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Deadline for Cochranites to fill out census forms only days away

It’s last call for Cochrane residents to get their information in to the town to have it included in this year’s census results.

Acceptable forms of ID for municipal election expand

The list of suitable identification voters can show at the ballot box during this October’s municipal election may grow significantly.
Break-in at Morley rodeo grounds spurs awareness initiative

Break-in at Morley rodeo grounds spurs awareness initiative

A break and enter at the Chief Goodstoney Rodeo Centre in Morley is under investigation by Cochrane RCMP.
Organization presents findings on Bingham Crossing review

Organization presents findings on Bingham Crossing review

Representatives of a non-profit organization, Foundation for Democratic Advancement (FDA), told residents of Rocky View County that changes need to be made in municipal processes in order to give more voice to the people.
Canada's 'quiet superstar' James swinging through Cochrane

Canada's 'quiet superstar' James swinging through Cochrane

Twenty five long years of commercial success and his fans love him just the same. Six Junos. Seventeen Maple Blues Awards. A recent induction into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame. He’s a first-rate guitarist in the blues-rock tradition.
Studios dance away with medals

Studios dance away with medals

Three local dance studios made Cochrane proud with their participation in Dance Invasion, a dance competition held at Springbank’s Edge School for Athletes April 26-28.
SLS harvest plans in West Bragg Creek rekindles debate

SLS harvest plans in West Bragg Creek rekindles debate

A second wave of harvesting in the West Bragg Creek area has again sparked the flame of debate between stakeholders involved.
Fundraiser to help dogs earn their wings

Fundraiser to help dogs earn their wings

A Calgary father will run for the love of his son and his first lap will kick off a fundraiser to give other Albertans the same life changing opportunity his family has just received.

Registration for Cochrane Labour Day Parade underway

The annual Cochrane Labour Day Parade, to be held Sept. 2, may seem like a long way away, but registration is already open for local groups and businesses looking to participate in the end-of-summer action.
St. Timothy students bring unique twist to classic tale

St. Timothy students bring unique twist to classic tale

Most likely, you know the story of the notorious Robin Hood; the outlaw and archer who stole from the rich and gave to the poor. But chances are, you’ve never heard the story quite like the one told by the students and staff at St. Timothy School.