RCMP investigate theft

Police By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer The Claresholm RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in solving a recent theft of a truck and enclosed trailer. An older model white Ford SRW with flames on the side was taken from a driveway and last seen travelling west on 54th Avenue West at approximately 3:30 a.m. on June 21. Claresholm RCMP would like … Read more

Petition declared insufficient; borrowing bylaw to proceed

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer A petition calling for a plebiscite on a borrowing bylaw for $2.8 million to convert the former Claresholm Elementary School building into a new town hall and community multi-use facility has been declared insufficient and council will proceed with the bylaw at its next meeting. The announcement was made at a special meeting of … Read more

STARS landing concerns put to rest

By Lawrence Gleason, Local Press Writer Unusual and misinformed concerns about landing issues regarding the Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) air ambulance that came from a recent Mayors and Reeves meeting have been put to rest. “STARS has not been affected by any recent Transport Canada decisions,” said STARS Spokesperson Fatima Khawaja. “Transport Canada has not changed any rulings … Read more