On the diamond

The Willow Creek Composite High School baseball team was in tough on Tuesday, May 24, when they hosted the number-one ranked, Tier 1 Holy Trinity Academy Knights of Okotoks at Millennium Park. The Cobras played hard, but fell by a score of8-3. At left is shortstop Zak Wright getting ready to throw out a runner at first base while at … Read more

RCMP lay multiple charges against Calgary men in relation to thefts

By Rob Vogt, Local Press WriterThe RCMP have charged two Calgary men with multiple offences related to recent break and enter and theft in Claresholm.At 6:53 a.m. on May 27, the RCMP received reports of a break and enter in progress in a residential garage in the 5000 block of 3A Street in Claresholm.Members from the Nanton RCMP detachment attended the … Read more

Alberta Health Services launches Connect Care in Claresholm

By Rob Vogt, Local Press WriterAlberta Health Services has launched Connect Care, a new provincial clinical health information system, in Claresholm and 56 other sites in the Calgary and Edmonton areas.The change-over occurred on May 28, in the early morning, at 5 a.m.Alberta Health Services announced Connect Care is a new way of using and sharing health information to improve … Read more

Local MLA not surprised by leadership review result

By Rob Vogt Local Press WriterAs Roger Reid moved through the constituency of Livingstone-Macleod he heard a 50-50 split among people who supported Premier Jason Kenney as leader of the United Conservative Party and those who did not.So it came as no surprise to the MLA for Livingstone-Macleod, which includes Claresholm, Stavely, Granum, and the Municipal District of Willow Creek, the … Read more

Stavely teacher honoured for raising awareness

By Rob Vogt Local Press WriterMonday marked the one-year anniversary of the discovery of potentially unmarked graves at the site of the former Kamloops Residential School site.The discovery last year brought renewed attention to the history of residential schools.However, a teacher at Stavely Elementary School was raising awareness years before that and was recently honoured for her efforts.Julaine Guitton received … Read more