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The Battle River Hockey League, which only had five teams in the league last year, has played its last season under and has folded. The BRHL was the longest running hockey league in Western Canada. Read More →
Successful recycling programs in Flagstaff are diverting almost 10,000 tonnes of garbage from the main landfill every year
Why do you have to sort your load when you go to Flagstaff Waste Management, or any county transfer site?
Because doing so, says Murray Hampshire, Business Manager at Flagstaff Regional Solid Waste Management, can extend the life of our landfill by as much as 15 years.
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The Sedgewick Men’s team brought the Interclub trophy home for 2015, with a decisive win against Forestburg, Viking, and Hardisty teams.
Golfers competed over four separate evenings with teams of four players from each club.
Forestburg holds the record, with 23 wins, and the only repeat-win in 2014, but Sedgewick is inching closer, with a total of 19 wins now. Read More →
On Wednesday, July 1st as our oldest daughter Koren, was making her way from Saskatchewan to the Edmonton airport on her way home to Nova Scotia, she had a motor vehicle accident. She was wearing her seatbelt (safety message inserted here) and so wasn’t seriously injured when she totalled her pickup. Read More →
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 →
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 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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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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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 →
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 →