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Police check over 1,000 vehicles

Police check over 1,000 vehicles

Two instances of impaired driving were reported during a Dec. 20 checkstop that pulled over more than 1,000 vehicles.

Alberta flood Environment Canada's top weather story

Environment Canada has released its top 10 weather stories for 2013. Topping the list: Alberta’s flood. Dubbed the “Flood of floods,” Environment Canada said the overflow was likely the “most disruptive flood in Canadian history.

NAPA opens trust fund for grieving family

Cochrane’s NAPA Auto Parts has set up a trust fund for the family grieving the loss of their toddler in a Calgary car crash that occurred last week. Chris Bertrand, whose family was involved in a collision Dec.
Stoney chiefs sign MOU with minister of aboriginal affairs

Stoney chiefs sign MOU with minister of aboriginal affairs

The Stoney Nakoda Nation chiefs signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Dec. 18 with the Alberta government, represented by the Honourable Frank Oberle, minister of aboriginal relations.
CookHouse seeks community input to become self-sustainable

CookHouse seeks community input to become self-sustainable

The Cochrane CookHouse is putting out a call to the community to step forward to offer suggestions and support for the artisan market and community kitchen to become self-sustaining by this time next year.
Santa's on his way

Santa's on his way

With Christmas only days away, there’s little doubt that Santa and his elves are busy putting the finishing touches on this year’s trip around the world. But before he and the reindeer take off, Mr.

CSHO gets $15K grant from CREB

The Cochrane Society for Housing Options (CSHO) was awarded a $15,000 grant from the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB) Charitable Foundation Dec. 12.
Manachaban students give the gift of Christmas to those in need

Manachaban students give the gift of Christmas to those in need

It was the Christmas gift to end all wish lists for Ecole Manachaban Middle School teacher Megan Wamboldt.
Locks lost to help children with medical issues

Locks lost to help children with medical issues

It may have been Friday the 13th, but there was no bad luck in sight for Ruby Irwin.
County's base budget includes tax increase

County's base budget includes tax increase

Rocky View County’s (RVC) base operating and capital budget was approved by council Dec. 10, and ratepayers should expect about a three per cent increase in taxes for the 2014 year.