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Four candidates, representing four political parties, will vie for election in Battle River-Wainwright come the May 5 provincial election. Read More →
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 →
The Killam-Forestburg RCMP Detachment responded to a break-in at a Forestburg business on Friday, March 27. Read More →
More than 100 people came out to celebrate the grand opening of the Lougheed Field House on Wednesday, March 18. Read More →
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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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 →
The Killam Community Hall will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2015, with a whole new board in place, looking to try and engage the community in the future of the building. Read More →
Last May’s open house regarding Galahad’s viability review produced a What We Have Heard and Viability Determination Report.
The document contains input from stakeholders, responses to stakeholder’s questions, a viability determination, and the next steps in the process.
Attendees at the open house were asked to fill out a questionnaire, and answers could be handed in that day or faxed or emailed in later.
The reponses to the questionnaire have been published in the report. Read More →
On Friday January 30, 2015 at approximately 12:37 a.m. Strathcona County RCMP began to track a stolen vehicle entering into their jurisdiction. Read More →
Former Forestburg resident William (Bill) Baird received notification in the fall that the Government of Canada, on the advice of the Honours Policy Sub-Committee, approved a request from the Government of the Republic of France to appoint him Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour.
In a separate letter from the Republic of France Ambassador to Canada, Philippe Zeller, Baird was advised that, “This distinction illustrates the profound gratitude that France would like to express to you.
“It is awarded in recognition of your professional involvement in the liberation of our country.
“Through you, France remembers the sacrifice of all of your compatriots who came to liberate French soil, often losing their lives in the process.”
Baird had the opportunity to either receive his decoration in the mail, or at a ceremony at a later date. Read More →
Flagstaff Victim Services (FVS) is under new operation and is expanding in order to provide the county with as much help as possible.
The service used to be run by FFCS, but in the summer of 2014 a new board was formed and a new coordinator, Josie Storbakken, was appointed.
FVS is now operated out of the RCMP detachment in Killam, and is on call day and night.
“We can be there right when a tragedy happens,” Storbakken said, referring to the current staff of seven advocates, all of whom are volunteers.
The advocates work in pairs, and rotate who is on call each week. Read More →
Thanks to a partnership between Alberta Health Services, Flagstaff Community Adult Learning, and the Injury Prevention Centre, a new Activator Pole Lending Program has been introduced in Flagstaff County.
A total of 10 sets of poles have been purchased and will be available for loan to all community members wanting to try them out. Read More →
Doug Griffiths has resigned as MLA, Battle River – Wainwright after 13 years. Read more in tomorrow’s CP, by mail, on newsstands, and via E-Subscription.
The Daysland North Stars of the Battle River Hockey League were handed a huge blow when notified by the league that because of a carding error they had made, in not having a player carded, classified that player ineligible. The team was then informed they would have to forfeit every game played this year. Read More →
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June 1, 1952 –
November 7, 2014
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Bob Clark. After a courageous battle against cancer, Bob peacefully took his last breath with his family by his side.
After growing up in Killam, Bob chose to stay and raise his family in the community he loved. He took great pride and enjoyed being an active member of his community. He was a business owner, very active in fundraising and volunteering with the Legion and Lions club, always a fan or coach at all his kid’s activities, and a constant presence on the golf course.
The greatest pleasure in Bob’s life was spending time laughing and visiting with his wife, kids, grandkids, and all his friends and family.
Bob is survived by his best friend and loving wife of 40 years, Geri, and their four children – Brent (Darla) Clark, Jacqueline (Duane) Zanidean, Cindy (Steven) Ofrim and Shelby Clark; the greatest joys of his life, his 3 grandchildren Kylie Clark, Robbie Clark and Fischer Ofrim; his siblings Larry (Evelyn) Clark, Linda (Dave) Cole, Carole Bergum, Judy (Jan) Pedersen, Elaine (Max) Ainsworth, Jim (Adele) Clark, Meloddie (Brian) Bowles, Lorraine (Jim) Fink; his in-laws Tony and Bessie Schnettler, Deb (Grant) Johnston, Val (Terry) Quattek; his numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and many cherished friends.
Bob was predeceased by his nephew Chad Clark, brothers-in-law Doug Schnettler, Dale Schnettler, Delmore Bergum, and his parents William and Kathleen Clark.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at the Killam Community Centre on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Killam and District Health Care Foundation, the Killam Cemetery or the Killam Agriplex.