Town ready for Phase 2 of cannabis legalization

The Town of Claresholm bylaw governing the consumption of cannabis already has everything necessary to accommodate Phase 2 of cannabis legalization which is edibles, extracts and topicals. At its Jan. 27 meeting, town council reviewed a report from Ryan Rasmussen, the town’s community peace officer, updating them on the situation. The report stated restricting consumption of cannabis in public places … Read more

Trade expo

Trade expo and consumer fair draws more than 400 visitors It was a chance to learn more about a variety of goods, services and community organizations all under one roof. The Claresholm and District Chamber of Commerce held their annual trade expo and consumer fair on Friday, Jan. 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1, drawing about 400 visitors over two days. … Read more

Province dissolves Granum into M.D. of Willow Creek

It’s official – the Province of Alberta has officially dissolved the Town of Granum, now becoming a hamlet within the Municipal District of Willow Creek. The M.D. council issued a statement on Jan. 30 announcing the Lieutenant Governor in Council made an order dissolving the Town of Granum effective Feb. 1, 2020. The council extended a welcome to the newest … Read more

Local lifesaver represents Canada in United Kingdom

By Rob Vogt Local Press Writer A local swimmer and lifesaver is starting to make waves in international waters. Meadow Liversuch, 16, of Claresholm was part of Team Canada, representing the nation at the Royal Life Saving Society Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving in Leeds, United Kingdom from Nov. 21 to 23. Usually part of the development team, she competed against … Read more