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Teenage guitar star earns top score from conservatory

Teenage guitar star earns top score from conservatory

At six years old, Derek Wieliczko first picked up a guitar with dreams of being a rock star. Ten years later, he’s walking across the stage of the Jack Singer Concert Hall to receive his regional gold medal from the Royal Conservatory of Music.
Cochrane High students get three-dimensional

Cochrane High students get three-dimensional

Biology students at Cochrane High School (CHS) had their science mojo in full gear April 10, presenting their findings from a medical disorder study to the public in 3D.

RancheHouse to host used toy, clothing sale

Any parents or parents-to-be can stop by the Cochrane RancheHouse April 20 to check out the goods at the Cochrane Used Toy and Clothing Sale. Running from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.
'We just keep doing what we do'; Junkies busy making music

'We just keep doing what we do'; Junkies busy making music

The Cowboy Junkies will be in Cochrane April 18, playing to a sold-out crowd at the Cochrane Alliance Church, and bringing with them a mix of new innovative sound and the classic Junkies mood.
Recovered eagle takes flight after time at AIWC

Recovered eagle takes flight after time at AIWC

A lead-poisoned golden eagle experienced an undignified return to freedom last weekend after being nursed back to health over the winter months.
Town gets financial award for work retaining CRL

Town gets financial award for work retaining CRL

The Town of Cochrane has been internationally recognized for its savvy financial aptitude. The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of Canada and the U.S.
High River plans to leave Calgary Regional Partnership

High River plans to leave Calgary Regional Partnership

The Calgary Regional Partnership (CRP) looks like it will lose one of its members. The Town of High River made the announcement of its intent to withdraw as a member of the CRP on April 8, much to the dismay of the partnership’s chair Truper McBride.
Cobras coach McNab makes grade at high school Hall of Fame

Cobras coach McNab makes grade at high school Hall of Fame

Twenty-seven years ago, a young teacher walked through the doors at then brand-new Meadowbrook Middle School in Airdrie. The fresh-faced University of Calgary grad and football quarterback decided Meadowbrook could use a basketball team.

Local cyclists hit pavement for annual race

The Prairie-Roubaix Bicycle Road Race will be held on April 21. The route is north on Glendale Road to Lochend Road, south on Lochend Road, west on Willow Way and Highway 262, and then north on Glendale Road.
Bragg Creek vet honoured for her project

Bragg Creek vet honoured for her project

In March, the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) honoured Bragg Creek’s Dr. Judith Samson-French and her team for their innovative project, Dogs With No Names.