Shannon Clay named Claresholm Citizen of the Year

Shannon Clay is the Claresholm Citizen of the Year for 2019. She was honoured with the award at the Volunteer Appreciation in Amundsen Park on Sept. 10, put on by Claresholm and District Family and Community Support Services. Brad Schlossberger, a councillor with the Town of Claresholm, presented the award, reading from the letter nominating Clay for the award. Clay … Read more

EDC recommending RNIP candidates

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP), has been recommending candidates and some have already arrived. Claresholm is one of just 11 communities across Canada, and the only one in Alberta, selected for the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot. This is an economic development program, not a refugee settlement program, and there are several … Read more

Lost Hunting Backpack

On September 01 around 1100 hrs a camo ALPS backpack was inadvertently left along the side of the East Sharples road in the Porcupine Hills, west of Claresholm, AB. The backpack contained hunting licence and tags, an Under Armour camo jacket, Redhead camo hoodie, a Montana Elk Decoy, two pairs of gloves, knives and saws, flashlight / headlamp and a small survival kit.   They believe that … Read more

RCMP warn of suspicious person; parents asked to ensure children supervised or accompanied by friends

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer The Claresholm RCMP are warning the community of a suspicious person who approached a child at the skate park recently, and are encouraging children to be with friends if not accompanied by a responsible person. On Wednesday, Sept. 2, around 7:10 pm RCMP received a report that an eight year old was approached at the … Read more