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RVS forced to fund 50 per cent for new portables

The board of trustees for Rocky View Schools (RVS) had little choice on June 6, but to unanimously approve $610,851 from the 2012 to 2013 operating budget to fund the 2013 to 2014 modular projects cost-sharing arrangement imposed by Alberta Education

Lions to lead Labour Day Parade

The Cochrane and Area Events Society (CAES) has announced the grand marshal for the 2013 Cochrane Labour Day Parade.

ASC places cease trade order on Callebaut's Papa Chocolat

The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has ordered a cease-trade order against Papa Chocolat, Bernard Callebaut’s more than two-year-old chocolate company. The order prohibits any trading or purchase of Papa Chocolat Distribution Inc.
Flood alert lifted for Cochrane; Bragg Creek and Redwood residents asked to stay away

Flood alert lifted for Cochrane; Bragg Creek and Redwood residents asked to stay away

Residents of Bragg Creek are now under a mandatory evacuation because of rising water levels and flooding in the area. Those living in West Bragg Creek remain under a voluntary evacuation.

RVS appoints new prinicipals

Rocky View Schools have recently named Murray Arnold as the incoming principal of Rocky View Schools Community Learning Centre. Effective as of Aug.
Arbitration concludes, but verbal battle continues

Arbitration concludes, but verbal battle continues

The arbitration process between Rocky View County (RVC) and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) has come to an end, but the war of words has persisted between the two parties.
Cochrane cement truck driver released

Cochrane cement truck driver released

Cochrane cement truck driver Daniel Tschetter was granted statutory release June 14 after serving two-thirds of a five-and-a-half-year sentence for manslaughter.

Group urges town council to protect wetlands

Members of the Cochrane Environmental Action Committee (CEAC) voiced their concern over what they believe has been a squandering of wetlands in the area due to increasing development.

New Country Market plays up Springbank's cowboy culture

The Wild Wild West Event Centre (WWWEC) in Springbank certainly hasn’t put the cart before the horse.
Redwood Meadows group plans for new trail, greenhouse

Redwood Meadows group plans for new trail, greenhouse

An area environmental organization hopes to feed the soul and stomachs of community residents by creating opportunities for healthy lifestyles and a sustainable source of local food.