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Rifle found on scene of incident that took place Dec. 1 (Submitted/ ASIRT)

UPDATE: Officer-involved shooting in Maskwacis

Investigation has been taken over by ASIRT

 

Pat Nash’s ladybug was the winning photo in the September photo contest. (Pat Nash photo)

Stettler, Castor September photo contest winners announced

At long last, a winner has been declared in the onging Castor…

 

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Swallowing button batteries is dangerous

Small and convenient power storage devices, button batteries can also be dangerous…

 

There were many items to bid on at the Festival of Lights silent auction. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Stettler Health Foundation winding down marathon fundraiser event

It has been quite the week for the volunteers of the Stettler…

There were many items to bid on at the Festival of Lights silent auction. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Alberta RCMP, other police services, are launching their seasonal check-stop campaign. (File photo)

Alberta RCMP warn drivers of seasonal check-stop campaign launch

Going out to have a good time is encouraged, so is planning a safe way home.

  • Dec 2, 2022
Alberta RCMP, other police services, are launching their seasonal check-stop campaign. (File photo)
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Officer-involved shooting in Maskwacis

Investigation has been taken over by ASIRT

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Clearview buses canceled Dec. 2

Due to the current frosty temperatures, Clearview Public Schools has announced that…

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Around 20 people attended the solar project open house on Nov. 23, 2022. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

New 47MW solar project proposed near Castor

The project could be in operation by 2024

Around 20 people attended the solar project open house on Nov. 23, 2022. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
Village of Halkirk. (File photo)

Halkirk headed to byelection

More information to be released in coming weeks

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Staff Sgt. Bruce Holliday gives a presentation on the various scams making the rounds. (Photo submitted)

FCSS sponsors Seniors’ empowerment event at Stettler Hub

Around 80 members of Stettler’s older generation were on hand in the…

Staff Sgt. Bruce Holliday gives a presentation on the various scams making the rounds. (Photo submitted)
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County of Stettler council approves request to plow for Rochon Sands

Highlights from the Nov. 15 council meeting

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Clearview Public Schools Sign (File Photo)

Clearview Public Schools planning for 2022-2023 deficit

Clearview Public Schools 2022-2023 budget is headed for another deficit. Trustees reviewed…

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A large crowd gathered on Nov. 25 to watch the lighting of the Stettler Main Street Christmas tree. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

A Stettler Christmas tradition returns!

A Stettler tradition returned on Nov. 25. Hundreds of people gathered into…

A large crowd gathered on Nov. 25 to watch the lighting of the Stettler Main Street Christmas tree. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
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Stettler County

Stettler county to waive ratepayer tax penalties

The waiver was due to an administration error

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The Hanna RCMP seek help in locating Jay Benedict. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE:Hanna RCMP seek help locating missing person

Benedict has been located safe! The Hanna RCMP released the update on…

The Hanna RCMP seek help in locating Jay Benedict. (Photo submitted)
A bowler takes in a few frames at Heartland Bowl during some down time on Nov. 16. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Settler’s Heartland Bowl sees people returning to leagues

‘People are coming back,’ said Bob Gallaugher

A bowler takes in a few frames at Heartland Bowl during some down time on Nov. 16. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
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Stettler County to re-tender septic hauling contract

The County of Stettler is taking it’s septic hauling contract back to…

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Katrina Taylor (l), Jesse McDonald (mid), and Lize-Mari DuToit (r) are the inaugural recipients of the Lynne McKenzie Memorial Scholarship administered by the Stettler Health Services Foundation. (Photos submitted)

Stettler Health Services Foundation presents inaugural McKenzie Memorial Scholarships

Three Stettler area medical students are getting a financial boost for their…

Katrina Taylor (l), Jesse McDonald (mid), and Lize-Mari DuToit (r) are the inaugural recipients of the Lynne McKenzie Memorial Scholarship administered by the Stettler Health Services Foundation. (Photos submitted)
The Heartland Youth Centre is hosting a pair of programs to help youth and their parents navigate through loss, grief and transition. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Long-standing youth program returning to Stettler area schools in December

The program is looking for volunteer co-facilitators

The Heartland Youth Centre is hosting a pair of programs to help youth and their parents navigate through loss, grief and transition. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)