Claresholm town council updated on activities of RCMP

By Rob VogtThe Claresholm RCMP were busy from April to June, involved in a wide variety of activities.Corporal Tom Nairn, acting detachment commander for the Claresholm RCMP, appeared as a delegation at Claresholm town council’s Sept. 11 meeting to provide his quarterly report.He opened by mentioning the RCMP App, which looks at trends, provides crime statistics, and an opportunity to report … Read more

Candidates make their case to public for upcoming byelection

By Rob VogtMore than 150 people gathered at the Claresholm Social Centre last week to hear what the two candidates for mayor and two of the four candidates for town council had to say.The Claresholm and District Chamber of Commerce and the Claresholm Local Press held a candidates forum on Wednesday, Sept. 6, as a prelude to the municipal byelection … Read more

Terry Fox Run goes this Sunday at the fire hall

By Rob VogtThe Terry Fox Run is an institution in Claresholm, and has been since its inception 43 years ago.As other communities have lost their runs, Claresholm is the only community that still has a Terry Fox Run between Lethbridge and High River.In fact, Claresholm has had a Terry Fox Run every year since they began in 1981.This year’s run … Read more

Bantam Football Cobras blast Lethbridge Coyotes

By Rob VogtThe Claresholm Cobras bantam football team got off to a great start in Southern Alberta Minor Football Association play last week.The Cobras hosted the Lethbridge Coyotes on Thursday, Aug. 31, running away with a 37-6 victory.It was the Cobra defence who started the scoring, as Jax DeJong tackled the Lethbridge ball carrier in their own end zone for … Read more

Local rancher part of Alberta Beef Producers

By Rob VogtThe vision of Alberta Beef Producers is that it is a strong, clear and representative voice, speaking and working on behalf of cattle and beef producers in Alberta, contributing to a vigorous and profitable beef industry.Its mission is to strengthen the sustainability and competitiveness of the beef industry for the benefit of beef producers in Alberta.Claresholm is well-represented … Read more