The Weekender

Precision and sharp focus is necessary for the perfectly carved pumpkin

Donalda Library embraces Halloween spirit

There are not many events where parents can send their children off to play with knives, but a pumpkin carving afternoon at the Donalda...

Precision and sharp focus is necessary for the perfectly carved pumpkin
The Munsters – known more as Stettler's Wheel House – perform at the second Halloween Howl with Domino. The two bands play the night

Halloween Howl helps fill Food Bank shelves

The biggest Halloween bash in Stettler filled the Stettler Agriplex with more than 300 people, all who came out to see Domino and Wheel...

The Munsters – known more as Stettler's Wheel House – perform at the second Halloween Howl with Domino. The two bands play the night
Koen Unsworth

Little monsters take over Stettler Public Library during third annual Monster Bash

As Stettler donned its Halloween costume with various Halloween-themed events and spooky characters, the library hosted its third annual...

Koen Unsworth
They say a photo is worth a thousand words

Week in Pictures Oct. 28-Nov. 3

They say a photo is worth a thousand words, and here are a few from the past week in Stettler and area.

  • Nov 4, 2016
They say a photo is worth a thousand words
Week in Pictures Oct. 21-27

Week in Pictures Oct. 21-27, 2016.

A photo is worth a thousand words. Here are some from events taking place between Oct. 21-27, 2016.

  • Oct 28, 2016
Week in Pictures Oct. 21-27
Mike Kuefler

Giving back to the community a dream come true for new business

The vacant space adjacent to the new Petro Canada gas station just outside the Town of Stettler boundaries beckoned Mike Kuefler.

Mike Kuefler
Hand-crafted wooden signs make a great gift for the person who likes unique

Festive spirit reigns at Stettler Christmas Farmers’ Market

Early bird shoppers had the opportunity to start their Christmas shopping this week with the first holiday market leading up to....

Hand-crafted wooden signs make a great gift for the person who likes unique
Poet Joan Shillington speaks about her love of poetry and how it fuels her obsessions at the Stettler Public Library on Saturday

Life and obsessions, the root of lyrical poet’s works

Poet Joan Shillington opened a window into her life and her obsessions during a poetry reading at the Stettler Public Library on Oct. 15.

Poet Joan Shillington speaks about her love of poetry and how it fuels her obsessions at the Stettler Public Library on Saturday
Participants of the Pheasant Festival's hunting hound training seminar learned to have their hounds point

Dogs learn the basics of being hunting hounds

Luis Caceres travelled the two hours from Edmonton with his German wirehaired pointer to take part in this year's pheasant festival and...

Participants of the Pheasant Festival's hunting hound training seminar learned to have their hounds point
Circun Gendre gives the sauce a good stir at the Christ-King Catholic Church's fall spaghetti supper at the hall on Sunday

Inaugural fall dinner funds Christ-King maintenance, repairs

There was a bit of everything for the hungry folk who showed up at the Christ-King Catholic Church's parish hall on Sunday, Oct. 16 for...

Circun Gendre gives the sauce a good stir at the Christ-King Catholic Church's fall spaghetti supper at the hall on Sunday
Michelle Fisher with MJ in her arms and Luna

When rescuing animals is a way of life

Anyone from the community who has had the opportunity to adopt from Stettler's Animal Haven Rescue League (AHRL) would know Michelle...

Michelle Fisher with MJ in her arms and Luna
Cindy Savage

‘If you can dream it, you can do it’ – Savage

Savage is the new owner of Panda Flowers, the downtown flower shop that’s been a fixture in the community for decades.

Cindy Savage
Japheth Wildeboer

Elementary runners head to Theresetta for cross-country meet

Students from several schools braved the chilly autumn day on Thursday, Oct. 6 to take part in the CARA cross-country meet at Gus Wetter.

Japheth Wildeboer
Wind turbines dot the landscape near Halkirk

More turbines for Halkirk if wind farm project approved

Capital Power hosted an open house on Oct. 5-6 to introduce the proposed Halkirk 2 Wind Project to the community.

Wind turbines dot the landscape near Halkirk
Rhonda Sylvester muses on life and music in her studio

Raising the bar: Rhonda Sylvester on music and life

Along Stettler’s sleepy part of town is musician Rhonda Sylvester’s musical paradise, where she trains voices to hit the right note.

Rhonda Sylvester muses on life and music in her studio
Beaver Scouts and Cub Scouts

Beaver and Cub scouting activities to sharpen social skills

Stettler’s Cathy Dadensky, along with Jim Flack and Chuck Orlick were looking to recruit Beaver and Cub Scouts on Thursday, Oct. 13.

Beaver Scouts and Cub Scouts

Variety Showcase bolsters lineup with sixth act

The first Stettler Variety Showcase (SVS) of the 2016-17 season is just around the bend.

Mom Cassie Hunt and Oakley

Family Fun Night creates playful memories

The Christ King Catholic School gymnasium was a bright wash of colours as kids and parents participated in the CKCS Family Fun Night.

Mom Cassie Hunt and Oakley
The Grade 1 class showed the most enthusiasm and participation on Sept. 30 for Orange Day

Grade 1 wins Spirit Day Trophy

It’s been a very busy week for Christ King once again as students have finished yet another week filled with fun events.

The Grade 1 class showed the most enthusiasm and participation on Sept. 30 for Orange Day
Shooters take aim at the skeet shoot event

Guns and Grief: Remembering Grant Paulsen

Grant Paulsen was the sort of fellow you could rely on to see the silver lining in any situation.

Shooters take aim at the skeet shoot event