M.D. of Willow Creek commits funds to start Rural Crime Watch

By Rob VogtThe Municipal District of Willow Creek will contribute $1,500 for the recruitment of members for the creation of a Rural Crime Watch.At its March 8 meeting, M.D. council was advised by Chief Administrative Officer Derrick Krizsan that administration was recommending the funds be allocated for an open house to start the process of creating a Rural Crime Watch.The … Read more

RCMP investigate explosion in garbage can in Amundsen Park

By Rob VogtThe Claresholm RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying those responsible for a recent explosion in downtown Amundsen Park that destroyed a garbage receptacle.On March 7, the Claresholm RCMP issued a statement explaining that on March 6 at 8:18 a.m. police were dispatched to a complaint of a garbage receptacle that had been blown up in Amundsen … Read more

M.D. updated on activities of Claresholm/Nanton RCMP

By Rob VogtThe RCMP in Claresholm and Nanton have been busy over the past three months with a variety of initiatives.Corporal Tom Nairn, the detachment commander for Claresholm, appeared as a delegation at the Feb. 8 meeting of M.D. council to provide his quarterly report.He opened by discussing how the province is upgrading the 911 system so people will be able … Read more

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

RCMP looking to recover stolen property

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterThe Claresholm RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in recovering property stolen in a break and enter at the end of August.Taken were:• Miller XMT 350 CCCV machine (blue);• Lincoln LN-25 Pro welder (red and black);• Berrard gun – $600 attached to the Lincoln welder (Black with yellow trigger);• Powermax 30 Air Plasma Cutter;• Milwaukee … Read more

M.D. moves ahead on transporting patients

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterThe Municipal District of Willow Creek has taken the first step in enabling the transporting of patients by fire departments during delayed response times for Alberta Health Services’ Emergency Medical Services.At its Nov. 23 meeting, the M.D. council was updated on the situation by Derrick Krizsan, the M.D.’s chief administrative officer.He explained that through … Read more

M.D. updated on activities of the RCMP

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterThe RCMP was involved in a lot of different activities over the past three months.Corporal Tom Nairn, detachment commander for the Nanton RCMP and looking after the Claresholm detachment, appeared as a delegation at the Nov. 16 meeting of the council of the Municipal District of Willow Creek to share a quarterly update.He explained the … Read more