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Fresh ideas for Mother's Day bouquets and gifts

Fresh ideas for Mother's Day bouquets and gifts

“Having a little bit of the black and white to go with the more artistic side of it helps us balance out what it is you’re looking for."
Vigil for Keesha Crawler calls on action for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Vigil for Keesha Crawler calls on action for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

“Look at all of the lives she has touched, look at all of her beautiful friends here. She made a positive impact in all of their lives. I hear their stories, these young women, the friendship that they had with my daughter— It’s so beautiful."
Cochrane's firefighters to be included in Phase 2C of vaccine rollout

Cochrane's firefighters to be included in Phase 2C of vaccine rollout

“The role of firefighting is not just about going to fires in homes or outside in the forest, it’s certainly much more of a well-rounded profession than just that limited action.”
Cochrane maintains more than 200 active COVID-19 cases

Cochrane maintains more than 200 active COVID-19 cases

Over the last 24 hours, the province has identified 2,211 new cases of COVID-19 and has completed 19,900 tests.
FCSS launches duo of scavenger hunts for Mental Health Week

FCSS launches duo of scavenger hunts for Mental Health Week

“People are tired, we have been isolated for 14 months— We’re seeing the impact,” Krawec said. “As human beings, we are wired for connection and we need that social piece. For a lot of us, that has been taken away and that is a huge part of mental health.”
COCHRANE IN BRIEF, May 6.

COCHRANE IN BRIEF, May 6.

What's happening in Cochrane this week: The Cochrane Ecological Institute is hosting an informational presentation, the Town of Cochrane is seeking input on the final draft of the Land Use Bylaw, and Bike Safety Day, hosted by the Kiwanis Club and Bike Cochrane, has been postponed.

LaunchPad bike park opens to the public

“We’re already seeing large numbers of kids out, which is great, that’s why we built that project, and we expect to get into the hundreds of riders a day as we had last summer very quickly.”
Red Dress Day honouring MMIWG creates space for conversation and healing

Red Dress Day honouring MMIWG creates space for conversation and healing

“It’s a memorialization and a chance for families to get out and say, ‘hey here is my loved one,’ and share what happened and what terms of justice they want. It is a powerful conversation.”
COVID-19 cases rising sharply within Stoney Nakoda First Nation

COVID-19 cases rising sharply within Stoney Nakoda First Nation

Indigenous Services Canada warns those attending a public gathering in the last 10 days, such as a funeral, wedding or birthday party organized event, “may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus."
Cruise Cochrane's second annual Seniors Lodge Cruise postponed

Cruise Cochrane's second annual Seniors Lodge Cruise postponed

“Here we are into our second year and the seniors are in the same place looking out the window— Hopefully it brings them a smile and brightens up their day a bit."