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No pay increase for Cochrane's next mayor or members of council

No pay increase for Cochrane's next mayor or members of council

The mayor and council have made the fiscally-accountable decision to not support a pay increase for the Town of Cochrane’s next elected officials.

Deadline nears for gingerbread contest entries

As part of the Cochrane Light Up festivities, the Kitchen Boutique will once again be hosting their annual Gingerbread House Contest this Nov. 24. All entries must be dropped off at MacKay’s Ice Cream on Nov. 23 between 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Wetlands found in Sunset; rezoned for development

Wetlands found in Sunset; rezoned for development

Despite an unexpected topographical surprise, a land-use bylaw amendment was approved by council for a portion of the Sunset Ridge neighbourhood allowing for the construction of a new school in the north-Cochrane community.

New members give ACFC energy boost for new year

The Arts and Culture Foundation of Cochrane (ACFC) held their premier 2013 board meeting on Nov. 14, excited to enter a new era, complete with new members and a plethora of possibilities on the horizon.
Guilty contractor returns to court for sentencing

Guilty contractor returns to court for sentencing

An unlicensed Redwood Meadows home renovation contractor will be sentenced in Calgary court Nov. 23 for violating the province’s Fair Trading Act.
Activettes kick off annual Christmas hamper drive

Activettes kick off annual Christmas hamper drive

It’s time to get into the spirit of Christmas giving once again, as the Cochrane Activettes Share Your Christmas hamper program kicks into high gear.
Cochrane author on shortlist for Canada Reads contest

Cochrane author on shortlist for Canada Reads contest

Cochrane author, Fred Stenson, is one of 25 authors across the country whose work has been shortlisted on CBC Radio’s Canada Reads 2013 contest, hosted by popular CBC Radio host of program Q, Jian Ghomeshi.

Nakoda Lodge on schedule to open as treatment centre in late January

The transition of Nakoda Lodge from a recreational tourist destination to chronic pain treatment and addictions centre is well underway, with an opening tentatively slated for late January. The overall response from the Nov.

'Five for 5' beneficiaries to receive funds

A press conference will be held at the Spray Lake Sawmills (SLS) Centre at noon on Nov.

Christmas Market on Nov. 24

With Christmas shopping in full swing, there’s one more market that Cochranites might be interested in perusing this weekend. The second annual Cochrane Christmas Market will be held at the RancheHouse from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 24.