Advertising Overview

Print Advertising is very much alive!


  • Newspapers beat out all other media for advertising!
  • Newsprint ads are trusted and are the most acceptable form of advertising.
  • Newspapers rank as the top source as a go to for research information when someone is ready to buy.
  • Newspaper ads score 44% higher than TV for grabbing attention, TV being the next ranking medium.
  • 90% of people say newspaper information is reliable while only 26% trust social networks or blogs.
  • 8 in 10 Canadians say they look for sales and deals in the flyers that are included with the newspaper.

SEE FOR YOURSELF! Please click on a document title below to read more information on why newspaper advertising is an important integration for your advertising campaign.

Advertise with The Claresholm Local Press
The Claresholm Local Press offers various advertising opportunities available to businesses and individuals. Please take a moment to read through the information outlined below, or give us a call and one of our advertising professionals will help you determine the best approach and our graphic designers will make it come alive!
Local Press Circulation: approx. 1900
Readership: approx. 4000 people in the area covering Claresholm, Stavely and Granum.


The 50/50 Deal

For NEW businesses and businesses celebrating special anniversaries.
Purchase ad space and we will match your chosen ad size space with an advertorial content (story format describing your business) at no cost to you. Our editorial staff will conduct an interview and take photos to complement the story. *Minimum 1/4 page ad purchase.
1/4 Page: $198 plus gst
1/2 Page: $396 plus gst

Business Directory

Similar to a business card, directory listings are display ads following a 1 col. X 2 inch format listed alphabetically on a specific page with other participating businesses. You must advertise for a minimum of 13 weeks and payment is required upon placement of the ad. An affordable option, the business directory is a great place for trades and service businesses to advertise on a weekly basis.

Classified Advertising

Classified word ads and classified display ads are placed under specific categories.
The categories are as follows:

    • Coming Events
    • Business Opportunities
    • Employment Opportunities
    • For Sale
    • Personals
    • Pets
    • Garage Sales
    • Cards of Thanks
    • Memorials
    • Rentals Available
    • Real Estate
    • Services
    • Notices
Random Placement Advertising

Advertising based on the size applicable to the client’s needs, these ads are placed randomly throughout the paper. Colour and placement requests can be accommodated at additional costs.

Colour Options
  • Black and white
  • Spot Colour – One specific colour added to the advertisement
  • Full Colour