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Warm temperatures extend into fall

Warm temperatures extend into fall

It should come as little surprise that 2012 has been breaking the mold where weather is concerned. After an unseasonably warm 2011-12 winter, followed by a June of sheer saturation, it turned out to be one of the warmest summers on record.
Mentoring program in need of volunteers

Mentoring program in need of volunteers

Since 1977, Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Calgary and Area has been connecting adults (‘bigs’) with youth (‘littles’), bridging gaps and building life-enriching friendships.
Bragg Creek vet helps 'dogs with no names'

Bragg Creek vet helps 'dogs with no names'

The numbers of feral, forgotten dogs that roam First Nations communities across North America are perhaps in the millions.

Cochrane continues to be attractive to small business

A strong sense of community. Close proximity to Calgary. Access to amenities and professional services such as accounting and banks. The fact that Cochrane doesn’t levy a business tax and has a business property tax rate of only 9.7 per cent.
Sentencing delayed in contractor's Fair Trading Act case

Sentencing delayed in contractor's Fair Trading Act case

Sentencing has been delayed in the case of an unlicensed area contractor who previously pled guilty to infractions under the province’s Fair Trading Act.
Bates' bid adieu to Bar J Ranch

Bates' bid adieu to Bar J Ranch

The summer of 2012 marked the final year for the Bates Bar J Ranch.
Tourney of Aces raises funds for five charities Oct. 6

Tourney of Aces raises funds for five charities Oct. 6

There are only a few spots left for golfers looking to take part in the 5th annual Memorial Tournament of Aces this Oct. 6 at the Links of GlenEagles.
CAUS holds second meeting to address fracking

CAUS holds second meeting to address fracking

The local coalition Cochrane Area Under Siege (CAUS) held a second open house to address their concerns over hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the Lochend area.

McBride argues for left-turn signal at AUMA meeting

Mayor Truper McBride recently returned from a mayors’ caucus meeting in Edmonton where the hot topic for Cochrane was the Highway 22 and 1A intersection upgrades.

Town looks to encourage economic development

Town council got an update on the progress of the new Economic Development Strategy being ironed out by administration to guide the department over the next three years.