Time of remembrance

Claresholm Branch No. 41 of the Royal Canadian Legion kicked off their annual poppy campaign by pinning the first poppy on Deputy Mayor Craig Zimmer on Friday, Oct. 25. From left are Leonard Weiss, pinning the poppy on Zimmer, while Brian Thibeau, the Legion’s sergeant-at-arms, and Margaret Smith, the Legion’s poppy chair, look on. Photo by Rob Vogt

Charges laid after protest

The Fort Macleod RCMP have laid charges in connection with an unlawful protest at a turkey farm near Fort Macleod and Granum. On Oct. 23, the RCMP announced four people have been charged following an investigation that began on Sept. 2, concerning several individuals gaining unlawful access to a turkey farm near Fort Macleod. On Sept. 2, at approximately 7:15 a.m., Fort … Read more

Operation Christmas Child is under way

 Canada’s 2019 Operation Christmas Child shoebox collection season has started. Operation Christmas Child is an annual initiative of Samaritan’s Purse, an international Christian relief organization that works in more than 100 countries. Thanks to all the items that Canadians lovingly put in their shoeboxes, and the $10 per box they donate to cover shipping and other program costs, Samaritan’s Purse is able to deliver the boxes to children around the world living in the … Read more