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Bike Cochrane studying ways to improve local pathways

Bike Cochrane studying ways to improve local pathways

Though at first it may seem a bit counterintuitive to users who’ve had to step over cables crossing pathways around Cochrane this summer, they are there to help make the corridors safer and more user-friendly down the road.
Family Resource Network back-to-school backpack program returning

Family Resource Network back-to-school backpack program returning

The Cochrane and area Family Resource Network (FRN) has been helping to relieve some of the stress and costs associated with going back to school for students and families in need since 2009. 
Cochrane Eagle briefs: Town of Cochrane announces James Walker Trail paving work is underway

Cochrane Eagle briefs: Town of Cochrane announces James Walker Trail paving work is underway

The Town of Cochrane said in a Facebook post that the roadway is ready for its final top-lift to be paved following its opening to the public in 2020. 
RVS launches First Bus Ride event and video to equip families for new school year

RVS launches First Bus Ride event and video to equip families for new school year

Rocky View Schools (RVS) has announced an initiative to help parents and guardians prepare their tots for their first bus ride this upcoming school year, with an informative video and in-person event, called First Bus Ride, to be held later this month.
Displaced Ukrainians overwhelmed by Cochrane's generosity

Displaced Ukrainians overwhelmed by Cochrane's generosity

Dasha, along with her brother Andrew and mother Olha, are living in Cochrane thanks to the generosity of Lisa and Heath Foster, who welcomed them into their West Pointe home in June.
Cochrane Piranhas get set to swarm provincials after best regionals showing to date

Cochrane Piranhas get set to swarm provincials after best regionals showing to date

“We haven’t been able to have regional or provincial meets for three years and so to come in and put this huge stamp on it, it’s so exciting.”
Cochranites competing at Canada Summer Games

Cochranites competing at Canada Summer Games

Three Cochrane athletes, one Bearspaw athlete, and one "mission staff" member are representing their hometown at the 2022 Canada Summer Games, which are being held this month in Niagara, Ont.
Wayfinders Wellness sees support from Canlin Energy, farmhouse nears completion

Wayfinders Wellness sees support from Canlin Energy, farmhouse nears completion

“The community support has been amazing and it just keeps growing, especially as we start having our programs now running consistently – it’s been huge,” said Steph D., office manager and administrator with Wayfinders.
GALLERY: Bucking bulls kick off Cochrane Classic

GALLERY: Bucking bulls kick off Cochrane Classic

Cochranite cautions pet owners to watch for foxtails

Cochranite cautions pet owners to watch for foxtails

“These plants are a real problem for animals – any animal that has its nose down,” she said.