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Opinion: Preserving the fruits of labour

Opinion: Preserving the fruits of labour

If you enthusiastically threw a bunch of seeds in the ground this spring in a desire to grow more of your own food, chances are by now you’ve got a hefty harvest.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Wearing a mask is a small thing to ask

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Wearing a mask is a small thing to ask

With regard to Patrick Wilson\'s statement "wearing masks" intrudes on "hard-won" personal liberties.
Opinion: Art for arts sake this weekend

Opinion: Art for arts sake this weekend

So the August long weekend has come and gone. The following weekend may feel like the next birthday after a milestone but not so, dear reader! Hang on to that long weekend feeling with a tour around Cochrane to discover our vibrant art scene.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dissapointed with Cochrane mandatory masks bylaw

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dissapointed with Cochrane mandatory masks bylaw

I am greatly disappointed with the Cochrane Councils decision (minus, the wise Morgan Nagel) to mandate the use of mandatory masks in Cochrane.
EDITORIAL: Overcoming social isolation through community innovation

EDITORIAL: Overcoming social isolation through community innovation

This year Cochrane and area residents have proven they are up to the challenge created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Art for the heart at Route 22

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Art for the heart at Route 22

Feeling downhearted lately and in need of something to lift your spirits? How about dropping by Cochrane’s recently opened Route 22 Artist Collective Gallery ? That’s exactly what I’ve done, and I’ve not been disappointed.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cochrane should stop following Calgary's decisions

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cochrane should stop following Calgary's decisions

I have been a resident and employee in the Town of Cochrane for 20 years ... I have seen a lot.. ...and we have seen many changes.
The Great Virtual Mount Everest Climb – Nanatuk Nathan

The Great Virtual Mount Everest Climb – Nanatuk Nathan

Mountaineer Martin (aged 64) and grandson Nanatuk Nathan (aged 11) have climbed Mount Everest at a rate of 200 stairs per day. They left Base Camp (17,600 feet) on April 14th and reached the summit of Everest (29,029 feet) on July 17th.
EDITORIAL: Masks should not be a partisan issue

EDITORIAL: Masks should not be a partisan issue

Wearing a mask should not be a political issue. A simple gesture meant to protect those around you and prevent the spread of COVID-19 has morphed into a cantankerous monster of a topic seemingly dividing people into two camps— pro and anti-mask.

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Joseph, John Lewis, Malala and more

The example of ancient Joseph as someone for whom life was repeatedly the pits, but for whom those pits placed him in the right place at the right time to be God’s agent of life and hope (last week’s column ), certainly drew some inspirin