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Activettes kick off annual Christmas hamper drive

Activettes kick off annual Christmas hamper drive

It’s time to get into the spirit of Christmas giving once again, as the Cochrane Activettes Share Your Christmas hamper program kicks into high gear.
Cochrane author on shortlist for Canada Reads contest

Cochrane author on shortlist for Canada Reads contest

Cochrane author, Fred Stenson, is one of 25 authors across the country whose work has been shortlisted on CBC Radio’s Canada Reads 2013 contest, hosted by popular CBC Radio host of program Q, Jian Ghomeshi.

Nakoda Lodge on schedule to open as treatment centre in late January

The transition of Nakoda Lodge from a recreational tourist destination to chronic pain treatment and addictions centre is well underway, with an opening tentatively slated for late January. The overall response from the Nov.

'Five for 5' beneficiaries to receive funds

A press conference will be held at the Spray Lake Sawmills (SLS) Centre at noon on Nov.

Christmas Market on Nov. 24

With Christmas shopping in full swing, there’s one more market that Cochranites might be interested in perusing this weekend. The second annual Cochrane Christmas Market will be held at the RancheHouse from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 24.

Light Up expects 'warm' reception

With no more fire pots available to sponsor, the Kitchen Boutique gingerbread house contest set to take place (see page 26) and enough free hot chocolate and hot dogs for everyone to have a bite, it seems Cochrane Light Up organizer Shana Bruder can

Conceptual scheme for Lochend Corners made public

An open house at RockPointe Church will take place Nov. 21 to provide information about a conceptual scheme for a potential Bearspaw residential development.

Vision Theatre presenting Aladdin as next panto

Cochrane Vision Theatre is presenting the British pantomime (panto), Aladdin, as their fall feature production. Aladdin runs at the Cochrane RancheHouse on the evening of Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. and during the afternoons of Dec. 1 and Dec.
Tribute band bringing Ray Charles experience to town

Tribute band bringing Ray Charles experience to town

It’s taken years for John Gray, well-known Calgary bassist and jazzster, to see the culmination of the project that lies close to his heart — the unveiling of the Ray Charles Tribute Orchestra.

Native Briton new Vision Theatre president

Local community theatre group, Cochrane Vision Theatre, held their annual general meeting on Nov. 8, resulting in a new president. “I am very lucky to be nominated as president,” said Lauren Hoines.