M.D. receives $1 million for Granum stormwater management

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer The Municipal District of Willow Creek will receive just under $1 million for a stormwater management plan in the Hamlet of Granum. The M.D. council received the good news at their Oct. 14 meeting in a report from Chief Administrative Officer Derrick Krizsan. The report stated notification has been received an additional grant of … Read more

M.D. of Willow Creek to fix portion of medical clinic roof

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer The Municipal District of Willow Creek will fix a portion of the Claresholm Medical Clinic building, which it owns. At its Oct. 14 meeting, M.D. council was advised by Chief Administrative Officer Derrick Krizsan, that the south and west sides of the medical clinic roof need repair. He explained that Roy Johnson, the M.D.’s … Read more

Claresholm Local Press publisher wins prestigious industry award

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer The publisher of the Claresholm Local Press has been honoured with the Silver Quill, one of the highest honours in the community newspaper industry. The winners were announced in a ceremony via video conference on Oct. 1, as part of the Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association’s online annual general meeting. “I’m happy to have that … Read more

Playschool learns about fire prevention

The Claresholm Fire Department paid a visit to Learn-A-Lot Playschool on Thursday, Oct. 8, to talk about fire prevention. Here, Lieutenant George Douros, who is the department’s fire prevention officer, reads a fire-prevention-related story to Cameron Bishop, Finn Sears, AJ Mandac, Mhykoh Pacultad, Raiden Dunlop, Kate McMahon, Sage Bishop and the rest of the class off screen. It was part … Read more