Council hears delegation from new Claresholm Citizens Coalition

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer A new group in Claresholm has formed that wants to ensure good governance for the Town of Claresholm. Susan Holland appeared as a delegation at the Jan. 8 meeting of Claresholm town council representing the Claresholm Citizens Coalition. Reading from a prepared statement, she said the coalition is a group advocating for fair, responsible … Read more

Councillor donates pay to youth

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer A Claresholm town councillor is donating the money she makes as a councillor to various community organizations. Donna Courage began last week by making a $1,000 donation to Claresholm and District Family and Community Support Services to be used for the Youth of Tomorrow, girls’ group, and other youth-oriented initiatives. Courage describes it as … Read more

Council seeks updated design, quote for multi-use building

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer Claresholm town council has decided to spend close to $20,000 to hire an architect to provide an updated design and quote to convert the former Claresholm Elementary School building into a town hall and community multi-use facility. At its Jan. 8 meeting, council reviewed a report from administration outlining the situation and discussed what … Read more

The Station open house

The Station in downtown Claresholm hosted an open house on Wednesday, Dec. 20, to show what it has to offer including its project, “Creating the canvas for inclusion and diversity”. Here, Kale Hayes of Family Ties, a service agency in Lethbridge, checks out one of the displays.

Happy new year

Paige Barnard was out at the Claresholm Arena with her daughter Jasmine Hein on Dec. 31 for the New Year’s Eve skating party. People were encouraged to dress up as they enjoyed prizes, a balloon artist, face painting, free pizza and hot chocolate, and much more to bring in the new year.