STARS Air Ambulance scam going around again

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer A scam where people receive a phone call from someone claiming to be from STARS Air Ambulance, is making the rounds again. Last week, there were reports that Claresholm residents have been receiving calls from scammers claiming to be associated with the STARS lottery. Unfortunately, these calls are not legitimate but the caller cannot be tracked. … Read more

Stavely foundation hands out scholarships

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer Christmas came early for a group of post-secondary students who all attended school in Stavely. Leanne Watson, principal of Stavely Elementary School, presented nine $1,000 scholarships at the school’s Christmas concert on Dec. 20, on behalf of the foundation. The winners were: Andrew Olsen, who is attending Lethbridge College and studying inclusive post-secondary education; … Read more

RCMP make arrests for stolen property, drugs, outstanding warrants

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer The Claresholm RCMP have laid several arrests after a Christmas day investigation uncovered stolen property, drugs, and outstanding warrants. On Dec. 25, 2018, the Claresholm RCMP were made aware of a stolen vehicle from Okotoks that was equipped with GPS tracking. It was located at a residence in Claresholm. Police then tracked the suspects … Read more