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Recruitment for Mayor's Youth Council set to begin

Voting membership for the Mayor’s Youth Council has been established, and will include: the mayor or deputy mayor; a youth representative between 13-18 years of age from Cochrane’s high schools and/or middle schools; someone from the Cochrane Youth A
Cochrane firefighters help build African orphanage

Cochrane firefighters help build African orphanage

Three Cochrane firefighters recently returned from Africa after helping to construct an orphanage outside Gulu, Uganda. Departing on Aug. 29 and returning Sept.

RVC rezones for new golf course, boutique hotel

Rocky View County (RVC) council approved the rezoning of a piece of land in the northwest area of the county near the Hamlet of Madden to accommodate a new golf course, boutique hotel and individual cabins.
West Bragg Creek harvest plan approved

West Bragg Creek harvest plan approved

Following a year of debate and controversy, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resources Development (AESRD) has given the green light to Spray Lake Sawmills (SLS) to harvest in West Bragg Creek as part of the province’s FireSmart plan.

Christmas sale in Bragg Creek helps fund year-long art events

Artists helping artists. That’s the motto behind the Bragg Creek Artisans Association — a group more than three decades young and still going strong.
Boys and Girls Club beneficiary of charity website

Boys and Girls Club beneficiary of charity website

When Dylan Oosterveld, executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of Cochrane and Area, learned that his charity was the first Cochrane-based organization to be included by a new social networking-slash-fundraising site, Givyup.
Bullying of our youth has to be stopped, says Richards

Bullying of our youth has to be stopped, says Richards

In the wake of the recent suicide of 15-year-old Amanda Todd of Port Coquitlam, B.C., Wild Rose MP Blake Richards is urging Canadians to do more to address bullying and cyberbullying.

Lionesses preparing for annual Christmas Market

The annual Cochrane Lioness Christmas Market will take place Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church.
Flames prospect responds to charges

Flames prospect responds to charges

Calgary Flames prospect and left-winger Michael Ferland’s trial date will be June 24, 2013 to face charges of assault that were laid against him during a bar fight at Cochrane’s Stageline Saloon on July 29, 2012.
Cochrane teen takes up cause for visual impairment

Cochrane teen takes up cause for visual impairment

Kids have a way of overcoming life’s obstacles to the extent that amazes even their own parents. Ryan Switzer, a 15-year-old Grade 9 Bow Valley High (BVH) student, is one such youth.