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Energy company's application to drill east of Cochrane denied

Energy company's application to drill east of Cochrane denied

The Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) has denied an application from energy company Bernum Petroleum to drill two new oil wells 4.7 kilometres east of Cochrane.

Art club plans its annual show

The Foothills Art Club will be hosting its annual Art Show and Sale this weekend at the Cochrane Curling Club. The free one-day event will be held April 13 from 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Fire agreement talks between Cremona, MVC at standstill

Until further decisions are made by Alberta Municipal Affairs regarding governance in the Village of Cremona, Mountain View County (MVC) and Cremona will continue to abide by their existing fire services agreement, officials say.
RCMP recognizes woman's efforts with 'Second Man' award

RCMP recognizes woman's efforts with 'Second Man' award

It only took a moment of conversation with Leona Biggar to learn of her respect for the RCMP, her love of her family and her strength of character.
Cochrane competes for top fishing town honours

Cochrane competes for top fishing town honours

When one thinks of Cochrane, there are a few things that come to mind: MacKay’s Ice Cream, perhaps; or Marathon Man Martin Parnell. And now, Cochrane is vying for recognition for its fishing, thanks to a nomination for the World Fishing Network.
Chinook films culminate season with stellar Canadian offering

Chinook films culminate season with stellar Canadian offering

The Chinook Film Group will be wrapping up their spring session April 17, with the showing of Canadian film, Still Mine, at the Cochrane Movie House.
Many Cochrane council members sad to see McBride's 12-year reign in municipal politics come to an end

Many Cochrane council members sad to see McBride's 12-year reign in municipal politics come to an end

Two terms — that’s how long Cochrane Mayor Truper McBride said he would serve when he ran for the position in 2007, and he’s sticking to his guns.
Legacy looks to feed music scene in Cochrane

Legacy looks to feed music scene in Cochrane

No longer a vacant cavern awaiting yet another retailer to fill its spacious interior, one can walk into Legacy Guitar and Coffee House at pretty much any time of the day at 214 First Street to be welcomed by the dull roar of coffee shop chatter, ami
Art show springs into action at RancheHouse April 11

Art show springs into action at RancheHouse April 11

There may be snow, but there is no doubt that spring will be in the air at the Cochrane RancheHouse April 11-14, thanks in part to the Spring is in the Air Art Show, Sale and Fundraiser.
Local recalls fond memory of Klein and wife

Local recalls fond memory of Klein and wife

For seven years as mayor of Calgary, former Alberta premier Ralph Klein rode in the Stampede parade. Riding alongside his wife, Colleen, the two were astride Pete and Beaver — horses supplied by Darrel MacKinnon and his family.