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Film group back in action

Film group back in action

Keeping with the art theme swirling around Cochrane these last few weekends in September, the Chinook Film Group has returned and it’s bringing with it a documentary of dreams, hard work and artistry.

RVC manager in charge of fire services retires

Ted Gard, the now-former general manager of community services with Rocky View County (RVC), is no longer an employee with the organization, a county representative confirmed.

Schools will get paved parking lot after 10 year wait

Over 10 years in the making and Cochrane will be getting a much-needed permanent… parking lot? With Cochrane High School, Elizabeth Barrett Elementary and the Cochrane Arena sharing an awkward, dusty, mucky, pothole-filled gravel parking lot for long
Outhouses ready to race Sept. 28

Outhouses ready to race Sept. 28

Attention Cochranites: registration is now open for Heavenly Outhouse’s Cochrane Outhouse Races.
Mjolness brothers devoted lives to SLS

Mjolness brothers devoted lives to SLS

“This is the start of Mjolsness Bros. Ltd. Oct. 1 – 1946.

'Stewards of the forest' committed to ongoing sound forestry management

Spray Lake Sawmills (SLS) takes its role as ‘stewards of the forest’ to heart.

Thanks for giving me the chance

You have to take chances in life when they are presented to you and, two years ago, Jack Tennant offered me a chance.
Rolling Thunder rally coming through town

Rolling Thunder rally coming through town

Clad in leather and aboard a steel steed, riders in the fourth annual Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Poker Rally will be making their way to Cochrane for the first stop on the charitable trek through to Canmore and back. Set to run from 10:30 a.m.
Uffelmann taking run at Cochrane town council seat

Uffelmann taking run at Cochrane town council seat

For Jim Uffelmann, the decision to run for council this October did not come easily. “The person who runs (for council) and the person who gets elected are two different people,” Uffelmann contends.

SLS aims to hire local; build family atmosphere

Spray Lake Sawmills (SLS) has fostered a corporate culture that could best be likened to an extended family, stemming from strong Christian principles and a deep connect with the Cochrane community they have called home for 70 years.