Wildfire cleanup tips

Picture the scenario where you must suddenly abandon all your responsibilities, gather your children, and evacuate your residence. This fear is shared by 57 per cent of Albertan residents, as revealed in a recent survey conducted by First Onsite Property Restoration.  Edmontonian Curtis Azevedo has seen much devastation from wildfires, floods and other disasters in his role as Quality Assurance … Read more

‘Whispers at the Manor’ takes the stage next week

By Rob VogtLive theatre will take the stage at the Claresholm Community Centre next week as SUCH Drama presents “Whispers at the Manor”.Performances are May 22 through May 24 at 7 p.m., with performances at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on May 25.The musical was written by local writer Annalisa Harrison who is also the production’s stage manager.She describes “Whispers at … Read more

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

Earth Day, honouring our planet

By Janin LinkeHistoryAnnually on April 22, Earth Day takes place. Starting in 1970, people were using their voices to raise awareness of environmental changes.A United States senator organized nationwide demonstrations on this day 54 years ago.He educated himself about the ongoing climate change and knew there had to be a change.During the year, the United States was filled with rallies … Read more

Stavely school career expo a huge success

By Rob VogtThe Stavely Community Centre was abuzz with activity last week as Stavely Elementary School held its first ever career expo.The event, held on Wednesday, April 24, drew students not only from Stavely, but West Meadow Elementary School in Claresholm and A.B. Daley and J.T. Foster Schools in Nanton.Students were able to learb from between 60 and 70 presenters.Just … Read more