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Rainbow a harbinger of hope and love for cancer patient

In last week’s column we celebrated the soul-rekindling return of robins to our winter-weary foothills.

I ask: What if Woods hadn't taken a two-stroke penalty

There are only two ways people look at the best golfer in the game’s history, Tiger Woods. They love him or they hate him. And I’d say those feelings are split right down the middle.
Robins devour apples, but what would they really prefer?

Robins devour apples, but what would they really prefer?

They’re back! Yup, a whole flock of robins paid their annual springtime visit to our backyard apple tree the other day.

Finding a good trail horse can be a tall order to fill

My quest continues in trying to find the most suitable trail horse for my husband.

You're holding the biggest Eagle ever

Break out the champagne. Ring the bells. Tell the mayor and council we love them. It’s celebration time. No, I didn’t win a lottery.

It's time for Cochrane to vote or cut bait

Being third is not all that bad, but first or second is better. And Cochrane is presently in third place out of 218 towns across Canada competing for the honour of being the Ultimate Fishing Town in Canada.
Gaydon Willis: an inspiration and also my good friend

Gaydon Willis: an inspiration and also my good friend

When I tell people I write for the Cochrane Eagle, they immediately respond by saying “the first thing I do when I get the Eagle is open the first page and read the column written by Jack Tennant.” Well, I do too.
Hunt for trophy shots a man thing

Hunt for trophy shots a man thing

There seem to be two approaches to landscape photography, trophy hunting or immersion. Trophy hunters want grand scenes in great light. They plan the hunt carefully in advance and know when and where to go to find their trophies.

Voices of the Pioneer series taking place on May 1

The fourth session of the very successful Voices of the Pioneer series will take place on May 1 in the multi-purpose room located just out of the Seniors on the Bow (SOTB) Centre. At 7 p.m.
Mail lacking address reaches antique-car buff's table

Mail lacking address reaches antique-car buff's table

Have you ever received a letter or postcard so vaguely addressed that you scratch your head trying to figure out how it managed to find you? Cochrane old-car guy Windy Erhardt did recently, and it speaks well of his popularity, our postal service, an