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Coronation Royal Captain Matt Hangar and Imperial Quade Cassidy battle for the puck. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Imperials down Coronation Royals in Castor

Despite a pair of quick goals by the Coronation Royals in their…

Coronation Royal Captain Matt Hangar and Imperial Quade Cassidy battle for the puck. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
The latest Stettler Variety Showcase performance hosted Edmonton Symphony Orchestra performers Robert Uchida and Rafael Hoekman. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Stettler Variety Showcase welcomes pair of Edmonton Symphony Orchestra performers to January show

The audience of the latest Stettler Variety Showcase performance enjoyed some classical…

The latest Stettler Variety Showcase performance hosted Edmonton Symphony Orchestra performers Robert Uchida and Rafael Hoekman. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Musician and speaker Kristopher Marks performs during the Music for Mental Health performance at the PAC on Jan. 26, 2023. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Mental health fundraiser organized by Lesa Miller returns to Stettler

Around 30 people attended late January event

Musician and speaker Kristopher Marks performs during the Music for Mental Health performance at the PAC on Jan. 26, 2023. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Village of Halkirk council members are (l-r) Yvette Allen, Mayor Sherry Jamieson, and Dep. Mayor Dale Kent. (Halkirk website photo)

Village of Halkirk welcomes new councillor

There is a new councillor in the Village of Halkirk. Being the…

Village of Halkirk council members are (l-r) Yvette Allen, Mayor Sherry Jamieson, and Dep. Mayor Dale Kent. (Halkirk website photo)
Castor library is a hub of activity. (File photo)

Castor library corner

February update from Castor Municipal Library

Castor library is a hub of activity. (File photo)
A photo from the 2022 Castor Rodeo. Jackson Stannard hangs on in the Bareback event of the Castor Rodeo on July 15. (File photo)

Castor Ag. Society remains in positive position

Despite a couple of pandemic challenged years, members and the public heard…

A photo from the 2022 Castor Rodeo. Jackson Stannard hangs on in the Bareback event of the Castor Rodeo on July 15. (File photo)
Retired Rev. Jack Schulze (left) and newly-ordained Rev. Brent Schulze (right) and their respective spouses after the ceremony on Jan. 25. (Krist Comeau photo)
Retired Rev. Jack Schulze (left) and newly-ordained Rev. Brent Schulze (right) and their respective spouses after the ceremony on Jan. 25. (Krist Comeau photo)
Castor Opportunity Shop volunteers Connie Gutenberg (left) and Wendy Bain (right) present a cheque to Sue Goodkey (mid) of the Castor Food Bank for $2,000 in the fall of 2022. (File photo)

Castor Food Bank reports successful 2022

The Castor and Food Bank has had another successful year. Despite soaring…

Castor Opportunity Shop volunteers Connie Gutenberg (left) and Wendy Bain (right) present a cheque to Sue Goodkey (mid) of the Castor Food Bank for $2,000 in the fall of 2022. (File photo)
The Castor Curling Club Ladies Bonspiel was held Jan. 19-22, 2023. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Castor Curling Club hosts Ladies Bonspiel

The event ran Jan. 19-22, 2023

The Castor Curling Club Ladies Bonspiel was held Jan. 19-22, 2023. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
This photo of the kitten and the lamb by Barb Milner came in third.

Stettler Independent, Castor Advance announce December photo winner

The Stettler Independent and Castor Advance are pleased to announce the winner…

This photo of the kitten and the lamb by Barb Milner came in third.
Ken Lavigne will be stopping in Coronation early in February. (Photo submitted)

Tenor Ken Lavigne set to hit Coronation stage

Part of CRPA concert series on Feb. 3

Ken Lavigne will be stopping in Coronation early in February. (Photo submitted)
A Hughendon Jet gets low to block a shot during a Stettler Imperial 5-on-3. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Stettler Imperials grounded by Hughenden Jets

The floundering Stettler Imperials were grounded by the Hughenden Jets on Jan.…

A Hughendon Jet gets low to block a shot during a Stettler Imperial 5-on-3. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Rafael Hoekman and Robert Uchida will be performing at the Stettler Performing Arts Centre on Jan. 29. (Prairie Debut photo)

Stringed-instrument duo to take the stage of Stettler’s PAC

The show is part of the ongoing 2022-2023 SVS performance season

Rafael Hoekman and Robert Uchida will be performing at the Stettler Performing Arts Centre on Jan. 29. (Prairie Debut photo)
There is help out there for those struggling with mental health issues. Music for Mental Health aims to connect people with those resources. (File photo)

Music for Mental Health returns to Stettler

Kalysta was 16 years-old when she took her own life, sending a…

There is help out there for those struggling with mental health issues. Music for Mental Health aims to connect people with those resources. (File photo)
Randall Fraser works on an ice sculpture in front of the Castor Community Hall, one of two displays being done in the community during Winter Fest 2022. (File photo)

Castor WinterFest set to make February return

A long-dormant community tradition is returning to Castor in February. After a…

Randall Fraser works on an ice sculpture in front of the Castor Community Hall, one of two displays being done in the community during Winter Fest 2022. (File photo)
Clearview Public Schools. (File photo)

Stettler’s Clearview Public Schools launching new pilot program

Highlights from the Jan. 19 board meeting

Clearview Public Schools. (File photo)
Lindsay performed 20 songs, both covers and originals for a crowd of around 160. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Ryan Lindsay performs in Coronation

Part of the 2022-2023 Coronation Royal Performing Arts concert series

Lindsay performed 20 songs, both covers and originals for a crowd of around 160. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
The smaller of the two vans owned by the Castor-Halkirk Community Van Society needs to be replaced. (Photo submitted)
The smaller of the two vans owned by the Castor-Halkirk Community Van Society needs to be replaced. (Photo submitted)
(File photo by Advocate staff)

‘Horrendously terrifying’: Whistle Stop owner involved in collision with train

Whistle Stop owner Chris Scott was hit by a train while crossing…

(File photo by Advocate staff)
A Cyclone player begins to go down as they get a quick shot off. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Several 3Cs teams in action at Castor Beaverdome over the weekend

Several 3Cs teams had hosting duties during hockey action at the Beaverdome…

A Cyclone player begins to go down as they get a quick shot off. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
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