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CHSPS shop class builds structures for great causes


Above: The Central High Sedgewick Public School Shop Class built the shelter pictured, and the structure will be donated and placed at Sedgewick Lake for public use. Read More →

BRBL All Stars beat Powerline League


The Battle River All Star team won 6-3 over the Powerline league All Stars . Front Row L-R Lorne Schulte, Blaine Wolbeck, Cody Wolbeck, Minor league player with Dave Andreassen (grandson of the late Harry Andreassen) Blayd Anholt. Back Row L-R Sam Johnson, Mitchel Frost, Corey Martz, Braden Erickson, Dave Curtis, Dean Brodie, Nolan Miller, Eric Zimmer, Graham Zimmer, Owen Johnson, and Lance Zimmer.

Paterson Grain announces plans to build 55,000 tonne Unit Train Loading Facility near Daysland


Paterson Grain announced plans Friday, June 26, to build a new unit train loading facility near Daysland.

The facility, which will have storage capacity of over 55,000 metric tonnes, is expected to begin accepting grain in 2016.

The new facility will be Paterson Grain’s third Inland Export Terminal in Alberta, and will incorporate the most modern grain handling and storage concepts. Read More →

This week’s Web Classifieds are now up! Many great events coming up in June!!

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Killam Minor Hockey receives 2015 Hockey Association of the Year award

Killam Minor Hockey recently learned that they have been awarded the 2015 Minor Hockey Association of the Year Award from Hockey Alberta.

Hockey Alberta Executive Director Rob Litwinski said in the notification letter, “This award is presented to an association judged to have made an outstanding contribution to its community by providing properly organized programs where kids can learn the basic skills and the fundamentals of hockey and participate in a fun and safe environment. Read More →

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Terry and Donna Howe: celebrating two lifetimes of building community


Terry and Donna Howe of Alliance are being recognized by the Battle River Community Foundation as “community builders,” people who dedicate their time and energy to helping local communities thrive.

The couple will be the guests of honour at a tribute evening taking place in Alliance on May 29.

All proceeds from the dinner will be used to start the Terry and Donna Howe fund, which will support projects in the Alliance and Castor area. Read More →

Newest Corporal happy to be back working in rural Alberta


Killam RCMP Detachment members have welcomed a new corporal this month, as Corporal James Malone arrived.

Malone replaces Cpl. Brent Robinson, who has moved to Rocky Mountain House.

Malone comes to Killam from a detachment in Nunavut that was 500 km north of the Arctic Circle. Read More →

Local RCMP Detachment welcomes new commander


The Killam RCMP Detachment has a new commander, as Sgt. Judith Devoe has taken up the position.

Devoe has replaced Staff Sergeant Lee Brachmann, and comes to Killam from Depot, the RCMP training facility in Regina, where she was an Applied Police Sciences Facilitator for three years. Read More →

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Terrific sendoff for Daysland Grad Class of 2015

The Grade 12 class of Daysland School held their graduation ceremony in the school gym on Friday, May 1, with the theme ‘The world awaits.’ Read More →

Forestburg celebrates Grad Class of 2015

The Forestburg School graduating Class of 2015 celebrated a bright future on Friday, May 9, graduates attended a very special ceremony that night at the Arena. Read More →

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Killam Wheat Kings end season with banquet and awards

The Killam Wheat Kings Junior B hockey club held their awards and season wrap-up banquet on Saturday, April 25 in the Killam Hall, with players, coaches, families, sponsors, and the board members all in attendance. The snow outside was hockey appropriate! Read More →

Flagstaff students ask frank questions of Battle River-Wainwright candidates

From the left: Liberal candidate Ron Williams, current Mayor of Strome; Wildrose candidate Wes Taylor; PC Candidate Blake Prior; and Killam Public School Grade 5/6 teacher Gary Smith.

Three of the four Battle River-Wainwright candidates participated in a forum hosted by Killam Public School, with Sedgewick and Forestburg students participating electronically.

KPS teacher Gary Smith, who organized the event said, “We feel very privileged to have the candidates here with us today; thank you for making time in your busy schedules.”

Smith talked about the importance of voting, and said students will be participating in the Alberta Student Vote project. Read More →

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Sedgewick Fireman’s Gala a huge success

Sedgewick Firefighters were honoured on Friday, April 10 at the Sedgewick Fireman’s Gala 2015, celebrating the recent completion of the Firefighter Level 1 designation by nine members of the department. Pictured above are: Dave Zayonce, Regional Fire Services Coordinator with Camrose County, Deputy Chief John Armitage, Training Officer Tyson Armitage, Fire Chief Joe Hebert, Firefighter Ted Djos, Firefighter Ariana Vandenberg, Firefighter Cory Gagnon, Firefighter Rob Djos, Firefighter James Steil, Deputy Chief Rob McArthur, Firefighter Rick Sheppard, and Don Rosland, Fire Rescue Officer for the Alberta Office of the Fire Commissioner for East Central Alberta.

The Town of Sedgewick hosted the Sedgewick Fireman’s Gala 2015 to celebrate nine of the department’s members completing the Firefighter Level 1 course, on Friday, April 10 at the Community Hall. Read More →

ICYMI: Theft of copper wire in Forestburg caught on video – police asking for public assistance

The Killam-Forestburg RCMP Detachment responded to a break-in at a Forestburg business on Friday, March 27. Read More →

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Lougheed Field House celebrates grand opening

More than 100 people came out to celebrate the grand opening of the Lougheed Field House on Wednesday, March 18. Read More →

Flagstaff Food Bank in good shape to weather lean times

Directors of the Flagstaff Food Bank heard from Treasurer Diane Gordon during the recent Annual General Meeting that due to the generosity of individuals and businesses in Flagstaff County, the loss of the Community Spirit Grant has not hit the organization as hard as originally anticipated. Read More →

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Third-annual Mister G Memorial Scholarship recipient announced

The Spartan Volleyball Club Alumni are pleased to announce that the third annual Mister G Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Lexi Antos, formerly of Killam, now residing in Vermilion.

Antos received the award in November 2014. She has had a busy winter season with the Irma Chargers Jr. A Ladies Hockey club in the AJFHL,the only ladies league at that high of a caliber in our province, as well as taking her first year of Animal Sciences Technology at Lakeland College in Vermilion.

Antos had a colourful history with the Spartan Volleyball Club in her youth, having been involved as a player as well as being an ambassador, preparing and delivering a presentation at the Spartan Reunion. Read More →