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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pedestrians, dogs and bicycles

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pedestrians, dogs and bicycles

Several factors contribute to the apparent clash between users of the town's pathways— Varying speeds, lack of courtesy, no posted speed limits, total absence of policing and failure of some dog owners to control their pet.
EDITORIAL: Province has left Cochrane between a rock and a hard place with CMRB

EDITORIAL: Province has left Cochrane between a rock and a hard place with CMRB

Every community experience growing pains, and Cochrane has been no exception. Overall, the population of Cochrane has grown at a rate of 7.94 per cent per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: The Whisper in the Quiet Time

COFFEE WITH WARREN: The Whisper in the Quiet Time

The past few weeks, we have benefited from several of our readers’ experiences and thoughts around sacred silence.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Disappointed to see in-person grads cancelled

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Disappointed to see in-person grads cancelled

My name is Justis MacMaster, and I am a Grade 12 student attending Springbank Community High School. Today we were told that every school in the Rocky View School division is only allowed to have online graduations and nothing else.
COLUMN: Encouragement Cards for Seniors

COLUMN: Encouragement Cards for Seniors

4-H has a lot to offer and is a really fun experience, but there are still some requirements all members must meet by the end of the year.
Cochrane's Tasting Pleasures: It's time to re-wild your garden and your cuisine

Cochrane's Tasting Pleasures: It's time to re-wild your garden and your cuisine

Now that we know all about baking bread lets up the ante— Let's cook with wild food plants and re-wild our gardens. I met Julie Walker over five years ago.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Provincial government attacking the public good

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Provincial government attacking the public good

It is with mixed emotions that I read this edition (Vol 20, No. 38) of The Cochrane Eagle . I was angered, saddened, and disappointed all in the space of 32 pages.
EDITORIAL: COVID-19's mental health toll

EDITORIAL: COVID-19's mental health toll

Alberta is in the midst of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Case numbers are spiking and as infections increase health measures are becoming ever more stringent.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: David Lertzman, partner in creation

COFFEE WITH WARREN: David Lertzman, partner in creation

Because of the recent death of a loyal reader and frequent contributor to these columns, I’m delaying the next in our series on the Whisper in the Silence till next week.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mothers

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mothers

I am the second eldest of nine children, seven of my siblings live in Ireland with their spouses and 21 children and 14 grandchildren between them. My 82-year-old mother and dearest friend, entered a nursing home just before COVID-19 started.