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Third COVID-19 case in area

Alberta Health is reporting a new active case of the COVID-19 virus in the Claresholm area. In an update late last week, the geospatial map posted by Alberta Health of COVID-19 positive cases indicated the Municipal District of Willow Creek has three active cases and eight recovered cases of COVID-19. Clicking on the local geographic area shows there is one … Read more

Government offers guide for businesses re-opening

As businesses get ready to begin re-opening after the efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus closed them back in March, the provincial government has prepared an online resource to help them re-open. On May 11, the province announced the launch of the new alberta.ca/bizconnect webpage (no dashes or spaces). This will provide business owners with information on … Read more

Second COVID-19 case in area has recovered

By Rob Vogt Local Press Writer Alberta Health is reporting a second active case of the COVID-19 virus in the Claresholm area has recovered. In a recent update, the geospatial map posted by Alberta Health of COVID-19 positive cases indicated the Claresholm area has two cases and both are listed as recovered. The Municipal District of Willow Creek has eight … Read more

Province announces relaunch strategy out of pandemic

The provincial government has mapped out a strategy to re-open Alberta after measures were adopted to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. On April 30, Premier Jason Kenney announced the phased approach, with some measures taking effect at the beginning of the month with most of Stage 1 tentatively scheduled to take effect on May 14, pending the go-ahead … Read more

Bridges at Claresholm Golf Club will not open course up to pandemic

The Bridges at Claresholm Golf Club will not be opening during the COVID-19 pandemic, but preparations are still under way to ensure the course will be ready when it does open. “We are working on getting the course prepared,” said Lyle Broderson, golf pro/manager. “You still have to maintain it.” On April 9, Dr. Deena Henshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer … Read more