Council hears request to approve Junior ‘A’ hockey franchise

By Rob Vogt Local Press WriterThe Greater Metro Hockey League West wants to locate a franchise in Claresholm as early as the 2022-2023 season.Dr. Derek Prue, director of expansion for the league, appeared as a delegation via video conference at the Jan. 10 meeting of Claresholm town council to discuss the league, a potential franchise, and to answer questions.He began … Read more

Town council learns more about ‘Safe at Home’ program

By Rob Vogt Local Press WriterThere is a program located in Claresholm that addresses domestic abuse, where the abuser leaves the home and stays at a place in Claresholm that provides counselling and support.Claresholm town council learned more about “Safe at Home” when Nara Fedozzi, the program director, appeared as a delegation via video conference at council’s Jan. 10 meeting.She … Read more

‘Keep Alberta RCMP’ to hold public consultation

By Rob Vogt, Local Press WriterThe National Police Federation wants to know what your thoughts are on the Alberta government’s proposal to transition from the RCMP to a provincial police service.The federation is bringing its “Keep Alberta RCMP Campaign” to Claresholm on Jan. 18, where they will be hosting a public consultation at 2 p.m. at a venue yet to be determined.Kevin … Read more