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Mayor's Invitational golf tournament teeing off to raise funds for new Cochrane event centre

Mayor's Invitational golf tournament teeing off to raise funds for new Cochrane event centre

“I don’t know the last time I’ve seen a community with so many groups come together. This is a unification of a group of people and a community that all recognize the value of what we’re doing.”
Cochrane and District Chamber of Commerce exploring potential of COVID-19 rapid testing kits

Cochrane and District Chamber of Commerce exploring potential of COVID-19 rapid testing kits

The Chamber is still deciding if they will engage with the provincial program offering COVID-19 rapid test kits, said executive director Kelly Carson said, noting the necessity for the equipment is not as dire as it once was.
Cochrane memorial launched to honour children found at Kamloops Residential School

Cochrane memorial launched to honour children found at Kamloops Residential School

“It’s a collective gasp across the country because it’s actual proof that these atrocities were committed,” Snow said. “[The proof] it’s in the bones and it’s in the blood memories. You can’t deny it.”
COCHRANE IN BRIEF, June 10

COCHRANE IN BRIEF, June 10

What's happening in Cochrane this week: Cruise Cochrane is hosting its first cruise of the year, the Town of Cochrane is breaking ground on Captial Projects and the Helping Hands Society is collecting food donations for its food drive.
Town of Cochrane plans for staged reopening of services and facilities

Town of Cochrane plans for staged reopening of services and facilities

“That’s certainly going to be a big driver as we move ahead,” Polley said. “The light is getting brighter at the end of the tunnel because we have vaccinations and were moving toward a reduction of serious hospitalization of Albertans if they do get COVID-19.”
Footstock 2021 is back and ready to run online

Footstock 2021 is back and ready to run online

“We are still really excited about putting on an event for the town. Especially with the corporate relay, the team, I think that really does provide something to look forward to, something to train for, and just some exchanges within families and working groups for community building and physical activity.”
Provincial authorities seize orphaned black bear from Cochrane Ecological Institute, permit revoked

Provincial authorities seize orphaned black bear from Cochrane Ecological Institute, permit revoked

"We have the best facilities for rearing bears in Alberta, we have the experience and we have the advisors, internationally recognized advisors and specialists.”
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary hits fundraising goal for homes for new resident dogs

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary hits fundraising goal for homes for new resident dogs

“They’ve now gotten to the point that they know when we humans come in with a bucket, we’ve got food and nice goodies for them. They totally have that positive association.”
Community lifts spirits of Cochrane’s most vulnerable

Community lifts spirits of Cochrane’s most vulnerable

Seniors in two of Cochrane’s long-term-care facilities are persevering through the pandemic with a little help from their community .
PHOTOS: Stoney Nation memorialize 215 children found at former Kamloops Residential School

PHOTOS: Stoney Nation memorialize 215 children found at former Kamloops Residential School

Members of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation recognized the 215 children found in a mass grave at the former Kamloops Residential School by tying 215 teddy bears to a fence along the Trans-Canada Highway.