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Cochrane Turf Association gets money from county

A representative from the Cochrane Turf Association is feeling confident that construction on an artificial-turf playing field could begin as soon as May 2013, after the group received a $250,000 grant from Rocky View County council, Nov. 27.
Eagle's Nest walk aims to empower Morley youth

Eagle's Nest walk aims to empower Morley youth

The Eagle’s Nest Family Shelter held their second annual Family Violence Awareness Walk on Nov. 27, in honour of November as Family Violence Awareness Month.

Bragg Creek brings out the 'Spirit of Christmas'

As the advent calendars roll out next week, counting down the days until Santa touches down, the Bragg Creek Spirit of Christmas Event will be back for four days dedicated to spreading Christmas cheer.

Richards calls for McGuinty to step down from post

A string of apparent attacks on Alberta politicians have surfaced as of late, and Wild Rose MP Blake Richards did not sit in silence on the sidelines.

County changes school zone to playground zone

The playground zones on Springbank Road and Range Road 33 will soon become school zones. After a short discussion, council voted in favour of changing the zones in an 8-1 vote during the Operations and Infrastructure meeting, Nov. 20.
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.