BREAKING NEWS: Sylvan Lake to receive enhanced medical care with upgrades to Community Health Centre
ENHANCED MEDICAL CARE - Sean McIntyre, Mayor of Sylvan lake, receives a round of applause from (L-R) Chair of the Urgent Care Committee, Susan Samson; Minister of Health, Sarah Hoffman, and Dr. Ted Braun, acting vice president and medical ...and more »
- Red Deer police seeking information after armed robbery
A robbery at gun point this morning in Red Deer has police eager to identify the suspects before anyone is hurt. Around 5:10 a.m. this morning, Monday, Jan. 16, a man was robbed by three men as he walked to his bus stop near 59 Avenue and 68 Street.and more »
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The death of a man whose body was found inside a burnt vehicle near Stettler, Alta. last month has been deemed not criminal in nature, RCMP said Thursday.
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Man's death in Stettler not criminal: Alberta RCMP
The death of a man whose body was found inside a burnt vehicle near Stettler, Alta. last month has been deemed not criminal in nature, RCMP said Thursday. On Dec. 10, 2016, Mounties were called to a report of a charred vehicle in the town east of Red ...
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- Byemoor's Rylee Jones turns creative flair into cash for charity
Rylee Jones makes all sorts of crafts -- bracelets, rings, earrings, necklaces and this year, little wooden ornaments, which she sells to raise money for charities. This year, she donated roughly $450 to the Ronald McDonald House in Red Deer.
- Stettler RCMP investigate break and enter
Stettler, Alberta - On January 10, 2017 Stettler RCMP were dispatched to a break and enter at the Canadian Tire in the early morning hours. The RCMP were unable to locate the suspects, however, the suspects and the suspect vehicle have been captured by ...
- Lightning start 2017 with away win over Wranglers
Bolts player Dylan Houston in control of the puck in their game against Blackfalds on Nov. 15 at the Stettler Recreation Centre. — image credit: File photo. Tweet. by Stacey Lavallie - Stettler Independent; posted Jan 11, 2017 at 1:00 PM. While some ...
- Hockey kids hit the ice after Christmas break
With Christmas and New Year's out of the way, minor hockey has resumed and teams are on home ice and the road. It's been a pretty strong season so far for all of the Stettler minor hockey teams, according to President Trevor Speakman. "We're a little ...
- Stettler's new year baby rings in happiness for Suttons
Parents Carson and Whitney Sutton with Stettler's new year baby Brooks Ford Sutton, who was born at 2:38 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 6 at the Stettler Hospital. — image credit: Moush Sara John/Stettler Independent. Tweet. by Moush Sara John - Stettler ...
- Stettler's Judi Beebe recognized for work in violence prevention
Judi Beebe, executive director for Association of Communities Against Abuse in Stettler, holds an Inspiration Award that was presented to Central Alberta Regional Vision for Non-Violence Coalition, of which she is a part, in November of 2016. Beebe was ...
- Stettler's history book in limbo due to lack of volunteers
When president of the P&H Elevator Preservation Society, Stan Eichhorn and Jack Schultze decided to initiate and back the project – intrinsic to many small communities in Alberta, a history book recording and documenting our town – little did they know ...and more »
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When president of the P&H Elevator Preservation Society, Stan Eichhorn and Jack Schultze decided to initiate and back the project...and more »
- Stettler Independent - Resilient, resourceful community keeps ...
2016 wasn't a wonderful year on many fronts, with economic uncertainty continuing to grip Alberta in its fist, but Stettler powered...and more »
- Resilient, resourceful community keeps Stettler strong: Mayor
2016 wasn't a wonderful year on many fronts, with economic uncertainty continuing to grip Alberta in its fist, but Stettler powered through strong. While the community isn't unaffected, it is weathering the storm better than some towns, according to ...and more »
- FCSS celebrating its golden anniversary
Family and Community Support Services (FCSS), an Alberta organization dedicated to helping support families and communities grow healthy both emotionally and physically, turned 50 this year and is now halfway through celebrating their golden jubilee.
- Elks donation opens door for family looking for speech therapy
Antoinette Laughlin, centre, holds a $1,000 cheque. It was presented to her on behalf of the Stettler Elks by Leading Knight Clive Spechko, left, and Past Exalted Ruler Phil Holton. The money will help cover the costs of out-of-province speech therapy ...
- Despite tough economic times, no increase in county tax: Reeve
Even though 2016 has been an eventful year for the county, Reeve Wayne Nixon believes with a "conservative and responsible" budget, the county is on track for the new year. "With the economic pressure on the oil industry and the resulting effects on ...
- Let's bring Reading Smackdown 2017 title to Stettler
STETTLER PUBLIC LIBRARY -- Have you renewed your library membership? Or are you needing a library membership? As of Jan. 1, 2017 a membership at the Stettler Public Library Library is completely free. Yes, you will be able to access the entire ...
- January is 'intersection safety' month
January is intersection safety month in Alberta, a good time since icy and snowy conditions are often factors in collisions where roads cross paths. According to Sgt. Phil Penny, commander of the RCMP detachment in Stettler, there are no really "bad" ...
- Home invasions in Red Deer 'targeted' police say
Three unrelated home invasions in the past two weeks in Red Deer are prompting police to remind folks to keep their doors locked and be wary about opening the door to strangers. While the three home invasions do not at this time appear to be related, ...and more »
- Kids battle for nerf supremacy at Stettler Library
Cody Paulson, seen here holding his Nerf Centurion sniper rifle, had a friendly rivalry with his friend Josh Tyhy, who ended up on the blue team. Stacey Lavallie/Regional Weekender. Share this story ...
- Comfort Quilts made by Stettler Stitchers warm fragile hearts
Joan Statz, president of the Stettler Stitchers, examines one of the comfort quilts made by the guild. The quilts are donated to the Ronald McDonald House in Red Deer, and given to the families of children who are seriously ill or injured to provide ...
- Stettler rings in new year's with rock'n'roll party at Legion
Doug Hartman provided vocals, backing vocals and a strong rhythm line with his bass guitar, helping Third Degree bandmates entertain the Stettler Legion's New Year's Eve party crowd. / Stacey Lavallie/Stettler Independent. The Stettler Legion departed ...
- Big Valley comes together to welcome home world champion Thurston
Even locals who have known Zeke Thurston, the 2016 NFR world champion bronc rider, lined up with smiles on their face to collect an autograph from the 22-year-old rodeo star. — image credit: Stacey Lavallie/Stettler Independent. Tweet. by Stacey ...
- Dog, cat licences expired Jan. 1; time to renew
Licencing your dogs and cats in the Town of Stettler is required by a town bylaw. The licencing makes it easier to reunite lost pets with their owners, and helps cover animal service costs in the community. — image credit: Stacey Lavallie/Stettler ...
- Botha brings in New Year's with a bang
Five-year-old Zack Jones dances with his mother, Amanda, at the Botha Community Hall on New Year's eve. Zack was one of the youngest dancers in attendance. — image credit: Stacey Lavallie/Stettler Independent. Tweet. by Stacey Lavallie - Stettler ...
- Stampeders stomp Stettler in final game of 2016
Rylee Jacobson guides the puck down ice toward the Stampeders net, with the visiting team in hot pursuit, during the Friday, Dec. 30 game. — image credit: Stacey Lavallie/Stettler Independent. Tweet. by Stacey Lavallie - Stettler Independent; posted ...
- My hope is not in the New Year …
FAITH & REFLECTION -- In my personal experience, as well as interaction with others, I have concluded that many resolutions, though well-intentioned, tend to be lofty, unrealistic and subsequently unachievable. If resolutions are working for you, then ...
- First Pokemon Swap Meet on Jan. 14
STETTLER PUBLIC LIBRARY -- The new year 2017 is officially here and the Stettler Public Library is looking forward to a great year serving our community. We have so many services that we can offer you. Why don't you come in and take a look? We are ...
- Looking back, looking ahead … some bad, some good
At this time of the year opinion writers like to reflect on past events and hopes for the future. For the agriculture industry 2016 started out with some hope on certain issues, in particular the farmworkers' rights situation. Somewhat naively, ag ...and more »
- Kami Ritz appointed as publisher of the Stettler Independent
Kami Ritz has been named publisher of the Stettler Independent, Castor Advance and Regional Weekender. — image credit: Debbie Doell/Stettler Independent. With former publisher Randy Holt moving on to new ventures, Kami Ritz has been appointed as ...
- Gadsby rings in New Year's with family-friendly shindig
Glitter, balloons, games, cookies and homemade potluck appetizers kept everyone busy in the four hours leading up to 2017 as Gadsby and area residents came together to celebrate on Saturday, Dec. 31. According to Megan McPhee, one of the event ...
- Multiple charges laid after man drives in wrong lanes of QEII
An Edmonton man is probably regretting not making "no drunk driving" and "No stolen vehicles" his New Year's resolutions after he was arrested on New Year's Day on the QEII. Jamie Michael Richard Prince, 23, is facing charges of dangerous operation of ...and more »
- Man dies after being hit by train near Canmore
A 21-year-old Calgary man is dead after being struck by a train near Canmore in the early morning hours of New Year's day. The unidentified man was struck by the train shortly before 4 a.m. According to RCMP and Canadian Pacific Railway, the man was ...and more »
- 'Predatory' door-to-door sales banned as of Jan. 1
As of Jan. 1, 2017, door-to-door sales of energy products and services will be banned in Alberta, putting an end to predatory, pressure-tactic selling. — image credit: File photo. Tweet. by Stacey Lavallie - Stettler Independent; posted Dec 30, 2016 ...and more »
- Search continues for missing Maskwacis girl
RCMP are continuing the search for a five-year-old Maskwacis girl, Kailee Soosay, who is believed to be in the company of her mother, Shannon Soosay. Kailee was reported missing on Friday, Dec. 23, along with two other youths, who have since been ...and more »
- Surprise donation helps horse rescue feed, tend to abused equines
Holly Plunkett, of Plunkett Ranch Rescue, recently received $1,000 from friends who, handmade and sold perogies and cabbage rolls to help fund the rescue. / Contributed photo. Christmas this year brought a special surprise for horse rescuer and ...
- Recover from New Year's excitement by going to the movies
STETTLER PUBLIC LIBRARY -- There are only a few more days left in 2016 and the Stettler Public Library is grateful to the entire community for its support in this past year. The staff and board has enjoyed bringing you the services that keep you coming ...and more »
- Final day of school spent in fun activities in Stettler
Gabe Miles intently eyes his partner in cards, keeping a straight poker face as he tries to secure a win. — image credit: Stacey Lavallie/Stettler Independent. Tweet. by Stacey Lavallie - Stettler Independent; posted Dec 28, 2016 at 2:00 PM. The final ...
- Downtown shines late during Night Before the Night Before
Owen Beaumont pets one of the sheep in a petting zoo set up on Main Street during the Night Before the Night Before. — image credit: Stacey Lavallie/Stettler Independent. Tweet. by Stacey Lavallie - Stettler Independent; posted Dec 28, 2016 at 2:00 PM.
- Town approves $2K increase in museum budget
The final Town of Stettler council meeting of 2016, held Tuesday, Dec. 20, was a short one, with the council approving the 2017 Stettler Town and Country Museum budget at $32,000, a $2,000 increase over the previous year. The museum will be asking for ...
- Pre-Christmas bust nabs man on drug charges
A lengthy investigation has culminated in the arrest of a Stettler man at his residence on Wednesday, Dec. 21. Merle Mahoney, 41, has been charged with possession of cannabis marijuana, possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking, ...
- Poppy thief's guilty plea results in jail time
The decision to snatch a Canadian Legion poppy box at Tim Hortons in Stettler on Friday, Nov. 11, has earned a 28-year-old man a fine and jail time. Dustin Bryce Finlay was caught on surveillance camera at Tim Hortons taking the poppy box on ...
- Stettler RCMP seize crystal methamphetamine
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A 41-year-old Stettler man faces drug trafficking-related charges after RCMP discovered crystal methamphetamine while searching an apartment suite in Stettler on Wednesday. Stettler RCMP and the RCMP Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and ...
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A stitch in time: Caroline's Homespun Seasons provides Stettler its sewing heartland - Stettler IndependentA stitch in time: Caroline's Homespun Seasons provides Stettler its sewing heartland
Caroline Tokarchik is the owner of Caroline's Homsespun Seasons. Her passion for the art of sewing and stitching are apparent through the various displays and the work she does. Moush Sara John/Regional Weekender. Share this story. Tweet. By Moush ...
- RCMP seek man in kidnapping investigation
Darren Guntel, 48, has been charged with kidnapping, extortion, robbery, and breaking and entering in relation to a July incident. Police ask people to not approach Guntel if he is seen, but instead to contact police. — image credit: Contributed photo ...and more »
- Stettler Minor Football holds its AGM after a successful run
This past football season couldn't have gone any better for the Stettler Minor Football program, with the new Stettler Bobcats being added to the atom division and both the peewees and bantams having a great year. Amidst all the success, business had ...
- Councillor Ernie Gendre censured by county council
A model of the county's new public works facility is on display at the county office for residents and taxpayers to get an insight into the new facility. — image credit: Moush Sara John/Stettler Independent. 0 ...and more »
- Stettler Storm washes away most competition over weekend
Stettler Midget B Storm's Riley Cornelssen works to stay ahead of the bigger Rimbey defence as he powers towards their net on Friday, Dec. 16. — image credit: Stacey Lavallie/Stettler Independent. Tweet. by Stacey Lavallie - Stettler Independent ...
- Students, staff don ugly holiday sweaters
Students from Wm. E. Hay Stettler Secondary Campus dressed in ugly sweaters last week, doing their utmost to horrify all comers. — image credit: Stacey Lavallie/Stettler Independent. Tweet. by Stacey Lavallie - Stettler Independent; posted Dec 21 ...and more »