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Castor Op Shop volunteers Connie Gutenberg, Erma Marquart, Barry Heidecker, Gloria Weeks, Clarence Brown and Don Sisson (Wendy Bain missing) celebrated the organization’s 50th anniversary Sept. 22. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Castor’s Opportunity Shop celebrates five decades

Castor’s Opportunity Centre, or “Op Shop” as it is more commonly known,…

Castor Op Shop volunteers Connie Gutenberg, Erma Marquart, Barry Heidecker, Gloria Weeks, Clarence Brown and Don Sisson (Wendy Bain missing) celebrated the organization’s 50th anniversary Sept. 22. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
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The feds aren’t any better than the province in the treatment of the most vulnerable

Matthew Rycroft said ‘How a society treats its most vulnerable is always the measure of its humanity’

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Steve Dahl’s and Mike Barkley’s Lil Red Express on the track after repairs have been made. (Photo submitted)

Three Stettler racers take part in Miles of Mayhem Drag, Drive event

The Miles of Mayhem is the only ‘Drag and Drive’ event of its kind in Canada

Steve Dahl’s and Mike Barkley’s Lil Red Express on the track after repairs have been made. (Photo submitted)
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County of Paintearth approves purchase of new water truck

The Paintearth County council approved the purchase of new water truck for…

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Town of Castor continuing to make water gains

The Town of Castor’s water system continues to make gains, council heard…

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Coronation top-cop visits Castor council

While RCMP staff housing has been approved at the provincial level, it…

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The view from the announcers tower at Area 53 Raceway near Forestburg. (Facebook photo)

Forestburg’s Area 53 Raceway holds grand opening

Forestburg’s Area 53 Raceway was finally able to celebrate its grand opening…

The view from the announcers tower at Area 53 Raceway near Forestburg. (Facebook photo)
The Ennis Sisters, who performed in Stettler in the spring of 2022, will be opening the 2022 Coronation Royal Performing Arts concert season in November. (File photo)

Coronation Royal Performing Arts preparing for full concert season

After two years of delays, shutdowns and cancellations related to the COVID-19…

The Ennis Sisters, who performed in Stettler in the spring of 2022, will be opening the 2022 Coronation Royal Performing Arts concert season in November. (File photo)
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Stettler council approves new outdoor arena boards

Stettler’s town council has approved funding to replace the outdoor arena in…

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The provincial surplus is a wasted opportunity to help the most vulnerable

The United Conservative Party is failing vulnerable Albertans. With an estimated surplus…

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Town of Stettler council concerned with proposed Victims Services changes

‘What they’ve presented so far disgusts me,’ said Lawlor

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Paintearth resident challenging community to make small donations to local food bank

Resident donating $26 cheque from class-action lawsuit to food bank

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Stettler Emergency Department once again closed

In what is becoming a seemingly regular occurrence, the Stettler Hospital Emergency…

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Halkirk’s Paul Dietrich and his teammates from Stettler and Rocky Mountain House won bronze in five-pin bowling at the 55+ Games in Kamloops in August. (Photo submitted)

East Central Alberta Region has good showing at 55+ games in Kamloops

East Central Alberta was well represented in the 55+ Canadian Seniors Games,…

Halkirk’s Paul Dietrich and his teammates from Stettler and Rocky Mountain House won bronze in five-pin bowling at the 55+ Games in Kamloops in August. (Photo submitted)
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Halkirk holds back-to-back special meetings

The Village of Halkirk council held a pair of back-to-back special meetings…

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Village of Halkirk council looking into automatic gas meter reading

The Village of Halkirk council heard a proposal from Paintearth Gas Coop…

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The Battle River Power Plant sits nestled in a valley between Paintearth and Flagstaff Counties. (Photo submitted)

Heartland Generation eyeing refit of Battle River Power Plant

Boyd also sees the plant being a vital part of the region for at least another three decades.

The Battle River Power Plant sits nestled in a valley between Paintearth and Flagstaff Counties. (Photo submitted)
Fireworks lit up the sky after the Halkirk Elks Bullarama. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Halkirk Elks celebrate 26th annual Bullarama

The sun has set on the Halkirk Elks Bullarama for another year.…

Fireworks lit up the sky after the Halkirk Elks Bullarama. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
Castor library is a hub of activity. (File photo)

The latest from Castor Municipal Library

The Castor library September newsletter

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Alberta RCMP: slow down and practice situational awareness in school zones

Recommendations from the Alberta RCMP has children make the trek back to school

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