Albertans offered chance to look at study on pension plan

By Rob Vogt; Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of AlbertaThe provincial government will provide Albertans the chance to look at a study examining the feasibility of a provincial pension plan replacing the Canada Pension Plan in the province.On Sept. 21, the provincial government issued a release stating the report, created by the independent consultant LifeWorks, suggests an Alberta Pension Plan could … Read more

Broomfields win 2023 BMO Farm Family Award

Courtesy BMO, Calgary StampedeIt took a few moves for the Broomfield ancestors to find the place they wanted to call home, but they finally found it near Stavely over 120 years ago. Ever since it has been a place that has welcomed and touched many.“Broomfield Farms has always been a welcoming place, going back many generations,” reflect Donny and Shlane, … Read more

Willow Creek Composite Cobras lose a close one to another Tier-2 opponent

By Tim Bryson, Co-coach – WCCHS Cobras football teamIt was really close, but no cigar last Friday, Sept. 22, as the Willow Creek Composite High School Cobras fell 20-17 to the Catholic Central Cougars in high school football action in Lethbridge.The Cougars were paced by their monster running back, Noah Kinniburgh, a huge offensive line led by left tackle Ben … Read more

Claresholm native named University of Lethbridge Young Alumnus of the Year

By Rob VogtA Claresholm native has been named the University of Lethbridge Alumni Association 2023 Young Alumnus of the Year.On Sept. 20, the alumni association announced Claresholm native Dr. Amy Mack has been named the recipient of the award.A release from the University of Lethbridge stated that, committed to equity, the work of reconciliation and the promotion of democracy, as … Read more

Cobras first in pool; drop playoff match

By Rob VogtThe Willow Creek Composite High School senior varsity girls’ volleyball team welcomed nine teams to their annual Cobra Classic tournament this past weekend, taking first in their pool before losing in the playoff round.The tournament took place on Friday, Sept. 15 and Saturday, Sept. 16, with teams coming from Lethbridge; Vulcan; Stirling; Coalhurst; Milk River; the Crowsnest Pass; … Read more