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Horses need more than 'good intentions'

Recently I assisted a friend of mine in rescuing a neglected horse – it was a miniature horse left at an auction yard facing a bleak future.

How much is too much?

The Town of Cochrane needs to start looking into ways it can improve upon the dire rental situation in this community.

January a big month in Cochrane

January will be quite a month in Cochrane when it comes to openings. The Town of Cochrane announced that the Centre Ave. extension over the railway tracks is anticipated to open during the week of Jan.
Panel addresses purpose-filled living through imagination

Panel addresses purpose-filled living through imagination

Cochrane author David Irvine raises questions that many of us struggle with from time to time: Do we feel trapped in our profession or employment? Are we doing those things that give us meaning? Are we living at the intersection of our abilities and

Gruelling run through the Rockies

In late July, Amanda Powell, my contact at Right To Play in Toronto, told me about a crazy Brit who was crossing Canada, unsupported, in aid of children’s hospitals in England and Canada.

How many lessons do we need?

An agreed statement made in a Calgary court confirmed that Ryan Jordan Gibson was guilty of drunk driving and killing Cochrane teen Brandon Thomas.

Taking care of your horse during its golden years

Winter is upon us and our senior horses may need some extra TLC to successfully handle the many conditions that winter brings.
Cochrane lecturer celebrates the legacy of C. S. Lewis

Cochrane lecturer celebrates the legacy of C. S. Lewis

Among C. S. Lewis’s millions of fans, I’ve met none more devoted than Cochrane lecturer Elaine Phillips. The Irish-born author of The Chronicles of Narnia “nourishes my love of reading,” the Lewis aficionada says.

Cochrane wish-list

Two days into the New Year, and it is time for Cochrane to make up its wish list for 2014.

Cochrane's top 13 in sport for 2013

Another year in Cochrane sports has flown by, with 2013 having its share of wins and losses for competitors, coaches, administrators and advocates involved athletic endeavours.