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Stairway to Men of Vision statue being refurbished

The stairs that lead to Cochrane’s Men of Vision statue will soon be given an upgrade.
Shelter, food bank start penny drive

Shelter, food bank start penny drive

Cochranites who missed the recent ‘Ton of Pennies’ campaign for Right to Play need not worry. There are two local organizations grateful for donations of pennies and other pocket change that can be spared.
A journey to penguin paradise

A journey to penguin paradise

There are some creatures that just bring a smile to one’s face and penguins do that for me. They vary in size and colouring but attired in their black and white dinner suits they can’t help but amuse as they hop and waddle about.

Services to victims important issue for Richards

MP Blake Richards has raised money for RCMP Victims’ Services through the Wild Rose Hockey Challenge each year, and now he is pleased to announce that his Conservative government is making a financial contribution to a program aimed to help victims o

Oompah sounds ring out Oct. 20 at Oktoberfest

The major annual fall fundraiser for St. Mary’s Catholic Church is slated for Oct. 20 at the church. The Oktoberfest Fundraiser is the fifth annual dinner, dancing and auction in German-themed tradition.

Realtor nominates Cochrane for affordable housing contest

Local realtor Jayena Collins of Homelife Country Realty is doing her best to make sure that realtors from Cochrane and beyond show they care by getting them to vote for a cause that affects many in the area — affordable housing.

Eco-Centre no longer accepting soil, sod or rocks

In with the frost, out with the flowers.

Concept plan to guide Ag Society land expansion

Following the announcement of the impending expansion of the use of the Cochrane and District Agricultural Society’s land, Brian Birchall, president of the board for the Ag Society, said that an ‘informal’ area concept plan will be developed to help

Care in the Creek to have grand-opening celebration

Care in the Creek Medical Centre, the new health -care facility that opened Aug. 15 in Bragg Creek, will hold its official grand opening on Oct. 13.

Nepalese climb will help support Canadian soldiers

Two Cochrane men, John Cook and John Clarkson, will be addressing an issue of national concern over the next three weeks, as they embark on a 20,300-foot climb of Island Peak, near Mount Everest Base Camp.