Our Team

Stu Salkeld
cell 780-984-2575
Stu Salkeld, editor of The Pipestone Flyer, grew up in the small east-central Alberta farming community of Oyen and is approaching 25 years in the community newspaper industry. Receiving his diploma in Journalism Arts from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary in April, 1995, he has worked as a reporter/photographer or editor at half a dozen newspapers in Alberta and British Columbia ever since, including the Oyen Echo, the Arrow Lakes News and the Rocky Mountain House Mountaineer to name a few. He noted a highlight in his career was earning first place in the ATCO 2012 Photographic Awards “spot news” category. He has been editor of The Pipestone Flyer since June, 2015.

Sales Manager
Christina Komives
Christina grew up on a farm outside the small town of Sundre, Alberta. After graduation, Christina attended Lethbridge College where she received a Diploma in Mass Communications specializing in advertising and public relations. She started her newspaper career at a community newspaper in Olds, Alberta. She has since worked with a few different community papers and has spent the last decade with The Pipestone Flyer. Christina currently lives on a small hobby farm with her husband Mike and her son Benjamin.

Amelia Naismith
Amelia Naismith started her career with Black Press as a reporter at Ponoka News in the spring of 2012, working there until 2015; during which time she also reported for the Bashaw Star and served as acting editor for the Rimbey Review when needed. In the summer of 2015, Amelia transferred to the Pipestone Flyer as the reporter, continuing her role at the Rimbey Review as needed. Amelia attended Lethbridge College, earning a Communication Arts-Print Journalism diploma. In her final year of college and five years as a community journalist Amelia has received multiple industry awards.

Admin/Ad Control
Sheree Baillie
Sheree Baillie started work with the Pipestone Flyer in 2014 as the front receptionist. Recently she moved on to ad control, full administration and now advertising. She grew up in Edmonton and is a mother of four. Sheree resides in Leduc with her husband Derek.

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