Stay Cool during the heat wave

Sunshine and high temperatures increase your risk of sunstroke and heat exhaustion—both can be life-threatening for infants, young children and seniors. To avoid this, stay hydrated by drinking lots of water and other non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated drinks. Increase your vitamin C intake—it provides a natural defense against heat stroke, exhaustion and heat rash. Make sure to stay cool by wearing light-coloured … Read more

‘Spread the World’ descends on downtown Amundsen Park

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer It was a perfect day to take a little tour of the world – right here in downtown Claresholm. The Welcoming Claresholm Committee hosted “Spread the World”, a drive-through event in Amundsen Park on Sunday, June 13, featuring booths from five different countries. “It’s a multicultural event hosted to bring awareness to the community … Read more

Saving lives and supporting recovery from addiction

Recovery from the disease of addiction is possible for everyone. The path to recovery is different for each person and depends their individual needs. A range of addiction care services are available in Alberta. Albertans can choose the path that makes sense for them. Treatment options Treatment may include recovery housing (pre- and post-treatment), intensive residential treatment, opioid agonist therapy … Read more