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Cochranites urged to practise caution and be fire smart

Cochranites urged to practise caution and be fire smart

COCHRANE— Smoke from fires in Alberta and British Columbia have been blanketing the Cochrane community, serving as a reminder to remain vigilant when it comes to fire safety.
Derek Sloan announces independent run for Banff-Airdrie

Derek Sloan announces independent run for Banff-Airdrie

“I am disappointed by many Conservative MPs, but some of them deserve more … ire from their constituents than others, and one of them is the MP of this riding, Blake Richards. He’s the whip of Erin O’Toole and he’s carrying O’Toole’s water out here."
Olympic hopeful recieves financial support from FACE program

Olympic hopeful recieves financial support from FACE program

“My entire team, we all have part-time or full-time jobs to be able to support our season."
Glen's Fruit & Veggie Stand suspended due to Okanagan fires

Glen's Fruit & Veggie Stand suspended due to Okanagan fires

“It was a heavy decision to stop the markets and take care of the property,” Koenig said. “But, we have no choice.”
Cochrane Minor Ball sends two teams to provincials

Cochrane Minor Ball sends two teams to provincials

“I feel really good, we’ve taken on the best teams in the league and we’ve done really good. We have a really good group of kids, a core of them who have played together for quite a while now, and we have a lot of talented kids who, and kids who work really hard, and kids who have played in a lot of provincial championships."
E-scooter pilot program launches in Cochrane

E-scooter pilot program launches in Cochrane

“We’re trying to provide as many options as possible. I think this is a very fun, sustainable option for Cochrane, and people have just one more way of getting around Cochrane."
Wildrose Independence Party leader visits Cochrane for meet and greet

Wildrose Independence Party leader visits Cochrane for meet and greet

Hinman, who was recently-elected as party leader in July, gave a 20-minute presentation outlining the changes that need to occur for Alberta to separate from the rest of Canada and become its own self-governing body.  
Second-ever Pride Week kicks off with flag raising ceremony

Second-ever Pride Week kicks off with flag raising ceremony

“I wasn’t sure, when I was younger, what that community was called, because I didn’t see any rainbows around me, I didn’t see anybody who said they were like me. It was very lonely growing up for sure."
Helping Hands leads the charge as this year’s Labour Day Parade Marshal

Helping Hands leads the charge as this year’s Labour Day Parade Marshal

Erika Richards, president of the Cochrane and Area Events Society said that Helping Hands was named this year because of their persistent energy toward helping those in need, and finding inventive ways to do it— like the free food shed that’s taken residence at St. Andrew’s United Church.
Smoky weather in Cochrane expected to dissipate

Smoky weather in Cochrane expected to dissipate

“We’re going to see air quality improvement for the most part over the next few days."