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Outhouse Races set for this weekend

Outhouse Races set for this weekend

It’s race year number 12 for the Cochrane Outhouse Races this Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. Event organizer Karrie Peace from local retail shop, The Heavenly Outhouse, believes this may be the biggest turnout yet — something that she attributes to the Aug.
Mayor says 'transit will be back in newspapers soon'

Mayor says 'transit will be back in newspapers soon'

A multitude of municipal issues were discussed at Seniors on the Bow (SOTB) during a visit from Mayor Truper McBride on Sept. 20, but none more passionately than the recently placid topic of a transit system.
Young artists showcasing their sound

Young artists showcasing their sound

The Bragg Creek Performing Arts (BCPA) 2012-13 season kicks off Sept. 29, with a double-bill headline — High River’s fingerstyle virtuoso, Calum Graham, and Edmonton’s Colleen Brown. Beginning at 8 p.m.
Area contractor accused of defrauding customers

Area contractor accused of defrauding customers

An area contractor is under investigation for allegedly defrauding at least nine families of an estimated combined $500,000 over the past year-and-a-half. Kieron Warren operates KREATE Cabinets.
Pool's cleaning complete

Pool's cleaning complete

Fish out of water were happy to return to the Big Hill Leisure Pool as of Sept. 24, with the annual shutdown, which took place Sept. 1-23, finally reaching its end.

Roads concern RVC residents

The first phase of development for the Rocky View County (RVC) Plan is now complete, and the upkeep of the region’s roadways tops the priority list for most county residents.
Pennies pile up for charity

Pennies pile up for charity

It’s the final countdown for Cochranites to donate their pennies to the local ‘Ton of Pennies’ initiative.

First Chinook flick of the season 'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry'

The Chinook Film Group movie aficionados welcome the warmth of fall and the arrival of Alberta Arts Days this Sept. 28 with their premier screening of the 2012-13 season, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry.
Tschetter granted day parole for remainder of sentence

Tschetter granted day parole for remainder of sentence

Daniel Tschetter, the 55-year-old Cochrane cement-truck driver who was convicted of killing five people in a 2007 collision in Calgary, was granted day-parole on Sept. 19 after serving three years of his five-and-a-half-year sentence.
Residents remain 'skeptical' of school's wind turbine

Residents remain 'skeptical' of school's wind turbine

It was a full house at the Cochrane High School Lyceum Sept.