Operation Cold Start

In the coming weeks RCMP Claresholm and Nanton will be participating in Operation Cold Start. RCMP members will be proactively seeking out idling vehicles left unattended and making contact with the owner to educate them on the risks associated with leaving their vehicles idling.  We recommend the following:  Never leave children unattended in any vehicle. Use of a remote starter … Read more

Planning continues for Thunder alumni tournament

Submitted to The Local PressWe are just over 10 weeks away from our First Annual Senior Thunder Alumni Tournament. The tournament is a three-day event, March 24 to 26, made up of 112 players on eight different teams.Our Captains, Randy Keller, Blaine Keller, Don Mackin, Scott Martineau, Kirby Watt, Clayton Watt, Scott Egger and Landon Flynn, hosted a mini-hockey draft … Read more

Cobras win boys 3-on-3 tournament

By Frank McTighe – Local Press ContributorA Claresholm team went undefeated Friday, Jan. 6, to win the championship of a one-day 3-on-3 boys basketball tournament in Fort Macleod.The Cobras won four straight games to earn the title of the first F.P. Walshe Ball Drop 3-on-3 Tournament.The Cobras beat the Raymond Slash, who fought their way back from the double knockout … Read more

M.D. supports agriculture plastics recycling; invasive species education

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterThe Municipal District of Willow Creek will commit $2,500 to agricultural plastic recycling and invasive species education.At its Dec. 14 meeting, the M.D. council reviewed a report from administration stating during the Nov. 23 meeting of the M.D.’s Agricultural Service Board, service board members reviewed the sponsorship and workshop budget line items, and discussion … Read more