Feast of Claresholm moves inside for sell-out success

Farm-to-plate supper By Rob Vogt Local Press Writer Rain could not put a damper on the Feast of Claresholm. The event, which is a chance to honour the farming and ranching community that plays such a vital role in this area, was scheduled for downtown Amundsen Park on Friday, Sept. 6. However, with clouds looming and rain threatening, organizers moved … Read more

Cobras go undefeated at weekend football jamboree in Raymond

By Rob Vogt Local Press Writer Another season of peewee football kicked off for the Claresholm Cobras this past weekend with a jamboree in Raymond that saw the Cobras go undefeated. The Cobras travelled to Raymond’s Victoria Sports Park football field on Saturday, Sept. 7, where all 10 teams in the Southern Alberta Minor Football Association were there to determine … Read more

Zombie Walkers to roam streets this Friday

Beware the un-dead By Rob Vogt Local Press Writer The streets of Claresholm will come alive with the undead when the sun sets on Friday the 13th. The Claresholm Local Press, Claresholm and District Family and Community Support Services, Your Dollar Store with More, Gratitude and Tim Hortons are putting on the fifth annual Zombie Walk this Friday night, Sept. … Read more

New facility would provide many benefits for day care

Multi-use buildings By Rob Vogt Local Press Writer There would be a lot of benefits for the children at the Claresholm Child Care Society if they moved to a new multi-use community building adjacent to West Meadow Elementary School. Right now the day care is the only licensed and accredited child-care centre in Claresholm, said Kim Gugala, who is the … Read more

RCMP recover lost bike

Police beat By Rob Vogt Local Press Writer The Claresholm RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in returning a lost bike to its owner. On Sept. 5, a mountain bike was turned in to the Claresholm RCMP detachment. The bike was located by the elementary school about one week earlier. If you are missing a mountain bike, you are encouraged to … Read more

Roy wins 16th annual Glen Keeley Memorial Bullriding in Stavely

By Rob Vogt Local Press Writer After coming for so many years and coming close just as often, Aaron Roy finally did it. The bullrider from Yellow Grass, Saskatchewan hung on for eight seconds on two different bulls to win the 16th annual Glen Keeley Memorial Bullriding at the Stavely Arena on Saturday night, Aug. 31. Announcer David Poulsen interviewed … Read more