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

Claresholm’s annual Winterfest promises a lot to see and do

By Rob VogtThe Claresholm Community Centre will come alive with a day and evening of exciting activities and events as the 2024 Winterfest takes place this weekend.“It’s going to be so fun this year,” said Megan McClung, engagement coordinator for the Town of Claresholm.The action takes place at the community centre on Saturday, March 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 … Read more

Claresholm’s Got Talent for a good cause

By Rob VogtDo you have a talent you want to show the community? Do you want to help raise money for two great causes?You will have your chance on Saturday, Feb. 24, when Casa Roma Cares hosts “Claresholm’s Talent” Competition.In addition to the competition, the night will feature Stavely singing sensation Mariya Stokes.People of all ages and talents are welcome … Read more

Schools getting into Christmas spirit with concerts

By Rob VogtSchools in Claresholm, Stavely and Granum have been working hard the last few weeks getting ready for their annual Christmas concerts.In Claresholm, West Meadow Elementary School will be hosting their Winter Wonderland Holiday Concert on Thursday, Dec. 21.In order to accommodate everyone who wants to come, there will be two concerts – one at 10 a.m., for families … Read more

Closure, use of downtown lot approved for Old Fashioned Christmas

By Rob VogtAlthough fall has just started, planning is under way for the Old Fashioned Christmas event to be held in downtown Claresholm once again.The event, established by the Claresholm Local Press more than 20 years ago, and now put on in partnership with the Claresholm and District Chamber of Commerce will take place on Friday, Dec. 1.At its Sept. … Read more