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Phillip Pals and Beth Elhard assist with the town-wide cleanup on May 11. (Richard Elhard photo)

Castor holds town-wide cleanup May 11

The Town of Castor held its annual town-wide cleanup on May 11.…

Phillip Pals and Beth Elhard assist with the town-wide cleanup on May 11. (Richard Elhard photo)
Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital Foundatio chair Wendy Coppock accepts a donation from Castor Elks representative George Nichols as site administrator Lora Maygard (right), looks on. The donation is to go towards the palliative care room. (Photos by Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Castor Elks make donation to hospital for palliative care suite

Castor’s Elks club has made a donation to Castor’s Our Lady of…

Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital Foundatio chair Wendy Coppock accepts a donation from Castor Elks representative George Nichols as site administrator Lora Maygard (right), looks on. The donation is to go towards the palliative care room. (Photos by Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
Members of Castor Volunteer Fire Rescue chat with Chris Nielson of DBS Environmental Services, the contractor handling the Hazardous Material Roundup hosted by Castor on May 14. See our story on page 8. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Hazardous material round up held in Castor

Despite costs escalating as much as 70 per cent, Paintearth Regional Waste…

Members of Castor Volunteer Fire Rescue chat with Chris Nielson of DBS Environmental Services, the contractor handling the Hazardous Material Roundup hosted by Castor on May 14. See our story on page 8. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
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Town of Castor athletics bursary back before council

A previously passed bursary for local teams competing at provincial level, or…

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Town of Castor residents seeing tax increase in 2022

Due to increasing costs and wanting to be able to put some…

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Battle River Innovation Centre in Castor holds re-launch barbecue

Battle River Innovation Centre in Castor provides business and employment support services

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A movie image from <em>Marlene</em> of Kristen Booth, who plays the the titular character, and Greg Byrk, who played an older Steven Truscott. The film will be showing in Stettler on May 11. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Marlene screens in Stettler

Based on unbelievable true Canadian story

A movie image from <em>Marlene</em> of Kristen Booth, who plays the the titular character, and Greg Byrk, who played an older Steven Truscott. The film will be showing in Stettler on May 11. (Photo submitted)

Clearview Public School meeting highlights

Clearview Public Schools is considering a significant deficit in a yet-to-be approved…

Opportunity Shop volunteers Wendy Bain, Barry Heidecker and Connie Gutenberg pose for a picture before a cheque presentation on Oct. 19, 2021. Missing from the picture are Julie McFarland and Erma Marquart. The cheque presentation was also in memory of Jim Culham, who had recently passed away. (File photo)

The Castor Op-Shop opens for the season

By Sam Donnelly The Castor Opportunity Shop (Op-Shop) has opened for its…

Opportunity Shop volunteers Wendy Bain, Barry Heidecker and Connie Gutenberg pose for a picture before a cheque presentation on Oct. 19, 2021. Missing from the picture are Julie McFarland and Erma Marquart. The cheque presentation was also in memory of Jim Culham, who had recently passed away. (File photo)
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Castor council approves replacement of sidewalk by dental clinic due to tripping hazards

The Town of Castor council has approved its annual sidewalk repair for…

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Interim director of the Stettler Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre Jenessa McAuley cuts the ribbon held across the doorway by Mayor Sean Nolls and Donna Morris from the Stettler Regional Board of Trade, celebrating the grand opening of the facility. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre opens new office in Stettler

A program in the works for quite awhile has finally opened its…

Interim director of the Stettler Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre Jenessa McAuley cuts the ribbon held across the doorway by Mayor Sean Nolls and Donna Morris from the Stettler Regional Board of Trade, celebrating the grand opening of the facility. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
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Town of Castor takes first steps towards new Beaverdome plant

The Town of Castor council has made tentative steps towards securing the…

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Town of Stettler Coun. Wayne Smith (left) and County of Stettler Reeve Larry Clarke (right) sign the proclamation for Emergency Preparedness Week 2022 on April 29 as two County of Stettler Peace Officers look on. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Town and County of Stettler proclaim Emergency Preparedness Week

In town or on the farm, emergencies can happen anywhere and any…

Town of Stettler Coun. Wayne Smith (left) and County of Stettler Reeve Larry Clarke (right) sign the proclamation for Emergency Preparedness Week 2022 on April 29 as two County of Stettler Peace Officers look on. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
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Castor council provides golf course with annual utility grant

The Castor Golf Club submitted a written request for their annual grant…

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A group of ladies enjoy the coffee, cake and entertainment at the Volunteer Appreciation event hosted by Mandy Fuller at the new FCSS office on April 26,2022. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Castor FCSS hosts volunteer appreciation event

Castor and District Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) held a volunteer…

A group of ladies enjoy the coffee, cake and entertainment at the Volunteer Appreciation event hosted by Mandy Fuller at the new FCSS office on April 26,2022. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
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Controlling what I can to enjoy life

The end of April means that my annual geek-fest in Calgary is…

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New chief administrative officer hired in Halkirk to navigate ministerial orders

The Village of Halkirk has hired a new chief administrative officer (CAO),…

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The groundbreaking ceremony for Saving Grace Animal Society’s new veterinary clinic was April 25,2022. (Contributed photo)

Alix’s Saving Grace Animal Society breaks ground on new veterinary clinic

There will soon be a new veterinary clinic in Alix. Alix-based Saving…

The groundbreaking ceremony for Saving Grace Animal Society’s new veterinary clinic was April 25,2022. (Contributed photo)
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Stettler Hospice Society, Points West Living, AHS release joint statement regarding hospice suite

There is little doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted healthcare across…

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Gus Wetter School held their elementary Spring Fling on April 13. The hour long concert featured a variety of performances from Grades Kindergarten to Grade 6. (Photos submitted)

PHOTOS: Gus Wetter School Spring Fling

Gus Wetter School elementary students held their Spring Fling concert on April…

Gus Wetter School held their elementary Spring Fling on April 13. The hour long concert featured a variety of performances from Grades Kindergarten to Grade 6. (Photos submitted)