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A movie image from <em>Marlene</em> of Kristen Booth, who plays the the titular character, and Greg Byrk, who played an older Steven Truscott. The film will be showing in Stettler on May 11. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Marlene screens in Stettler

Based on unbelievable true Canadian story

A movie image from <em>Marlene</em> of Kristen Booth, who plays the the titular character, and Greg Byrk, who played an older Steven Truscott. The film will be showing in Stettler on May 11. (Photo submitted)
RCMP S/Sgt Bruce Holliday introduces himself to the few people who came out to the ‘Coffee with a cop’ session on May 10. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Staff Sgt. Holliday speaks at Stettler’s ‘Coffee with a Cop’

Members of the County of Stettler, along with Staff Sgt. Bruce Holliday…

RCMP S/Sgt Bruce Holliday introduces himself to the few people who came out to the ‘Coffee with a cop’ session on May 10. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
A movie image from <em>Marlene</em> of Kristen Booth, who plays the the titular character, and Greg Byrk, who played an older Steven Truscott. The film will be showing in Stettler on May 11. (Photo submitted)

Screening of Marlene coming to Stettler

Based on unbelievable true Canadian story

A movie image from <em>Marlene</em> of Kristen Booth, who plays the the titular character, and Greg Byrk, who played an older Steven Truscott. The film will be showing in Stettler on May 11. (Photo submitted)
Jenessa McAuley, the interim director of the Stettler Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre, addresses those who attended the grand opening celebration and open house on May 2. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre opens new office in Stettler

A program in the works for quite awhile has finally opened its…

Jenessa McAuley, the interim director of the Stettler Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre, addresses those who attended the grand opening celebration and open house on May 2. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
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Controlling what I can to enjoy life

The end of April means that my annual geek-fest in Calgary is…

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The Stettler Family Resource Network has started a new session of the Circle of Security Parenting group. Anyone interested can still get into the current session by contacting Corianne at the resource centre. (Metro Creative Connection photo)

Stettler Family Resource Network launches new session of Circle of Secuity Parenting Program

Stettler’s Family Resource Network has just started a new session of a…

The Stettler Family Resource Network has started a new session of the Circle of Security Parenting group. Anyone interested can still get into the current session by contacting Corianne at the resource centre. (Metro Creative Connection photo)
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Stettler Hospice Society, Points West Living, AHS release joint statement regarding hospice suite

There is little doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted health care…

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The groundbreaking ceremony for Saving Grace Animal Society’s new veterinary clinic was April 25,2022. (Contributed photo)

Alix’s Saving Grace Animal Society breaks ground on new veterinary clinic

There will soon be a new veterinary clinic in Alix. Alix-based Saving…

The groundbreaking ceremony for Saving Grace Animal Society’s new veterinary clinic was April 25,2022. (Contributed photo)
The Cabin on the Coulee Farm is owned and managed by Fleet’s Eric Neilson, alongside his family. (File photo)

Agriculture Spotlight: Cabin on the Coulee Farm

For Eric Neilson, starting his family farm near Fleet was an opportunity…

The Cabin on the Coulee Farm is owned and managed by Fleet’s Eric Neilson, alongside his family. (File photo)
Boyes dives for the ball. Boyes has been awarded multiple awards for the 2021/2022 volleyball season. (Photo submitted)

Rimbey athlete wins multiple sports awards at Augustana for oustanding performance in 2021/2022 season

A student-athlete at the University of Alberta’s Augustana campus in Camrose has…

Boyes dives for the ball. Boyes has been awarded multiple awards for the 2021/2022 volleyball season. (Photo submitted)
The outdoor arena at the Stettler agricultural grounds is going to look different this coming rodeo season with the new construction taking place. (File photo)

Stettler and District Agriculture Society moving ahead with Legacy project on grounds

The outdoor Stettler rodeo grounds will have a new look when rodeo…

The outdoor arena at the Stettler agricultural grounds is going to look different this coming rodeo season with the new construction taking place. (File photo)
A refugee fleeing the conflict from neighbouring Ukraine holds her baby as she sits in a tent at the Romanian-Ukrainian border, in Siret, Romania, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. Romania, which shares around 600 kilometres (372 miles) of borders with Ukraine to the north, is seeing an influx of refugees from the country as many flee Russia’s attacks. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)

Locals supporting Ukranian refugees in region

Country’s around the world are scrambling to get Ukrainians fleeing the conflict…

A refugee fleeing the conflict from neighbouring Ukraine holds her baby as she sits in a tent at the Romanian-Ukrainian border, in Siret, Romania, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. Romania, which shares around 600 kilometres (372 miles) of borders with Ukraine to the north, is seeing an influx of refugees from the country as many flee Russia’s attacks. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)
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RCMP acknowledge Bashaw, Stettler merger talks occuring but have no immediate plans

During the April 4 Town of Bashaw council meeting, chief administrative officer…

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There was a variety of cool things to check out at the Stettler Trade Show, including these motion activated dinosaurs. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Stettler Board of Trade hosts 40th Annual Trade Show

After being derailed for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Stettler…

There was a variety of cool things to check out at the Stettler Trade Show, including these motion activated dinosaurs. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
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Battle River-Crowfoot MP discusses federal budget

According to Battle River-Crowfoot MP Damien Kurek, the Canadian government is continuing…

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Board of Trade director reflects on the first six months on the job

The last six months have been quite the learning curve for Stettler…

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After just under two decades at Stettler Hospital and Care Centre, and nearly 50 years in nursing, Diane Palmer is calling it a career. (Photo submitted)

Stettler Hospital and Care Centre manager retires

A familiar face at Stettler Hospital and Care Centre is set to…

After just under two decades at Stettler Hospital and Care Centre, and nearly 50 years in nursing, Diane Palmer is calling it a career. (Photo submitted)
The completion of the emergency room at Stettler Hospital marked the end of phase two of renovations. Phase three is currently under way. (File photo)

An update on Stettler Hospital and Care Centre Renovations

A multi-phase project underway at the Stettler Hospital and Care Centre is…

The completion of the emergency room at Stettler Hospital marked the end of phase two of renovations. Phase three is currently under way. (File photo)
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RCMP, Fish and Wildlife, County Peace Officers conduct joint operation at Buffalo Lake

A one-day blitz by the RCMP at Buffalo Lake on March 5…

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Stettler RCMP, county peace officers work together to recover vehicle, apprehend suspect

Stettler County peace officers working jointly with the Stettler RCMP were able…

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