Claresholm Animal Rescue Society holding online 50/50 draw

By Rob VogtThe Claresholm Animal Rescue Society is holding a fundraising online 50/50 draw, and time is running out if you want to buy tickets.Lorraine Norgard, of the animal rescue society, said they usually hold a fundraising garage sale in the arena as a Spring fundraiser.However, they are short of volunteers to host the garage sale, so they have decided … Read more

Talent shows raises $2,600 for two local youth in need

By Rob VogtClaresholm really has talent – for performing, and for pulling together to help its own.On Saturday night, Feb. 24, Claresholm’s Talent Competition took place at Casa Roma Pizza and Steak House Restaurant.Eduardo Fuentes took first place with his magic act; Chris Slevin and Ruby Koevort were second with a roof-raising duet; and Jude harrison was third, performing “Empty … Read more

Claresholm’s Got Talent for a good cause

By Rob VogtDo you have a talent you want to show the community? Do you want to help raise money for two great causes?You will have your chance on Saturday, Feb. 24, when Casa Roma Cares hosts “Claresholm’s Talent” Competition.In addition to the competition, the night will feature Stavely singing sensation Mariya Stokes.People of all ages and talents are welcome … Read more

Community gathers to ‘Bring the Thunder for Tristen’

By Rob VogtThe community came together last week to help one of its own.Hundreds of people gathered at the Claresholm Arena Friday night, Feb. 2, for “Bring the Thunder for Tristen”, a fundraiser for Tristen Mackin, a local man recovering from serious injuries sustained during a recent rollover truck accident.“I don’t know how you put into words how people have … Read more