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Man dead, child seriously injured in collisions

Man dead, child seriously injured in collisions

Rocky View County saw two serious vehicle accidents near Springbank last week — one a fatal crash on Highway 8 and the other on Springbank Road, in which a child was left in life-threatening condition and seven other people injured.
World record attempt comes up slightly shy

World record attempt comes up slightly shy

Martin Parnell’s effort to set another Guinness World Record at the 49th Scotiabank Calgary Marathon May 26 was not meant to be. Attempting to cover the 42.

RVS trustees pass budget with $1.03 million deficit

It was a long discussion, but ultimately Rocky View Schools (RVS) board of trustees approved an approximate $180 million operating budget for 2013-2014 at the May 16 meeting. The budget has a projected deficit of about $1.03 million.
Council approves spring budget adjustments

Council approves spring budget adjustments

Cochrane council approved nearly $2 million in increased capital costs to the 2013 budget during its May 27 meeting. Totalling $1,967,000, the additional funding will go toward several key projects - $1,414,000 for Centre Ave.
Firefighters a hot topic during mayor's visit to SOTB

Firefighters a hot topic during mayor's visit to SOTB

Cochrane mayor Truper McBride’s candid style did not disappoint during his monthly meeting with Seniors on the Bow (SOTB) members, addressing several hot-button issues, including firefighter salaries and transit.

Richards' private members bill gets through senate

Wild Rose MP Blake Richards’ private members bill passed third reading May 23 in the Senate.

Calgary man faces B&E charges

A Calgary man is facing multiple charges following a break-and-enter at Cochrane’s Home Hardware building centre May 18. Steven Molnar, 42, is accused of the 3:30 a.m. break-in, said Cpl. Greg Stannard of Cochrane RCMP.

Events society unveils new webpage

The Cochrane and Area Events Society’s (CAES) Internet presence has recently undergone a revamp, unveiling a new, easily navigated, interactive webpage.
Portion of Centre Avenue set to debut next month

Portion of Centre Avenue set to debut next month

The Centre Avenue connector has been a subject of many questions since the start of its cleanup.
Historic society fights to save Eamon's gas station building

Historic society fights to save Eamon's gas station building

The Bearspaw Historic Society, along with the friends and family of late entrepreneur Roy Eamon, will be putting together a proposal for the City of Calgary to preserve Eamon’s Bungalow Camp as a historical site.