Town hires project manager to oversee multi-use building project

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer Claresholm town council has hired a project engineer to oversee the renovation of the former Claresholm Elementary School building into a community multi-use building. At its Aug. 13 meeting, council heard a report from Marian Carlson, the town’s chief administrative officer, about the project. She said the ad hoc committee looking at the project … Read more

RCMP investigate stolen trailer

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer The Claresholm RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in recovering a stolen trailer. On Aug. 14, the police received a complaint of a theft of trailer. The trailer was parked in the Porcupine Hills on East Trout Creek near Claresholm. The trailer is described as a white 2014 Forest River XLR with Alberta licence plate … Read more

Chamber presenting business awards

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer The Claresholm and District Chamber of Commerce is looking to recognize outstanding businesses in the area, and the deadline for nominations is coming fast. “We’re really excited to bring the business awards back,” said Amanda Zimmer, president of the chamber of commerce. “Each of the awards is sponsored by a chamber member.” The awards have … Read more