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Letter to the Editor: Gravel pit threatens the future of Big Hill Springs Park

Letter to the Editor: Gravel pit threatens the future of Big Hill Springs Park

Last week, the province announced its recent purchase of 2,200 acres of land on the south side of the Bow River opposite the Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Indigenous way for good fires

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Indigenous way for good fires

Many years ago, an Indigenous Elder opened the eyes of Cochrane-based wildfire specialist Rick Arthur to “the relationship of humanity, fire, and the management of our ecosystems.
Letter to the Editor: Water Security and Gravel Pits – both low risk?

Letter to the Editor: Water Security and Gravel Pits – both low risk?

Apparently, the answer to that question depends on who you are responsible for and accountable to.
Letter to the Editor: Fed up with gravel messes!

Letter to the Editor: Fed up with gravel messes!

On June 16, we were horrified to watch for hours as huge plumes of dust rose from the Hillstone Aggregates gravel pit west of our home near Big Hill Springs Park.
Canada Day editorial cartoon and video

Canada Day editorial cartoon and video

Editorial: Canada Day a time for thoughtful reflection

Editorial: Canada Day a time for thoughtful reflection

Canada has been celebrated worldwide as a welcoming country that embraces a wide array of cultures. The nation boasts a vibrant cultural tapestry, with each Canadian contributing unique and important cultural experiences.
Coffee with Warren: ­Lloyd ‘Buddy’ Wesley’s loving hand

Coffee with Warren: ­Lloyd ‘Buddy’ Wesley’s loving hand

He was everybody’s Buddy. Last Friday’s news of his passing has left a void in our hearts – and in mine, in particular. Lloyd “Buddy” Wesley , 71, was a Stoney Nakoda knowledge keeper from Morley.
Letter to the Editor: New senior centre

Letter to the Editor: New senior centre

We seniors in Cochrane and surrounding areas have a mayor Jeff Genung who has our backs. This pandemic has hit us seniors harder than any other age group but we are tough and resilient.
Coffee with Warren: Blessing those who curse us?

Coffee with Warren: Blessing those who curse us?

Responses to last week’s column have been inspiring to the core.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Love for All, Hatred for None

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Love for All, Hatred for None

The Ahmadiyya Muslim community’s motto, “Love for All, Hatred for None,” was certainly put to the test recently. On June 9 in London, Ont.