School division to take part in career exploration program

By Rob VogtThe Livingstone Range School Division is one of the divisions across Southern Alberta partnering with Lethbridge College and Career Transition to create a program that will encourage students to find career pathways and build capacity in areas such as trades, agriculture and the medical profession.On April 28, it was announced the division along with the Palliser School Division, … Read more

Students show their Skills in regional, provincial competitions

By Rob VogtIt was a chance for students to strut their skills recently.Two students from Willow Creek Composite High School travelled to Edmonton on May 3 and 4 for the Provincial Skills Canada competition.Max Buhmiller took home bronze in welding, while Carter Oakes participated in culinary arts.More than 600 students participated in the two-day event, featuring 45 unique events ranging … Read more

People learn about dementia, how to have a good visit

By Rob VogtThere are things you can do to have a successful visit when you have a loved one with dementia.More than 25 people attended a lunch and learn presentation at Cottonwood Village on dementia, put on by Marcella Snell, a nurse and the facility’s recreation director.She described her experience, including six years focused on long-term care in a nursing … Read more

Students create exhibit on history of schools

By Rob VogtAs you pass through the front doors of Willow Creek Composite High School you will be taken on a journey through the history of schools in the Town of Claresholm.Students Emmitt Carlson, Phoenix Fox and Aastha Singh, working with Bill Kells and Ali Hemmaway of the Claresholm and District Museum, have created an exhibit detailing that history.Kells, who … Read more

Veteran shares meaning of Remembrance Day

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterBullies have to be stopped whether it is an individual or a country.That was the message Veteran Herb Johnson brought to the students at Stavely Elementary School when he spoke at the school’s Remembrance Day service on Nov. 4.He asked students if they knew why on Nov. 11 people wore poppies, saw war movies … Read more