Tug of war

The Claresholm Arts Society is putting the musical “Back to the ‘80s” featuring a trip back to that magical decade. The first two shows were on Jan. 12 and 13, and there are more scheduled for Jan. 18, 19 and 20 at the Claresholm Community Centre. Here, Cassidy Wynia gets caught in the classic tug-of-war between two love interests, played … Read more

Council hears delegation from new Claresholm Citizens Coalition

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer A new group in Claresholm has formed that wants to ensure good governance for the Town of Claresholm. Susan Holland appeared as a delegation at the Jan. 8 meeting of Claresholm town council representing the Claresholm Citizens Coalition. Reading from a prepared statement, she said the coalition is a group advocating for fair, responsible … Read more

Councillor donates pay to youth

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer A Claresholm town councillor is donating the money she makes as a councillor to various community organizations. Donna Courage began last week by making a $1,000 donation to Claresholm and District Family and Community Support Services to be used for the Youth of Tomorrow, girls’ group, and other youth-oriented initiatives. Courage describes it as … Read more

Council seeks updated design, quote for multi-use building

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer Claresholm town council has decided to spend close to $20,000 to hire an architect to provide an updated design and quote to convert the former Claresholm Elementary School building into a town hall and community multi-use facility. At its Jan. 8 meeting, council reviewed a report from administration outlining the situation and discussed what … Read more