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Richards' concealing identity bill becomes law

Richards' concealing identity bill becomes law

Wild Rose MP Blake Richards celebrated a victory on Parliament Hill on Oct. 31 after his Private Member’s Bill – The Concealment of Identity Act – was passed into law by a vote of 153-126.
Woman's wish to build CancerBridges fulfilled

Woman's wish to build CancerBridges fulfilled

It was the dream of Cochranite Isabel McPherson to see that she and her team’s fundraising efforts through the Order of the Eastern Star went directly to a cancer survivor network that reached out to Albertans living in rural areas — CancerBridges.
Youth drop-in centre, The Garage, 'best-place ever'

Youth drop-in centre, The Garage, 'best-place ever'

Gone are the days of arcades as the reigning teen hangout hot spots. Yet, in spite of the flashing lights of this digital age, teens still crave a place where they can gather and be themselves.
Operation Christmas Child campaign in full swing

Operation Christmas Child campaign in full swing

The Operation Christmas Child campaign is up and running, with national collection week from Nov. 19-25. Melia Hayes, the local logistics coordinator in Cochrane for the initiative, is urging residents to support the cause.
Legion a pillar for retiring vets, says Richards

Legion a pillar for retiring vets, says Richards

“Time marches on, as do our soldiers. But one thing will not change. “We will remember them.

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.