He Scores!

Zakary Wright, in white, of the Claresholm Peewee Thunder hockey team, opens the scoring against Lethbridge on a breakaway in a game this past Saturday, Nov. 24 at the Claresholm Arena. Claresholm went on to win that game and another the next day. For full coverage of the Peewee Thunder and action around the Central Alberta Hockey League please see … Read more

Town wins second straight provincial ChooseWell Award

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer The Town of Claresholm has received a provincial award for its commitment to being a health community for the second year in a row. Denise Spencer, the town’s recreation manager, accepted the ChooseWell Healthy Community Award for “Creating supportive environments” at a ceremony on Oct. 25 at Jasper. “I was extremely pleased,” Spencer said. “I … Read more

Donations welcome, expired food is not

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer As donations come in for the annual Christmas Hamper Program, organizers are asking people to check the expiry dates of perishable food items before they donate them. “We’re grateful for people who donate food to the program,” said Roxanne Thompson, publisher of the Claresholm Local Press and organizer of the Christmas Hamper Program. In fact, … Read more