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Carlyle Observer

Elbows meet ax, elbows win

I am a lot of things. I am a talker, a raconteur, a teller of stories. I can be, I am told, fairly engaging company. I am especially interesting to women who are, as the saying goes, "of a certain age".

New CanSkate pilot program to be offered in Carlyle

Carlyle is going to be one of 45 communities across Canada to offer a new CanSkate pilot program this fall. The pilot program will focus on progressing through stages at a skater's own pace by building on each skill as it is learned.

Carlyle Community School

Submitted by Kristen Mitchell The staff at CES would like to welcome back all students. We hope you had a great summer. We are all looking forward to a fun, exciting, and busy school year ahead.
Cornerstone Family and Youth presents "The Playroom"

Cornerstone Family and Youth presents "The Playroom"

The Cornerstone Family and Youth (CFY) organization, which is responsible for many of the quality events held for families and young people in the town of Carlyle, is proud to present to the public their latest offering, 'The Playroom.
Liberation the goal of Wawota fundraiser

Liberation the goal of Wawota fundraiser

The word prison conjures up different images for different people. For the majority of us, when we think of prison we think of large stone buildings, surrounded by high walls and decorated with iron bars.
Coffey ends American University ball career on high note

Coffey ends American University ball career on high note

Karmen Coffey is a hard hitter. She was second on her team - The Falcons - with five home runs and 18 RBI, adding 20 runs scored. She also posted a 3.68 GPA at Bowling Green University, where she has played softball for the past two seasons.

RCMP weekly report

In order to keep the public better informed in regards to the role the RCMP plays in the surrounding communities, the Observer will sit down with a member of the RCMP detachment in Carlyle each week to talk about what has been going on in the area.

Filling out the census

I've been intrigued by the recent kafuffle over the government's announced plan to replace the mandatory long census with a voluntary survey. Without getting into the politics of the thing, I've been thinking a lot about the importance of censuses.
Family celebrates 100 year partnership with Hereford

Family celebrates 100 year partnership with Hereford

Partnerships of any kind can be a tricky thing, and this is exceptionally true for business partnerships. The changing demands of the market alone can often put strains on partnerships that can be enough to tear them asunder.

Mad about me

The first thing I felt after the impact was sheer, murderous rage at the driver responsible for what I knew was going to be a very expensive fender bender.