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CAES ready to 'stuff a bus' for the food bank

CAES ready to 'stuff a bus' for the food bank

It’s time to deck the bus in unwrapped presents. This Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., the Cochrane and Area Events Society (CAES) is doing their part to pitch in for the Activettes ‘Share Your Christmas’ hamper-stuffing campaign.
Kimmett family continues with fundraising endevours

Kimmett family continues with fundraising endevours

An informal press conference was held at the Spray Lake Sawmills (SLS) Centre on Nov.

County council asks for more information for possible amendment

A Rocky View County resident is urging council to revisit its firearms bylaw. Terry Raymond, who lives off Glendale Road west of Bearspaw, asked councillors to ban hunters from conducting their field sport on undeveloped road allowances, Nov. 20.
Food bank included in 'Food for Families'

Food bank included in 'Food for Families'

As the Nakoda Food Bank moves into full-tilt mode for the Christmas season, the board of directors are thrilled to be listed as one of the participating food banks with ‘Kraft Food For Families’ campaign.
Humane Society gears up for a busy winter season

Humane Society gears up for a busy winter season

It doesn’t look like there will be much down time for the staff and volunteers this Christmas season at the Cochrane and Area Humane Society (CAHS), as an early winter has only increased pressures on the local shelter to house an influx of strays.
Springbank B&E suspects return laptop

Springbank B&E suspects return laptop

A laptop containing cherished photos of a Springbank couple’s deceased son was returned after it was stolen from a home on Oct. 18. The laptop was dropped off at the McKenzie Towne Calgary Fire Department Monday morning.
Lane's remains found; three in custody

Lane's remains found; three in custody

The remains of former Cochrane resident Ryan Lane have been located, and two men and one woman are facing murder charges in connection with the incident. Lane, who had a five-year-old daughter, went missing on Feb.
Four charged in Chief Chiniki fire

Four charged in Chief Chiniki fire

Cochrane RCMP have arrested and charged four individuals from the community of Morley, in connection with the fire that burned the iconic Chief Chiniki Restaurant to the ground Aug. 21. Following a three-month investigation, Sgt.
Final draft of Open Space Master Plan gets thumbs up

Final draft of Open Space Master Plan gets thumbs up

Cochrane council unanimously approved the final draft of the Open Space Master Plan (OSMP) during their regular meeting Nov. 26.
River Heights to see new 100-unit condo building

River Heights to see new 100-unit condo building

Council approved a land-use amendment on Nov. 26 to allow the development of multi-family dwellings in River Heights to move forward. Despite opposing votes from Mayor Truper McBride and councillor Jeff Toews, the amendment redesignated a 2.