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MP Damien Kurek stopped by the County of Paintearth council meeting on Aug. 16. Back row: Coun. Dale Norton, Dep. Reeve Maurice Wiart, MP Damien Kurek, Coun. Terry Vockeroth. Front Row: Coun. George Glazier, Coun. Sandy Shipton, Reeve Stan Schulmeister, Coun. Diane Elliot.(Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

County of Paintearth hosts MP Kurek during latest meeting

Battle River-Crowfoot Member of Parliament Damien Kurek stopped by the County of…

 

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Social media comments prompt review of Stettler County spraying program

Council was informed the County of Stettler is hitting “reset” on its…

 

The Big Valley Arena was chugging with activity as a “Fun Run” hosted by a group of Calgary-based model railroaders descended on the facility Aug. 12-14. (Photo submitted)

Model railroaders return to Big Valley after two-year absence

After being absent for two years, the Calgry Free-mo model railway group…

 

Coast-to-coast vintage car tour stopping in Stettler. (File photo)

Classic car tour making Stettler stop

A group of vintage car enthusiasts on a coast-to-coast tour of Canada…

Coast-to-coast vintage car tour stopping in Stettler. (File photo)
Village of Halkirk at sunset, May 25, 2022. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Bylaws discussed at Village of Halkirk special meeting

The Village of Halkirk council met for a special meeting on Aug.…

Village of Halkirk at sunset, May 25, 2022. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
A few boats sit idle along Rochon Sands’ boat launch. (File photo)

County of Stettler has Rochon Sands Marina on agenda once again

The Rochon Sands Marina proposal was back before council on Aug. 10.…

A few boats sit idle along Rochon Sands’ boat launch. (File photo)
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Coronation RCMP are searching for the suspect involved in a break-in at Castor Municipal Library. (File photo by ADVOCATE STAFF)

Castor Public Library broken into

The library was broken into sometime between Aug. 12 and Aug. 15

Coronation RCMP are searching for the suspect involved in a break-in at Castor Municipal Library. (File photo by ADVOCATE STAFF)
Dick Ourada is using his little tractor to spark a conversation about research for underfunded children’s medical conditions. He stopped in Stettler on Aug. 12. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Man driving tractor from Colorado to Alaska for children’s medical research stops in Stettler

Dick Ourada is raising money for children’s medical research

Dick Ourada is using his little tractor to spark a conversation about research for underfunded children’s medical conditions. He stopped in Stettler on Aug. 12. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Crews from the Stettler Regional Fire Department were kept busy on Aug. 14 with two calls just over a half-hour apart. (Stettler Regional Fire Department Facebook photo)

Stettler Regional Fire crews kept busy with back-to-back calls

One person was left dead and another severely injured in the first…

Crews from the Stettler Regional Fire Department were kept busy on Aug. 14 with two calls just over a half-hour apart. (Stettler Regional Fire Department Facebook photo)
The Castor and District Fair was held Aug. 12 and 13 . (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

PHOTOS: Castor Fair weekend

Plenty of activities kept the residents of Castor busy on Aug. 12…

The Castor and District Fair was held Aug. 12 and 13 . (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
Rob Brennen was the Stettler Independent photo contest winner for the month of July. Presenting Brennan his prize is Stettler Independent Journalist Kevin Sabo. (Black Press News Media)

Stettler Independent announces July photo winners

The ‘Show us your best shot’ photo contest will run for several more months

Rob Brennen was the Stettler Independent photo contest winner for the month of July. Presenting Brennan his prize is Stettler Independent Journalist Kevin Sabo. (Black Press News Media)
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Stettler RCMP arrest known offender on warrants

Stettler RCMP officers were conducting a routine patrol through the community during…

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An update on mental health services in the East-Central region

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, around 50 per cent of…

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Main Street Stettler to be closed for Taste of the Heartland Aug. 13

The Stettler Regional Board of Trade would like to remind residents that…

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Trash 2 Treasure will be held alongside the Community Garage Sale on the weekend of Aug. 27 and 28. (File photo)

Trash 2 Treasure weekend returns later in August

A program running in Stettler since 2014 is back for another go…

Trash 2 Treasure will be held alongside the Community Garage Sale on the weekend of Aug. 27 and 28. (File photo)
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County of Stettler council awards multiple tenders during latest meeting

Stettler County’s council awarded multiple tenders for work during their Aug. 10…

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Dairy Queen's Miracle Treat Day is Thursday, Aug. 11. (File photo)

Miracle Treat Day returns for its 20th anniversary

Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day was back for its 20th year! Taking…

Dairy Queen's Miracle Treat Day is Thursday, Aug. 11. (File photo)
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Town of Stettler sets November tax-sale dates

Stettler’s town council has set Nov. 22, 2022, as a public auction…

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Over 60 vehicles of varying types descended on Donalda for the Show and Shine on Aug. 6. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Donalda Coulee Show and Shine a success with over 60 vehicles in attendance

A variety of vehicles of all makes and models descended on the…

Over 60 vehicles of varying types descended on Donalda for the Show and Shine on Aug. 6. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)