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Budget deliberation meeting held by Stettler council

After some deliberation, the Town of Stettler council is sticking by its…

 

RCMP S/Sgt Bruce Holliday introduces himself to the few people who came out to the ‘Coffee with a cop’ session on May 10. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Stettler County protective services and local detachment host ‘Coffee with a cop’

Members of the County of Stettler, along with S/Sgt Bruce Holliday of…

 

Clearview Public School meeting highlights

Clearview Public Schools is considering a significant deficit in a yet-to-be approved…

 

Interim director of the Stettler Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre Jenessa McAuley cuts the ribbon held across the doorway by Mayor Sean Nolls and Donna Morris from the Stettler Regional Board of Trade, celebrating the grand opening of the facility. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre opens new office in Stettler

A program in the works for quite awhile has finally opened its…

Interim director of the Stettler Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre Jenessa McAuley cuts the ribbon held across the doorway by Mayor Sean Nolls and Donna Morris from the Stettler Regional Board of Trade, celebrating the grand opening of the facility. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
County of Stettler Reeve Larry Clarke (right) and Town of Stettler Councillor Wayne Smith (left) sign the “Year of the Garden’ proclamation on April 29, 2022, as Heartland Beautification Committee chair Grace Fix (middle) looks on. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Town and County of Stettler proclaim Year of the Garden

The Town of Stettler and County of Stettler have jointly proclaimed 2022…

County of Stettler Reeve Larry Clarke (right) and Town of Stettler Councillor Wayne Smith (left) sign the “Year of the Garden’ proclamation on April 29, 2022, as Heartland Beautification Committee chair Grace Fix (middle) looks on. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Town of Stettler Coun. Wayne Smith (left) and County of Stettler Reeve Larry Clarke (right) sign the proclamation for Emergency Preparedness Week 2022 on April 29 as two County of Stettler Peace Officers look on. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Town and County of Stettler proclaim Emergency Preparedness Week

In town or on the farm, emergencies can happen anywhere and any…

Town of Stettler Coun. Wayne Smith (left) and County of Stettler Reeve Larry Clarke (right) sign the proclamation for Emergency Preparedness Week 2022 on April 29 as two County of Stettler Peace Officers look on. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Eighteen Employers and 50 job seekers stopped off at the Stettler Regional Board of Trade career fair held on April 26. (Stettler Regional Board of Trade photo)

Successful career fair held by Stettler Regional Board of Trade

With the success of the job fair hosted by the Stettler Regional…

Eighteen Employers and 50 job seekers stopped off at the Stettler Regional Board of Trade career fair held on April 26. (Stettler Regional Board of Trade photo)
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New chief administrative officer hired in Halkirk to navigate ministerial orders

The Village of Halkirk has hired a new chief administrative officer (CAO),…

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The groundbreaking ceremony for Saving Grace Animal Society’s new veterinary clinic was April 25,2022. (Contributed photo)

Alix’s Saving Grace Animal Society breaks ground on new veterinary clinic

There will soon be a new veterinary clinic in Alix. Alix-based Saving…

The groundbreaking ceremony for Saving Grace Animal Society’s new veterinary clinic was April 25,2022. (Contributed photo)
The Stettler Family Resource Network has started a new session of the Circle of Security Parenting group. Anyone interested can still get into the current session by contacting Corianne at the resource centre. (Metro Creative Connection photo)

Stettler Family Resource Network launches new session of Circle of Secuity Parenting Program

Stettler’s Family Resource Network has just started a new session of a…

The Stettler Family Resource Network has started a new session of the Circle of Security Parenting group. Anyone interested can still get into the current session by contacting Corianne at the resource centre. (Metro Creative Connection photo)
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Stettler Hospice Society, Points West Living, AHS release joint statement regarding hospice suite

There is little doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted healthcare across…

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Winnie Bisset of Heartland Youth Centre presents a trophy to the members of council who were on a non-business fundraising team which raised around $1,000 for the Bowl for Kids fundraiser in March. Left-Right: Sean Nolls, Gord Lawlor, Winnie Bisset, Cerly Barros, Wayne Smith. (Photo submitted)

Stettler’s town council approves slight increase to STARS, other Committee of the Whole recommendation

Stettler’s town council held their regularly scheduled meeting on April 19. A…

Winnie Bisset of Heartland Youth Centre presents a trophy to the members of council who were on a non-business fundraising team which raised around $1,000 for the Bowl for Kids fundraiser in March. Left-Right: Sean Nolls, Gord Lawlor, Winnie Bisset, Cerly Barros, Wayne Smith. (Photo submitted)
The business raising the most funds for the Heartland Youth Centre Bowl for Kids fundraiser was the team from Stettler KalTire. (Photo submitted)

The Stettler Heartland Youth Centre hosts best-ever Bowl for Kids

After a pandemic caused delay, the Heartland Youth Centre (almost) annual Bowl…

The business raising the most funds for the Heartland Youth Centre Bowl for Kids fundraiser was the team from Stettler KalTire. (Photo submitted)
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County of Stettler council approves return of road clean-up progam

After two years absence, county council has approved the return of the…

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Stettler County to continue STARS support

When the dark red helicopters of STARS are flying, someone is generally…

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The outdoor arena at the Stettler agricultural grounds is going to look different this coming rodeo season with the new construction taking place. (File photo)

Stettler and District Agriculture Society moving ahead with Legacy project on grounds

The outdoor Stettler rodeo grounds will have a new look when rodeo…

The outdoor arena at the Stettler agricultural grounds is going to look different this coming rodeo season with the new construction taking place. (File photo)
KidSport Stettler held their much-awaited Spring Fling on April 9. (Photo submitted)

KidSport fundraising Spring Fling holds on April 9

A local charity serving youth received a much needed boost early in…

KidSport Stettler held their much-awaited Spring Fling on April 9. (Photo submitted)

Clearview Public Schools board of trustees leading from the front with governance budget cuts

The Clearview Board of Trustees is leading from the front where it…

One of the biggest changes Larry Weber has noted in four decades of farming is the change in equipment size. The first tractor the farm had was a 65hp one. (Photo submitted)

Former Castor farmer reflects on changes in farming

In four decades of farming, Larry Weber has seen a lot of…

One of the biggest changes Larry Weber has noted in four decades of farming is the change in equipment size. The first tractor the farm had was a 65hp one. (Photo submitted)
A refugee fleeing the conflict from neighbouring Ukraine holds her baby as she sits in a tent at the Romanian-Ukrainian border, in Siret, Romania, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. Romania, which shares around 600 kilometres (372 miles) of borders with Ukraine to the north, is seeing an influx of refugees from the country as many flee Russia’s attacks. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)

Locals supporting Ukranian refugees in region

Country’s around the world are scrambling to get Ukrainians fleeing the conflict…

A refugee fleeing the conflict from neighbouring Ukraine holds her baby as she sits in a tent at the Romanian-Ukrainian border, in Siret, Romania, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. Romania, which shares around 600 kilometres (372 miles) of borders with Ukraine to the north, is seeing an influx of refugees from the country as many flee Russia’s attacks. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)