Under-18 Thunder blast Taber on Saturday night

By Rob VogtIt was Hockey Night in Claresholm as the Claresholm Under-18 Thunder blew out Taber in Central Alberta Hockey League Tier-3 action.The Thunder hosted Taber on Saturday night, Nov. 25, winning by a score of 9-5.Claresholm took control early, jumping out to a 4-0 lead after the first period.Scoring for the Thunder were Kaden Pothegadoo, assisted by Blake Cisar … Read more

Claresholm town council updated on 2023 activity at museum

By Rob VogtThe Claresholm and District Museum has been busy over the past year.Barry Gibbs, chair of the museum board, and Bill Kells, the museum’s executive director, appeared as a delegation at the Nov. 14 meeting of Claresholm town council to discuss what has been happening at the museum.After Gibbs discussed planning for the museum, Kells provided an update on … Read more

Construction on new skatepark to begin in Spring

By Rob VogtThe Claresholm Skatepark Association has been raising funds for a new skatepark since its inception in 2018.Now, their dreams will become reality with construction set to begin on a new skatepark in the Spring of 2024.The site of the new skatepark will be at 111 – 55th Avenue West, where the town has allocated land for the skatepark … Read more

Cobras take fourth at volleyball Zones

By Rob VogtThe Willow Creek Composite High School senior varsity girls volleyball team went into the Alberta Schools Athletic Association 1A/2A South Zone tournament ranked fourth and that’s how they ended up.The Cobras hosted the 1A/2A South Zone tournament, which determined this area’s two representatives for the provincial championship tournament, which runs from Nov. 16 to 18 in Whitecourt.They welcomed … Read more

Alumnus delivers Remembrance Day message

By Rob VogtThis year when students, staff and family members gathered in the gymnasium at Willow Creek Composite High School for their annual Remembrance Day service, they received a very special message from a familiar face.Corporal Brittany Gallaway of the 20th Independent Field Battery Artillery Unit in Lethbridge, and a member of the high school’s graduating class of 2012, was … Read more