RCMP warn of suspicious person; parents asked to ensure children supervised or accompanied by friends

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer The Claresholm RCMP are warning the community of a suspicious person who approached a child at the skate park recently, and are encouraging children to be with friends if not accompanied by a responsible person. On Wednesday, Sept. 2, around 7:10 pm RCMP received a report that an eight year old was approached at the … Read more

Talking with your children about COVID-19

Content provided by: Alberta Health Services, myhealth.alberta.ca The start of the new school year can be both exciting and stressful for many kids and teens. The COVID-19 pandemic may make the transition back to school seem more challenging than ever before. Parents and other trusted adults play a major role in helping kids understand back-to-school health and safety in an … Read more

Provincial board turns down feedlot application

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer An application for a 4,500-head beef confined feeding operation about 7.5 kilometres southwest of Claresholm has been denied by the Natural Resources Conservation Board. The decision was made public in a letter to affected parties dated Aug. 24 by Carina Weisbach, approval officer. The proposed operation involved the construction of 18 pens which were … Read more