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Diamond Jubilee medals awarded to 12 Cochranites

Diamond Jubilee medals awarded to 12 Cochranites

There was plenty of jubilance to go around last week for a number of Cochranites who were awarded with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Oct. 9 at Calgary’s Red and White Club.

Search for B&E suspect

Cochrane RCMP are asking for the public’s help locating a lone male suspect following a break and enter at Shredz Skate Shop on First Street on Oct. 15.
Hungry bears gate-crashing Cochrane garden

Hungry bears gate-crashing Cochrane garden

Cochranite Brenda Stebeleski has long enjoyed sitting in her picturesque English-style garden, a veritable bird sanctuary, and feeding the many winged species, as well as squirrels, with tasty bird feed, chalked full of high-protein nuts and grains.

Cochrane WinterFest on horizon

Looking ahead in the months to come, the Cochrane and Area Events Society (CAES) are already setting the wheels in motion for the third annual ATCO Gas Cochrane WinterFest.
Dawson 'slides' into Cochrane to explore roots-blues

Dawson 'slides' into Cochrane to explore roots-blues

One of the highlights this fall season for the Cochrane Valley Folk Club (CVFC) is the Oct. 20 performance by Steve Dawson at the Cochrane Alliance Church, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
First phase of Mitford Park upgrades to move forward following Kraft Tour

First phase of Mitford Park upgrades to move forward following Kraft Tour

Upgrades to the Mitford Park area, which include a structure, skate-changing bench, picnic tables and a permanent electrical feed, are moving forward following this summer’s Kraft Celebration Tour, where Cochrane saw a visit from TSN and received $25

Newscaster to speak at foundation dinner

The Cochrane Foundation will be holding their annual fall dinner Oct. 26 this year, featuring a special guest appearance by Barb Higgins (former journalist and newscaster for Calgary CTV), this year’s featured speaker.
Humane Society planning a fall used book sale

Humane Society planning a fall used book sale

The annual Cochrane and Area Humane Society (CAHS) Fall Book Sale is a two-day affair, taking place Oct. 19-20 from noon-5 p.m. “The goal of the Fall Book Sale is to raise $4,000,” explained CAHS spokesperson, Cheryl Wallach.

Police confirm remains found near Cochrane are human

The RCMP major crimes unit has received lab results confirming that a gruesome discovery south of Cochrane on Oct. 13 was in fact human remains. Around 10:50 a.m. on Oct.
Art ready for display, purchase at Foothill's show

Art ready for display, purchase at Foothill's show

The annual Foothills Art Club (FAC) Fall Show and Sale will be set into motion this Oct. 20 at the Cochrane Curling Club. Located at 109-5th Avenue West, the event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.