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Transit numbers are in; now it's council's move

Transit timeline 2011 - 2012: Fall 2011 — council votes to move forward with transit between Cochrane and Calgary.

Partnering with their dreams: a healing salve of hope

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams,” said the late Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and activist for social justice.

Cochrane woman's memoir relates experiences with MS

In January, I introduced you to Shelly Irmen, living in Cochrane with her husband, Scott and two young children, Lawson and Lucy. Shelly is a remarkable lady who took control of her MS in an unconventional way.

Maintaining proper etiquette an important part of the fishing experience

“Perhaps fishing is, for me, only an excuse to be near rivers.” Roderick L. Haig-Brown author of A River Never Sleeps.

Deep list of injuries not slowing Stamps down

If you have been watching the Calgary Stampeders in action this season, what you’ve witnessed is a mobile magic act. And an act that would stun even Penn and Teller in Las Vegas.

Concussions are serious and need to be treated

This year in May, I was playing lacrosse and got cross-checked in the back of my head, I was knocked out and figured I was okay. Then about four or five days later I went to play 3-on-3 hockey.

Cook Island Quest 100 was tough, but fruitful

At 9 p.m. on Sept. 21 I was standing next to the No. “24” painted on a road, on the Island of Rarotonga in the Pacific Ocean. It was raining and I had 100 kilometres to run.

Busy, fun weekend in wee village by the Bow

What a weekend. Last weekend there was something for everyone and it doesn’t get much better than that. Pennies of course, and outhouses and art and great photographs and music and old cars.

Star-studded 'Hotel Transylvania' brilliantly funny

If you are looking for a fun movie with your kids, or want to release the kid inside you, come visit Hotel Transylvania playing at The Cochrane Movie House this week.

Pennies and outhouses await finance minister Flaherty

This weekend could be tremendously appropriate, or how else can you explain the federal finance minister on our streets the same weekend as outhouses? It’s the end of the penny drive which has been a huge success and there’s a good chance federal fin