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COCHRANE IN BRIEF, Aug. 26

COCHRANE IN BRIEF, Aug. 26

Masks are once again mandatory in indoor spaces at all Bow Valley College campuses effective Aug. 19 in an effort to ease the spread of COVID-19.
Calgary embroiderer on a mission to give back donates $100 from portrait to Cochrane Humane Society

Calgary embroiderer on a mission to give back donates $100 from portrait to Cochrane Humane Society

With one of her latest projects, a portrait of a spaniel named Bailey, she donated $100 to the Cochrane and Area Humane Society. Since starting to create custom embroidered pet portraits less than a year and a half ago, Holliday-Scott has raised around $3,000 for 17 different shelters throughout Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Banff-Airdrie incumbent Richards submits bid for upcoming federal election

Banff-Airdrie incumbent Richards submits bid for upcoming federal election

Blake Richards, the Conservative Party of Canada MP and the incumbent for the electoral district of Banff-Airdrie, has submitted his nomination for the upcoming federal election on Sept. 20.
Cochranite Nadine Wellwood running for People's Party of Canada in Banff-Airdrie

Cochranite Nadine Wellwood running for People's Party of Canada in Banff-Airdrie

Two years after first entering the political realm, Cochrane's Nadine Wellwood is once again representing the People’s Party of Canada (PPC) in the upcoming federal election.
Airdrie resident gunning for Banff-Airdrie seat under new west-focused Maverick Party

Airdrie resident gunning for Banff-Airdrie seat under new west-focused Maverick Party

Airdrie resident Tariq Elnaga is throwing his cowboy hat into the ring for the next federal election.
David Gamble to run for Liberal Party in Banff-Airdrie

David Gamble to run for Liberal Party in Banff-Airdrie

As voters prepare to head to the polls for a federal election on Sept. 20, the current governing party has unveiled its candidate for the Banff-Airdrie riding.
Wayfinders Wellness Retreat sees support from Canlin Energy

Wayfinders Wellness Retreat sees support from Canlin Energy

"Canlin has also volunteered a crew of people to help us with the work that needs to be done. We really need some physical volunteer work done within the next couple of weeks. The paint is ready to go, the floor is ready to go, the appliances are ready to go back in, we just need manpower.” 
Cochrane Minor Hockey sees wave of interest from female players

Cochrane Minor Hockey sees wave of interest from female players

After years of programming designed to foster interest in hockey among Cochrane’s young women, Cochrane Minor Hockey is experiencing a wave of female registrations.
Mountain peak restored to traditional Stoney Nakoda name

Mountain peak restored to traditional Stoney Nakoda name

“Finally, the day has come when justice has been done and this mountain will move forward. The renaming is especially significant to the Stoney Nakoda Elders who have endured years and years of disrespect to their gender. I know they would be proud on this moment.”
Bragg Creek Paintball enjoying being back in business after weathering pandemic

Bragg Creek Paintball enjoying being back in business after weathering pandemic

Nearly every business across every sector felt the wrath of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Bragg Creek Paintball is just happy to be able to offer their services once again.