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Cochrane RancheHouse confirmed as COVID-19 vaccination site

Cochrane RancheHouse confirmed as COVID-19 vaccination site

“It feels great to be a part of the positive rollout of an optimistic light at the end of the tunnel … And the provinces rollout of the vaccine,” said Mayor Jeff Genung. “I’m happy the Town can play a part in that.”
Cochrane reports 12 active cases of COVID-19

Cochrane reports 12 active cases of COVID-19

As of the end of the day Monday (March 1) there were a reported 12 active cases of COVID-19 in Cochrane. To date 333 cases of the virus have been reported in town— Two people have died and 319 people have recovered.
Kananaskis Country sees record visitors for 2020

Kananaskis Country sees record visitors for 2020

If anyone visiting Kananaskis Country in 2020 thought it was busier than normal, it wasn’t their imagination after the popular provincial park had a record 5.39 million visitors.
Unique Cochrane High School program connects students with nature

Unique Cochrane High School program connects students with nature

“I notice it in myself, and I think many of us do, when we’re outside and we come back inside, or even while we’re outside we feel different, we feel better."
Cochrane reports 10 active cases of COVID-19, additional public health measure easements announced

Cochrane reports 10 active cases of COVID-19, additional public health measure easements announced

“By moving to Step Two we are protecting both lives and livelihoods, and taking a safe step forward for Alberta,” said Alberta Premier Jason Kenney.
New campaign aims to support preservation of Glenbow Ranch

New campaign aims to support preservation of Glenbow Ranch

“One of the things that we hear is once they come out here they fall In love and they keep coming out. Finding a way for people to feel, and know, that they’re making a real, tangible difference in protecting the park and promoting the educational work that we do with kids is, I think, very important to people.”
Cochrane and Area Humane Society offering socialization classes for COVID-19 puppies

Cochrane and Area Humane Society offering socialization classes for COVID-19 puppies

“We are concerned, we are worried about the outcome of what is going to happen to these puppies when they’re older if they’re not socialized properly."
Local governments "extremely disappointed" by cuts to infrastructure funding

Local governments "extremely disappointed" by cuts to infrastructure funding

“We have to be cognizant that by reducing investment and eliminating the stability and the predictability for municipal finances, we're not helping put the province on a path to recovery."
Cochrane philanthropist planning three events to raise $200,000 for local non-profits

Cochrane philanthropist planning three events to raise $200,000 for local non-profits

“The community must have an appetite, as I do, for events this summer,” Kroffat said. “The reality is the vaccines are going to build up momentum in distribution if we’re just patient I believe … I think by the end of March into April we’re going to find we’re in a better, different place— Optimism is the fuel to drive us to the finish line.”
Provincial Budget promises jobs, economic diversification to launch Alberta's recovery

Provincial Budget promises jobs, economic diversification to launch Alberta's recovery

A $136-million job training program expected to help Albertans find work, upgrade skills while province promises "thousands" of new jobs