RCMP asking for public’s assistance

RCMP seek information on suspicious person By Rob VogtThe Claresholm RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspicious person who has been approaching youth in the community.On May 11, the RCMP issued a release asking the public’s help with any information regarding several suspicious person reports about an older white male possibly 40 to 50 years old, thin build … Read more

Council learns more about Rowan House and its services

By Rob VogtWhen a woman is experiencing domestic violence or abuse, there is help available.At its April 11 meeting, Claresholm town council learned more about Rowan House when two of its staff appeared as a delegation.Linette Soldan is the executive director for Rowan House and Kelly Smit is the resource development team lead.Smit explained Rowan House has been in operation … Read more

M.D. gauges interest in rural crime watch for Claresholm/Nanton area

By Rob VogtThe Municipal District of Willow Creek will contact the Fort Macleod rural crime watch group to see if they would be interested in meeting with people from the Claresholm and Nanton area to form a broader organization, and a meeting date for further discussion on starting a rural crime watch has been set.About 35 people gathered at the … Read more

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