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Candidates debate, pool dominates conversation

Candidates debate, pool dominates conversation

Seniors on the Bow (SOTB) hosted a packed panel of Cochrane’s mayoral, council and school board candidates last night (Oct. 2), and funding for the new Aquatic Centre dominated the near three-hour conversation.
'Friend' to bears to speak in Bragg Creek

'Friend' to bears to speak in Bragg Creek

Growing up in Waterton Valley, Charlie Russell saw his fair share of wildlife through his family’s outfitting and filmmaking businesses.

Jazz cat bringing blue notes to Cochrane pub

When it comes to listening to music in Cochrane, there’s no shortage of country and western bands, folkies with guitars in hand and singer/songwriters lined up to entertain the happy hour toe tapper or midnight hour two-stepper.
Festival to scare up some business in Bragg Creek

Festival to scare up some business in Bragg Creek

Bragg Creek residents hope to scare up support for their community with a month-long festival celebrating the best fall has to offer. The inaugural Bragg Creek Scarecrow Festival will be held from Oct. 4 to Nov.
Boys and Girls Club introduces new executive director

Boys and Girls Club introduces new executive director

There’s a new face at the Boys and Girls Club of Cochrane and Area. Beginning Sept. 3, Din Ladak has taken up residence at the youth facility as the interim executive director for the non-profit organization.

Former Cochrane lawyer gets jail in fake mortgage case

An ex-Cochrane lawyer is spending two years in jail after obtaining more than $1 million in fake mortgages. Nicola Alexandra Davis was sentenced Sept. 24 to 18 months for fraud and six months for theft.
Concerns over plan does not stop its endorsement

Concerns over plan does not stop its endorsement

Following 18 months of understanding, strategizing, implementing and monitoring, the town’s Integrated Downtown Action Plan (IDAP) is complete. Presented to council Sept.

Activettes celebrate 35th

In celebration of their 35th anniversary, the Cochrane Activettes will be celebrating in a fitting way — amongst the community. On Sept.

Outhouses ready to race

Lace up those runners and work the kinks out of your strategy — the Cochrane Outhouse Races are upon us. The yearly potty-pushing event is slated to run the last Saturday in September — Sept. 28 — at 10 a.m.
'Smoker's materials' culprit in Bearspaw house fire

'Smoker's materials' culprit in Bearspaw house fire

Careless disposal of “smoker’s materials” has been determined as the cause of a house fire in a Bearspaw community, according to representatives from Rocky View County (RVC) Fire Services.