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COLUMN: FALL FOR AUTUMN

COLUMN: FALL FOR AUTUMN

Like the song says, it’s “here for a good time, not a long time, so have a good time.” Ergo, it’s time to lace up those hiking and cycling shoes and hit the trails on the annual quest for that fall foliage money shot.
Councillor's Column: Cochrane’s tight-knit community rallies during COVID-19 crisis it is time to move forward

Councillor's Column: Cochrane’s tight-knit community rallies during COVID-19 crisis it is time to move forward

First, I want to acknowledge that this has been a very tough and scary year. The global pandemic set a lot of us back. People have lost loved ones. Depression and suicide are on the rise. Families have fallen behind financially.
EDITORIAL: Embracing diversity and inclusion makes for a stronger community

EDITORIAL: Embracing diversity and inclusion makes for a stronger community

2020 has been a time of challenging conversations, and few topics have been as controversial to unpack as diversity.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Our sacred garden

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Our sacred garden

With the end of this summer’s growing season at hand, this week I’m running a guest column by my flower-friendly wife, Mary Anna .
COCHRANE TOURISM: BIKING DAZE

COCHRANE TOURISM: BIKING DAZE

BIKING DAZE Autumn in Cochrane is shaping up to beat historical averages in the weather department.
Passive solar greenhouse is an elegant solution to extend your growing season

Passive solar greenhouse is an elegant solution to extend your growing season

When it comes to extending our growing season (and we all know it could use a little extending here in Cochrane!), a greenhouse is considered the holy grail.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Wearing a mask protects others

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Wearing a mask protects others

I would like to make a few comments on the Sept. 10 front-page story. Firstly, in March of this year I questioned wearing any kind of mask to avoid contracting the COVID-19 illness or prevent myself from spreading it.
EDITORIAL: Alberta doctors experiencing death by a thousand cuts

EDITORIAL: Alberta doctors experiencing death by a thousand cuts

In a time of unprecedented uncertainty, it is concerning to see the UCP’s battle with Alberta doctors wage on.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: The Sunflower Show

COFFEE WITH WARREN: The Sunflower Show

There’s a show in Cochrane that’s all the buzz, attracting audiences arriving by foot and flight. Performing simultaneously at several venues, it’s The Sunflower Show.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Council needs to deny Jones Estate Land development

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Council needs to deny Jones Estate Land development

Our council passed a bylaw to make masks mandatory should the number of COVID-19 cases increase to ten. This by-law will affect everyone in Cochrane if this is the case! This by-law was passed without a public hearing.