Kevin Sabo

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County of Stettler fighting for ambulance service

‘We want to let Minister Copping know that we aren’t done fighting.’

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The feds aren’t any better than the province in the treatment of the most vulnerable

Matthew Rycroft said ‘How a society treats its most vulnerable is always the measure of its humanity’

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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)
Lee Adamson and Neil Salmond are neck-and-neck during day one of Chuckwagon racing in Bashaw on Aug. 26. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)

Salmond and Adamson take top place in Bashaw chuckwagon, chariot racing

The dust has settled on the Taste the Dust Pro Tour chuckwagon…

Lee Adamson and Neil Salmond are neck-and-neck during day one of Chuckwagon racing in Bashaw on Aug. 26. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)
The Battle River Power Plant sits nestled in a valley between Paintearth and Flagstaff Counties. (Photo submitted)

Heartland Generation eyeing refit of Battle River Power Plant

Boyd also sees the plant being a vital part of the region for at least another three decades.

The Battle River Power Plant sits nestled in a valley between Paintearth and Flagstaff Counties. (Photo submitted)
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Alberta RCMP: slow down and practice situational awareness in school zones

Recommendations from the Alberta RCMP has children make the trek back to school

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Alberta RCMP have suggestions for online safety with kids heading back to school

With the return to school just around the corner, the Alberta RCMP…

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The chuckwagons returned to Bashaw over the Aug. 26-28 weekend as part of Hometown Days. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)

Bashaw Hometown Days dazzles

Something to do for everyone during Hometown Days

The chuckwagons returned to Bashaw over the Aug. 26-28 weekend as part of Hometown Days. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)
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Things to keep in mind online

Living in a digital world has its perks. It has never been…

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MP Damien Kurek stopped by the County of Paintearth council meeting on Aug. 16. Back row: Coun. Dale Norton, Dep. Reeve Maurice Wiart, MP Damien Kurek, Coun. Terry Vockeroth. Front Row: Coun. George Glazier, Coun. Sandy Shipton, Reeve Stan Schulmeister, Coun. Diane Elliot.(Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

County of Paintearth hosts MP Kurek during latest meeting

Battle River-Crowfoot Member of Parliament Damien Kurek stopped by the County of…

MP Damien Kurek stopped by the County of Paintearth council meeting on Aug. 16. Back row: Coun. Dale Norton, Dep. Reeve Maurice Wiart, MP Damien Kurek, Coun. Terry Vockeroth. Front Row: Coun. George Glazier, Coun. Sandy Shipton, Reeve Stan Schulmeister, Coun. Diane Elliot.(Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
Landing craft heading for the beach on D-Day, a little less than two years after the disastrous Dieppe raid. (File photo)

The Dieppe raid: 80 years later

Eighty years ago, in the early morning hours of Aug. 19, 1942,…

Landing craft heading for the beach on D-Day, a little less than two years after the disastrous Dieppe raid. (File photo)
Coast-to-coast vintage car tour stopping in Stettler. (File photo)

Classic car tour making Stettler stop

A group of vintage car enthusiasts on a coast-to-coast tour of Canada…

Coast-to-coast vintage car tour stopping in Stettler. (File photo)
Dick Ourada is on a trek from Colorado to Fairbanks, Alaska, raising money for children’s medical research. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Man driving tractor from Colorado to Alaska for children’s medical research stops in Stettler

Dick Ourada is raising money for children’s medical research

Dick Ourada is on a trek from Colorado to Fairbanks, Alaska, raising money for children’s medical research. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Crews from the Stettler Regional Fire Department were kept busy on Aug. 14 with two calls just over a half-hour apart. (Stettler Regional Fire Department Facebook photo)

Stettler Regional Fire crews kept busy with back-to-back calls

One person was left dead and another severely injured in the first…

Crews from the Stettler Regional Fire Department were kept busy on Aug. 14 with two calls just over a half-hour apart. (Stettler Regional Fire Department Facebook photo)
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Stettler RCMP arrest known offender on warrants

Stettler RCMP officers were conducting a routine patrol through the community during…

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Trash 2 Treasure will be held alongside the Community Garage Sale on the weekend of Aug. 27 and 28. (File photo)

Stettler Trash 2 Treasure weekend returns later in August

A program running in Stettler since 2014 is back for another go…

Trash 2 Treasure will be held alongside the Community Garage Sale on the weekend of Aug. 27 and 28. (File photo)
Over 60 vehicles of varying types descended on Donalda for the Show and Shine on Aug. 6. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Donalda Coulee Show and Shine a success with over 60 vehicles in attendance

A variety of vehicles of all makes and models descended on the…

Over 60 vehicles of varying types descended on Donalda for the Show and Shine on Aug. 6. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Around 80 people came to the Stettler Legion to hear what Smith had to say. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press)

Danielle Smith leadership campaign stops in Stettler

United Conservative Party (UCP) leadership hopeful Danielle Smith made a campaign stop…

Around 80 people came to the Stettler Legion to hear what Smith had to say. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press)
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Alberta RCMP have busy long weekend

Alberta’s RCMP officers had a busy Heritage Day long weekend. Focusing on…

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Stettler County council denies tax reduction to ratepayers experiencing nearly 1,400 per cent 2022 increase

Ratepayers who purchased a 10-acre parcel of land in the spring of…

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