The Weekender

Cookies

Cookbook club celebrates with holiday appetizers, cookies

The mood around the tables in the Stettler Public Library's learning annex was cheery as members of the Library's Cookbook Club...

Cookies
Week in Pictures – Dec. 10-16

Week in Pictures – Dec. 10-16

A picture is worth a thousands words. Here are some of our favourites...

  • Dec 15, 2016
Week in Pictures – Dec. 10-16
The queue for the potluck buffet was long

International Potluck continues to grow

There was barely room to navigate in the Stettler Public Library as the third annual International Holiday Potluck filled the place...

The queue for the potluck buffet was long
Without the help of the Hamper Society and the community that donates to the organization

Christmas Hamper Society bracing for higher numbers

With the deadline for Christmas Hamper applications just around the corner, members of the Christmas Hamper Society are...

Without the help of the Hamper Society and the community that donates to the organization
Halkirk and area children queued up to visit with Santa on Sunday

Santa thrills at Halkirk Hall

Every Halkirk area youth that wanted a moment of Santa Claus' attention had the opportunity to command it on Sunday, Dec. 4...

Halkirk and area children queued up to visit with Santa on Sunday
Friends

Soap made the Fresh Wife way – friends turn interest into business

Most people don't think twice about washing their hands with a bar of soap or a bit of alcohol-based cleanser, but the effect of...

Friends
The crystal chandelier

Festival gala another success for Stettler health foundation

A week of festivity came to a close on Saturday, Nov. 26 with the annual Festival of Lights (FoL) gala dinner at the Stettler...

The crystal chandelier
Rose Chapman

Jewel Theatre thrives under Geddes’ ownership

Every time Stettler residents Byron and Sonya Geddes drove by the Jewel Theatre in downtown Stettler in 2014, they would hope the...

Rose Chapman
Every table surface was filled with bingo cards at the second annual turkey/ham bingo at the Donalda Coulee Friendship Club.

Bingo brings in the crowds in Donalda

The second annual turkey and ham bingo drew people in to the Donalda Drop-In centre on Thursday, Nov. 24.

  • Dec 1, 2016
Every table surface was filled with bingo cards at the second annual turkey/ham bingo at the Donalda Coulee Friendship Club.
Stettler FCSS dons the Christmas spirit like the rest of the town and has created a friendly

Stettler FCSS to host open house on Nov. 25

While Moonlight Madness will take over the town on Friday, Nov. 25, Stettler FCSS has decided to host an open house to let people in...

Stettler FCSS dons the Christmas spirit like the rest of the town and has created a friendly
Vic Stuckey Jr. shows off his dad

Remembering Vic Stuckey Sr., a saddle bronc legend

Stettler residents will remember Vic Stuckey Sr. as the owner of a quaint jewellery shop on Main Street, V.E. Stuckey Jewellers...

Vic Stuckey Jr. shows off his dad
Festival of Lights Chair Sue Peterson shows off one of the many items that have been donated for the silent auction. The event which will begin next Tuesday

Sue Peterson looks back on 19 years of Festival of Lights

Sitting amidst boxes and decorations that have been brought in by volunteers, stored in a part of the hospital not usually visited....

Festival of Lights Chair Sue Peterson shows off one of the many items that have been donated for the silent auction. The event which will begin next Tuesday
Stettler’s Lesa Miller

Stettler’s Lesa Miller receives Everyday Kindness Award

Stettler resident Lesa Miller became the recipient of "Everyday Kindness" award on Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Edmonton Violence....

Stettler’s Lesa Miller
Kimberly Ko

Stettler Hotel’s Christmas Concert promises something different

For Stettler and area residents looking for a holiday event that's a bit different from the norm, the Stettler Hotel's Christmas...

Kimberly Ko

Voices sought for patient health quality advisory panel

The Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) is looking for people to join its Patient/Family Safety Advisory Panel, which provides...

Bozek still has a strong arm and can throw the ball as well as any baseball player

No age limit on sports, having fun – Bozek

There's no age limit on playing sports and having fun, and one Stettler ball player, at 74, continues to push his boundaries.

Bozek still has a strong arm and can throw the ball as well as any baseball player
Evelyn O’Hara gestures animatedly as she speaks about the importance of the Stettler history book project. She chaired a meeting at the old ATCO building on Monday

Marching time means recording history now vital

Preserving Stettler's history has become a project near and dear to the hearts of a group of individuals who have been plotting out a...

Evelyn O’Hara gestures animatedly as she speaks about the importance of the Stettler history book project. She chaired a meeting at the old ATCO building on Monday
Heather Jobs and husband Terry stand with son Ryan Jobs

Spooky exterior nabs prize for Erskine family

One of Alberta's scariest Halloween decorated homes is found in Erskine, at least according to a contest hosted by Mason Martin Homes.

Heather Jobs and husband Terry stand with son Ryan Jobs
Spooky decor lent the hall the perfect Halloween atmosphere to the Gadsby Community Hall.

Gadsby Hall hosts spooky costume party

With bloody linens, dismembered fingers and decapitated heads decorating the Gadsby Community Hall, the Saturday, Oct. 29 event was...

Spooky decor lent the hall the perfect Halloween atmosphere to the Gadsby Community Hall.
The monthly Botha Old Tyme Dance took on a fanciful appearance as many of the dancers danced the day away while incostume. Many of those not in costume wore orange and black to stay in the spirit of the day.

Old Tyme Dance takes a spooky turn

People got into the Halloween spirit at the monthly Botha Old Tyme Dance afternoon, held on Sunday, Oct. 30.

The monthly Botha Old Tyme Dance took on a fanciful appearance as many of the dancers danced the day away while incostume. Many of those not in costume wore orange and black to stay in the spirit of the day.