for a basket during a game against Red Deer’s Hunting Hills High School at William E. Hay Composite High School in Stettler on Wednesday
Eric Snowden

Elevator society draws crowd for Christmas dinner

Stan Eichhorn said things were looking up at this year’s P&H Elevator Preservation Society Christmas dinner

Eric Snowden

Loud music on holiday nets $100 fine for local woman

Playing loud music on the Thanksgiving weekend earned a Stettler woman a $100 fine and a scolding from a provincial court judge.

Gordon Moorlag (top left) directs the Cantus Choir during a last-minute warm-up before its concert at Stettler Alliance Church on Sunday

Cantus Choir performs delayed Christmas concert

Stettler music lovers got a late dose of holiday cheer when the Cantus Choir presented its annual Christmas

Gordon Moorlag (top left) directs the Cantus Choir during a last-minute warm-up before its concert at Stettler Alliance Church on Sunday

Lightning lose 5-2 to Cubs in first game of 2015

Despite coach Doug Smith’s hopes to the contrary, the Stettler Lightning’s first game of the new year

Ben Starbuck (20) of the Big Valley Oil Kings heads for the net during a home game against the Tofield Satellites on Saturday

Oil Kings suffer narrow losses to Satellites

After back-to-back losses to the Tofield Satellites this past weekend, the Big Valley Oil Kings will look for some “redemption”

Ben Starbuck (20) of the Big Valley Oil Kings heads for the net during a home game against the Tofield Satellites on Saturday
Chase Anderson (10) of the Stettler novice white team shoots during a tournament game against the Cochrane Flyers on Saturday

Novice teams face off for the fun of it

Twelve Novice hockey teams faced off in a fun tournament held at the Stettler Recreation Centre

Chase Anderson (10) of the Stettler novice white team shoots during a tournament game against the Cochrane Flyers on Saturday
Krysta Froese (4) of the Stettler Bantam girls team shoots during a home game against the Leduc Ritchie Bros. Roughnecks on Sunday

Bantam girls top Leduc with 6-3 win at home

Stettler’s Bantam girls hockey team rang in the New Year with a 6-3 win over the Leduc Ritchie Bros. Bantam female Roughnecks.

Krysta Froese (4) of the Stettler Bantam girls team shoots during a home game against the Leduc Ritchie Bros. Roughnecks on Sunday
Parents and kids wait in line to board the Alberta Prairie Railway train during one of its free holiday rides on Tuesday

Families enjoy free ride on Prairie Railway

The Alberta Prairie Railway was a hot ticket last week as hundreds of kids, parents and other guests rode the rails for free.

Parents and kids wait in line to board the Alberta Prairie Railway train during one of its free holiday rides on Tuesday
Students and staff from Christ-King Catholic School sing Christmas carols at Willow Creek Lodge on Friday

Catholic students go carolling at seniors’ homes

Students from Christ-King Catholic School added a touch of the holidays to three seniors residences in Stettler on Thursday, Dec. 18.

Students and staff from Christ-King Catholic School sing Christmas carols at Willow Creek Lodge on Friday
Chelsea Smith gives Dani Coolen a little help on the ice during the Skate with Santa afternoon at the Stettler Recreation Centre on Saturday

Fun on the ice as SRC hosts Skate with Santa

For the second year in a row, Santa Claus strapped on his skates and took to the ice with local kids at the Stettler Recreation Centre.

Chelsea Smith gives Dani Coolen a little help on the ice during the Skate with Santa afternoon at the Stettler Recreation Centre on Saturday