School says farewell to longtime teacher

By Rob Vogt Local Press WriterDoused with confetti and showered with accolades, a longtime teacher at Willow Creek Composite High School was sent off in style at the final assembly of the school year.“This individual is famous for her ability to captivate a class, and other staff members, with her story-telling abilities,” said Principal Jackie Kark at the assembly on Thursday, … Read more

High school hands out extra-curricular awards

By Rob Vogt Local Press WriterWillow Creek Composite High School honoured achievement in extra-curricular activities with their annual awards last week.At an event at the school on June 16, Kailynn Vogelaar was named the female athlete of the year, and Nate Wright was named male athlete of the year.Lydianna O’Neil was the honourable mention female athlete of the year, while … Read more

M.D. of Willow Creek declares agricultural disaster

By Rob Vogt Local Press WriterThe council of the Municipal District of Willow Creek has declared an agricultural disaster exists in the municipality.On June 9, the M.D. issued a statement that the Municipal District of Willow Creek council passed a resolution during its June 8 council meeting, declaring an agricultural disaster.The Alberta Crop Report of May 31, 2022 indicated the … Read more

Willow Creek water users encouraged to report water usage

By Rob Vogt Local Press WriterAlthough the current rains make drought seem far away, Willow Creek water users are being encouraged to report their usage so Alberta Environment and Parks can manage the amount of water going into the creek from Pine Coulee Reservoir when levels decrease.About 45 people gathered at the Claresholm Community Centre on Thursday, June 9, to … Read more