RCMP warns of scam

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer If you receive a phone call from someone claiming to be from STARS Air Ambulance, it is a scam. Last week, the Claresholm RCMP issued an advisory that Claresholm residents have been receiving calls from scammers claiming to be associated with the STARS lottery. The Claresholm detachment themselves received such a call. Unfortunately, these calls are not … Read more

Emergency response helper training available

By Lawrence Gleason, Local Press Writer A course is available for people who want to help during unexpected disasters that can overwhelm local emergency services. The Bridges of Love Ministry, a registered charity, has designed a course for a community-based approach to address disaster response following up its experience with limited help with the 2009 Slave Lake fire, writing letters … Read more