May 26, 2020

May 26, 3:25 p.m. 
A message from our Local Fish & Wildlife Branch: 

The Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Branch was recently contacted by a member of the public who reported seeing a Cougar. The reporting party described seeing a cougar twice, in two areas of Pincher Creek. The first sighting was Sunday at approximately 6:30 pm near the Blue Mouse Green House. The second sighting was at around 11:00 pm last night near the bridge on Beverley McLachlin Drive. Pincher Creek Fish and Wildlife want residents to be cognizant of the fact that the Pincher Creek valley offers a natural corridor for wildlife. While the recent sightings do not necessarily represent an imminent safety concern, residents are reminded that they should always take safety precautions while recreating in or around the creek valley and walking paths. Keeping pets on a leash and ensuring children are not traveling alone are some best practices that should be employed while recreating in Pincher Creek. All bear and cougar sightings in the Town of Pincher Creek should be reported to the Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Branch in a timely fashion by calling the Report-A-Poacher hotline at 1-800-642-3800, or by calling 403-562-3289 during regular business hours.     

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Local Flu Shot information
October 20, 2020
Influenza immunization is more important this season, than ever before.

All Albertans, six months of age and older, are eligible to be immunized, free of charge; however, this year, AHS is working with pharmacists and physicians to offer immunization to different age groups and demographics. Find out more about how to get your shot locally. 
Pincher Creek receives Communities in Bloom Awards
October 8, 2020
Today, at the virtual Communities Bloom Conference the Town of Pincher Creek won two first place awards in the following categories; the Best Floral Display and the Urban Forestry Award.   Rhonda Oczkowski, from the Town of Pincher Creek recreation team along with the Communities in Bloom committee watched the awards together live online.   Pincher Creek competed with communities across all of Canada for this year’s awards.

Snow Accommodation Policy:
October 1, 2020

The Town of Pincher Creek recognizes the need to assist persons 65 years of age and over who are physically disabled and/or are on Alberta Seniors Benefit with clearing snow, ice and other winter debris from public accessible sidewalks adjacent to their property. Residents in need of this service must meet the following requirements and submit an application to the Town Office.
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