Cobras named all-stars; take second in post-season

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterThe successful season for the Willow Creek Composite High School senior girls volleyball team continued as one player was named the league most valuable player, two more were named legue all-stars, and the team took second in their league post-season tournament.Cass Klapp, a dominant hitter in the Westwinds Volleyball League, was named most valuable … Read more

Town welcomes senior services coordinator

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterSeniors now have a person they can go to in town who can help them access resources and services.Starla Alder started her job on Nov. 7 as the senior services coordinator for Claresholm and District Family and Community Support Services.“We’re helping seniors with any of their needs,” she said.“Giving them the resources they need,” she later … Read more

Claresholm skating coach lends skill to HBO Max special

By Kelsey Hipkin – Local Press WriterWhat started as a lifelong passion, turned into a taste of Hollywood for Claresholm skating coach Keanna Nelson.This past summer Nelson was contacted by a friend working on an HBO Max television show sharing the stories of the popular children’s toy American Girl. The TV special in question features Corrine Tan – the 2022 … Read more

Harvest in 2022 turns in above-average yields

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterIt was an above-average harvest for Alberta producers this year.Alberta Agriculture issued an update on Oct. 27 stating that for more than a century, agriculture has contributed to Alberta’s economic success and identity.As global events threaten the viability of supply chains and food security, the international community is looking to Alberta to put food … Read more

Veteran shares meaning of Remembrance Day

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterBullies have to be stopped whether it is an individual or a country.That was the message Veteran Herb Johnson brought to the students at Stavely Elementary School when he spoke at the school’s Remembrance Day service on Nov. 4.He asked students if they knew why on Nov. 11 people wore poppies, saw war movies … Read more