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AUTO STAR: Model-T a "labour of love" for Thirsk family

AUTO STAR: Model-T a "labour of love" for Thirsk family

“It’s been a labour of love— Growing up he taught us how to work on things,” Thirsk said. “My dad started on it in the 90s— We spent a lot of time in the garage because we were very interested in what our dad was doing.”
Cochrane Endurance Project sees multiple successes at provincials

Cochrane Endurance Project sees multiple successes at provincials

"My voice was hoarse at the end, of course, from cheering them on, but also out of the excitement of seeing them do so well. They went out and ran their hearts out and had great races. I feel so inspired and proud of them.” 
Pop-up Holiday Market offers unique locally made Christmas treats

Pop-up Holiday Market offers unique locally made Christmas treats

“I think everybody has been impacted so much by COVID this year,” Leonzio said. “The non-profits need help just as much as anyone right now— They’re a very valuable part of the community and this event, in general, is about promoting community and bringing people together.”
Mayor Jeff Genung lays out Cochrane's traffic plan

Mayor Jeff Genung lays out Cochrane's traffic plan

“With this project, we are controlling our own destiny," Genung said. “While we are waiting for the province to come to the table and kick off their project on the 1A-22, we are going to get to work on the 1A through Cochrane.”
Cochrane Girl Guides craft unique Remembrance Day ceremony

Cochrane Girl Guides craft unique Remembrance Day ceremony

“They were doing what they could to help their communities— It's really no different than what we’re doing now,” Davies said. “We’re still being respectful to each other, we do fundraising— The promise and lore that we’ve had since the very start of guiding in 1910 it hasn’t changed and neither have our values.”
COCHRANE IN BRIEF, Nov. 12

COCHRANE IN BRIEF, Nov. 12

What's happening in Cochrane this week: COVID-19 in Cochrane Schools, the Swamp Donkey Musical Theatre is using innovative service to fundraise, and nominations are now open for the Order of Cochrane.
Bow Valley Timberwolves host home opener

Bow Valley Timberwolves host home opener

The Bow Valley Timberwolves hosted the Airdrie Lightning for the season opener at the Cochrane Arena on Saturday (Nov. 7).
Doctors, health unions urge Alberta to take short, sharp action on COVID-19

Doctors, health unions urge Alberta to take short, sharp action on COVID-19

EDMONTON — More than 430 Alberta doctors and three major health unions are urging Premier Jason Kenney to invoke short, sharp public health restrictions to reverse a soaring rate of COVID-19.
UPDATE: Cochrane mandatory mask bylaw activated

UPDATE: Cochrane mandatory mask bylaw activated

“If we’re not careful here and we don’t start to make a dent in the amount of cases that we’re seeing it's not going to be an easy fix,” Mayor Jeff Genung said. “We’re focusing on masks and we should be focussing on humanity.”
EDITORIAL: Keep calm, carry on and wear a mask

EDITORIAL: Keep calm, carry on and wear a mask

“We’re focusing on masks and we should be focussing on humanity.”