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COLUMN: Introducing Jessica Lee SAIT practicum student

COLUMN: Introducing Jessica Lee SAIT practicum student

As I near the end of a 2-year journalism program at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), I will be completing a month-long practicum where I’ll be writing and taking photos with the Cochrane Eagle.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: A rocking horse reminiscence

COFFEE WITH WARREN: A rocking horse reminiscence

Cochrane cafes are the most wonderful places to reminisce. Just the other day, for instance, longtime Edmonton reader John Chalmers joined me at Cochrane Coffee Traders.
COLUMN: Prairie Winds 4-H Club Learns About Microgreens

COLUMN: Prairie Winds 4-H Club Learns About Microgreens

June marked the end of our 4-H club year and was full of fun in-person outdoor activities.
Cochrane's Tasting Pleasures: In Defence of the Wrongly Accused— Sulfites

Cochrane's Tasting Pleasures: In Defence of the Wrongly Accused— Sulfites

Your favourite wine gives you headaches. You reason it must be the sulphites (S02). After all, it sounds "chemical," and it's spelled out on the label.
EDITORIAL: Public events a refreshing taste of normalcy

EDITORIAL: Public events a refreshing taste of normalcy

The Calgary Stampede is back and it is a refreshing taste of normalcy. The legendary Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth is a test to see if our province can fully reopen safely with no COVID-19 public health measures.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Indigenous virtues bring hope

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Indigenous virtues bring hope

Linda Kavelin Popov ’s done it again.
Marathon Man: Rotary 5360 District Governor – Move for Polio

Marathon Man: Rotary 5360 District Governor – Move for Polio

July 1 is an important date in history. Here are some key events that happened: · 1689: Matsou Basho, Zen poet, leaves for a 150 day journey across the Island of Hoshu, Japan.
Letter to the Editor: Gravel pit threatens the future of Big Hill Springs Park

Letter to the Editor: Gravel pit threatens the future of Big Hill Springs Park

Last week, the province announced its recent purchase of 2,200 acres of land on the south side of the Bow River opposite the Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Indigenous way for good fires

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Indigenous way for good fires

Many years ago, an Indigenous Elder opened the eyes of Cochrane-based wildfire specialist Rick Arthur to “the relationship of humanity, fire, and the management of our ecosystems.
Letter to the Editor: Water Security and Gravel Pits – both low risk?

Letter to the Editor: Water Security and Gravel Pits – both low risk?

Apparently, the answer to that question depends on who you are responsible for and accountable to.