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Letter to the Editor: What do we stand to lose in developing the Big Hill?

Letter to the Editor: What do we stand to lose in developing the Big Hill?

Big Hill Lodge. Big Hill Towing. Big Hill Cycle. Big Hill Haven Women’s Shelter. There’s a reason Cochranites get daily reminders of this stunning natural feature: The Big Hill is iconic—it’s a part of who we are.
EDITORIAL: Canada Day offers a chance for reflection

EDITORIAL: Canada Day offers a chance for reflection

It’s time to celebrate Cochrane and Canada Day is the perfect time to honour what makes our community and country great.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Deer at Gwen’s door

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Deer at Gwen’s door

Did I just write “Deer at Gwen’s door”? I really should have said, “Deer on Gwen’s door” – garage door, that is! Here’s the story behind Cochrane artist Gwen Hughes’ contribution to the beauty of
COLUMN: The Great Virtual Everest Charity Climb

COLUMN: The Great Virtual Everest Charity Climb

Grandson Nathan, aged 10, and I started the virtual climb of Mount Everest on April 14 th . Climbing at 200 stairs / day, our plan is to reach the summit on July 17 th .
Letter to the Editor: Cochrane volunteer groups, simply amazing!

Letter to the Editor: Cochrane volunteer groups, simply amazing!

On Saturday I was inspired by Cochrane’s amazing volunteers. I’m talking about the food drive organized by Helping Hands and Cochrane Activettes. This event was well organized and equally well participated in by the community.
Column: Social Recovery Task Force – We want to hear from you!

Column: Social Recovery Task Force – We want to hear from you!

During the COVID-19 response, Council is working on new challenges as they arise while continuing to provide essential services for residents.
Letter to the Editor: Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre Rocky View County should pay its fair share

Letter to the Editor: Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre Rocky View County should pay its fair share

If Rocky View County co-own the SLS Family Sports Centre, then why are they not contributing to the Sports Centre funding request?
EDITORIAL: Now is the time to take anti-racism action

EDITORIAL: Now is the time to take anti-racism action

"Do you want to fix that to make it a better community or do you just want to put a veil on things."
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Sunsets bring hope

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Sunsets bring hope

Former Cochrane live-theatre personality Joan MacRae , residing now on Malpeque Bay, PEI, has experienced a springtime of sunset inspirations for these troubled times.
COLUMN: Healthy soil plays key role in gardening success

COLUMN: Healthy soil plays key role in gardening success

Not so long ago, most of us had no idea our gut bacteria played any role in our health let alone a pivotal one. The same could be said about how we perceive soil.