John Cope named Claresholm’s 2023 citizen of the year

By Rob VogtJohn Cope is the 2023 Claresholm citizen of the year.He was honoured with the award at the Volunteer Appreciation event at the Claresholm Community Centre on April 16 hosted by Claresholm and District Family and Community Support Services.Kozo Chisanga, last year’s junior citizen of the year, presented the award.He moved to Claresholm in 1979 with his family to … Read more

SnowBall: LRSD’s first interscholastic dance

By Jasmine Santos – Cobra ChronicleOn March 7, 2024, The Livingstone Range School Division’s first interscholastic dance took place at F.P. Walshe in Fort Macleod.The SnowBall aimed to bring the different schools together through an event filled with lively activities and opportunities to make new friends.From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., students and staff members from different schools gathered together … Read more

Writer with local roots making her mark

By Rob VogtSome times ideas come from the strangest places.A good example is how Elizabeth Trofimenkoff (née Pedersen) came up with the idea for her debut novel “A Kiss of the Siren’s Song”.The Claresholm native wrote the fantasy-romance story after a conversation with a friend.Trofimenkoff was chatting with her friend after she sent her some videos, and suggested her friend … Read more