M.D. moves ahead on transporting patients

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterThe Municipal District of Willow Creek has taken the first step in enabling the transporting of patients by fire departments during delayed response times for Alberta Health Services’ Emergency Medical Services.At its Nov. 23 meeting, the M.D. council was updated on the situation by Derrick Krizsan, the M.D.’s chief administrative officer.He explained that through … Read more

Chamber, EDC host session on foreign workers

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterForeign workers have the same rights as other workers in Canada.That was one of the themes of a presentation given by Mark Holthe, a Canadian immigration lawyer from Lethbridge, to about 40 people gathered at the new town office and multi-use community building on Nov. 21.It was the latest installment of Opportunities for Growth, … Read more

Cobras turn in ‘extremely successful’ season

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterAs the Willow Creek Composite High School girls’ volleyball team gears up for the provincial championships, they can look back on one of the most successful seasons in recent memory.Coach JoAnna Sutter said they started strong, taking third at the their first tournament of the season in Fort Macleod.They followed that up by not … Read more

Old Fashioned Christmas takes place this Friday downtown

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterThe sights and sounds of Christmas will fill downtown Claresholm Friday night.Old Fashioned Christmas is set to take over downtown Claresholm this Friday night, Nov. 25, kicking off the start of the Christmas shopping season.In fact, the downtown parking lot will be closed to parking all day Friday for set up.The event is put … Read more

SouthGrow visits council; discusses benefits

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterSouthGrow Regional Economic Development recently visited Claresholm town council to discuss what it does for the town.At town council’s Nov. 14 meeting, Peter Casurella, executive director of SouthGrow, appeared as a delegation via video conference.He explained he works for the Town of Claresholm and 31 councils around Southern Alberta.Casurella likes to make biannual reports … Read more

M.D. updated on activities of the RCMP

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterThe RCMP was involved in a lot of different activities over the past three months.Corporal Tom Nairn, detachment commander for the Nanton RCMP and looking after the Claresholm detachment, appeared as a delegation at the Nov. 16 meeting of the council of the Municipal District of Willow Creek to share a quarterly update.He explained the … Read more