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County of Stettler approves three grants for first intake of Community Investment Program

The County of Stettler Council has approved $5,000 worth of spending under…

 

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Heartland Youth Center puts out call for volunteers during mentoring month

Shuckburgh: ‘It’s a tried a true program.’

 

Kirk and Kasie Brewster welcomed the Stettler Hospital New Year’s Baby earlier this month. (Photo submitted)

Area couple welcomes New Year’s Baby at Stettler Hospital

The New Year’s Baby was born to a Delburne couple.

Kirk and Kasie Brewster welcomed the Stettler Hospital New Year’s Baby earlier this month. (Photo submitted)
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Clearview Public Schools board beginning preliminary work on 2022/2023 budget

The Clearview Public Schools board of trustees is preparing for its annual…

  • Jan 14, 2022
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Stettler Board of Trade executive director Byron Geddes holds up several “Stettler Bucks.” (Photo submitted)

Another record year for Stettler’s Heart of Alberta Dollars program

Board of Trade has Heart of Alberta Dollars on the books from eight years ago.

Stettler Board of Trade executive director Byron Geddes holds up several “Stettler Bucks.” (Photo submitted)
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Attempted break and enter at Castor Post Office

The attempted break-in occurred sometime overnight on Jan. 7, 2022.

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Update provided by Clearview Public Schools on return to school

With the province’s announcement that students will be returning to classrooms on…

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The ice in front of the Vermilion Tigers netminder was a busy place, with the Stettler Storm U18A coming out on top with a score of 5 to 1 during a game on Jan. 8, 2022. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

PHOTOS: Stettler Storm hockey action vs. Vermilion Tigers

The ice in front of the Vermilion Tigers netminder was a busy…

The ice in front of the Vermilion Tigers netminder was a busy place, with the Stettler Storm U18A coming out on top with a score of 5 to 1 during a game on Jan. 8, 2022. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Rachel Seale presents the “Good Sponsorship Award” on behalf of the South-West Central Wildfire U-18 Girls volleyball team to Leslie and Dallas Pybus, owners of North Star Trucking Ltd. in “recognition and appreciation of the company’s continued support and sponsorship.” (Photo submitted)

PHOTO: South-West Central Wildfire team presents award to North Star Trucking Ltd

Rachel Seale presents the “Good Sponsorship Award” on behalf of the South-West…

Rachel Seale presents the “Good Sponsorship Award” on behalf of the South-West Central Wildfire U-18 Girls volleyball team to Leslie and Dallas Pybus, owners of North Star Trucking Ltd. in “recognition and appreciation of the company’s continued support and sponsorship.” (Photo submitted)
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Stettler resident brings new way to help others stay warm this winter

One thing no one has been able to avoid since Christmas is…

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A pair of puppies hoping to find their forever home at a recent adoption event in Lacombe. (Christi Albers-Manickie/Lacombe Express)

Alix-based Saving Grace Animal Society has record year for animal adoptions

A local animal rescue has had a busy year. Alix, Alta. based…

A pair of puppies hoping to find their forever home at a recent adoption event in Lacombe. (Christi Albers-Manickie/Lacombe Express)
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The Stettler Food Bank volunteers help provide food security in the community

For most people, when it comes time to make supper they head…

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Stettler FCSS Brings SMART Recovery addiction recovery program to community

Beginning January, in person sessions will occur monthly at Stettler FCSS office

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Marty Cann gives some four-legged friends some treats during a private booking at the Stettler and District Ag. Agriplex. A group of dog-owners booked the facility to exercise their dogs when it announced it would open its doors for dog exercise in the frigid cold. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Stettler and District Ag. Society opens its doors to town’s dogs for exercise

Ag. Society provides a place to exercise your canine companion during bitter cold

Marty Cann gives some four-legged friends some treats during a private booking at the Stettler and District Ag. Agriplex. A group of dog-owners booked the facility to exercise their dogs when it announced it would open its doors for dog exercise in the frigid cold. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Just a few of the many displays at the Gendre Farm light display southwest of Erskine before Christmas. (Photo submitted)

County of Stettler family gives back during the holiday season

A Stettler County family is helping others, and in doing so showing…

Just a few of the many displays at the Gendre Farm light display southwest of Erskine before Christmas. (Photo submitted)
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A specialized RCMP unit is helping solve the long-term unsolved cases

Zazulak:’Homicide investigations are among the most complex, resource intense operations undertaken.’

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Town of Stettler passes interim budget

Highlights from Dec. 21, 2021, meeting

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Santa handing out goodies on the <em>Polar Express</em> train, operated by Alberta Prairie Railway Excursion. (Travel Alberta photo)

Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions has successful holiday season with Polar Express

The train ran on 18 seperate days, some days as many as three times a day.

Santa handing out goodies on the <em>Polar Express</em> train, operated by Alberta Prairie Railway Excursion. (Travel Alberta photo)
Just some of the items available during the 2021 online auction raising funds for the Stettler Festival of Lights. (Photo submitted)

Stettler’s Festival of Lights continues tradition despite pandemic alterations

Roberts: ‘Every year, whether we run normally or we don’t, I’m overwhelmed by the support.’

Just some of the items available during the 2021 online auction raising funds for the Stettler Festival of Lights. (Photo submitted)