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February 13, 2017 (306) 463-6383

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I was asked for what I look for in a relationship. Apparently ‘A Way Out’ wasn’t the right answer I don’t know where my PRINCE CHARMING is but I’m already prepared for our first fight because he is super late Quickest way to my heart you ask? Texting in full sentences and using proper grammar and spelling. I’m not joking. Like Dorothy I attract men who are brainless, heartless or cowards. Dating again after divorce? Its like high school except with stretchmarks and debt.

Pet Licenses


A weekly response to the questions we hear.

Why do I need to get a pet license?

A pet license offers added assurance that your dog or cat can be returned to you if discovered by Kindersley Animal Control.

How much does a pet license cost?

Dogs: - $5-20 for spayed/neutered and $50 for non-spayed/neutered Cats: - $10 for spayed/neutered and $50 for non-spayed/neutered

Business Licenses

Who needs a business license?

If you are operating a business within the Town of Kindersley that is not in a commercially-assessed property, you are required to purchase a business license prior to conducting business. This includes: any home-based business, out of town contractors/ trades people, transient traders, direct traders.

Where can I get a pet or business license?

Licenses can be obtained at the Town Administration Office at 106 5th Ave E. visit: For all Town information,

Town office hours 8:30am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday | 106 5th Ave E | 306.463.2675

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306.463.6555 | 601 11 Avenue East, Ki ndersl ey, SK S0L 1S1 Senior Hockey I was born and raised in Regina and was never exposed to one of the great hockey traditions in Saskatchewan until I played as a 21 year old, that being senior hockey. It seems every town in Saskatchewan big or small has a rink, a bar and a Chinese restaurant . The rink is the place to play games and a chance for the community to gather, meet and cheer on their home town team and talk about life and family, the local bar is the place the game gets reviewed and the next day at coffee row in the restaurant. The rivalry between towns can be intense and many a memory is recalled with fondness in later years. But for a spoiled city kid I was quickly introduced to how amazing senior hockey can be, whether it’s a team competing for an Allan Cup or just a small trophy calling yourself a league champion, the hardware is secondary, it’s the pride you feel for your town and for those packing the stands and cheering you on. My passion for senior hockey on the ice only lasted for 1 season as it took a back seat to my career , but that passion would later carry me into being part of a team behind the scenes. Through my 10 seasons of managing a senior hockey team there was always this sense of home when I walked into a rink, whether it be in St Walburg , Paradise Hill , Kindersley or Lloydminster there you always had those familiar small town hockey fans there for a night to enjoy some great hockey and for the older ones, reminiscing days gone by of teams that wore those jerseys many years ago. I was blessed to be part of a team with a remarkable tradition in the Lloydminster Border Kings. Long before 2 Allan Cup championships , the Kings were like many senior teams packing rinks and giving an opportunity for players to further their hockey careers before playing those beer league late night games. It’s been 5 years since the Border Kings second Allan Cup championship in 2007. Memories as general manager of that team are still fresh in my mind like it was just yesterday , but since then the Kings like many senior teams faced a long list of struggles and those struggles has seen the Kings unable to ice a team for the last 2 seasons . All senior hockey fans in Lloydminster are left with right now are the memories of those great teams . At the same time, on any given Saturday you can head North , South , East or West and find a rink, a hot chocolate and fans cheering on their home town team just like other generations have done. Greg Buchanan for The Weekly Bean

GET CONNECTED with the Town of Kindersley

Watch Council Meetings online every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month. KINDERSLEY.CA



The Town of Kindersley contracts Loraas Environmental Services Ltd. for curbside cart collection of residential garbage and recyclable materials. In recent weeks, Loraas has tagged many residential carts that cannot be picked up for a variety reasons, including overfilling or not being placed appropriately on curbs. More information on collection services can be found at




Do not overfill your carts. Cart lids must be completely closed for safety to surrounding property and to prevent windblown materials.


Place your cart with wheels against the curb.


Empty approved recyclables directly into your blue cart. Do not place filled black bags in the recycle carts.

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Do not place bags or boxes on top of or beside carts. Set out all carts by 7:00AM on collection days. Delays may sometimes occur due to weather and other factors, but having carts out early is the best way to ensure your cart is not missed.

Water E-Billing Now Available The Town of Kindersley is pleased to offer you the option to receive your water bill electronically. This convenient and environmentally friendly service is part of our commitment to providing citizens with the best in customer service.

Sign up online at KINDERSLEY ADMINISTRATION OFFICE 106 5th Avenue East Box 1269, Kindersley, SK SOL 1SO

306-463-2675 | Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30 pm

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.- Aristotle

Let your love be stronger than your hate or anger.

Learn the wisdom of compromise, for it is better to bend a little than to break. Believe the best rather than the worst. People have a way of living up or down to your opinion of them. Remember that true friendship is the basis for any lasting relationship. The person you marry is deserving of the courtesies and kindnesses you bestow on your friends. Please hand this down to your children and your children’s children: the more things change the more they are the same. Jane Wells 1886


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People ask me “Why are you single? You are attractive, intelligent and creative.” My reply is “I’m overqualified.” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Never laugh at your wife’s choices. You were one of them. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “More Marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To be happy with a man, you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “I want to spend the rest of my life trying to get out of debt with you” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Two antennae met on a roof, fell in love and got married. Their wedding ceremony wasn’t fancy. The reception, however, was excellent. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ One day this frog was bored, so he decided to call the psychic hotline. The psychic asked the frog “what do you want to know?” “Tell me something about my love life”, said the frog. “In the very near future you are going to meet a very beautiful young woman”, said the psychic. “Cool, where – at a disco or a party?”, said the frog. “No”, the psychic replied. “Next month in her biology class!”

Obesity can trigger VITAMIN D deficiency Oil a key factor in Wall’s speech to SUMA By Brian Zinchuk Saskatoon - The impact of the oil sector on the provincial economy and government revenues factored large in a speech made by Premier Brad Wall to delegates of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association convention in Saskatoon on Feb. 6. This was especially important as he explained how the province is now looking at a $1.2 billion deficit this year, and that, as a result, the municipalities would be getting less money. Wall said, “For nearly three years now, and sometimes I think we’ve lost track of just how long it’s been, for three years, we’ve been battered and bruised and buffeted by a stubbornly long down cycle in commodity prices. It’s been a perfect storm for Saskatchewan. It’s affected oil, significantly affected oil and the energy sector. But also potash, and also uranium, and that storm is still blowing a little bit. We aren’t out of it by any means.” “Government revenues have dropped precipitously in the last number of years. There is no immediate bounce back coming to the higher levels we would hope, on the resource side of the equation. Oil has recovered to some degree. Analysts, though, believe ceiling for that, at least now and for the mid-term, is about $60. That’s the ceiling. Because as the price increases, so will production. Shale oil in the U.S., has been a game-changer, for us.” He wanted to set expectations straight, saying, “I don’t think we should be on, or plan on, or won’t plan on $100 a barrel, $80 a barrel, or $70 a barrel any time soon. That’s the reality. But at least prices of oil are off their historic lows. We can’t say the same for potash. We can’s say the same for uranium. Those prices are still at historic lows, with little expectation that will change.” As a result, municipalities will be getting less money. (To see the full version of this story, check out

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced that the international rig count for January 2017 was 933, 4 more than the 929 counted in December 2016, and down 112 from the 1,045 counted in January 2016. The international offshore rig count for January 2017 was 206, this is down 4 from the 210 counted in December 2016, and also down 36 from the 242 counted in January 2016. The average U.S. rig count for January 2017 was 683, which is up 49 from 634 that were counted in December of 2016, and up 29 from the 654 counted in January 2016. The average Canadian rig count for January 2017 was 302, this was also up 93 from the 209 counted in December 2016, and up 110 from the 192 counted in January 2016. The worldwide rig count for January 2017 was 1,918, up 146 from the 1,772 counted in December 2016, and up 27 from the 1,891 counted in January 2016. Rig activity is on a steady upward swing which bodes well for 2017.

PRAIRIE CROCUS QUILT GUILD meet 2nd Tues each month at 7PM at the Senior Hall. New people welcome. KINDERSLEY LIBRARY is open Tues. 10-5, Wed. 1-5,7-9, Thurs.1-9, Fri. 1-5, Sat.. 1-5. STORYTIME at the Kindersley Library for children age 2-5 on Tues 10:30 -11:15.Call 306-463-4141 for more details. PRAIRIE DEBUT-Kindersley & District Arts Council on Feb. 14 at 8pm at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre, Kindersley. Performing Duos and Duets, this unique program highlights the dynamics between violin and harp. For tickets o to Labelle Boutique, Lela’s Music Centre or online at KERROBERT UNITED CHURCH-SHROVE TUESDAY AND PANCAKE SUPPERin Feb. 28 at the Kerrobert United Church. Lower Hall of the Church. Supper served from 5-7 PM. KINDERSLEY SCREEN ARTS along with TIFF presentsL a La Land. One showing Saturday, Feb 25th at 4pm at the Sunset theatre. $10 at the door. Must be 19+ to attend. THE MIDDLE COAST-KINDERSLEY & DISTRICT ARTS COUNCIL March 1 at 8pm at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre, Kindersley. Catchy songs, with classic melodies, thick harmonies and grooves that guarantee some feverish head-bobbing. Get tickets at Labelle Boutique, Lela’s Music Centre, Integra Tire or online at

LEARN TO SQUARE DANCE WITH THE KINDERSLEY SQUARE DANCE CLUB. At the Kindersley Elk’s Hall. 904 - 9th Ave. West on Wednesdays 7pm to 9pm. Lessons start Jan. 18 at the Elk’s Hall from 7-9pm. First 2 lessons are free. 2016 ALZHEIMER’S COFFEE BREAK at Heritage Manor PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUP meets the 2nd Wed. of the month at 2 p.m. In the Kindersley Hospital. For more info please call Nancy at 306-463-4514. students $8, preschool $3. KINDERSLEY PLAYERS DINNER THEATRE PRESENTS “Sex Please We’re Sixty!” April 28, 29. May 5,6. Tickets on Sale FEB 4th at the Kindersley mall. $40 reserved seating only. GRAND REOPENING OF KINSMEN PARK OUTDOOR RINK - Winter Celebration on Sat. Feb. 18 from Noon - 3pm. Hotdogs, hot chocolate, melted snowmen and Marshmallows - $1 - $5. Proceeds go to Kinsmen Park Renewal Projects, Phase 2 The Shack. ST. JOSEPH’S SPRING FLING, 600 – 4th Ave. W., Kindersley – Sat. March 18, 2017. 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Garage sale, books, clothing, bake sale, raffles and much more. Lunch counter with homemade perogies, cabbage rolls and gourmet hot dogs, as well as homemade soups and desserts. KINDERSLEY & DISTRICT ARTS COUNCIL is pleased to present Prairie Debut Duo Milot-Bareil on Tuesday Feb. 14th @ 8PM (doors open at 7pm) at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre. Tickets available @ Lela’s Music Centre, LaBelle Boutique, Integra Tire &

Kindersley Awaiting Census Population Results by Moises Canales Towns in the province must have a population of 5,000 or more in order to be incorporated into a city After the nation responded to a wide range of questions back in May of last year, Canadians will finally be able to view the first wave of Census results. Population and dwellings results for the 2016 Census Program will be released today along with additional Census geography products. This will be the second set of data released by Statistics Canada after the agency released more geography statistics back in November of last year. Councilors and administration from the Town of Kindersley will be one of many groups in the community keeping a close eye on the updated statistics for the municipality. The final numbers could indicate whether the town will attempt another application in order to gain city status from the provincial government. Back on May 10th of last year, Kindersley council and town administration submitted a request for city status after they were encouraged by the Government of Saskatchewan to follow the application process. Towns in the province must have a population of 5,000 or more in order to be incorporated into a city, and administration believed their application would be accepted after a lengthy research period of more than two years into the matter. In the end, council received a letter from the Minister of Government Relations in September stating the town’s request had been rejected because they believed Kindersley had not yet reached a population of at least 5,000. Newly-elected Kindersley mayor Rod Perkins has already mentioned he would be interested in re-submitting an application for city status once council has had an opportunity to view the town’s revised population numbers.


Klippers Upcoming Home Games Wed. Feb. 22 at 7:30 pm vs Battlefords Northstars Fri. Feb. 24 at 7:30 pm vs Notre Dame Hounds

At St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Toronto, they have weekly husband’s marriage seminars. At the session, last week, the priest asked Giuseppe, who said he was approaching his 50th wedding anniversary, to take a few minutes and share some insight into how he had managed to stay married to the same woman all these years. Giuseppe replied to the assembled husbands, “Wella, I’va tried to treat her nicea, spenda da money on her, but besta of all is, I tooka her to Italy for the 25th anniversary!” The priest responded, “Giuseppe, you are an amazing inspiration to all the husbands here! Please tell us what you are planning for your wife for your 50th anniversary?” Giuseppe proudly replied, “ I gonna go pick her up.”

Kissing is our greatest invention. On the list of great inventions, it ranks higher than the Thermos bottle and the Airstream trailer; higher, even, than room service. - Tom Robbins

To the Community family of Kindersley and Central West Saskatchewan, I wanted to take this moment to thank you for sharing yourselves with our agency over the past year and years previous. We share a perspective of the community we serve that's rarely spoken and I think it's important for you to know how valued and respected you are to our therapeutic family here at the crisis centre. This year has had some pretty significant challenges and the individuals and family's that we support have been full of resilience and strength while being challenged with difficulties that some assume and most cannot imagine. The individuals and family's that access our services extend a trust in us when they are feeling most vulnerable, in need and this we understand, protect and take very seriously. Our Therapeutic share a perspective of our clients that I would love to share with you. When we have someone walk through our front door, call on the crisis line, reach out to us casually in the community, call in concern for a loved one or friend... they are putting a trust in us that is beyond words. I speak on behalf of myself and on the behalf of the crisis centre family when I say that we are Privileged to sit in front of community members that are struggling with challenges and bringing themselves to us. We are honored to be invited into your lives and listen, validate, plan and share a conversation to assist you with more choices and options to make changes and enhance your lives with direction. We are honored that you bring yourselves to us when in need and we are privileged to be invited into your life. We honestly believe this and need to extend our thank you for the privilege to serve you. We love to share our perspective and gratitude and we don't do it enough. We are excited to support you in the new year and we are ready to stand beside you when you invite us to be to be part of your life. Thank you Kindersley and our surrounding service area for the trust. All the best in the new year,

Michelle Michelle Weber Executive Director Best regards, The Therapeutic Staff, Family Support Staff, Support Staff, Volunteers and board of Directors

Get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn’t work out, you haven’t wasted a whole day.

What’s the difference between a $20 steak and a $55 steak? February 14th.


Do skunks celebrate Valentine’s Day? Sure, they’re very scent-imental!

Members of the month

Chamber of Commerce AGM will be March 3rd


Phil, a smart and handsome young man, dressed in the latest fashion, walked into this local pub. He noticed a woman gazing at him without blinking her big eyes. Phil felt flattered so he walked up to the woman and said in his deepest voice, ‘I’ll do anything you wish, beautiful lady, for just $10 but on one condition.’ The woman appeared to be trapped in the moment and asked as if in a trance, ‘What’s your condition?’ Phil answered, ‘Tell me your wish in just three words.’ There was a long pause, the woman opened her purse, counted out the money and handed it to the man along with her address. She then looked deeply into his eyes and whispered, ‘Clean my house.’


To all my single friends. If no one else loves you, I do. Happy Valentine’s Day! PLEASE STOP GETTING INVOLVED To all my friends who are commited: Happy Valentine`s Day!. IN EVERYTHING. and YOUR JOB IS TO To all my friends who are single, PUMP BLOOD. Happy Independance Day


penned the following passionate missive: “I wake filled with thoughts of you.Your portrait and the intoxicating evening which we spent yesterday have left my senses in turmoil ... You are leaving at noon; I shall see you in three hours. Until then, mio dolce amor, a thousand kisses; but give me none in return,for they set my blood on fire.”? a) Alexander the Great b) Napoleon Bonaparte c) Julius Caesar d) Benito Mussolini 4. A prominent, diminutive poet stated: “And now listen to me in turn.You have touched me more profoundly than I thought even you could havetouched me - my heart was full when you came here today. Henceforward I am yours for everything ....” Who was this Victorian? a) Elizabeth Barrett Browning b) Matthew Arnold c) Alfred, Lord Tennyson d) Christina Rossetti

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How Do I Love Thee? Famous Love Letters 1. Which “joyous” classical/romantic composer wrote: “My angel, my all, my own self. My heart is full of many things to say to you - ah! -- there are moments when I feel that speech is nothing after all -- cheer up -- remain my true, only treasure, my all as I am yours.”? a) Franz Schubert b) Niccolo Paganini c) Ludwig van Beethoven d) Giaochino Rossini 2. A Spanish-speaking painter, whose life began and ended in the Blue House, sent the following: “Remember that once you finish the fresco we will be together forever, once and for all, without arguments or anything, only to love one another.” Who was the amorous artist? a) Pablo Picasso b) Paquita Sabrafen c) Salvadore Dali d) Frida Kahlo 3. Which military, political and tactical genius, who literally seized his own crown,


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~ Monogamous relationships exist throughout the animal kingdom ~ It only takes up to 4 minutes to decide whether you like someone or not. ~ Cuddling releases natural painkillers ~ When two lovers gaze at each others’ eyes, their heart rates synchronize ~ Holding a loved one’s hand relieves pain and stress ~ Expressing gratitude towards people you love causes an immediate spike in your happiness ~ Dilated pupils show your dttraction to fomeone and makes you more dttractive ~ Love also causes a drop in serotonin, which is a symptom of OCD, causing you to be literally obsessed with your partner. ~ Couples who are too similar to each other are not likely to last ~ Romantic love eventually ends…only to be followed by committed love

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