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COFFEE WITH WARREN: Garden speaks peace

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Garden speaks peace

At last my wife and I are able to enjoy some of this summer’s breathtaking backyard gardens around Cochrane. Just this past Saturday we spent a late afternoon and evening in Tom and Geri Biberger’s garden in the West Valley subdivision.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Glenvista Peak development lacks transparency

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Glenvista Peak development lacks transparency

I have never responded to an article in the newspaper, but I am forced to reply to this one as I believe there were several inconsistencies in your front page article in The Eagle on Sept. 3rd regarding the proposed Glenvista Peak development.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common decency essential during COVID-19 pandemic

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common decency essential during COVID-19 pandemic

I am writing to address a confrontation I had with an elderly woman in a Cochrane grocery store this weekend. While selecting groceries, she approached me and asked where my mask was.
EDITORIAL: Saluting Cochrane's volunteers

EDITORIAL: Saluting Cochrane's volunteers

When people talk about Cochrane, the special feeling of the Town is something that often comes up. Somehow Cochrane has continued to rapidly grow and welcome new faces, while maintaining the feeling of being a small town.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Jim Hillson’s words of wisdom

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Jim Hillson’s words of wisdom

I just received the distressing news that Rev. Jim Hillson , one of our longtime contributors to these columns, was in a fatal car accident the other day while driving to Regina to visit family. Jim was pastor of Cochrane’s St.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Frustrated by bureaucracy of pandemic

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Frustrated by bureaucracy of pandemic

I just returned from a trip to the US to see my elderly parents. They are trying to live independently and need occasional help from their family who all happen to live in Canada.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Proud of Pride Week

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Proud of Pride Week

I have always been amazed at what Cochrane’s volunteer groups can accomplish. You are part of what makes me so proud to call Cochrane my home! Last week was our inaugural Pride Week.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Reflection on pond and Elders

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Reflection on pond and Elders

A reader sent me a photo she had taken recently that beautifully illustrates a theme I’ve been pursuing: how the earthly can reflect the heavenly.
Cocharne Tourism: Live the Adventure

Cocharne Tourism: Live the Adventure

Adventure lies in wait all around Cochrane. And let’s face it, we’re all ready to venture (safely) outdoors while the gorgeous summer weather continues. Here are some of our favourite things to do and places to go.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Potter molds clay for beauty

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Potter molds clay for beauty

In a recent conversation with local artists at Route 22 Gallery , the question came up: If beauty is so important for the healing of our broken world, then how can we ourselves become more truly beautiful works of art as agents of healing? After all,