Broomfields win 2023 BMO Farm Family Award

Courtesy BMO, Calgary StampedeIt took a few moves for the Broomfield ancestors to find the place they wanted to call home, but they finally found it near Stavely over 120 years ago. Ever since it has been a place that has welcomed and touched many.“Broomfield Farms has always been a welcoming place, going back many generations,” reflect Donny and Shlane, … Read more

Claresholm native named University of Lethbridge Young Alumnus of the Year

By Rob VogtA Claresholm native has been named the University of Lethbridge Alumni Association 2023 Young Alumnus of the Year.On Sept. 20, the alumni association announced Claresholm native Dr. Amy Mack has been named the recipient of the award.A release from the University of Lethbridge stated that, committed to equity, the work of reconciliation and the promotion of democracy, as … Read more

Claresholm town council updated on activities of RCMP

By Rob VogtThe Claresholm RCMP were busy from April to June, involved in a wide variety of activities.Corporal Tom Nairn, acting detachment commander for the Claresholm RCMP, appeared as a delegation at Claresholm town council’s Sept. 11 meeting to provide his quarterly report.He opened by mentioning the RCMP App, which looks at trends, provides crime statistics, and an opportunity to report … Read more

Candidates make their case to public for upcoming byelection

By Rob VogtMore than 150 people gathered at the Claresholm Social Centre last week to hear what the two candidates for mayor and two of the four candidates for town council had to say.The Claresholm and District Chamber of Commerce and the Claresholm Local Press held a candidates forum on Wednesday, Sept. 6, as a prelude to the municipal byelection … Read more

Terry Fox Run goes this Sunday at the fire hall

By Rob VogtThe Terry Fox Run is an institution in Claresholm, and has been since its inception 43 years ago.As other communities have lost their runs, Claresholm is the only community that still has a Terry Fox Run between Lethbridge and High River.In fact, Claresholm has had a Terry Fox Run every year since they began in 1981.This year’s run … Read more