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Cochrane Vision Theatre's show searches for local talent

With a few months remaining until the running of Cochrane Vision Theatre’s annual Variety Show, Cochranites should start rehearsing their talents now.

Construction on Bragg Creek trail to begin this summer

The Banded Peak Trail, located within the Hamlet of Bragg Creek, will soon connect to the Bragg Creek Provincial Park trails. During Rocky View County council Feb.
B&E suspect on loose

B&E suspect on loose

Police are on the lookout for a male suspect who broke into a Cochrane residence Feb. 12 and walked out with purses and various other items. Cochrane RCMP responded to 249 Ross Ave. after receiving a 911 call at 1:26 a.m.
Redwood Meadows fire department goes 'above and beyond'

Redwood Meadows fire department goes 'above and beyond'

The Redwood Meadows fire chief is so dedicated to his volunteer position and community he recently delayed his life-long dream.

Photo show to raise cash for library

The Friends of the Nan Boothby Memorial Library will be hosting an artist showcase March 2, all in the name of raising money for the community hub.
Aspiring writer captures international writing contest

Aspiring writer captures international writing contest

When you walk into Tara Fietz's family home, you see books. They are sitting on shelves, piled neatly in boxes near her desk - there's even a little bird named Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Upcoming career expo to offer something for all who attend

With the third annual Cochrane Job Fair and Career Expo just a day away, job hunters should start putting those final touches on their resumes. Held Feb.

Parnell continues climb towards goal of 10 fundraising quests

Since initiating Quest for Kids, Martin Parnell has accomplished a lot.

Gravel pit open house draws an empty house

Big Hill Spring Gravel Pit held an open house on Feb. 14 at Weedon Pioneer Hall north of Cochrane and only three people attended.
Vet-turned-author dedicated to helping dogs

Vet-turned-author dedicated to helping dogs

“Even when we cannot see them, we know they are there.” So begins Dogs With No Names: In Pursuit of Courage, Hope and Purpose, the recently released debut book of Dr.