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Cochrane-based food truck serving up unique take on Canada’s national dish

Cochrane-based food truck serving up unique take on Canada’s national dish

“It was something that we also talked a lot about— That Cochrane, or even Alberta needs a really good poutine in town. We decided to stick with what we know and what we liked."

Happy adoption story for two unlikely friends at the Cochrane and Area Humane Society

COCHRANE— The Cochrane and Area Humane Society was briefly home to two unlikely friends in March. A mouse, later called Melvin by the staff, was brought to the Humane Society after being found by some Cochranites.
Charges laid in abduction of two Cochrane girls

Charges laid in abduction of two Cochrane girls

COCHRANE— RCMP has charged Alison O’Driscoll, 38, and Therese O’Driscoll, 68, for the alleged abduction of Leonine O’Driscoll-Zak, two, and Wyatt O’Driscoll-Zak, five.
Cochrane restaurants prepare for pop-up patios

Cochrane restaurants prepare for pop-up patios

In response to provincial health measures only allowing for in-person dining on patios, The Town of Cochrane has expedited the application process for local restaurants looking to create outdoor patios.
Return to heightened COVID-19 public health measures sparks discord in UCP party

Return to heightened COVID-19 public health measures sparks discord in UCP party

“Leadership requires difficult decision-making and those decisions will not always be perfect. Good leaders learn and reflect on all decisions they have made, and try to adjust to a better outcome."
Cochrane's COVID-19 cases remain high

Cochrane's COVID-19 cases remain high

The town of Cochrane currently sits at 145 active cases, and has recorded 574 cases in total. Two people have died, and 427 have recovered from the disease.
Alberta Government’s Draft K-6 Curriculum pilot will not appear in Rocky View Schools classrooms

Alberta Government’s Draft K-6 Curriculum pilot will not appear in Rocky View Schools classrooms

“While we appreciate that the government has provided flexibility in piloting, we have heard from our administration and many parents and staff requesting that the pilot does not occur in RVS classrooms for a number of reasons."
COCHRANE IN BRIEF April 12

COCHRANE IN BRIEF April 12

What's happening in Cochrane this week: Residential street cleaning starts next Monday, The Cochrane Community Awards deadline extended, and weekly organic collections have resumed.
Cochrane Minor Football hopeful about possibilities for fall season

Cochrane Minor Football hopeful about possibilities for fall season

“We’re very hopeful that in September, which is many months away, things will be under control, and things will be back to normal a little bit more, and that includes us playing regular football, contact football. We’re gearing up for that”
Pair of missing Cochrane girls located by RCMP

Pair of missing Cochrane girls located by RCMP

The Alberta RCMP Serious Crimes Branch located five-year-old Leonine O’Driscoll-Zak and two-year-old Wyatt O’Driscoll-Zak yesterday evening in the Columbia Valley, B.C.