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Springbank Middle School sends three bands to provincial festival

Three bands from Springbank Middle School will be taking part in a 12-day music festival in Red Deer, all as part of their quest to qualify to perform on a national level.
Trade show: Exhibits, talent search, music and more

Trade show: Exhibits, talent search, music and more

This weekend marks this year’s running of the Cochrane and District Chamber of Commerce Trade Show at the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre (SLSFSC). Getting underway May 10 at 4 p.m.

Extra Helping Food Drive ends May 9

Cochrane residents have one more day to help with a donation to Extra Helping Food Drive, which wraps up May 9. Donation bins are located at Real Canadian Superstore, Extra Foods, No Frills and Whole Sale Club locations.
Cremona councillor's honorarium is now being questioned

Cremona councillor's honorarium is now being questioned

Whether it’s for the City of Calgary or the Village of Cremona, nobody said being an elected official was easy.

Plans for additional development in Bearspaw revealed

An open house outlying plans to expand residential development in Bearspaw was held at the Lynx Ridge Golf Club in Calgary May 1.

Local woman inspired to lose locks for Kids Cancer Care

One person can make a difference. That’s the lesson Dawn-Marie Cinnamon is trying to teach as she prepared to shave her locks in support of the fight against cancer. The Cochrane mother of two will sit in the hot seat May 25, from 6-9 p.m.
Rally at Cochrane Bethany Care brings large crowd

Rally at Cochrane Bethany Care brings large crowd

Anger and frustration were prevalent themes as family members of those living in the Bethany Care Centre Cochrane and workers from the centre gathered more than 100-strong to protest the latest round of cuts to care and services at Bethany Care May 5

County Plan will be made public shortly

A revised County Plan will be made public later this month. During a presentation to council April 30, Richard Barss, the county’s project manager, said the plan should be complete by May 24 and come before council for first reading May 28.

Residents question RVC budget during public meeting

Five residents aired their concerns April 30 during a public meeting regarding Rocky View County’s (RVC) proposed 2013 budget, which was set to go before council May 7 for final approval.

Cochrane Community Awards reveals names of nominees

Nominees for the 2013 Cochrane Community Awards have been announced, and the list is extensive, with an array of 32 residents, businesses and schools up for one of 12 pieces of hardware.