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Editorial: Celebrating the Class of 2020

Editorial: Celebrating the Class of 2020

The Cochrane Class of 2020 is beginning to celebrate their graduation— however, it will be a celebration, unlike any event that has come before them.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: The Joy of Justice and the Golden Rule

COFFEE WITH WARREN: The Joy of Justice and the Golden Rule

A misunderstanding of what I meant by “justice” in last week’s column has prompted me to revisit the subject this week.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: The Apple Blossom

COFFEE WITH WARREN: The Apple Blossom

This past weekend as protestors massed in cities around the world to express their anger over racism and their hearts’ longing for justice, our backyard apple tree echoed a blessing on them.
Letter: Dedication to the Class of 2020

Letter: Dedication to the Class of 2020

Dedication to the Class of 2020
Editorial: What's the anwser to the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre million dollar question

Editorial: What's the anwser to the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre million dollar question

Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre has come before Cochrane Council to once again ask for funds to maintain the operation. This time the request was for up to $1.5 million to help the facility survive the COVID-19 pandemic storm.
Councillor's Column: Cochrane’s tight-knit community rallies during Covid crisis

Councillor's Column: Cochrane’s tight-knit community rallies during Covid crisis

Being a member of Town Council has certainly been interesting and busy over the past ten weeks as we deal with the new reality we all find ourselves in.
OPINION: The Great Virtual Mount Everest Climb – Porg Cavern

OPINION: The Great Virtual Mount Everest Climb – Porg Cavern

Mountaineer Martin (aged 64) and grandson Nanatuk Nathan (aged 10) are climbing Mount Everest, 200 stairs per day. They left Base Camp (17,600 feet) on April 14th and hope to reach the summit of Everest (29,029 feet) on July 17th.

OPINION: AN ODE TO MY PARENTS

I was driving home enjoying the beautiful scenery when I came upon Two Rivers Ranch and Stoney Medicine Lodge. This sprawling ranch which was purchased by the Stoney Nation decades ago sits in ruins.

LETTER: What a difference a week can make, especially if you care about the environment

In addition to the UCP’s attacks on our provincial parks, this week the AB government rescinded a decades old ban on open pit coal mines.
EDITORIAL: Alberta Education needs to do better

EDITORIAL: Alberta Education needs to do better

A new provincial funding model is challenge to supporting education in the province.