Kevin Sabo

A carbon monoxide detector finds the odorless, colourless gas that could be fatal if it’s allowed to leak for an extended period of time. (File Photo)

Carbon monoxide is a ‘silent killer’

Preventative maintenance and detectors are key to safety this winter season

A carbon monoxide detector finds the odorless, colourless gas that could be fatal if it’s allowed to leak for an extended period of time. (File Photo)
The Wildcats celebrate winning the League Championship after a wintery game against Hunting Hills. (Dave Morris photo)
The Wildcats celebrate winning the League Championship after a wintery game against Hunting Hills. (Dave Morris photo)
Wildcat Quarterback Jakob Lewis intercepts a throw from Notre Dame while Reid Shirley protects him. (Photo submitted)

Stettler Wildcats down Notre Dame in semi-finals, headed to finals

The Stettler Wildcats kept their lossless streak alive in semi-final action on…

Wildcat Quarterback Jakob Lewis intercepts a throw from Notre Dame while Reid Shirley protects him. (Photo submitted)
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Stettler man sentenced to four years for manslaughter

A Stettler man was sentenced to four years in prison for manslaughter…

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Red Deer-based hypnotist from Castor Trisha Fuller receives one of her two awards at a ceremony held in early September. (Photo submitted)

Castor hypnotist wins prestigious award

Paintearth County resident Trisha Fuller has come a long ways in a…

Red Deer-based hypnotist from Castor Trisha Fuller receives one of her two awards at a ceremony held in early September. (Photo submitted)
Stettler Wildcats take the field in their 2022 home opener on Sept. 23. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independet)

Stettler Wildcats continue to dominate on the field

‘Our guys came out. We were firing on all cylinders.’

Stettler Wildcats take the field in their 2022 home opener on Sept. 23. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independet)
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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Things to keep in mind online

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

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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)
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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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A pair of tornados touched down just outside of Coronation just after 5 p.m. on July 31. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Tornado touches down outside of Coronation, Alta.

Trouble came too close to home for the Town of Coronation over…

A pair of tornados touched down just outside of Coronation just after 5 p.m. on July 31. (Photo submitted)
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ASIRT takes over Stettler officer-involved shooting investigation

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has officially taken over the…

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Stettler RCMP officer under investigation after police-involved shooting

The investigation has been turned over to ASIRT

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Tornado warning issued near Castor

Environment Canada issued a tornado warning for the County of Paintearth near…

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Lonnie West of Cadogan rides for 93.25 points aboard Hard Not to Get during the Ponoka Stampede Showdown finals. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)

PHOTOS: Ponoka Stampede Showdown wrap up

The Ponoka Stampede wrapped on July 3 with their always popular showdown.…

Lonnie West of Cadogan rides for 93.25 points aboard Hard Not to Get during the Ponoka Stampede Showdown finals. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)
Cole Goodine rides for 83 points in the bareback event during the Ponoka Stampede on July 3. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)

Ponoka Stampede Finals set up incredible showdown

The final day of competition is complete at the Ponoka Stampede and…

Cole Goodine rides for 83 points in the bareback event during the Ponoka Stampede on July 3. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)
Scott Sigfusson of Tugaske, Sask, wrestles the steer with a time of 10.3 seconds, good enough for third place in the June 11 competition. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler/Independent)

Update: Stettler Steel Wheel Stampede wraps up after two days of community events

With a tip of the hat the gate is thrown open and…

Scott Sigfusson of Tugaske, Sask, wrestles the steer with a time of 10.3 seconds, good enough for third place in the June 11 competition. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler/Independent)