Unveiling of “community builders” monuments

ECA Review/S.Salkeld
Written by Stu Salkeld

Stettler historian and volunteer Carson Ellis was one of many volunteers and residents who attended the unveiling of “community builders” monuments June 30 across from the Stettler RCMP detachment. The Community Builders Committee unveiled two new monuments honouring Judge William Brigham Gray and the Poon Family (Jun Wah, Yick Fong ‘Sam,’ Star, Yick, and Thing Gue ‘Harry’ Poon). ECA Review/S.Salkeld

About the author

Stu Salkeld

Stu Salkeld, who has upwards of 28 years of experience in the Alberta community newspaper industry, is now covering councils and other news in the Stettler region and has experience working in the area as well.

He has joined the ECA Review as a Local Journalism Initiative Journalist.

Stu earned his two-year diploma in print journalism from SAIT in Calgary from 1993 to ’95 and was raised in Oyen, Alta., one of the communities within the ECA Review’s coverage area.