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Over $100K of drugs seized after yearlong Canmore investigation

CANMORE – Over $100,000 worth of drugs is off the streets after a yearlong drug trafficking investigation led to 14 arrests and 48 charges by the Canmore RCMP.
Bears feast on dumped grain near Canmore

Bears feast on dumped grain near Canmore

‘A fed bear is a dead bear’

Spruce Kings down Terriers to stay undefeated at Canadian junior A championship

BROOKS, Alta. — Ben Brar had a goal and an assist on Wednesday as the Prince George Spruce Kings stayed undefeated at the Canadian junior A hockey championship with a 5-1 win over the Portage Terriers in their final round-robin game.
Alberta mountain town wants long-term parking-lot campers to hit the road

Alberta mountain town wants long-term parking-lot campers to hit the road

CANMORE, Alta. — A scenic community in the Alberta Rockies is toughening its parking restrictions for people who have taken up semi-permanent residency in their vehicles.
Cochrane students participate in GSA walk outs

Cochrane students participate in GSA walk outs

Some 80 Bow Valley High School (BVHS) students spilled out on the front lawn and sidewalk in front of the south side the high school on the morning of Friday, May 3 to protest the newly-elected UCP government's perceived stance on Gay-Straight Allian
Premier Kenney sworn in, appoints 19 cabinet ministers and three associate ministers

Premier Kenney sworn in, appoints 19 cabinet ministers and three associate ministers

Premier Jason Kenney of the UCP was sworn in today as the 18th Alberta premier. At the Government House in Edmonton this morning (Tuesday, April 30) Kenney was sworn in by Lieut.
No proof Wild Rose Assistance Dogs is  working toward accreditation

No proof Wild Rose Assistance Dogs is working toward accreditation

In the Feb. 28 print and online editions of the Cochrane Eagle , we ran a story entitled Wild Rose Assistance Dogs (WRAD) looking for puppy raisers.
Municipalities make case for funding

Municipalities make case for funding

Twenty-two municipalities made their case for more sustainable funding to the four provincial party leaders last week.
Three identified in CP train derailment

Three identified in CP train derailment

FIELD, B.C. – Condolences flooded Albe Bulmer’s social media status hours after he announced his son, Daniel Waldenberger-Bulmer, was one of the three who died in the Monday (Feb. 4) CP train derailment near Field, B.C.
Three dead in train derailment

Three dead in train derailment

FIELD, B.C. – Three Canadian Pacific Railway crew members are dead following a massive train derailment near Field, B.C. in Yoho National Park.