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October is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre aiming to spread awareness

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Town of Castor joining Palliser ISDAB

The Town of Castor is proceeding with an inter-municipal subdivision and development…

Village of Halkirk at sunset, May 25, 2022. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Under currents of anger in Halkirk

‘This bylaw thing is pitting neighbour against neighbour,’

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)
Damien Kurek, far right, was recently in Washington, D.C. (Photo submitted)

MP Kurek: It’s time to ‘scrap’ the ArriveCAN app

Kurek recently went to Washington, D.C., meeting with congressmen, senators

  • Sep 22, 2022
Damien Kurek, far right, was recently in Washington, D.C. (Photo submitted)
Two lengths of wooden pipe, made about 100 years ago, were unearthed by a Northside Construction Partnership crew that was upgrading the sanitation system in Condor, Alberta. The antique, handmade culverts were donated to the Sunnybrook Farm Museum in Red Deer. (Contributed photo).

Antique, handmade wooden culverts donated to Red Deer’s Sunnybrook Farm Museum

Construction foreman has never seen anything like them: ‘Must be 100 years old’

Two lengths of wooden pipe, made about 100 years ago, were unearthed by a Northside Construction Partnership crew that was upgrading the sanitation system in Condor, Alberta. The antique, handmade culverts were donated to the Sunnybrook Farm Museum in Red Deer. (Contributed photo).
Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish said Alberta hopes to leverage its investment by lobbying the federal government for matching funds and the private sector will also be approached. (Photo by Government of Alberta)

Province aims to expand rural internet access

Alberta is moving forward with its goal to have 100 per cent…

Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish said Alberta hopes to leverage its investment by lobbying the federal government for matching funds and the private sector will also be approached. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
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Coronation RCMP charge suspects with property-related offences

On Sept. 10, at 1:31 a.m., Coronation RCMP received a report of…

  • Sep 20, 2022
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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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Britain’s King Charles III, center, and other members of the royal family hold a vigil at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday Sept. 12, 2022. (Jane Barlow/Pool via AP)

Alberta declares provincial day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, no statutory holiday

The province will host a ceremony at the Alberta Legislature at 10 a.m. on Monday

Britain’s King Charles III, center, and other members of the royal family hold a vigil at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday Sept. 12, 2022. (Jane Barlow/Pool via AP)
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)
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Road safety to remember during the harvest season

With Harvest season well under way in Alberta there has been an…

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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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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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