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Tenor Ken Lavigne stopped in Coronation on Feb. 3 as part of the second-leg of his Alberta tour. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Ken Lavigne takes the stage at Coronation Community Hall

Coronation Royal Performing Arts (CRPA) hosted another successful show in its ongoing…

 

Dr. Albert de Villiers, the former chief medical health officer for the Interior Health Authority, has been found guilty on two counts of child sex crimes. (Photo Submitted)

Ex-top doctor in B.C., Alberta found guilty of child sex crimes

A judge released their verdict in the trial of Dr. Albert de Villiers on Tuesday

 

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RCMP seeking suspect in two break and enters

The Stettler RCMP detachment is on the hunt for a suspect after…

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The Stettler Regional Board of Trade hosted its first-ever Home Show on Feb. 3-4. (Photo submitted)

Stettler Regional Board of Trade hosts Home Show

By Carson Ellis The first annual Stettler Home Show took place at…

  • Feb 6, 2023
The Stettler Regional Board of Trade hosted its first-ever Home Show on Feb. 3-4. (Photo submitted)
RCMP missing-person poster.
RCMP missing-person poster.
Musician and speaker Kristopher Marks performs during the Music for Mental Health performance at the PAC on Jan. 26, 2023. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Mental health fundraiser organized by Lesa Miller returns to Stettler

Around 30 people attended late January event

Musician and speaker Kristopher Marks performs during the Music for Mental Health performance at the PAC on Jan. 26, 2023. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Village of Halkirk council members are (l-r) Yvette Allen, Mayor Sherry Jamieson, and Dep. Mayor Dale Kent. (Halkirk website photo)

Village of Halkirk welcomes new councillor

There is a new councillor in the Village of Halkirk. Being the…

Village of Halkirk council members are (l-r) Yvette Allen, Mayor Sherry Jamieson, and Dep. Mayor Dale Kent. (Halkirk website photo)
Carol Nixon is presented a Queen’s Platinum Jubilee medal by current Rotary president Arlene Morton. (Photo submitted)

Long-time Stettler Rotarian honoured

Nixon was presented with a Queen’s Platinum Jubilee medal Jan. 31

Carol Nixon is presented a Queen’s Platinum Jubilee medal by current Rotary president Arlene Morton. (Photo submitted)
Retired Rev. Jack Schulze (left) and newly-ordained Rev. Brent Schulze (right) and their respective spouses after the ceremony on Jan. 25. (Krist Comeau photo)
Retired Rev. Jack Schulze (left) and newly-ordained Rev. Brent Schulze (right) and their respective spouses after the ceremony on Jan. 25. (Krist Comeau photo)
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AHS seeking volunteers at Stettler Hospital for PALS program

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is actively seeking volunteers to support the Pursuing…

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This photo of the kitten and the lamb by Barb Milner came in third.

Stettler Independent, Castor Advance announce December photo winner

The Stettler Independent and Castor Advance are pleased to announce the winner…

This photo of the kitten and the lamb by Barb Milner came in third.
Randall Fraser works on an ice sculpture in front of the Castor Community Hall, one of two displays being done in the community during Winter Fest 2022. (File photo)

Castor WinterFest set to make February return

A long-dormant community tradition is returning to Castor in February. After a…

Randall Fraser works on an ice sculpture in front of the Castor Community Hall, one of two displays being done in the community during Winter Fest 2022. (File photo)
Stettler town hall.(File photo)

Town of Stettler approves nearly $7 million capital budget

‘Everything is out in the open,’ said Mayor Nolls

Stettler town hall.(File photo)
Stettler Regional firefighters at work at the Donalda structure fire on Wed, June 28, 2017. The station has been closed for some time and the department would like to re-staff it. (File photo)

Stettler Regional Fire Department to hold Donalda information session

Those interested in becoming volunteer firefighters in the Donalda area are invited…

Stettler Regional firefighters at work at the Donalda structure fire on Wed, June 28, 2017. The station has been closed for some time and the department would like to re-staff it. (File photo)
Clearview Public Schools. (File photo)

Stettler’s Clearview Public Schools launching new pilot program

Highlights from the Jan. 19 board meeting

Clearview Public Schools. (File photo)
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‘Horrendously terrifying’: Whistle Stop owner involved in collision with train

Whistle Stop owner Chris Scott was hit by a train while crossing…

(File photo by Advocate staff)
Stettler Town and Country Museum’s latest “What is it?”(Photo submitted)

Old age is always fifteen years older than me

Stettler Town and Country Museum’s latest “What is it?” item

  • Jan 18, 2023
Stettler Town and Country Museum’s latest “What is it?”(Photo submitted)
A mobile mammography unit will be making its way to Stettler in early February. (Photo submitted)

Mobile mammography clinic making its way to Stettler in February

Mobile clinic will be in town Feb. 1-8,2023

  • Jan 18, 2023
A mobile mammography unit will be making its way to Stettler in early February. (Photo submitted)
Stettler County. (File photo)

County of Stettler council unhappy with continual oil and gas tax write-offs

Latest write-offs amounted to just under $5 million

Stettler County. (File photo)
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