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Legion funds freezer for Needs Room

Thursday, 21 December 2017.

Legion funds freezer for Needs Room
Pincher Creek Legion’s Maggie Christians and John Morin visited Matthew Halton High School on Dec. 6 to present the branch’s donation of $750, which has allowed the Needs Room to purchase a freezer. They were given a tour by principal Tara Tanner and teacher Susan Robinson.

Winter Lights winners announced

Wednesday, 20 December 2017.

Winter Lights winners announced
The 2017 Winter Lights competition lit up the night with bright lights and creative displays. The contest, put on by Pincher Creek Communities in Bloom, gave homeowners and businesses a chance to show their Christmas spirit.

First Student challenge is huge success

Wednesday, 13 December 2017.

First Student challenge is huge success
Stuff a Bus has a good head start this year. The seats are partially filled with some of the 2,680 food items collected and loaded by area students as part of First Student’s Holiday Train fundraiser.

Celebrated ambulance chief enjoying retirement

Sunday, 10 December 2017.

Celebrated ambulance chief enjoying retirement
Sitting down for a quiet cup of tea used to be a rare thing for Marg Cox, deputy ambulance chief with Pincher Creek Emergency Services.

But now that she’s had a couple of months to settle into her retirement, and smoke is clearing from the emergencies that disturbed the end of summer in the area, she might just begin to enjoy her newfound freedom.

First Student challenges schools to support food bank

Friday, 08 December 2017.

First Student challenges schools to support food bank
While First Student generally hosts Stuff a Bus at Ranchland Mall each Christmas — with proceeds going to the local food bank — this year it has challenged Pincher Creek and Lundbreck schools to compete internally, among the different grade levels, for the most non-perishable food donations.