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COVID-19 situation in Alberta “grim”: Hinshaw

COVID-19 situation in Alberta “grim”: Hinshaw

In the past week the province has confirmed more new cases than any other week to date, Hinshaw said.
Cochrane Mayfair Diagnostics opens to the public

Cochrane Mayfair Diagnostics opens to the public

“We knew there was a gap there. Looking at Cochrane it’s a fast-growing town and it totally made sense to come in and provide services,” Diment said. “We made this a clinic with room to grow.”
Local artist launches campaign to make Christmas cards for seniors in Cochrane

Local artist launches campaign to make Christmas cards for seniors in Cochrane

“For our seniors, this has been really tough on all of them— I think it will put a smile on their face to see all these cards come in.”
Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre front and centre at Cochrane 2021-23 budget debate

Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre front and centre at Cochrane 2021-23 budget debate

"This is without a doubt the most difficult budget I've ever had to work through," said Councillor Tara McFadden said. "Usually when you're looking at a budget it's an opportunity for the community to live its dreams, to take the next step forward in building out a vision— This budget is reflecting the COVID reality. It was more about crisis management."
Cochrane in Brief, Nov. 19

Cochrane in Brief, Nov. 19

What's happening in Cochrane this week: The Cochrane and Area Humane Society's Hair of the Dog fundraiser is back on, the Association of Mexicans in Calgary hopes to support migrant farmworkers with winter clothes, and Fortis has power line maintenance planned in Rocky View County.
Town of Cochrane under Enhanced COVID-19 Status

Town of Cochrane under Enhanced COVID-19 Status

“Cochrane itself has been doing a good job at keeping the numbers down. But, there’s just been such a sharp escalation across the province with cases," Guthrie said. "I thought it was inevitable that eventually, we were going to climb up into Enhanced."
EDITORIAL: The emotional toll of COVID-19

EDITORIAL: The emotional toll of COVID-19

“Mental health is such an important piece of our ongoing response and recovery."
Dine-Out Cochrane offers locals a chance to explore Cochrane's culinary scene

Dine-Out Cochrane offers locals a chance to explore Cochrane's culinary scene

Dine-Out Cochrane is a great way to explore Cochrane's culinary options while earning rewards that promote local businesses.
Community parades are coming to Cochrane for Christmas

Community parades are coming to Cochrane for Christmas

“We’ve never experienced a holiday season like this,” Avery said. “Everybody is a bit on edge. There’s some people who have lost their jobs and are down on their luck. But, I have always found ever since I’ve been in Cochrane the residents in Cochrane are just outstanding citizens— They’re always helping and that just tugs at your heartstrings.”
Cochrane Council Nov. 9 meeting highlights

Cochrane Council Nov. 9 meeting highlights

During the meeting, council gave first reading to a new borrowing bylaw, held a public meeting on zero lot lines, received an update from the Cochrane and Area Humane Society and learned how the Cochrane Public Library is adapting to the challenges of COVID-19.