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Local theft unsolved, Morley investigation ongoing

The April 21 theft at Cochrane Home Hardware Building Centre is currently labeled as unsolved, said Cpl. Greg Stannard of Cochrane RCMP. The incident, which is believed to have occurred between 3-3:30 a.m.
New school at Sunset Ridge given go-ahead by province; expected to open by 2016

New school at Sunset Ridge given go-ahead by province; expected to open by 2016

It’s official: Cochrane will receive a new K-8 school that will house up to 900 students.

Springbank Heritage Club to host seniors' housing open house May 15

Residents can learn more about a senior housing complex planned for Springbank during a public open house at the Springbank Heritage Club May 15.
Casey provides voice for pioneer series at SOTB

Casey provides voice for pioneer series at SOTB

Seniors on the Bow (SOTB) continued its popular ‘Voices of the Pioneer’ series with a visit from Banff-Cochrane MLA Ron Casey May 1.
Hot, dry weather perfect for fires

Hot, dry weather perfect for fires

Fire Services in Cochrane and Rocky View County announced a Level III fire ban, effective as of May 7. This restricts all permit burning in the area and suspends outstanding burning permits.

Drivers, cyclists urged to use caution

It’s that time of year again. The time when snowy roads and early nights give way to long days and warm weather. The time when roads start seeing a lot of action — from motorcycles, vehicles and bicycles.
CHAPS dedication ceremony honours historic enterprises

CHAPS dedication ceremony honours historic enterprises

The five successful businesses that called the Cochrane Ranche Historic site home will be honoured May 11 as the Cochrane Historical and Archival Preservation Society (CHAPS) unveils a cairn dedicated to the enterprises.

Judge reserves decision for Bingham Crossing review

A decision has yet to be made on the judicial review of the Bingham Crossing public hearing process as presented before the Court of Queen’s Bench in Calgary April 26. Judge R.G.
Historical home demolished; former owner says to make room for highway

Historical home demolished; former owner says to make room for highway

Last week, Cochrane said goodbye to one of its historical homes. The Reed house, which stood at 308 3rd Street West, was knocked to the ground to make room for highway developments, said the home’s last owner, Cindy Murray.
County's debt shrinks by $8.4M, according to audit

County's debt shrinks by $8.4M, according to audit

An audit on Rocky View County’s financial statements for 2012 shows an $8.4-million drop in debt from the previous year. The audit was completed and presented by Pricewaterhouse Coopers group on April 30.