Town wins provincial award for healthy eating, active living

The Town of Claresholm has been received a provincial award for its commitment to being a health community. Denise Spencer, the town’s recreation manager, accepted the ChooseWell Healthy Community Award for “Creating supportive environments” at a ceremony on Oct. 25 at Lake Louise. “I’m quite proud,” said Spencer. The award, offered by the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association, celebrates the … Read more

Town council to change economic development committee

Claresholm town council has taken the first step in updating the bylaw governing the town’s economic development committee. At its Nov. 27 meeting, council discussed the composition of the board, length of term, and where representatives should come from. Changes brought forward included having two members of town council, instead of three; one member from the council of the Municipal … Read more

Students scaring away hunger

By Rob Vogt Local Press Writer The Grade 6 leadership team at West Meadow Elementary School is undertaking a variety of activities to help their community. In October in conjunction with Halloween, the 45 or so members of the leadership team collected 126 kilograms of nonperishable food items for the Claresholm Food Bank through their “Scare Away Hunger” campaign. Students … Read more