Art at the public library

The Claresholm Public Library offers space on its walls every month for local artists to display their work. The month of April has featured a special treat as art students from Willow Creek Composite High School have been welcomed in to display their work for the world to see. Photos by Rob Vogt

Claresholm area to receive one more school board trustee

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer With population changing across the Livingstone Range School Division, the board of trustees has voted to add one more trustee to the ward that includes Claresholm, Stavely, Granum, Nanton and the surrounding portion of the Municipal District of Willow Creek, bringing the number of trustees to three. The school division made the announcement on … Read more

Members updated on regional meeting

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer Chambers of commerce around Southwestern Alberta are doing some interesting things, and representatives recently gathered to share those ideas. The Claresholm and District Chamber of Commerce sent two representatives to that regional chamber meeting in Fort Macleod on April 11. At their April 17 meeting, chamber members were updated on that regional meeting by … Read more

Reid rides to big victory; Conservatives win majority

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer The United Conservative Party will form the next provincial government in Alberta. The Conservatives won a resounding majority on election night, April 16, taking 62 out of 87 seats, defeating the governing New Democrats who were reduced to 25 seats. In Livingstone-Macleod, Claresholm native Roger Reid, running for the Conservatives, cruised to victory. With … Read more