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EDITORIAL: Cochrane Primary Care latest casualty in war between province and doctors

EDITORIAL: Cochrane Primary Care latest casualty in war between province and doctors

In medicine, practice care is preferred to reactive care. Maintenance and regular checkups can help prevent a crisis before triage is required. Unfortunately, this is not a practice embraced by the Government of Alberta.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: The calm amidst the storm

COFFEE WITH WARREN: The calm amidst the storm

In last week’s column , Angela Kaquitts shared her experience of silence as she paused along the shore of Lac des Arcs. “The silence calmed my restless soul,” she said.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jim Uffelmann Park being loved to death

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jim Uffelmann Park being loved to death

I would like to express my opinion on the situation at the Jim Uffelmann Park. Yes, it is a beautiful location, but there is nothing beautiful about this park! This Park is being loved to dead! To be very honest it is a disaster zone.
MAYOR'S COLUMN: Volunteer Appreciation Week April 18 – 24 Volunteers are the glue that keeps Cochrane tightly knit

MAYOR'S COLUMN: Volunteer Appreciation Week April 18 – 24 Volunteers are the glue that keeps Cochrane tightly knit

I’m incredibly honoured to have the opportunity to spend time this week focusing on the people in our community who serve as volunteers.
COCHRANE'S TASTING PLEASURES: How do you know if you are tasting a "good" wine?

COCHRANE'S TASTING PLEASURES: How do you know if you are tasting a "good" wine?

Obviously, personal preferences play a role. The same can be said about the arts or food. Still, a few notions of wine tasting go a long way in understanding what you are tasting and helping you sort out the good, the bad and the ugly.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: All schools need a circuit-breaker to stop COVID-19 spread

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: All schools need a circuit-breaker to stop COVID-19 spread

I am writing to express my opinion that all schools in and around large metropolitan areas, and rural areas with high infection numbers, should be closed for the duration of April. I come to this conclusion unwillingly.
EDITORIAL: Celebrating "the value of one, the power of many" during National Volunteer Week

EDITORIAL: Celebrating "the value of one, the power of many" during National Volunteer Week

One of the most important threads in the social fabric of a community is its volunteers. From April 18 to 24 Canada celebrates National Volunteer Week.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Silence of the lake

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Silence of the lake

Last August one of our Morley readers had an experience that spoke to one of the greatest joys in life: Silence. She took a photo of that moment to help us journey with her for a few minutes.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep Jim Uffelmann Park a beautiful multi-use area

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep Jim Uffelmann Park a beautiful multi-use area

I am writing to add my voice to the many who are unhappy with the changes proposed by Bike Cochrane to the Jim Uffelmann Park.
EDITORIAL: Public health care measures should be left in the hands of medical experts

EDITORIAL: Public health care measures should be left in the hands of medical experts

Albertans across the province have been left physically, mentally and spiritually exhausted by the COVID-19 pandemic.