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Be kind to one another

Be kind to one another

Make kindness happen.
Heat lamp determined to be cause of fire

Heat lamp determined to be cause of fire

The fire that took place in a home located on Highway 22, north of Cochrane Toyota, directly across from Rolling Range Drive was determined to be caused by a heat lamp when the tenants of the house were defrosting frozen water lines in their garage.
Big Hill needs a hand

Big Hill needs a hand

Since the organization’s inception in 2016, they have raised $250K through fundraising initiatives.
Kenney announces widening of Highway 1A through Stoney Nakoda First Nation

Kenney announces widening of Highway 1A through Stoney Nakoda First Nation

“We’ve finally successfully concluded an issue that has been discussed for over 30 years,” Premier Jason Kenney said. “I always say that Reconciliation cannot just be symbols and words it has to be actions. Today we are active.”
Government of Alberta approves Cochrane for disaster recovery funding

Government of Alberta approves Cochrane for disaster recovery funding

Funding available for residents whose property was damaged by overland flooding in June 2019.
Building Bridges concert on Nov. 16

Building Bridges concert on Nov. 16

The Building Bridges fundraising concert for Syrian refugees will take place on Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Cochrane Alliance Church.
Cochrane Remembers

Cochrane Remembers

This morning started like every other morning in November, except the atmosphere was more sombre and reflective.
UPDATE: Five occupants safely evacuate fire ravaged home, small dog perishes

UPDATE: Five occupants safely evacuate fire ravaged home, small dog perishes

Cochrane Fire Services inspector Jeff Avery said five occupants and several pets were evacuated safely while one small dog perished in the fire. He added that the contents of the home were a total loss.
A shadow cast over Remembrance Day for one retired Veteran

A shadow cast over Remembrance Day for one retired Veteran

"Remembrance Day doesn't end on the 11th, it's an everyday thing, it's April 18, it's July 4, it's August 11, it's October 29."
Every soldier has a different story

Every soldier has a different story

There are some aspects of his time in the service that Stewart can’t forget, even if he tries to.