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'Five for 5' beneficiaries to receive funds

A press conference will be held at the Spray Lake Sawmills (SLS) Centre at noon on Nov.

Christmas Market on Nov. 24

With Christmas shopping in full swing, there’s one more market that Cochranites might be interested in perusing this weekend. The second annual Cochrane Christmas Market will be held at the RancheHouse from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 24.

Light Up expects 'warm' reception

With no more fire pots available to sponsor, the Kitchen Boutique gingerbread house contest set to take place (see page 26) and enough free hot chocolate and hot dogs for everyone to have a bite, it seems Cochrane Light Up organizer Shana Bruder can

Conceptual scheme for Lochend Corners made public

An open house at RockPointe Church will take place Nov. 21 to provide information about a conceptual scheme for a potential Bearspaw residential development.

Vision Theatre presenting Aladdin as next panto

Cochrane Vision Theatre is presenting the British pantomime (panto), Aladdin, as their fall feature production. Aladdin runs at the Cochrane RancheHouse on the evening of Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. and during the afternoons of Dec. 1 and Dec.
Tribute band bringing Ray Charles experience to town

Tribute band bringing Ray Charles experience to town

It’s taken years for John Gray, well-known Calgary bassist and jazzster, to see the culmination of the project that lies close to his heart — the unveiling of the Ray Charles Tribute Orchestra.

Native Briton new Vision Theatre president

Local community theatre group, Cochrane Vision Theatre, held their annual general meeting on Nov. 8, resulting in a new president. “I am very lucky to be nominated as president,” said Lauren Hoines.
Blog blunder compels apology from RVC councillor

Blog blunder compels apology from RVC councillor

Rocky View County councillor Al Sacuta was forced to post an apology on his website Nov. 9 following complaints from some area residents over what the councillor described as a joke on his weekly blog.

Harvest Supper serving up Peruvian fare at SOTB

Those who enjoyed the hearty traditional Peruvian fare that was served up last November by the Canada World Youth can anticipate the same quality for the second annual Harvest Supper.
Residents asked to voice any concerns over budget

Residents asked to voice any concerns over budget

The Town of Cochrane has so far received feedback from 11 residents with regards to the 2013 draft budget, and rising property taxes and the cost of fire protection are what they have voiced concern over.