Cobras first in pool; drop playoff match

By Rob VogtThe Willow Creek Composite High School senior varsity girls’ volleyball team welcomed nine teams to their annual Cobra Classic tournament this past weekend, taking first in their pool before losing in the playoff round.The tournament took place on Friday, Sept. 15 and Saturday, Sept. 16, with teams coming from Lethbridge; Vulcan; Stirling; Coalhurst; Milk River; the Crowsnest Pass; … Read more

Claresholm town council updated on activities of RCMP

By Rob VogtThe Claresholm RCMP were busy from April to June, involved in a wide variety of activities.Corporal Tom Nairn, acting detachment commander for the Claresholm RCMP, appeared as a delegation at Claresholm town council’s Sept. 11 meeting to provide his quarterly report.He opened by mentioning the RCMP App, which looks at trends, provides crime statistics, and an opportunity to report … Read more

Candidates make their case to public for upcoming byelection

By Rob VogtMore than 150 people gathered at the Claresholm Social Centre last week to hear what the two candidates for mayor and two of the four candidates for town council had to say.The Claresholm and District Chamber of Commerce and the Claresholm Local Press held a candidates forum on Wednesday, Sept. 6, as a prelude to the municipal byelection … Read more

Terry Fox Run goes this Sunday at the fire hall

By Rob VogtThe Terry Fox Run is an institution in Claresholm, and has been since its inception 43 years ago.As other communities have lost their runs, Claresholm is the only community that still has a Terry Fox Run between Lethbridge and High River.In fact, Claresholm has had a Terry Fox Run every year since they began in 1981.This year’s run … Read more