Many birthdays celebrated

Warm weather, south winds and so far no mosquito problem.

GADSBY/WESTWOODS NEWS — Warm weather, south winds and so far no mosquito problem.

Sam Wilson is home from a lengthy recovery after an injury, hip surgery and hospital stay; good to see you out and about!

Bill and Joyce Hansel continued a tradition they started several years ago. Joyce baked a birthday cake, they headed over to Musgroves on Sunday night to help young Tate Musgrove celebrate his fourth birthday. Happy birthday, Tate!

Keeping with the birthday theme; Gloria and Stan Diegel helped granddaughters Isabella (3) and Kassandra (15) celebrate their birthdays with a belated birthday party at their new home. Hosting were mom and dad (Ybiett and Wade). Wade is home on an extended break as he was one of the many workers north of Fort McMurray that had to be evacuated. Also at the party were Tasha and family (Aaron had to work) ; Richelle and Greg and Family. Happy birthday, girls!

Gloria and Ybiett, Richelle, Deanne and friend Lesley Hennel were off to Red Deer to enjoy a pedicure. They were later joined by Corina Derr and her daughters RayAnn and Shayla. It was supper at Moxie’s then on to the Long Island Medium show. Corina was enjoying a belated birthday gift from her family.

June 9 is the day of the fruit tray from the County of Stettler and Village of Gadsby to honor our senior citizens; to be held at Heritage Place (Church building) in Gadsby 2 p.m. There will be coffee. A time to visit and enjoy the afternoon. Tell your neighbours, everyone welcome.

Granddaughter Bailey Heer and mom Jewel was among the Kindergarten 2016/17 to attend open house at the Botha School Friday morning. Lincoln Robinson from Gadsby was also there with her mom, Tarah. There will be about 12 new faces at school next year.

Missed from last week’s list of winners from the Big Knife 4-H Club were: Reserve Champion Shayna Brower, Showmanship Austin Jacobson, Senior Judging Junae Ventnor, Senior Record Books, Shayla Derr, Intermediate Books, Shayna Brower, Junior Books Charlee Derr. And the Intermediate Excellence award went to Austin Jacobson. Copngratulations to all!

Sympathies go out to Max and Lorraine Potter on the recent passing of Max’s brother Lyle Potter. Also to his wife Joyce and their family Ron (Marilyn), Glen (Nancy), Roxie (Terry), and Lori Potter. Lyle and Max grew up north of Gadsby riding their horses to the Ingleton country school, helping on the family farm (parents Bert and Mazie). This carried on into his adult years, milking cows, haying, silaging and farming, before retiring and moving to Red Deer. Lyle and Joyce returned to Stettler recently, where Lyle passed away in heritage House. Joyce resides in Paragon Place.

Just Posted

UPDATE: Highway 2 lanes closed due to milk truck fire near Millet

A soutbound truck hauling milk and cartons collided with a bridge

What to do after online accounts are hacked

Facebook, email and other accounts hold vital information

Rumsey Coyote Derby promises a lot of fun

Rumsey 4-H kids heading to beef congress

Writers club meets at Stettler Public Library Jan. 25

Kids recipe: Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies

Highway contractor announces bankruptcy Jan. 16

Carillion says financial woes will not affect operations in Alberta

Erskine Professional Motocross Athlete appears in Edmonton

Chad Bauman performs as part of ‘Ground and Gravity’

Fatal collision in B.C. involves Alberta family

Vehicles have since been cleared and the highway is open.

Bank of Canada hikes interest rate to 1.25%, cites strong economic data

The rate increase is expected to prompt Canada’s large banks to raise their prime lending rates

Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by Canadian immigrant

“This is a good example, I think, that will be helpful to change views about immigration. And maybe for Mr. Trump himself to consider immigrants as contributors to advancing science, advancing our societies.”

Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

The rival Koreas took major steps toward reducing their bitter animosity

Canada, U.S. lead call for sanctions against North Korea

Foreign ministers from 20 countries are meeting in Vancouver to discuss security and stability on the Korean Peninsula

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announces engagement

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh engaged to clothing designer Gurkiran Kaur

Hijab-cutting case highlights ethical issues with putting kids in spotlight

A Toronto police investigation has concluded a girl’s hijab was not cut by a scissors-wielding man as she walked to school

Change in politics, society on sexual misconduct ‘not fast enough,’ says Trudeau

Trudeau says society still lagging behind the systemic changes he is trying to make when it comes to preventing and responding to sexual harassment

Most Read

Weekly delivery plus unlimited digital access for $50.40 for 52 issues (must live within 95 kilometers of Stettler) Unlimited Digital Access for one year for $50.40 Prefer to have us call you? Click here and we’ll get back to you within one business day.