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Volunteer joins Stoney food bank board of directors

The Stoney Nakoda Food Bank Society held their annual general meeting Oct. 26. It was a time for not only housekeeping items, but for the society to welcome the addition of long-time volunteer, Jo Siedel as a director.

Coaldale follows Cochrane's lead with recycling program

If you lead the rest will follow. The Town of Cochrane did exactly that when it came to their Roll With It program, and the Town of Coaldale has now rolled out their very own curbside-recycling program.
Homes in Heartland available in west Cochrane

Homes in Heartland available in west Cochrane

Excel Homes knows that ‘home is where the heart is,’ and this is precisely why the Calgary builder is hoping prospective buyers will venture into Heartland to see the variety of dwellings being offered for purchase.
Alberta Fish and Wildlife  watching for hunting violations

Alberta Fish and Wildlife watching for hunting violations

It’s safe to say that hunting season in and around the Cochrane area is now in full swing, as of Nov. 1.

Human remains identified as male between 18 and 30

The RCMP are working to identify the human remains found outside Cochrane on Oct. 13. A recent medical examiner’s report said the deceased is believed to be a caucasian male between the ages of 18-30 years.
SLS's Castle harvesting plans halted

SLS's Castle harvesting plans halted

Cochrane forestry company Spray Lake Sawmills (SLS) has been ordered by the province to stop logging in the Castle wilderness area following the first stage of the their harvesting plan.
RVC council elects McLean for deputy reeve

RVC council elects McLean for deputy reeve

Rocky View County (RVC) council members elected Division 9 (Cochrane) councillor Paul McLean as the county’s new deputy reeve during their Oct. 23 meeting.

Springbank art club preparing for 29th annual show and sale

The 29th annual Springbank Creative Arts Club Show and Sale will be held on Nov. 3-4 at the Springbank Community High School Gymnasium. The sale will run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Nov. 3 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Nov. 4.

RCMP awaiting lab results on human remains

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit is still awaiting lab results with respect to the grisly discovery of human remains uncovered near Cochrane on Oct. 13.

Event again takes stand against family violence

In spirited support of November as ‘Family Violence Awareness Month’, the fourth annual Take Back the Night event will be hosted on Nov. 2 at the Frank Wills Memorial Hall at 7 p.m.