Fire departments now able to transport patients

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterProtocols are now in place for fire departments in the Municipal District of Willow Creek to transport patients to the nearest hospital if Alberta Health Services emergency medical resources are delayed.On Feb. 3, the Towns of Claresholm, Stavely, Nanton and Fort Macleod and the M.D. issued a joint news release announcing the adoption of … Read more

New volunteer resources coordinator starts

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterIf you have ever wanted to volunteer at one of the health facilities in Claresholm, now is your chance.Janessa Reimer started as the new volunteer resources coordinator for Alberta Health Services for Claresholm and Vulcan on Jan. 24, and she is excited to recruit volunteers and create new volunteer opportunities at Claresholm General Hospital, … Read more

Multi-Club speakers advance to regional speak-off

By Walker Way – Club reporterDevelopment of communication skills is a significant part of 4-H.On Jan. 14, 2023, the members of the Claresholm Multi 4-H Club met at the Claresholm Nazarene Church for their annual speak-offs.After the last two years of there not being any Multi-Club in Claresholm, it was a brand new year with all members, who had never … Read more

Claresholm town council hears update on downtown Amundsen Park

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterWork continues on the re-development of downtown Amundsen Park, and Claresholm town council recently had an update on everything that has been accomplished.At its Jan. 23 meeting, council reviewed oral and written reports from administration.The written report stated the Amundsen Park re-design project began in 2019 with the creation of a community visioning committee, … Read more

Under-18 Thunder win ‘A’ final of tournament

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterWith the just eight skaters and smarting from a Friday night loss to Brooks, the Claresholm Under-18 Thunder hockey team exacted their revenge on the Bulldogs by beating them in the “A” final of a tournament in Blackfalds.The tournament opened on Friday night, Jan. 27 with Brooks handing Claresholm a 9-8 loss.Brooks led 3-1 after … Read more