RCMP investigate fatal motor vehicle collision

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer Claresholm RCMP are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that claimed the life of a Stavely man. On Oct. 18, at approximately 2:45 p.m., members of the Claresholm RCMP detachment, with the assistance of the Stavely Fire Department and Municipal District of Willow Creek peace officers responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersections … Read more

Candidates make their case to be mayor of Claresholm

By Lawrence Gleason, Local Press Writer Candidates for Claresholm town council’s Wednesday, October 18 election introduced themselves to an audience of about 50 people at the Claresholm community Centre, for a nearly two-hour forum on Oct. 4 in which they answered questions from the audience. The two candidates for mayor introduced themselves first. Doug MacPherson introduced himself as a 38-year … Read more

Museum train station building has historic stonework restored

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer To say they don’t build them like they used to, is an understatement. It is something Shawn Thibault has seen time and again in his travels across Western Canada, restoring the stonework of historic buildings. He believes every building tells a story, and the latest chapter was written right here in Claresholm. Thibault is … Read more