M.D., Alberta Health Services agree to work on communication

By Rob Vogt Local Press Writer The council of the Municipal District of Willow Creek and Alberta Health Services Emergency Medical Services have agreed to work on communication between the two organizations. Randy Bryksa, associate executive director, clinical operations, Calgary Zone; Curtis Swanson, director, clinical operations, Calgary Zone; and Alfred Klein, director, southern communications centre, all of Alberta Health Services, … Read more

Democracy in action

Students at Willow Creek Composite High School went to the polls in a simulated federal election of their own on Oct. 17 as they participated in Student Vote in the school’s learning commons. Here, Rayden Slevin casts his ballot. The final results were 206 for the Conservative Party; 20 for the New Democratic Party; 13 for the Green Party; seven … Read more

Foothills stays Conservative; Liberals to form minority government

By Rob Vogt Local Press Writer It was a bittersweet night for John Barlow, the incumbent Member of Parliament for the Foothills riding, which includes Claresholm, Stavely, Granum and the Municipal District of Willow Creek. Once the polls closed in Monday night’s federal election, Barlow had comfortably cruised to victory, but the hopes his Conservative Party had of unseating the … Read more

Federal election candidates make their case at forum

By Rob Vogt Local Press Writer The candidates vying for the seat in the Foothills constituency in the upcoming federal election had a chance to introduce themselves at a forum in Claresholm last week. Willow Creek Composite High School hosted an all-candidates forum in their gym on Oct. 10 that brought together John Barlow of the Conservative Party of Canada; … Read more