Child Care Society annual art fundraiser featured great art work

Lawrence Gleason, Local Press Writer Cullan Mackrel is an artist whose composition, Semi Colon Power, received a silent auction bid of $70 at theĀ  annual Claresholm Child Care Society annual art exhibition and silent auction, held on April 25. The annual fundraiser features art from the children. That $70 bid was attained about halfway through the day. Mackrel is a … Read more

Provincial budgeting has hit transportation society hard

By Lawrence Gleason, Local Press Writer The Claresholm and District Transportation Society doesn’t want to sell one of its five late-model Chrysler vans used to drive people in the Municipal District of Willow Creek and its towns to medical appointments in Lethbridge, Calgary, Medicine Hat and as far away as Edmonton. However, with provincial budget changes cutting as much as … Read more

Town council hears about proposed positive-ticketing program

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer Some time soon tickets could be handed out to youth in Claresholm. It is part of a positive-ticketing program being proposed by the youth justice committee of southwestern Alberta and the Claresholm and District Chamber of commerce. Sherry Levesque and Brad Toone of the youth justice committee, and Amanda Zimmer, president of the chamber … Read more

Art at the public library

The Claresholm Public Library offers space on its walls every month for local artists to display their work. The month of April has featured a special treat as art students from Willow Creek Composite High School have been welcomed in to display their work for the world to see. Photos by Rob Vogt

Claresholm area to receive one more school board trustee

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer With population changing across the Livingstone Range School Division, the board of trustees has voted to add one more trustee to the ward that includes Claresholm, Stavely, Granum, Nanton and the surrounding portion of the Municipal District of Willow Creek, bringing the number of trustees to three. The school division made the announcement on … Read more