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COCHRANE IN BRIEF, Feb. 18

COCHRANE IN BRIEF, Feb. 18

What's happening in Cochrane this week: The Town has issued a warning regarding hazardous conditions on the Bow, the Cochrane Ecological Institute is hosting a free webinar to discuss grizzly bear rehabilitation and local producers are coming together to spread the word about community supported agriculture.
Cobras coaches honoured for keeping football alive at Cochrane High

Cobras coaches honoured for keeping football alive at Cochrane High

“I felt like we owed something to that senior group of athletes. Those are guys that have won two provincial championships, we’ve had those guys for two off seasons, we’ve had them for two full seasons. I just felt like if I was in that position as an athlete, I would hope that my coaches would be able to give like we were able to.”
Community rallies around Stoney Nakoda family after fire destroys home

Community rallies around Stoney Nakoda family after fire destroys home

“I’m trying to figure out what to do now and what my next step is with the girls,” Simeon said. “They need a place to call home— That’s my main focus.”
Active COVID-19 cases in Cochrane increase to nine

Active COVID-19 cases in Cochrane increase to nine

As of the end of the day Tuesday (Feb. 16) there were a reported nine active cases of the virus in Cochrane. To date, the town had identified 323 cases of the virus— Two people have died and 312 people have recovered.
Photo Gallery: Spider-Man and friends swing into town to celebrate Valentine's Day

Photo Gallery: Spider-Man and friends swing into town to celebrate Valentine's Day

Cochrane Council explores potential steps to support local businesses

Cochrane Council explores potential steps to support local businesses

“These are both admittedly small contributions in the grand scheme, but I would suggest that they are worthy considerations as we stand with Cochrane’s suffering small business community and just know that we’re doing whatever little we can with the small of amount of control we have,” said Councillor Patrick Wilson.
The Social Spot Cochrane putting the spotlight on local vendors during COVID-19

The Social Spot Cochrane putting the spotlight on local vendors during COVID-19

“The community here everybody supports each other— People want to support each other and lift each other up as much as we can,” Leonzio said. “This is an opportunity to do that.”
Photo Gallery: Family Day fun in the Cochrane area

Photo Gallery: Family Day fun in the Cochrane area

Town of Cochrane reports eight active cases of COVID-19

Town of Cochrane reports eight active cases of COVID-19

The Town of Cochrane reported eight active cases of COVID-19 as of the end of the day Monday (Feb. 15). To date there have been 320 cases of COVID-19 identified in Cochrane— Two people have died and 310 people have recovered.
Calgary Metropolitan Region Board looks to extend growth plan deadline to June 1

Calgary Metropolitan Region Board looks to extend growth plan deadline to June 1

“What I’ve come to appreciate about it is the flexibility,” Genung said. “That really is the strength of this plan. It’s really not cementing anyone to one thing or walking down a tunnel that we’re on forever. We can adjust and morph as we go.”