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Fly fishing shop will have me as a regular customer

Fly fishing shop will have me as a regular customer

I just received some great news — Bottrel’s own Mike Day is opening a fly-fishing shop in late May or early June. It will be located in N.W. Calgary at Dalhousie Station under the moniker Iron Bow.

Perfect CFL season doesn't always end with a win

From a football fan’s viewpoint, an ideal season for their favorite team would culminate in a Grey Cup championship. At least, that’s the way most of us would look at it. But it’s just not so.

Best of Cochrane bash drew quite a crowd to Killarney's

What a party. It was the first annual Best of Cochrane bash held at Killarney’s Pub at the Cochrane Golf Club. I’m not an expert on Irish pubs, but any place that has great bangers and mash is triple OK in my books.
London Marathon world's biggest fundraising run

London Marathon world's biggest fundraising run

Firstly, I’d like to thank the many readers of the Cochrane Eagle for honouring me with their votes in the Readers’ Choice Awards.

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.