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Sunny times for Alberta farmers with high commodity prices to start 2023

Sunny times for Alberta farmers with high commodity prices to start 2023

It’s a sunny time for farmers in Alberta coming into 2023 as strong commodity prices, high-quality, high-value crops and good yields in 2022 have led to great profits.
Horse deaths prompt Stoney Nakoda to urge for highway fencing overhaul

Horse deaths prompt Stoney Nakoda to urge for highway fencing overhaul

“It’s very frustrating for people living on the Nation and the ranchers that are around those areas,” said Stoney Nakoda’s protective services manager Pascal Richard. “Highway fencing has always been an issue.”
Eighty-year-old Rocky View County man scales Prairie Mountain with daughter

Eighty-year-old Rocky View County man scales Prairie Mountain with daughter

Though this wasn’t Errmann’s first time up Prairie Mountain (he'd climbed to the top about 20 times before), he said he was motivated to see if he could still do it at his age.  
Family Literacy Day at the Cochrane Public Library coming Jan. 28

Family Literacy Day at the Cochrane Public Library coming Jan. 28

Readers and readers-in-training of all ages and tastes are being invited to a special Family Literacy Day at the Cochrane Public Library on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. And yes, pass the word around – there will be cake.
Dog owners in RVC being reminded to renew licences

Dog owners in RVC being reminded to renew licences

Dog owners in Rocky View County (RVC) are being reminded to renew their annual licences for their four-footed, furry friends.
Coffee with Warren: Serendipity’s friend

Coffee with Warren: Serendipity’s friend

These columns thrive on serendipity. And fortunately for us, many of our readers delight in their own encounters with unexpected moments of beauty and happiness.
Residential solar power explained at Cochrane Ecological Action Committee-sponsored talk

Residential solar power explained at Cochrane Ecological Action Committee-sponsored talk

More than 70 eager-to-learn Cochranites came out last Saturday to hear about residential solar power at a presentation sponsored by the Cochrane Ecological Action Committee (CEAC).
Rocky View County continues to track low numbers of crop insect pest species

Rocky View County continues to track low numbers of crop insect pest species

As ever when it comes to insect pests in local fields, vigilance continues to be key.
Interactive Mosaic Mural being created in Cochrane about COVID-19 experience

Interactive Mosaic Mural being created in Cochrane about COVID-19 experience

Cochrane and area residents will have a unique artistic way to express how the COVID-19 pandemic changed their lives in the form of a new Interactive Mosaic Mural, which will be located near The Station Hub on Railway Avenue when completed.
RVS conducting public consultation for vacant school on Powell Street

RVS conducting public consultation for vacant school on Powell Street

RVS will host a two public meetings and an online engagement to help share and gather information on how to determine how to best utilize the re-acquired school on Powell St., formerly occupied by Holy Spirit School.