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Polo alive and well in Alberta

Polo alive and well in Alberta

A long history started 135 years ago

Polo alive and well in Alberta
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Hanna RCMP on scene at fatal motor vehicle collision

Three young people have been declared deceased on scene, including an infant.

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Coping with dwindling summer pastures

If pastures are affected, it’s likely the crops in the area are affected as well.

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Accidental drowning at Gull Lake

The victim was floating in an inflatable dingy, when it capsized.

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Ross Helgeton speaks to the committee at the Stettler Refugee Sponsorship Committee (SRSC)’s last meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the Stettler United Church. PHOTO BY MOUSH SARA JOHN

Stettler to sponsor a family from Congo through SRSC

The Stettler Refugee Sponsorship Committee will be welcoming a new family into the community.

Ross Helgeton speaks to the committee at the Stettler Refugee Sponsorship Committee (SRSC)’s last meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the Stettler United Church. PHOTO BY MOUSH SARA JOHN
Dean Ray, right, performs at the West Stettler Park, as part of Entertainment in the Park, assisted by a community member on the tambourine. PHOTO BY JUDY WALGENBACH

Dean Ray entertains Stettler crowd

“My uncle was an Elvis impersonator, and that inspired me to learn many Elvis songs at a young age.”

Dean Ray, right, performs at the West Stettler Park, as part of Entertainment in the Park, assisted by a community member on the tambourine. PHOTO BY JUDY WALGENBACH
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Red Deer RCMP investigate stabbing

RCMP responded to a complaint of serious assault at Orient Green in Red Deer.

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Emaline McBride, 4, in the Castor Centennial Pool with her grandma. PHOTO BY MOUSH SARA JOHN

PHOTO: Castor’s Centennial Pool remains busy throughout summer

With soaring temperatures this past week, Castor and area kids got some pool time to cool off.

Emaline McBride, 4, in the Castor Centennial Pool with her grandma. PHOTO BY MOUSH SARA JOHN
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Interim report of Alberta EBC gets mixed reactions

It will divide the County of Stettler through the middle, giving us two MLAs: Reeve

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Chase Skocdopole at the Alberta Provincial Finals in May this year. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Chase Skocdopole wins Canadian Jr. High School tie-down roping

I’m just really lucky that I get to do what I love: Skocdopole

Chase Skocdopole at the Alberta Provincial Finals in May this year. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
Chase Skocdopole at the Alberta Provincial Finals in May this year. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Chase Skocdopole wins Canadian Jr. High School tie-down roping

I’m just really lucky that I get to do what I love: Skocdopole

Chase Skocdopole at the Alberta Provincial Finals in May this year. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
From left, Chad Morrison, Alberta Wildfire; Oneil Carlier, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry; and Scott Long, Alberta Emergency Management Agency discuss strengthening of fire prevention measures. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Southern Alberta wildfire prevention measures are being strengthened

Currently, no fires are permitted during the fire ban, including campfires in campgrounds.

From left, Chad Morrison, Alberta Wildfire; Oneil Carlier, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry; and Scott Long, Alberta Emergency Management Agency discuss strengthening of fire prevention measures. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
Stettler’s Kevin Falkenberg has taken to riding his bike this summer, encouraged by a Mud Run he did with his daughter, and later the Walk ‘n’ Roll campaign. PHOTO BY MOUSH SARA JOHN

Stettler surges ahead of Ponoka in ‘Walk ‘n’ Roll’ challenge

Stettler residents are logging in far more trips than Ponoka.

Stettler’s Kevin Falkenberg has taken to riding his bike this summer, encouraged by a Mud Run he did with his daughter, and later the Walk ‘n’ Roll campaign. PHOTO BY MOUSH SARA JOHN
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Stettler singer Kym Simon returns to her hometown for an evening of music

Stettler has that small, soft place in my heart, as it’s where it all began, said Simon.

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The County of Stettler No. 6 staff were busy during the grand opening of the county’s new Public Works Facility off Hwy. 56 on Thursday, July 20. PHOTO BY MOUSH SARA JOHN

County of Stettler hosts a grand opening for its new Public Works Facility

More than 650 people attended the barbecue lunch at the grand opening.

The County of Stettler No. 6 staff were busy during the grand opening of the county’s new Public Works Facility off Hwy. 56 on Thursday, July 20. PHOTO BY MOUSH SARA JOHN
Pat Reiter has been appointed to take on the publisher’s role from Monday, July 24. PHOTO BY MOUSH SARA JOHN

Former Athabasca publisher takes on new role at The Castor Advance

Pat Reiter, former Westlock-Barrhead-Athabasca publisher joined Black Press on July 24.

Pat Reiter has been appointed to take on the publisher’s role from Monday, July 24. PHOTO BY MOUSH SARA JOHN
Riders get ready to leave for their second trail after lunch at the Hoofs to Helicopter event, that fundraises for STARS. PHOTO BY MOUSH SARA JOHN

Battle River Ride for STARS raises over $12K

Riders come together from Castor, Alliance and surrounding areas to fundraise for STARS.

Riders get ready to leave for their second trail after lunch at the Hoofs to Helicopter event, that fundraises for STARS. PHOTO BY MOUSH SARA JOHN